The sexy Latina is famed for her good looks, but she insists she reached rock bottom after suffering severe breakouts of spots on her face during her mid-20s.
And the star was so depressed, she turned to food for comfort - and piled on the pounds.
She tells America's Lucky magazine, ""You want to talk about bad skin? I had acne. And this acne was so bad it sent me into severe, severe depression.
""Like I couldn't leave the house. The next stage with that sort of depression is food - too little or too much. Guess what I did. I was fat and broken out. I couldn't leave the house and I couldn't pay the rent!""