Mo’Nique is candid about her weight and shares that she’s always had more to love. Her decision to slim down after declaring “Skinny Women Are Evil,” was not for the physical but for a longer life. With the help of a trainer and a determined will she dropped sizes and gained health.
Grammy winner and Oscar-nominated actress Queen Latifah has had a successful career in movies, music and television, breaking Hollywood’s definition of a leading lady. She joined Jenny Craig in 2008 to drop just 20 pounds to feel healthier.
The Oscar and Grammy winner returned to the “American Idol” stage in 2008 with less weight and more fame. The help of a personal trainer and being conscious of her food decisions helped Hudson shed the weight.
Tyra Banks got more than she bargained for when Toccara Jones joined “America’s Next Top Model” with a personality as big as her curvy waistline. Jones didn’t win the contest, but she did win fans for representing for average-size women.
Toccara took her desire to shape up public by joining the cast of “Celebrity Fit Club.” Vocal that she felt fabulous the way she was but wanted to tone, the BET correspondent lost 32 pounds on the show.
Shepherd’s making progress but she’s hit a few hurdles. While visiting Los Angeles recently, she tweeted she’s indulged in a few fried-food favorites. To her chagrin, the tweets were read by her trainer and nutritional coach. Having others involved in your weight loss helps keep you accountable.