Melissa looked confident and gorgeous at the 2015 People’s Choice Awards, held in Los Angeles, Calif. on Jan. 7. She recently lost almost 50 pounds — see how she did it!
A healthy and happy new year! In the last few months, Melissa McCarthy has taken her health into her own hands, and her hard work is paying off! She showed off her weight loss at the PCAs on Jan. 7.
Melissa McCarthy’s Weight Loss — Drops 45 Pounds: Before & After
Melissa first showed off her slimmer frame in November 2014. At that time, Star magazine reported that a pal told them that Melissa had dropped 45 pounds thanks to a low-carb diet and lots of protein. Her before & after pics really show a difference!
“She’s been making small changes and seeing big results,” a source told Star. “It’s given her a real confidence boost.”
But her weight-loss isn’t about vanity. The source adds: “Melissa realized she wasn’t being as healthy as she could be. She wants to set a good example for her kids and she wants to be around to become a grandmother, too.”
The pal said: “Melissa knows that fans love her big and beautiful, and she’s not obsessed with dieting. She’s looking for a happy medium.”
Melissa will always be one of the funniest actresses in Hollywood, no matter her size!
Melissa McCarthy’s Plus Size Clothing Line
Melissa is designing a line of clothing that will be available in fall of 2015.
Melissa told WWD about why she decided to start a line, saying she has been “every size on the planet. I have experience dressing me as a 6, a 12 and more. And when you go above a size 12, you don’t lose your love of fashion.”
Don’t you think Melissa looks amazing?
— Dory Larrabee-Zayas