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The weight and its impact on Hollywood celebrities and the people who adore them becomes a hot conversation topic. Surprisingly, more celebrities have started to sit up, take notice of their weight problems and speak about them. Below we take a look at these men and women who are redefining celebrity weight standards.
Jessica Simpson has been a subject of tabloid fascination. The focal point has been her weight after giving birth to two kids. She lost 60 pounds after the birth of her first child. She surprised everyone when she gained all that weight back during her second pregnancy. She said, “she looked great.”
Matt Damon seems to know how to play with his weight. He gains and losses it depending on the role he is playing in the movies. He lost 40 pounds in 1996, in Courage Under Fire. In 2009, he gained 30 pounds for the Informant. He admitted that he ate everything he could see.
Kelly Clarkson battle with food addiction really started after she won the American Idol in 2002. Along the way, she lost some weight. The media harshly criticized her. While the debate was going on, she sent a message to her fans. She said, “what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.”
Mariah gained frighteningly extra kilos after a challenging pregnancy with her twins. She delivered through the C-section. That changed when she later lost 70 pounds. She was then taken with the weight issues. She is now a spokesperson for the Jenny Craig diet program. She attributes it to helping her lose weight.
When Tyra appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated magazines 1997 in a swimsuit, she was on the lower side of weight. It was surprising when she was photographed later heavier than before. She got negative publicity but said, “I still feel hot, but every day is different.”
50 Cent is one of those stars who lost extra kilos for a role in Things Fall Apart. His friend had died of cancer and the movie portrayed that. He lost 54 pounds for that. “The weight started coming off and my manager told me, “You better get yourself to a doctor.”
Recently, Vince seems to be having weight problems. In 1996, before he appeared in his first role, a comedy, the Swingers, he was not heavy. However, the age has started playing its trick part on him. Recently, he has gained more kilos like his friends of that age.
Oprah’s battle with food addiction is not new. She recently lost 40 pounds and intends to keep it that way. She is a fan of Weight Watchers. She admitted that she loves it because it helps her to still eat the foods she loves without feeling like she is on diet.
Drew Carey admitted that he was eating a lot of garbage when he appeared in The Drew Carey Show. His drinking contributed to this. The realization came when he had to be around for an 11-year old Connor, the son of his former fiancee, Nicole Jaracz. That prompted him to start dieting and has lost about 100 pounds.
Alec Baldwin seemed to have control over his weight. However, a simple medical check-up with his doctor revealed that his sugar level was at pre-diabetic level. His wife encouraged him to be on a strict diet program. That worked and he has since cut-off most of the foods and is reducing it.
Britney ruled the music charts for over a decade. She got married when her career slowing down. After giving birth to two kids she gained some weight. Thanks to her trainer, Tony Martnez, who helped her lose some kilos. Martinez was the key to her losing weight through rigorous three to four times a week of exercise.
Who could have thought Anna Gunn could have weight problems. This Emmy Award winner was sick while filming on the Breaking Bad. Responding to her weight problems in the People magazine she had this to say, “ They gave me cortisone and I puffed up and gained weight. Now I’m better.”
Like in most of the cases, Hilary, gained weight after her pregnancy. She stated that it was difficult to lose the baby weight in her culture. She conceded that she struggled with body image and worries about her weight for most of her life. She has now accepted her body weight for what it is.
Jonah had his own share of weight problems. Prior to 2011, he lost 40 pounds before appearing in Moneyball. Things changed because he later lost those 40 pounds as he prepared for a role in the 2016 movie, War Dogs. He’s now looking more physique and athletic!
Keanu was out of the spotlight for sometime around 2013. However, when he was seen again, he had gained a few kilos. He had some bad experiences especially the death of his girlfriend. The tragic events led him to get depressed and gained a few pounds.
This American dancer, rapper, and actor and famously known for his marriage to Britney Spears, has gained a few pounds. Depression after his divorce from Britney led him to gain weight. He said, “Once you get depressed, you don’t really feel like doing anything.”
Perry weight problems have been under the spotlight for some years. Addiction has been a culprit in his battle with the weight. In 1997, he went for his first rehab for a Vicodin addiction and eventually lost 145 pounds. In 2001, he had another rehab for Vicodin, methadone, amphetamines, and alcohol.
Tyson admitted that he had weight problems since he was young. He has to keep managing it to keep it under control. He adopted a diet program to get a better life. After 2012, he lost 140 pounds. He then adopted vegan diet after going through prison experiences. He has vowed to live a different life.
Janet Jackson has struggled with her weight. However, every time she gains it, she loses it. She claims she is an “emotional eater.” she was a spokesperson for Nutrisystem in 2011. She told the US Weekly, “I truly understand what it’s like to have a problem with weight loss.”
Val Kilmer has changed his appearances. Apparently, he was suffering from throat cancer that required emergency surgery. It required doing a tracheotomy to remove it. The procedure took a lot of kilos off him. The good news is that he is back in his acting career.
Mindy Kaling had her share of criticism for her look. She had this to say in an interview with Vogue, “I’m always trying to lose fifteen pounds. But I never need to be skinny. I don’t want to be skinny. I’m constantly in a state of self-improvement.”
The former child actress had to learn it the hard way. She admitted to feeling depressed after much criticism. After taking a role in the Disney show That’s So Raven, she complained of people trying to influence her on what to eat. After the show, she went on to lose 70 pounds.
Randy Jackson was diagnosed with diabetes type 2 in 2001. In 2003, he underwent gastric bypass surgery. This didn’t seem to help him lose weight. He gained the weight he had lost. He went on and lost all the kilos by having regular workouts and healthy diet.