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Neil Patrick Harris Calls Himself 'Manorexic' After Dropping 20 Pounds For Role

April 17th, 2014 4:03pm EDT
Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris went through a bit of a transformation for his titular broadway role in "Hedwig and the Angry Itch."

Harris dropped over 20 pounds to play the transsexual character, and he likened it to Oscar-winner Jared Leto's weight loss to play a transsexual in Dallas Buyers Club.

Harris told ABC News, "I've lost 20 pounds almost for the role to try and be more sort of more feminine, which changed my whole posture. I'm becoming like Jared Leto 'manorexic.'

"Every time I eat like half a sandwich I’m like, 'Alright, just one chip.' And I eat the chip and I’m like, 'Oh no, what have...
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Valerie Bertinelli Felt Fat Shamed After Breaking Foot & Gaining Weight

April 4th, 2014 10:00pm EDT
Valerie Bertinelli Felt Fat Shamed After Breaking Foot & Gaining
Valerie Bertinelli broke her foot earlier this year and the lack of exercise led to weight gain, effectively erasing the strides she made as a spokesmodel for Jenny Craig in 2012.

The actress, who has struggled with her weight for years, was ashamed when she saw recent photos from the set of her sitcom, “Hot in Cleveland."

She admitted on "The Talk": "Because I broke my foot three months ago and I've not been able to work out, the weight starts to creep up. Then, I started thinking, 'Why do I feel so much shame?' Because the cameras are on me? Because the paparazzi can’t wait to get a pic...
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Jennifer Love Hewitt Reveals Post- Baby Look, Says She's Struggling To Lose Weight

April 3rd, 2014 2:43am EDT
Jennifer Love Hewitt Reveals Post- Baby Look, Says She's Struggl
Jennifer Love Hewitt launched her new baby collection with Pea In The Pod in Beverly Hills, Calif, on Tuesday, and she confessed that she's having a hard time losing weight after giving birth to daughter Autumn in November.

"If your priorities are right, the baby's most important. You have to eat to feed to your baby. And I have a girl so I want her to see some day why her mom has good self-esteem and good body issues," she told E! News.

"It gets you down sometimes, I'm not going to lie. I've had days where I'm like, 'Ugh, I wish this was easier.' But it's not, and that's OK."

"The Clien...
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Joan Rivers To Lena Dunham: Don't Tell Girls It's Okay To Be Fat

March 27th, 2014 12:00pm EDT
Joan Rivers To Lena Dunham: Don't Tell Girls It's Okay To Be Fat
Joan Rivers has a bone to pick with "Girls" creator Lena Dunham. The comedienne thinks Dunham is sending the wrong message to young women about their weight.

Dunham, 27, stars in the series about a group of 20-something women in New York City who struggle professionally and romantically, and she has appeared nude or scantily clothed in several episodes.

Rivers believes Dunham, who has vehemently defended the onscreen nudity, is not making a good impression on viewers because she's overweight.

Rivers told Howard Stern, "Lena Dunham, who again I think is terrific, how could she wear dresse...
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The Biggest Losers: Celebrities Who Have Lost Over 50 Pounds!

March 22nd, 2014 8:00pm EDT
The Biggest Losers: Celebrities Who Have Lost Over 50 Pounds!
Singer Jordin Sparks made a drastic lifestyle change to drop more than 50 pounds over two and a half years. In 2011 she told People magazine what her "secret" was: "It was just a shift in my thinking. Instead of talking about being more active, I just got up and did it. There's no secret. Anybody can do it."

The former "American Idol" star told Life & Style magazine that the extra weight was like carrying a 5-year-old child.

"By March of last year [2012], I lost 50. And then I maintained it for the rest of the year. I was in the gym all day long. When I got up I would hike, then I would g...
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Kim Kardashian Admits She 'Gained Some Weight Back'

March 21st, 2014 3:00pm EDT
Kim Kardashian Admits She 'Gained Some Weight Back'
It's a common problem for many women - they lose weight and put it back on again. Reality star Kim Kardashian faces the same obstacle.

She's battling the bulge by once again following the Atkins Diet.

She wrote on MobioInsider: "I actually saw I gained some weight back when I saw pics of myself and started it again. Had to check myself."

Kardashian is also exercising five days a week and told fans she tries "to eat as healthy as possible."

Kardashian was ridiculed by the media and fans after gaining weight during her pregnancy with daughter North. Four months after giving birth, she dro...
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Maria Menounos Gained A Whopping 40 Pounds In College, Offers Weight Loss Tips

March 11th, 2014 2:00am EDT
Maria Menounos Gained A Whopping 40 Pounds In College, Offers We
In her new book "The EveryGirl's Guide to Diet and Fitness: How I lost 40 lbs and Kept It Off -- And How You Can Too!" Maria Menounos talks about how she gained 40 pounds during college and her decision to embark on a healthier lifestyle.

"Finally, when I was in my early 20s, I had had enough. I was tired of feeling tired. Since I couldn't find a plan that worked for me, I decided to create my own. Within a year I lost 40 pounds." she says in an excerpt published in Ladies' Home Journal.

The "Extra" TV host initially lost the weight simply by eating smaller portions - but she wasn't consu...
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Nicole Richie Is Shockingly Skinny At QVC's Red Carpet Event

March 1st, 2014 8:30pm EST
Nicole Richie Is Shockingly Skinny At QVC's Red Carpet Event
Nicole Richie looked shockingly thin at the QVC's "Red Carpet Style - Live from L.A." event at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles, Calif., on Friday.

The reality star wore a black dress that wrapped around her neck and bared her shoulders, which looked very bony.

An insider recently told Yahoo! that Richie, 32, has been shedding weight by following a juice cleanse diet in which she doesn't eat solid food.

It's reported that she drinks six green juices over the course of the day, both for health reasons and to lose weight.
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Bob Harper 'Stunned' By Rachel Frederickson's 'Biggest Loser' Weight Loss

February 8th, 2014 5:00pm EST
Rachel Frederickson
Rachel Frederickson's extreme weight loss has caused controversy among fans and viewers following "The Biggest Loser" finale on Thursday night. Many thought she was way too skinny after weighing in at 105 pounds.

Even one of the the show's personal trainers, Bob Harper, was surprised by her transformation.

He said on an interview during the "Rachel Ray Show," which will air next week: "I was stunned. That would be the word. I mean, we've never had a contestant come in at 105 lbs."

Frederickson, 24, began the show weighing 260 lbs. Three months ago when she and the other remaining contest...
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Jared Leto Opens Up About His Gout Battle For 'Chapter 27'

February 6th, 2014 7:49pm EST
Jared Leto
Jared Leto was struck down with gout after gaining nearly 70 pounds for a movie role.

The 30 Seconds To Mars frontman piled on the pounds to play John Lennon's killer Mark Chapman in Chapter 27, but the excessive weight gain caused a number of health problems.

Leto battled gout, which involves painful bouts of inflammatory arthritis, and raised cholesterol, which prompted doctors to put him on medication.

He tells The Guardian, "Really, it's a stupid thing to do (gaining weight). I got gout, and my cholesterol went up so fast in such a short time that my doctors wanted to put me on Li...
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