The Emmy winner lost her "Fat Actress" status as she slimmed down while making her way into the final three during Season 12. Her humorous bickering with "DWTS" pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy also helped her fit into the hearts of numerous viewers, despite her patchy start in the competition and a headline-making tumble just a few episodes into the season. "I wasn't so hungry when I was dancing," she told People. "That, coupled with insane amounts of dancing, I'm sure I lost it faster. ... I had the energy the whole way through it, and that was sort of astonishing."
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