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Katie Couric had bulimia in college

Katie Couric, now a talk show host, says struggled with bulimia in college at the University of Virginia.
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Former NBC "TODAY" Show correspondent Katie Couric returned to morning television on April 2, 2012, taking on hosting duties for rival ABC's "Good Morning America" for a week. (Michael Loccisano/AFP/Getty Images)

Katie Couric is making news of her own on her new talk show.

Couric admitted Monday on "Katie" that she struggled with bulimia while a student at the University of Virginia, the New York Daily News reported.

“I wrestled with bulimia all through college and for two years after that," Couric said. "And I know this rigidity, this feeling that if you eat one thing that’s wrong, you’re full of self-loathing and then you punish yourself, whether it’s one cookie or a stick of gum that isn’t sugarless, that I would sometimes beat myself up for that."

ABC News reported Couric made the comments during an interview with singer Demi Lovato, who also battled eating disorders.

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Katie's new show is doing well in the ratings with A-list guests such as Barbra Streisand, Sheryl Crow, Jennifer Lopez, Susan Sarandon and Jessica Simpson appearing in the first few months.

 

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