Picks and Pans Review: Five Things We Never Knew
updated 03/10/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 03/10/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT
2 Valerie dated Paul Shaffer because he reminded her of her teen crush, Elton John.
3 She gave up a chance to audition for Friends because she thought she was too fat.
4 On their wedding night, she fell asleep in her bridal gown, Van Halen in the bathroom.
5 During her weight loss battle, her weakness was jalapeño and cheddar cheese poppers.