Gaining weight is often unsettling and upsetting when it occurs to the person who falls victim to packing on the pounds, but imagine on top of the devastation and your new physical and health problems, you are also fired from your job because of it.
Well, for Carnie Wilson, the 42 year-old 5’3″ singer famous for her pop group Wilson Phillips and television hosting gigs, the case is just that.
Wilson, who has often been in the press for her ever-changing weight, often losing a significant amount of it, then gaining most of it back, and sometimes then some, has been yo-yo dieting for years. In 1999, she also reportedly underwent gastric bypass surgery where she dropped from 300 pounds to 150 pounds. Following that she posed for Playboy and appeared in the television show Celebrity Fit Club.
Tune in this Friday, October 15 to the Rachael Ray Show when Dr. Ian Smith provides his expert healthy eating tips and strategies to Christina, an obese teenager who is determined to lose 70 pounds by prom.
Dr. Ian Smith is a well-recognized and well-respected health professionals. As the author of the Fat Smash Diet, the 4-Day Diet, the diet expert on VH1’s “Celebrity Fit Club,” and the creator of the 50 Million Pound Challenge, Dr. Ian Smith has spent years educating those who are overweight or obese on the importance of living a healthier life.
On Friday’s episode, he challenges Christina to making smarter food choices by taking her to a grocery store to teach her about nutrition basics. He shows her what she should be putting in her cart and what foods she should leave on the shelves. But despite his well-intentioned teachings and encouragement, he is met with resistance from the high school senior as she casts doubt on her new weight loss path. (more…)
The biggest night in television is just days away, and everyone in Hollywood is preparing. The 62nd annual Emmy Awards will air this Sunday, August 29 on NBC and for the first time in more than 30 years will be live on both coasts. Hosting this year is late night funny man Jimmy Fallon, who says he’s proud of the work they’ve done for this year’s show and is so excited about everyone seeing it he wishes they could just air it early.
We had a chance to speak with Jimmy as he took a break from rehearsals at the Nokia Theater in Hollywood. He said one of the biggest challenges facing him in preparation for the show has been keeping his weight down. It seems as though the ladies aren’t the only ones trying to lose weight before their red carpet appearances, Jimmy as well “just wants to lose weight.” He said if you were to ask him what he’s wearing, he’ll tell you Spanx made by Tom Ford.
Listen now to hear more with Jimmy and how he’s ensuring the tux fits Sunday night. His tactics may involve 5,000 crunches a day with Jersey Shore‘s The Situation. He also talks about the weight loss show he enjoys, and which he thinks has “derailed.”
Kevin Federline is at it again… gaining back the weight he worked so hard to take off. According to RadarOnline, K-Fed has put the weight back on after going through a very public weight loss on the reality TV show Celebrity Fit Club. On the show, K-Fed lost 30 pounds, after peaking at 232 pounds.
Federline has admitted to suffering from depression after his break up with Britney Spears, even saying that it contributed to his weight gain.
We’ve all heard that falling in love can cause our waist lines to expand as we allow ourselves to indulge in yummy and not so healthy treats from time to time. This typically happens because in this new found bliss we become comfortable with ourselves in the company of our companion and, many times for women, end up taking on the eating habits of our partner/spouse.
It isn’t just falling and being in love that can cause weight gain, but also the unraveling of the relationship should that happen. According to an interview with Kevin Federline on the Bonnie Hunt show, he speaks to the eating habits that evolved post divorce from his famous pop star wife Britney Spears. (more…)