Showbiz Spy reports: The TV star said she came down with the infection late last month, forcing her to cancel a series of appearances and meetings.
“I never get sick, but I came down with salmonella,” she told New York Post gossip column Page Six.
“I think I caught it because I was handling so many turkeys around Thanksgiving. I was on the Today show, I did a number of other [Thanksgiving] appearances. It really hit me hard and I was in bed for days. It was terrible.
“I lost some weight, though.”