Losing weight comes with a sure stage of self-discipline. While some individuals are comfy being large, others choose to be in slimmer our bodies, and entertainers are usually not ignored of this want. Saturday Beats takes a have a look at some entertainers who have undergone weight loss
Actress, Elvina Ibru, mentioned she was impressed by elder sister, Gloria, to lose weight. She added that she felt trapped in her physique in some unspecified time in the future and couldn’t do the issues she at all times wished to do.
In an interview with The Nation in 2014, Ibru mentioned, “I feel Gloria, my elder sister, began it. Initially, she was the most important amongst us all (household). She began shedding weight first. Then, I used to be getting larger by the day. So two years in the past, after Gloria impressed me together with her gradual weight loss, I began telling myself that I might do it too.
“It received to some extent once I was starting to really feel sluggish. I felt I used to be all of the sudden trapped in my very own physique. There have been some issues I had at all times cherished to do, however my physique was simply not responding. At my greatest, I weighed 210 kg and I’m 5 toes 11. That is a really giant particular person. But, I didn’t have illnesses resembling diabetes, excessive ldl cholesterol or hypertension; aside from a small ache at my again. I didn’t desire a scenario the place I’d grew to become unhealthy.”
Popular singer, Teni Apata, aka Teni, lately acknowledged that she misplaced weight due to her well being. On January 1, 2023, she posted a video that documented her weight loss journey with the caption, “Impossible is nothing! Happy New Year ‘23”.
In the video, the singer mentioned, “At 260 kilos, I eat no matter I like. Then, I realised that I’ve received one life. Life will not be in two (sic) and I don’t wish to die. I’m recent and advantageous. I’m by no means going again. If you want an inspiration, have a look at me.”
Recall that on November 21, 2022, she had slammed these who accused her of doing surgical procedure to lose weight. She tweeted, “(I) misplaced 75 kilos, no surgical procedure! Dumb a***s claiming I did can suck mine!”
Actress, Eniola Badmus’ weight loss journey has continued to stun many. According to her, the rationale she determined to lose weight was as a result of she was taunted for being on the massive aspect.
In December 2021, Badmus instructed City People Magazine, “In phrases of my look, loads has modified as a consequence of a call I made. With the stress and stigma I’ve gone by, I wish to change that. I wish to shock everybody, and in addition assist myself.
“Things received to some extent that I couldn’t management what I ate anymore. I ate something, to this point it was edible. From there, I knew one thing fishy was happening. So far, I’ve misplaced 33kg.”
Comedian and actress, Bimbo Ogunboye, aka Lepacious Bose, typically made folks snort by speaking about her large dimension. However, she determined to shed the fats which caught the eye of many individuals.
In an interview with Premium Times in October 2017, Lepacious Bose, mentioned her weight loss journey was a steady one. She mentioned, “I inform folks that there’s nothing miraculous about weight loss. I used to be really shedding weight proper beneath their noses however they didn’t discover it. I started my weight loss journey about 4 years in the past, and I’ve not stopped.”
Actress, Georgina Ibeh, mentioned she misplaced weight for her profession and well being causes. In an interview with Saturday Beats in July 2022, she had mentioned, “Losing weight was a private determination I took due to well being causes. It was not as a result of I wished to be getting film roles. When I used to be larger (in dimension), I had film roles. But as a result of I’m now slimmer, I can match into extra roles. It was for my very own acquire.”