Kelly Clarkson has addressed hypothesis about her weight reduction, saying she has not used Ozempic however “one thing else” which has helped her.

The singer and discuss present host spoke concerning the concern with actress Whoopi Goldberg, who has additionally misplaced plenty of weight after having therapy, in an episode of The Kelly Clarkson Present.

Quite a few Hollywood stars are rumoured to have used Ozempic to drop some weight – however only a handful of celebrities have admitted it publicly.

Whoopi Goldberg attends the Bring Change to Mind benefit "Revels and Revelations 11," in support of teen mental health, at City Winery, Monday, Oct. 9, 2023, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
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Whoopi Goldberg says she has misplaced “virtually two folks” in weight. Pic: Evan Agostini/Invision/AP 2023

The treatment was initially designed for folks with diabetes, suppressing the urge for food and lengthening the period of time meals stays within the abdomen, resulting in weight reduction.

On the present, Goldberg, 68, advised Clarkson she had “misplaced virtually two folks” in weight by “doing that fantastic shot that works for people that want some assist”. She has beforehand spoken about utilizing the treatment Mounjaro, one other diabetes drug authorized for weight reduction within the US.

Clarkson, 42, responded by sharing her personal story: “My physician chased me for like two years and I used to be like, ‘No, I am afraid of it. I have already got thyroid issues’,” she mentioned. “Everyone thinks it Ozempic. It is not.”

As a substitute, Clarkson mentioned she had used “one thing else… that aids in serving to break down the sugar – clearly my physique would not do it proper”.

She weighed 203 kilos, or 14.5 stone, at her heaviest, she mentioned, and determined to start her weight reduction journey after watching a efficiency of herself and never recognising who she was watching on display screen.

“You see it, and you are like, ‘properly, she’s about to die of a coronary heart assault’,” Clarkson mentioned.

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The American Idol star was additionally advised she was pre-diabetic earlier this 12 months.

In January, she advised Individuals, she had misplaced weight after listening to her physician and was consuming “a wholesome combine”.

Ozempic has been banned as a therapy for weight problems within the UK as a result of excessive demand for the drug inflicting a world scarcity.

Stephen Fry was prescribed the drug within the US “years in the past” and mentioned earlier this 12 months that negative effects included vomiting as much as 5 occasions a day.

Oprah Winfrey has additionally mentioned she has taken weight reduction medication, although has declined to specify which one.

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