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Carnie Wilson Undergoes Second Weight-loss Surgery

by | Celebrity News, Eating disorders

Home Celebrity News Carnie Wilson Undergoes Second Weight-loss Surgery

 
This past January singer Carnie Wilson, 43 of The Wilson Phillips underwent lap-band surgery, her second weight loss procedure after having gastric bypass surgery in 1999. As a result of the gastric bypass surgery the singer shed one hundred and fifty of her three hundred pound body. In 2003, when the singer got down to a hundred and fifty pounds she posed for Playboy magazine. Slowly but surely Wilson put the weight she had lost back on and in 2006 she appeared on VH1’s “Celebrity Fit Club.” Carnie attributed her weight gain to the trials and tribulations of pregnancy and its effects on the body. The singer says “We’re all a work in progress. We’re not perfect. Don’t be ashamed or afraid to ask for help.”
 
The lap-band surgery has already proved successful as the singer has lost over thirty pounds and the weight continues to come off of her 5’3 frame. The singer notes she has cut out sugar and flour from her diet and is incorporating these practices with her children as well. Tuesday morning Carnie went on the Today Show and announced she decided to have surgery again after discovering she was a borderline diabetic on the Doctor Oz show. Carnie told Today “I needed to take action, I needed to help myself again. I’m not ashamed to talk about this in public … The message isn’t go out and get a surgery today … I’ve learned I’ve got to take care of my health. This is about health. It’s not about what I look like, what the scale says. This is about health.” The singer’s journey to wellness will be televised for all to see on the upcoming T.V. Guide Network’s reality show “Wilson Phillips: Still Holding On,” which premiers on April 8th.