6 June 2014 4:01 AM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

B. Smith is opening up. The model and restaurateur, 64, sat down with CBS News for a revealing new interview this week, speaking to the network's medical correspondent, Dr. Jon Lapook. In the talk, Smith confessed that she has been battling Alzheimer's disease for years. "It meant something bad -- really bad to me," she told Lapook about her diagnosis.  The businesswoman, who was one of the first African-American models to cover Mademoiselle magazine, began to tear up as she said, "You do try to hide it from [...] »


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