‘I WANT MY BEST BODY BY 73!'
New Idea|May 17, 2021
NO MATTER HER SIZE OR AGE, THE ENTERTAINER IS ALWAYS READY FOR A LAUGH
Craig Bennett

Comedy queen Denise Drysdale laughs as she talks about her “big bum”, suggesting she should take up twerking or become a Kardashian!

“The last year and a half have been hell on this old chook’s waistline. Even the elastic in my floaty pants are now stretched to the max!” she chortles. The two-time TV Week Gold Logie winner reveals that, just like so many others, she’s put on plenty of kilos during the lockdown.

“Normally I’d be doing around 40 or more club shows a year, so I was always on the go, not a second to scratch myself … plus there’s my regular television commitments with Studio 10,” explains Denise, 72.

“Then the pandemic struck … upending the world, millions without work, and so I found myself taking to the kitchen and comfort cooking.

“For me, comfort food is old-fashioned things like lasagne, sausages and mash, meatballs smothered in a rich onion gravy … and then I discovered I’d quietly developed a sweet tooth,” says the star.

But since Denise’s nasty fall while filming golfing show Holey Moley, things have only become worse.

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