Saved by the Bell Actor Dennis Haskins on His Dramatic Weight Loss

Children of the ’90s remember Dennis Haskins as the uptight principal on Disney’s hit TV show Saved by the Bell. Few know, however, about Dennis’ story after the show ended.

As Dennis reveals in an Oprah: Where Are They Now? interview, he struggled with his weight after Bell. For 20 years, Dennis says, he gained about 5 pounds a year. The weight gain culminated in a visit with his doctor, who told him he’d have to lose weight or suffer serious health problems. At his doctor’s urging, Dennis opted for weight loss surgery.

Here, Dennis opens up about that decision. Plus, he reveals why he decided to stop drinking.

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