When it comes to weight loss, it can be a pretty grueling battle for most. And yes, even celebrities fall into this category. No one is excluded from the desire to be in shape – celebrities might find it harder as their lives are completely under the microscope, but they’re no strangers to the journey at hand. That’s why we compiled a list of Hollywood celebs who gained the pounds but found healthy solutions that work for them to shed the pounds.
This blonde diva’s vocal prowess is apparently not enough to please the public eye. Though her she has a “gorgeous” body now, 2012 was a tough time for her as she was highly criticized for her curvy figure. Her friends reported that she was under so much stress that she didn’t limit her intake of pizza and junk food. A noticeable transformation happened a year after. This was when she decided to control her calorie intake to 1,600 and followed a special diet. It was reported that she shed a whopping 47 pounds or about 22 kilograms.
Precious star, Sidibe struggled with obesity and constant weight gain most of her life. She battled with poor body image because of her unhealthy eating habits. In addition to this, she was diagnosed with Type II Diabetes. After numerous failed attempts to lose weight naturally, she decided to undergo bariatric surgery in 2016. This procedure removed half of her stomach, thus reducing the capacity to hold food and simultaneously decreasing her hunger. The actress lost a total of 115 pounds.