Breaking Bad's Anna Gunn Explains Her Onscreen Weight Gain

Anna Gunn, winner of the Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Award for 'Breaking Bad' poses in the press room during the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 22, 2013 in Los Angeles Anna Gunn, winner of the Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Award for 'Breaking Bad' poses in the press room during the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 22, 2013 in Los Angeles

“Breaking Bad” star Anna Gunn looked stunning on Sunday when she took home an Emmy, and now the actress is revealing why she looks so different on the small screen.

“I was actually ill while I was filming the show and it affected my weight,” the 45-year-old told People.

“They gave me cortisone and I puffed up and gained weight,” she continued. “Now I’m better, thank God.”

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The Emmy winner, who wore a Romona Keveza gown on Sunday, explained that she’s doing great now, but would not disclose what she was suffering from.

As for how she stays in shape, the mom explained her little loved ones help out.

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“I run around after two kids!” she told the mag. “And I do Pilates.”

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