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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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'Biggest Loser' Rachel Frederickson Loses Huge Amount Of Weight, Worries Fans

February 5th, 2014 1:00pm EST
'Biggest Loser' Rachel Frederickson Loses Huge Amount Of Weight,
Rachel Frederickson was crowned "The Biggest Loser" of the show's fifteenth season during a live finale on Tuesday night after she lost a whopping 155 pounds during the show.

Fredirickson, 24, a voice over artist from Los Angeles, entered the competition weighing 260 pounds and completed it at 105, giving her a 59.62 percent weight loss - the highest ever in the show's history.

Prior to the final weight in, she told the audience: "I finally came out of hiding and shared my story and then it's that moment where I had to say, 'I'm going to embrace being me and being different and just choos...
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Lena Dunham Dismisses Vogue Photo Shoot Uproar

January 18th, 2014 10:04am EST
Lena Dunham
Lena Dunham has dismissed an online controversy surrounding her cover shoot for Vogue magazine, after a feminist blogger insisted the images had been digitally altered and offered up $10,000 to see the original, untouched photos.

Jezebel.com writer Jessica Coen called out Vogue editors in a post this week, accusing them of reworking the Annie Leibovitz photos to hide the Girls star's chunky features.

Coen wrote, "Lena Dunham is a woman who trumpets body positivity, who's unabashedly feminist... Her body is real. She is real. And, for as lovely as the Vogue pictures are, they're probably n...
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Matthew McConaughey: It's Trickier To Gain Weight Than Lose It

January 7th, 2014 10:42am EST
Matthew McConaughey
Matthew McConaughey had a difficult time putting weight back on after he lost nearly 50 pounds for the film "Dallas Buyers Club."

For the physically demanding role in which he played an AIDS sufferer, the actor made a stunning transformation from a healthy, muscled physique to a gaunt, small framed character.

However, it was harder to gain weight than it was to lose it.

McConaughey told Hollyscoop: "I gained 45 of them back. The gaining was trickier than the losing. It's more fun, but it's also trickier.

"The first big meal that you eat, your body remembers that it lived at 182 pounds a...
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Tom Arnold Loses Nearly 90 Pounds - See The Photo!

January 4th, 2014 4:00pm EST
Tom Arnold & family
Actor and comedian Tom Arnold, 54, has dropped nearly 90 pounds since his wife gave birth to their son last April.

After years of infertility, his wife, Ashley Groussman, 37, gave birth to Jax Copeland Arnold. The new arrival inspired Arnold to get fit and go on a diet.

He used to weight 287 pounds and struggled with overeating and depression. But once his son was born, he knew he had to change his life.

He told People magazine: "Something inside of me changed. I knew I needed to live as long as I could...The moment I saw [Jax] I realized he deserves the best."

Arnold was so overweight,...
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Justin Hawkins: 'Vegans Don't Sweat Or Smell'

January 3rd, 2014 9:00am EST
The Darkness
Former The Darkness singer Justin Hawkins has proclaimed he wears the same pants every day and rarely takes a shower, insisting he still smells fresh because he avoids eating meat.

The 38 year-old British rocker is a committed vegan who refuses to eat all animal and dairy products, and he is adamant his diet has affected his sweat glands and he no longer perspires.

He tells Q magazine, "I never change my clothes. In fact, I even sleep in them because vegans don't sweat or smell. I rarely shower and I don't wash my hair. Go up to any vegan and sniff.

"They don't stink."
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Jennifer Lawrence: 'It Should Be Illegal To Call Somebody Fat'

December 18th, 2013 11:09am EST
Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence thinks it should be illegal for the media to call celebrities fat. "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" star, 23, is disgusted by the way famous women are scrutinized over their weight and feels it has a negative impact on young girls.

She told Barbara Walters during the "10 Most Fascinating People of 2013" special: "Why is humiliating people funny? I get it, I do it too. We all do it."

She added: "I think the media needs to take responsibility for the effect it has on our younger generation on these girls that are watching these television shows and picking up how to talk ...
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