Sandi Toksvig: Losing four stone gave me the confidence to appear on TV
Writer and new QI presenter Sandi Toksvig has admitted it was her dramatic weight loss that gave her the confidence to move from radio to television.
Toksvig, who lost four stone following Louise Parker's eating programme to drop from a size 22, said she might have stayed on the radio if she hadn't shed the pounds.
She told Good Housekeeping: " Maybe I would have stayed on the radio. I wasn't as comfortable. I didn't feel well. I had lost some confidence.
"At my worst I was a size 22, and at that size you can't go down the high street and buy yourself things that make you feel... read more
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