Margaret Cho Embraces Her Age and Size

At 43, the hilarious comedian has moved past anorexia and bulimia and feels sexy doing it. Read the edited version of our interview with her below about her role on "Drop Dead Diva," the stand-up show she's headlining and how the two promote what she's learned to believe in

by Ilyssa Panitz • Celebrity Reporter
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Photograph: Sony Pictures Television

More: Now that the season has wrapped, will you be hitting the road?
MC: I am on the road all of the time. That aspect of my job never stops. I am out traveling all of the time. Since I shoot the series in Atlanta, I tend to be there a lot. But I am happy to travel and be somewhere new all of the time.

More: Does being away from your husband bring a lot of stress onto your relationship?
MC: It is something that I have always done, and you just get used to it. I have always been a road comic and someone who loves to travel. That is nothing new.

More: The material you use in your routines—are you reciting your life to a group of strangers?
MC: It all comes from something. What I tell you is the truth. Although some things may be a tad exaggerated, it was something that happened to me.

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