Subscribe Now

travelers today

Home » Trending News

Valerie Bertinelli Promotes New Cookbook & Answers Embarrassing Questions on Howard Stern Show [VIDEO]

Travelers Today       By    Katie McFadden

Updated: Oct 17, 2012 02:46 PM EDT

Text Size: A A A

valerie bertinelli
Valerie Bertinelli took to the Howard Stern show to promote her new cookbook and answer embarrassing questions.(Photo : Reuters)

Valerie Bertinelli, who stars in TVLand's "Hot in Cleveland," is promoting a new cookbook, and is doing talk shows to promote her book, but raunchy radio host Howard Stern got her to discuss much more.

Bertinelli is doing a promotional tour for the release of her very own cookbook, "One Dish at a Time." The book is full of Italian-American recipes from Bertinelli's childhood, but there are also many healthy dishes as Bertinelli knows the importance of staying healthy after her weight loss success. 

Share This Story

"There's a wide variety -- some of them are super-healthy, things you can eat freely, and others are super-indulgent that require portion-control," she told Cleveland.com "But that's how I believe you should be eating: I really don't think you should deny yourself anything. You can do it for a while, but eventually that just leads to bingeing - at least, that's how I'd find myself handling it."

The book also contains Dutch and Indonesian recipes, as well as some from Eddie Van Halen's mom, Eugenia, who is her former mother-in-law.

"I wanted the variety of recipes, and stories, in there because I wanted people to know how important food has always been to me all my life - and I wasn't going to be afraid of it anymore," she told Cleveland.com. "Food really isn't the enemy."

While Bertinelli is busy promoting her book on shows like "The View," and various news programs, as well as doing personal book signings, she also took some time to sit down with outrageous radio personality, Howard Stern, who asked her some pretty embarrassing questions.

Stern asked her about her dating director Steven Spielberg when she was 19. According to Twitter user @blssundevil, Stern "asked Valerie Bertinelli if Steven Spielberg's penis is shaped like E.T.'s finger."

On the show, Bertinelli admitted to having a crush on comedian Ricky Gervais and singer Pink.

However one of the most embarrassing moments was when Stern started to discuss her private grooming behavior. See the outrageous interview question here:

Bertinelli is best known for her role as Barbara Cooper Royer on One Day at a Time  from 1974-1984. She also played Gloria on Touched by an Angel from 2001-2003. Now she stars as Melanie Moretti on Hot in Cleveland.

Bertinelli dealt with weight issues for many years. After losing 50 pounds, she became a spokesperson for Jenny Craig.

Bertinelli partially blamed her weight gain on her divorce from Eddie Van Halen. The couple married in April 1981 and had one child together, Wolfgang. In December 2005, Bertinelli filed for divorce and it was finalized in December 2007.

© 2014 Traverlers Today, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.
Join Our Conversation

ADVERTISEMENT

Travel Tips

Prince Edward Island, Canada

Fall Cruises: Better Than Land Tours? It Gives Guests ‘A European Experience Without Leaving North America’

Fall cruises for foliage in the northeast are now becoming more and more popular as each year goes by. The foliage that is part of the tour is unlike any other place in the country. In fact, more guests are even paying good money to cruise the rivers, as well as the oceans, in order to peep leaves instead of having to brave today’s highly crowded roads and hotels on land.

Subscribe to our newsletter

Receive the latest travel news, reviews, and more..

Want more Travel?

Most Popular

Brazil is currently treating and monitoring its first suspected case of Ebola. A 47 year-old man from Guinea reportedly manifest fever withing the 21 day-incubation period of the virus.

Brazil Confirms First Suspected Ebola Case

Brazil treats its first ever suspected case of Ebola while waiting for the results of a blood test which is due to be released on Saturday.

Ebola Press Conference Boston Logan Airport

Ebola In Boston: Two Ebola Mass. Scares Raises Fears Despite Braintree Patient Declared Not At Risk, What Is The Different Types Of Ebola Risks?

Fears over Ebola in Boston have heightened after two Massachusetts scares flared up over the Columbus Day weekend. Raised concerns over Ebola in Boston have since prompted holiday press conferences and reverse 911 calls to reassure the public.

American Airlines jet landing at DCA

American Airlines Flight Depressurized Due To Cracks In Cabin Walls; Plane Had Emergency Landing

American Airlines had to have an emergency landing after its cabin walls started to break apart as its passengers, absolutely terrified, had no choice but to look on and shout for help. One of the passengers, James Wilson, said that he felt something was wrong when the fuselage started to shake violently and heard some popping noises outside the plane.

Tropical Storm Ana 2014

Tropical Storm Ana 2014: Hurricane Watch May Be Required In Hawaiian Islands Because Of Strong Intensity Tropical Storm

Tropical Storm Ana 2014 - The new tropical storm named Ana is currently getting stronger and stronger with maximum sustained winds at 70 mph or 110 km/h and it is expected to hit the main Hawaiian islands on Wednesday, KHON2 first reported.

Mount Sinabung spews pyroclastic smoke, seen from Tiga Pancur village on February 12, 2014 in Karo District, North Sumatra, Indonesia.

Mount Sinabung Eruption 2014: Hauntingly Beautiful Lava And Ash Prompts Evacuations, Eruption Reaches Fourth Successive Day

A Mount Sinabung eruption 2014 occurred Friday, with the volcano spewing tons of molten lava and ash, captured in hauntingly beautiful photos. The initial Mount Sinabung eruption 2014 for the month, the latest in a recent set of eruptions of the Indonesian volcano took place Wednesday afternoon.

Protests Continue Over Police Shooting Of Michael Brown

Teen Shot St. Louis: Protests Ensue After Second Case Of White Cop Shooting Black Teen, Michael Brown Incident All Over Again?

Teen shot St. Louis – Another case of a white cop shooting a black teen dead has been reported. Following the death of Michael Brown, an 18-year old black kid was shot fatally by a white cop who was reportedly off-duty. Protests have already ensued after the incident of the teen shot St. Louis.

happy labradoodle

Labradoodle Gracie 200 Foot Fall: Dog Survives Terrifying Fall From Oregon Cliff

Labradoodle Gracie 200 foot fall - a miraculous thing happened to Michelle Simmons' pet dog, a Labradoodle named Gracie, Monday morning when it fell down a 200-foot Oregon cliff but managed to survive.

Painted Desert

Petrified Forest National Park Discovery In Arizona Reveals Second Ancient Basket-Maker Village: Report

Petrified Forest National Park's latest discovery of archaeologists suggests that another ancient basket-maker village had lived in the said area of Arizona.

The Glamburger

The World's Most Expensive Burger Is Not Found In Las Vegas But In Chelsea England; Will You Spend $1,770 To Grab A Bite Of This Burger?

The world's most expensive burger is sadly not found in Las Vegas. Instead, it can be bought from Honky Tonk, an American cuisine restaurant situated in Chelsea, England, Bustle has learned.

Afghanistan gang rape executions

Afghanistan Gang Rape Executions Killed Four Convicted Rapists; Death Penalty Signed By Former President Hamid Karzai Before Leaving Office

Afghanistan gang rape executions have now left five Afghan men, who have been convicted, executed. These men have been convicted of gang-raping four women and their case outraged the nation.

Find Us on Facebook

travelers today

© Copyright 2014 Travelers Today All Rights Reserved.

Subscribe to our newsletter
Real Time Analytics