Kelly Clarkson Opens Up About Using Weight Loss Medication

Kelly Clarkson Opens Up About Using Weight Loss Medication

Kelly Clarkson Opens Up About Using Weight Loss Medication

Grammy-winning singer Kelly Clarkson has revealed that she used a prescription weight loss medication to aid her recent physical transformation.

During an episode of her talk show on Monday, Clarkson got candid about her health journey after guest Whoopi Goldberg shared her own experience with weight loss drugs.

Clarkson’s Admission

Clarkson admitted that she had previously avoided discussing this aspect of her weight loss, but decided to open up after her doctor persistently recommended medication for two years due to concerning bloodwork results.

“Mine is a different one than people assume, but I ended up having to do that too,” Clarkson said, clarifying that she did not use the popular drug Ozempic.The 41-year-old singer explained that she was prescribed a medication to help break down sugar, as her body doesn’t process it correctly.

“It’s something that aids in helping break down the sugar. My body doesn’t do it right,” she shared.

Wake-Up Call and Lifestyle Changes

Clarkson revealed that a wake-up call came after watching footage of herself performing at a concert in Los Angeles, where she didn’t recognize herself at her heaviest weight of 203 pounds.

This prompted her to make lifestyle changes, including adopting a more active routine in New York City and following a protein-heavy diet.

Joining Other Celebrities

Clarkson is the latest celebrity to openly discuss using weight loss medication, joining the ranks of Oprah Winfrey, Rebel Wilson, Heather Gay, and Tracy Morgan, among others.

Her candid admission sheds light on the various approaches individuals may take to manage their health and weight.As Clarkson continues to inspire and entertain audiences with her music and television presence, her openness about her personal journey may resonate with many fans facing similar challenges.