Cher’s daughter Chaz Bono, who suffers from Gender Identity Disorder (GID), lost 65 pounds after nearly a year on special diets and exercises.
Bono, who weighed 250 pounds at the start of her weight-loss journey, said the weight loss “makes everything easier.”
“I just feel much more comfortable in my skin now,” said the 44-year-old former Dancing With The Stars contestant. Chaz, who was born Chastity Bono, didn’t feel so comfortable in her skin after living her life as a lesbian.
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Somewhere there’s a gay guy who thinks celebrity blogger Perez Hilton’s skeletal appearance looks hawt.
From the NY Daily News:
There aren’t enough emoticons and MS Paint arrows to express the buzz that Perez Hilton incited as he walked the red carpet at the NewNowNext Awards. Perez, who is best known for his frumpy physique and childish commentary on celebrity photos, told the Huffington Post that his six-pack and trim figure is the result of lots of diet and exercise. ‘It wasn’t quick,’ he told the site. ‘And I worked for it! I’m STILL working for it! In fact, I’m working much harder on my fitness now than when I first started this journey.’ The blogger reports that he’s lost between 70 and 80 pounds since he first started focusing on his looks.
Who else thought Charles Barkley dressed in drag was Serena Williams at first glance?
In a visual that can only be described as disturbing, Hall of Fame power forward Charles Barkley dons a dress for his next Weight Watchers commercial, USA Today reported.
The theme is to “Lose like a man,” with the message being that making an effort to drop weight is not just a female thing to do.
The Round Mound of Rebound said in December that laziness led to him gaining 100 pounds.
But Barkley is getting less round by the week, claiming to have already lost 42 pounds. The commercial, which sees Barkley in full catwalk attire, will begin running April 8. Source
The cast of the upcoming season of “Dancing With The Stars” has been announced. If you were born after 1997, you probably don’t know who most of them are. The list includes talk show host Sherri Shepherd, who bristled at the suggestion that she might be too old to bust a move on the dance floor. “It is fighting talk,” said the 44-year-old mother of one. “When somebody throws down the gauntlet and says, ‘You too old,’ I was like, ‘I got your crayons in my purse and a colouring book on my way out, I’ll leave them in my dressing room.’”
Shepherd joins other over-the-hill stars such as soul legend Gladys Knight (who turned 68 on Tuesday); former tennis champ Martina Navratilova, 55; former “Little House on the Prairie” star Melissa Gilbert (47), and actor Jack Wagner (52). The geriatric set will compete with the youngsters such as 35-year-old Jaleel White (“Family Matters”); Extra presenter Maria Menounos, Disney’s Camp Rock star Roshon Fega, Chelsie Hightower, Kym Johnson, Katherine Jenkins and Gavin DeGraw.
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Octavia Spencer should be on top of the world. Her many accomplishments over the past year make her the envy of her peers. But the 41-year-old actress, renowned for her portrayal of a sassy southern maid in ‘The Help,’ is worried, despite all the accolades.
“I am not healthy at this weight,” said Spencer to the media assembled backstage at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, where she won a best supporting actress trophy.
“Any time you have too much around the middle, then there is a problem. [And] when you reach a certain weight, you are less valuable,” she said, referring to Hollywood’s strict physical standards.
Spencer says that Hollywood should be more accepting of actresses of different sizes, including those who are thin.
“I feel for the overly thin women as much as I do for the overweight women. It … has to change,” she said.
Ms. Spencer indicated that her problem may stem from the fact that she overeats when she’s feeling down: “If more women ate, they would be a lot happier. Let me tell you, I am a lot grumpier when I don’t eat.”
Troubled singer Rihanna is losing weight, but for all the right reasons says her personal trainer Ary Nunez.
Rihanna, 23, has ben working out with her personal trainer in Hawaii to get back in shape for the start of her world tour in February. “Rihanna is so connected to her body,” said Nunez, who is on call with Rihanna 24/7 when she is one the road. “She used to work out because it was part of her responsibility, but now she works out because she loves it!”
Nunez doesn’t mention the drugs or alcohol that RiRi reportedly consumes between workouts. But he does make sure she fuels her body with the right combination of protein and amino acids to promote muscle growth and tone.
“It’s more about feeding her to perform,” Nuñez says. “She is big on protein. She loves it.”
Once again, kids, ignore those rumors of Rihanna hooking back up with troubled singer Chris Brown. That simply is not true. Rihanna may be immature and hard up for a man right now, but she has way too much pride to share a man with another chick – especially not a moron like Chris.