Battling a decades-long eating disorder, Diane Keaton embraces her scars of aging but is called “ugly” and “fat” by cruel fans

Diane Keaton, the septuagenarian who’s amassed generations of fans in her almost 60 years of acting, is the master of many things on screen.

Off screen however, the Hollywood “it girl” was a “master at hiding,” dark secrets kept by a young woman that she now admits are “creepy.”

One of Hollywood’s most accomplished leading ladies, the LA-born Diane Keaton, 77, is an icon with a career that spans almost six decades.

She started her career on stage in 1968, as an understudy to a lead character in the hippie-musical Hair, where she was discovered by Woody Allen, who then cast her as his love interest in the Broadway production, Play it Again, Sam (1969