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23 Celebrities Before And After Weight Loss

1. Gabourey Sidibe - Bariatric Surgery

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Gabourey Sidibe has proven herself a brilliant actress since her debut film Precious, which earned her the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead. After that, she has appeared in American Horror Story and the musical drama Empire. When it comes to her body weight issues, she took the advice of her medical practitioner and underwent bariatric surgery.

2. Kirstie Alley - Organic Diet

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Kirstie Alley has been struggling with her weight for quite some time. In 2005, she successfully lost pounds through a weight-loss programme, but gained them back four years later. This time, she was determined to keep the weight off for good. She opted for an organic diet and recorded the process in the reality series Kirstie Alley’s Big Life. Eventually Alley lost about 100 pounds.

3. Miranda Lambert - Fitness And Diet

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Perhaps in order to rehabilitate herself after her divorce from Blake Sheldon, Miranda Lambert signed up for a flexible weight control program. The result is obvious, Lambert looks more glowing than ever.

4. Honey Boo Boo - No-Grease Diet

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Just like her mother Mama June Shannon, Honey Boo Boo also had a weight problem. But when her mother successfully lost 300 pounds, Honey Boo Boo was also inspired to tackle her weight problem. She is reportedly adopting a no-grease diet and has lost about 5 pounds - not a big number, but it is a start.

5. Keely Shaye Smith - Clean Eating And Exercise

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Pierce Brosnan’s wife, journalist Keely Shaye Smith used to have a bond-girl physique in the 80s, but after giving birth to four children, she experienced a massive weight gain. Luckily with clean eating and exercise, she has lost so much weigh.

6. Wendy Williams - Diet And Exercise

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This curvy actress, radio, and TV presenter is always full of life. Wendy Williams enjoys the journey of losing weight, and her last weight loss programme resulted in a remarkable loss of 50 pounds. As a living wonder to most celebrities, Wendy has proven herself the epitome of beauty and brains, plus she has a fantastically curvy figure.

7. Missy Elliott - Fitness And Diet

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Missy Elliott used to be a cool girl who didn’t care about her weight as long as her music career was the boom. However, after the doctor warned her of the potential cardiovascular health issues or even the possibility of a stroke, she embarked on a consistent fitness routine and she did it! Just look at the healthy glow on her face.

8. Michael Moore - Weight Loss Spa

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To solve his weight problem, Michael Moore had been attending a weight loss spa. The spa reportedly cost $4,500 per week, but with a net worth of $50 million, Michael had nothing to worry about.

9. Matthew McConaughey - Weight Loss Program

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The problem with Matthew McConaughey is never him being overweight: The Hollywood star has a reputation for his biceps and muscular physique. But he experienced an extreme weight loss so that he was thin enough for his role in the movie Dallas Buyers Club. However, after the movie was over, he restored himself to his muscular appearance incredibly quickly, so really you have nothing to worry about with him.

10. Kevin James - Strict Diet

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Kevin James has a “sizable” reputation in Hollywood, but when he was selected for a role in the movie Here Comes the Boom, he had to deal with his excessive weight. James commenced a protein-rich diet backed up with regular exercise. The result was obvious but didn’t last long after the movie. Perhaps, casting him in more movies might help him maintain a healthy figure.

11. Jason Segel - Fitness And Diet

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Like many other celebrities on our list, Jason Segal didn’t care much about his weight, until one day he came across his own picture shot by his assistant. Then he decided to give in to proper nutrition. As it turns out, he was only one decision away from looking a lot healthier.

12. Kelly Clarkson - Balanced Nutrition

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Former American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson became a big name musician after the success of her first album, but she was not happy with her weight, so she registered for several online classes, as well as a personal trainer. After all the hard effort in the gym, Kelly has reportedly lost up 40 pounds in weight.

13. Chris Pratt - Diet And Exercise

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After a history of issues with his weight, Chris Pratt requested the help of a personal fitness trainer and a veteran nutritionist. He successfully became healthier and claimed he would never get fat again. We'll be here watching!

14. Britney Spears - Fitness And Diet

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Britney Spears used to experience excessive weight gain because of a dysfunctional personal life and depression. To solve the problem, she opted for a fitness routine, and as expected, she has regained that sleek and beautiful appearance that everyone loves to behold. 

15. Jonah Hill - Fitness And Diet

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To overcome his weight problem, Jonah Hill had to choose between gastric sleeve surgery tuning to the cost of $23,000 and a strict diet plan. After thorough consideration, he opted for the diet plan over the surgery. The choice reportedly cost Jonah thousands of dollars like every other type of investment would do, but with the help of a nutritionist, Jonah has achieved incredible results.

16. Ej Johnson - Gastric Sleeve Surgery

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One of the richest reality show stars, Ej Johnson, went for a gastric sleeve surgery to lose an enormous amount of weight. He needed no lawyer, doctor, financial advisor, or friends to urge him to shed the pounds. It was clearly a good use of money. However, he needs to maintain a regular exercise regime and a healthy diet to achieve lasting results.

17. Tyra Banks - Fitness And Diet

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In an interview with Shape Magazine, Tyra Banks said she didn’t care about adding a few pounds and dared not to workout at all. But she certainly cared when her weight problem threatened her career. She turned to a personal trainer and a nutritionist for help and lost about 30 pounds with a proper diet and exercise regime.

18. Charles Barkley - Fitness And Diet

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You may not believe it, but NBA player Charles Barkley was overweight once. The reason might be his bad fitness habits, which included missed training and whatnot. Thankfully, Charles bounced back to fitness through a combination of a healthy diet and regular exercise.

19. Theresa Caputo - Fitness And Diet

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Theresa Caputo had a rather chronic and frustrating experience with her weight. She used to talk about her tremendous turnaround in her body weight and body shape with her fans online. At last, proper nutrition and regular exercise saved her and she reportedly lost about 30 pounds.

20. Kathleen Turner - Strict Diet

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After about 30 years in Hollywood, Kathleen Turner stunned everyone with her incredible weight gain. But she did not pay enough attention to her weight until she was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. After that, she decided to adopt a strict diet and change her life habits. Turner abandoned drugs, alcohol and anything artificial. Now Turner has achieved her confidence and her career is back on track.

21. Dr. Dre - Weight Loss Programme

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After being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, Dr. Dre quickly adopted a weight loss program. Now 54 years old, he is still healthy and fit. The rapper’s doctor once referred to him as a 31-year old. With a healthy diet and moderate exercise, he doesn’t need the help of an insurance company to guarantee his health and happiness.

22. Snooki - Fitness And Diet

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Snooki is never shy of her plastic surgeries, so when she experienced a high degree of weight gain after giving birth to her first child, everyone thought she would opt for liposuction or a gastric bypass surgery, but this time the reality TV star decided to go all-natural. She successfully lost 40 pounds through proper diet and moderate exercise.

23. Anthony Anderson - Fitness And Diet

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Like many other stars on our list, Anthony Anderson didn’t care much about his weight until he was diagnosed with a serious disease - Type 2 diabetes. After that, he changed his eating habits and successfully lost 47 pounds.

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