Wendy Williams recently released her sixth book, “Ask Wendy,” named after the popular advice segment seen on her syndicated talk show.

During an interview with theGrio, Williams talks about a topic she also covers in her book, ‘her personal struggle with weight loss’.

Williams confessed, “I could lie to you and tell you that I’m fine with the way that I am right now, but the fact is my parents have done a number on me. And that number will forever have me pinching an inch, checking in the mirror and obsessing over calories for the rest of my life… I’ve been on a diet every single day of my life.”

Williams has been deemed by the media as “the queen of daytime talk.” And although she says Oprah Winfrey didn’t inspire her to become a talk show host, she acknowledges Winfrey’s accomplishments in front and behind the camera.

Williams said, “Hats off to all the women and men who did it before me”. Especially Oprah, because she was the first one to grab the brass ring and not just take ownership of her show, but turn everything she is into what culminates into a billion dollar business, which is fantastic. But I just want my fair slice of the pie here on daytime.”

“Ask Wendy” is now available in retail stores nationwide.