Half Their Size: Celeb Edition!

These stars embraced slimmer silhouettes for new roles, onscreen and off

  • SARA RUE photo | Sara Rue

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Updated: Thursday Dec 29, 2005 | 12:00 PM EST

SARA RUE

"She did it on her own – no trainer," a pal says of the Less Than Perfect star (left, in 2004; right, in December), who lost about 30 lbs. One trick? Working out to foreign-language tapes, Rue told Extra.