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Candice Bergen

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Candice Bergen is not afraid to admit that she's gone under the knife.

At 68 years old, the former Murphy Brown star has confessed to having her "eyes done" and then work on her neck muscles "because TV half-hour lighting can be harsh."

But on the heels of her new memoir A Fine Romance being released in bookstores this coming week, would Bergen ever consider getting just a little more work done?

"I'm clearly in need," she told People with a laugh. "But I frankly just don't care enough. I don't even get those shots anymore because it hurts so much."

She continued, "I hate when my very close friends have obvious work done and they come out too early and pretend it's all fine. You think, ‘Hello, have you looked at yourself? You look over-inflated!' I'm one of the few who has been honest about it."

And it's not just plastic surgery that Bergen is happy to discuss. She's also more than willing to admit to gaining 30 pounds. In her new memoir, the actress says the weight gain happened over a period of 15 years. And to be truthful, the Boston Legal alumna doesn't mind the extra pounds one bit.

"Let me just come right out and say it: I am fat," she wrote in her book as excerpted by Today. "I live to eat. None of this ‘eat to live' stuff for me."

She continued, "At a recent dinner party I shared bread and olive oil, followed by chocolate ice cream with my husband. A woman near me looked at me, appalled, and I thought, ‘I don't care.'"

For more honest insight into food, beauty and past relationships including her marriage to French director Louis Malle, pick up her new book available Tuesday.