I had no desire to have a Jessica Rabbitesque figure," she continued.
She has nothing against curves, but revealed that acting added pressure, especially when she was made to wear a padded bra.
However, her adopted parents got a divorce after 8 years of marriage but she used to live with her adoptive mother Barbara. Melissa came to fame after she portrays the role of little girl Laura Ingalls on the NBC period drama series Little House on the Prairie, which ran from , and since then the duo is together. The duo doesn't have their own child but from previous relationships, Melissa is a mother of two sons.
The 53 years old Golden Globe award-winning actress has a quiet impressive net worth of $6 million dollars. They got married after dating for nearly three years.
She also been in rumors several times and is in rumor currently regarding her plastic surgery to look young.
An American actress and television director Melissa Gilbert was born on , in Los Angeles, California to Kathy Wood and David Darlington.
Melissa and brother Jonathan Gilbert worked together when he portrayed Willie Oleson in Little House on the Prairie and in the movie The Miracle Worker.