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Obese Singer Cee Lo Green Doesn’t Want to Lose Weight

Born Thomas DeCarlo Callaway, singer-songwriter Cee Lo is making a proud statement in the health and fitness world. Strong and confident, Cee Lo declares that he doesn’t need to lose weight. “I’m not out of shape, this is just the shape I’m in,” he said. “What you see, hear and experience is a person who is completely confident in their own skin.”

Acceptance of self is highly lacking in our society and Cee Lo’s self-assurance is admirable to a point. Each person is built differently and sometimes it’s difficult to accept that we can’t all look like svelte, suave rock stars. This seems to be no problem for Cee Lo who said, “…I’m not going to be a small person. I’m big boned. This weight, I can facilitate.” Although Cee Lo’s height and weight don’t seem to be listed anywhere on the internet, it’s apparent by looking at him that his BMI (not to mention his blood pressure and cholesterol) may tilt to the high side of the scale. Cee Lo may not be lacking in confidence, but denial could be an issue that he fights with.

It’s one thing to be comfortable with who you are and how you look but being overweight comes with significant health risks. I can’t stress enough that weight loss is not about being skinny, although that’s an undeniable perk for many people. The true crusade for weight loss should ultimately lead you to a healthy lifestyle.

Cee Lo’s strength comes from deep within. He said, “Survival is my skill. I’m a soldier, a lover and a fighter. My skin is a little thicker because of where I’ve come from. I could have gone comfortably numb a long time ago, but I was saved because of my association with music. Music truly did calm a very savage beast.”

It’s refreshing to witness such firm reassurance of one’s self but for the sake of his longevity, Cee Lo may want to take a look at his health stats and reevaluate his stance on weight loss.

Via Fit Perez

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April 6th, 2011

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I applaud his self confidence. I think people need to stop concerning themselves over other peoples lifestyles and choices. Everyone has the right to live as they please. What I have a hard time with is people who assume that because he is big, that he is unhealthy.

I recently lost weight due to anxiety disorder. Before I was a rotund lady, and now I am still bigger than most women. Im still classified as obese, but in reality, I am perfectly healthy. Im heaight and weight proportioned. My blood pressure is better than a teenagers, my cholesterol levels are perfect, and I love the way I look. I loved my body before I dropped the 35 lbs too.
A person can be overweight, and still healthy. Yes, I know that sounds contradictory, but it is true. It's prolonged obesity, and unhealthy choices that can lead to poor health. But Cee Lo is a superstar, on tour, dancing and moving around. He isn't just sitting at home on a couch eating bucket of ice cream.

PS, if it werent for the anxiety, i never would have chosen to lose my weight. i was an still am happy with myself insode and out.

posted Apr 6th, 2011 3:33 pm


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