She talks to People about turning 50 and the journey to get there ... "Honestly," she says, "my life before 21 sucked." Dogged by body issues at a young age, "My first diet was in the first grade!" says Williams. "Tuna fish and mustard with yogurt on the side. Weight was a big thing for me to overcome." Read more here

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 17: Wendy Williams attends Wendy Williams 50th birthday celebration at Out Hotel on July 17, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Rommel Demano/Getty Images)

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