Count NeNe Leakes among the many folks in Hollywood who have jumped on the cleansing bandwagon. 

While guest-hosting Live! With Kelly and Michael on Friday morning, the 47-year-old reality star revealed she is on a cleanse, dishing details on her new diet plan while admitting it's tough to ditch the booze. 

"I'm cleansing my body," Leakes, who was wearing a curve-hugging purple dress, shared. "I'm not a real workout girl so what I decided to do, I'm trying to get a little healthy and I've already lost a few pounds, so right now I am on a cleanse that is really making me nervous. 30 days of no alcohol. That's hard, girl, that's hard!"

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"It's hard for me to walk into my favorite restaurants and not have a cocktail," she continued before joking, "So I walk in shaking and everything. I'm like 'Lord get me my favorite dish, you know I'm not having a cocktail.'"

As a result, Leakes has come up with a temporary solution to make her feel like she's indulging in a boozy beverage.

"So I go and I have all these tricks," she revealed. "I said water in a wine glass. Last night I went to the Polo Club here in New York and I said, 'I'll have a Red Bull' and they were like 'We don't have a Red Bull but we will send someone down the street.' So they got me a Red Bull and I wanted it in a wine glass. Everything to make me feel like I'm having a cocktail." 

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As for her dietary restrictions?

"I am not having any bread just meat and vegetables," she dished before proudly admitting, "And I'm feeling good. My dress is loose this morning." 

She also confessed that she's not a "big breakfast eater."

"I know that's very bad, but I'm not a breakfast eater," she said. 

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"Do you eat every two or three hours?" co-host Michael Strahan asked. 

"No, I don't do that either, I know that's very bad," Leakes admitted. "I work all day so I kind of forget to eat so I'm kind of a late eater. I'll eat at about 3 or 4 p.m." 

A shocked Strahan, whose regular co-host Kelly Ripa is also on a cleanse, quickly noted "I can't cleanse with you!" 

"Well, you know, I'm a funny eater," she confessed. "I'm a small-portion eater. I don't like to feel full. A lot of people when I meet them, they say I thought you were this big woman. I'm, like, 'I'm curvy, honey, but I am not real big.'"

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