“I was not asked at all. I didn’t go to my senior prom. I often danced by myself on the side.
“Growing up I was a string bean-skinny and tall-and I felt self-conscious about that. I worried about how skinny I was, the fact that I had no chest, my frizzy hair. When I started to work in television, makeup artists would point out flaws I’d never even noticed before, and it made me feel even more insecure.”