November 04, 2011 3:53pm PT by Michael O'Connell
Nancy Grace Explains 23-Pound Weight Loss on 'Dancing With the Stars' (Exclusive Video)
There's a reason Nancy Grace appears increasingly svelte on Dancing With the Stars. Eight weeks into the competition, the TV host says she's too tired to think about food.
ABC's weekly call to the series' Twitter followers prompted questions about her weight loss thus far, and she's passed the previous tally of 16 pounds.
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"I've lost 23 pounds," she says. "It's incredible. I didn't even try. Frankly, it's not a good diet. It's the 'I'm too tired to eat' diet, which I don't advise to anybody."
Grace's shrinking waistline hasn't been a top concern, as she recently told The Hollywood Reporter that exercise has taken a backseat to parenting and her job.
And apparently the dancing isn't the only thing killing her appetite.
"I'm not even hungry," she says. "I'm exhausted and nervous."
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Grace also confesses that she gets so broken up about the cases she covers on TV, she keeps a box of Kleenex beside her to use during commercial breaks.
Nancy might want to bring that box with her to the show next week. With a score of only 21 for her week 7 Jive, she goes into Monday night's performance as the lowest-scorer by far.
Find out what else she has to say about her weight loss in the second part of the video: