Alison Hammond has opened up on the second an interview together with her idol Matt Damon in 2007 prompted her to have surgical procedure in a bid to shed some pounds
Alison Hammond has opened up a couple of “mortifying” second that made her resolve to get a gastric band.
The TV presenter, 46, has revealed how an interview with one in every of her idols, Matt Damon, prompted her right into a life-changing determination.
However she admits that the surgical procedure led to issues going mistaken bodily and stated she struggled to maintain something down.
The This Morning presenter, who turned a family title after showing on Large Brother in 2002, candidly talked in regards to the 2007 interview and the aftermath that adopted.
Alison defined that she was interviewing actor Matt within the build-up to the third Bourne movie known as The Bourne Ultimatum.
Partway via the chat she seen that her chair felt a bit tight, however she continued with the dialog as regular.
Nonetheless, she defined in an extract from her new guide which was printed in The Solar, how the chair all of the sudden broke due to her weight.
She known as the incident a “horrible, shameful second”.
“My girth had damaged the chair whereas I used to be interviewing Matt Damon, one in every of my idols,” she wrote. “I used to be mortified. I wished the world to swallow me.”
She confessed that she went vibrant crimson within the face as Matt requested her if she was okay, however she made mild of the second regardless of being embarrassed.
Alison stated she made the star snigger when she ripped the arm off the chair and flung it to the ground to proceed their dialogue.
And regardless of eager to cry, she laughed off the incident and carried on their chat.
She continued to say the producer known as the second “so humorous”.
“However I used to be mortified,” she stated. “‘When you don’t thoughts, don’t present that half on TV,’ I stated.”
It was at that second she determined to have the op as she “did not need to be fats anymore”.
Sadly, regardless of Alison saying the operation was a bodily success to start with, she defined how she wasn’t mentally ready for what was to return.
She described the “absolute torture” she felt earlier than the band was “rejected” by her physique as she began to develop into sick.
After two years of getting the band, Alison went to see her surgeon to have the band eliminated.
She added that it took the surgeon an hour and a half as an alternative of the conventional 15 minute process to take away the band as a result of the scar tissue had grown round mine so thickly that it was squeezing my abdomen shut to the purpose the place she couldn’t eat something.
Whereas she had the band she says she solely misplaced a couple of stone and explains how she now feels higher inside herself and appears within the mirror to inform herself “I am stunning, man”.
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