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Delta Burke in Psychiatric Ward

Filed under: Celebrities — Tags: , , , , , — Paddy Wallbouncer @ 1:13 pm 2008 February 6

Delta Burke Miss Florida 1974 Courtesy MissFlorida.orgRemember this designing woman? She was Miss Florida in 1974, and went on to the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art before she went into an acting career.

Probably best known for her part as Suzanne Sugarbarker in Designing Women where she earned two consecutive Best Actress Emmy nominations in 1990 and 1991. As her fame rose so did her weight, but in the last 10 years she lost 60 pounds after being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes -A condition which may have lead to her mental health problems.

Here’s an excerpt from an exclusive interview with TMZ
“I knew I needed to get my meds worked out because they just weren’t working. It’s a long tedious procedure even if you were on one or two… I was on five. I have severe depression and generalized anxiety and I knew I had problems with the obsessive compulsive and hoarding”

We’ll keep you informed of this and other entertaining news.

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