Phrase is out that the diabetes drug Ozempic is Hollywood’s newest fashionable weight reduction resolution. Celebrities allegedly hoard the remedy to make sure a profitable physique transformation, inflicting actual diabetes sufferers to wrestle to get prescription refills.
Amid the hullabaloo over the dear drug, some celebrities have spoken out and addressed whether or not they actually used Ozempic to dramatically reduce weight. Beneath are eight well-known individuals who addressed the difficulty and confirmed or denied utilizing the drug.
The previous “Chelsea These days” host just lately confirmed through the “Name Her Daddy” podcast that she used Ozempic with out even realizing it.
In line with Handler, her “anti-aging physician simply arms it out to anyone.” So she didn’t know she was utilizing the drug till a pal instructed her about it and its meant use for kind 2 diabetes.
“I didn’t even know I used to be on it,” she mentioned earlier than confirming that she has since stopped taking the drug. Nevertheless, she admitted that she knew some individuals who had been irresponsibly utilizing the remedy.
The “Maintaining Up With the Kardashian” alum has been flaunting her attractive and toned physique on social media. After struggling along with her weight years in the past, Khloe has managed to get her desired “revenge physique.”
However when she confirmed off a photograph from her Sorbet journal characteristic final month, one fan assumed that her physique transformation was due to Ozempic.
The “Kardashians” star rapidly shut down the belief by sharing how laborious she labored for her to attain her present physique.
“Let’s not discredit my years of understanding. I stand up 5 days per week at 6am to coach. Please cease together with your assumptions. I assume new yr nonetheless means imply individuals.”
The well-known visionary and enterprise magnate has additionally confessed to utilizing the diabetes drug although it’s unclear if he has the situation.
Based mostly on a dialog he had with a fan who complimented his physique on Twitter final yr, his secrets and techniques to staying match had been “fasting” and “Wegovy.”
Wegovy is one other model identify for the antidiabetic drug semaglutide, similar to Ozempic and Rybelsus.
The actress-comedienne fortunately shared that she misplaced weight over the vacations. In a TikTok video, O’Donnell mentioned she removed about 10 kilos over Christmas.
However even earlier than individuals may begin assuming that she acquired on the Ozempic bandwagon, the TV character mentioned she was on Mounjaro and Repatha. The previous is a sort 2 diabetes drug, whereas the latter is for ldl cholesterol regulation.
Moreover, O’Donnell stopped ingesting her favourite beverage, Eating regimen Coke, and feeding her candy tooth.
“I actually stopped ingesting like 5 or 6 Cokes a day. All I drink is water now. I’m not consuming sugar as a lot as I can,” she mentioned within the video.
TikTok Star Remi Bader was prescribed Ozempic for her prediabetes and insulin resistance. She revealed within the “Not Skinny However Not Fats” podcast that she had “blended emotions” when her physician prescribed the drug.
The 27-year-old revealed that she did reduce weight when she used the remedy. Nevertheless, she gained twice the load as soon as she stopped. Confiding with her physician about what occurred, Bader was instructed she gained weight as a result of she stopped taking Ozempic.
“I noticed a health care provider, and so they had been like, ‘It’s 100% since you went on Ozempic.’ It was making me suppose I wasn’t hungry for thus lengthy. I misplaced some weight,” Bader mentioned.
“I didn’t wanna be obsessive about being on it long run. I used to be like, I guess the second I acquired off I’m gonna get ravenous once more. I did, and my bingeing acquired a lot worse. So then I type of blamed Ozempic.”
The “Watch What Occurs Stay” host doesn’t have expertise utilizing Ozempic, however he’s properly conscious of the development amongst Hollywood stars. He addressed the difficulty in a tweet final September.
“Everyone seems to be all of the sudden displaying up 25 kilos lighter. What occurs once they cease taking #Ozempic?” Cohen tweeted.
The British actress had some sturdy phrases for celebrities utilizing Ozempic regardless of not having diabetes. In an Instagram put up, Jamil seemingly confirmed that increasingly celebrities had been utilizing the drug for weight reduction and never for what it’s actually meant.
“Wealthy persons are shopping for these things off prescriptions for upwards of $1,000. Precise diabetes are seeing shortages. it’s now a mainstream craze in Hollywood,” she wrote.
The “She-Hulk” star continued, “HOPE this doesn’t finish the identical approach we had been instructed opioids had been protected. There’s little to no dialogue of the negative effects in any promoting on-line.”
The “Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills” star obtained flak when she confirmed off her physique transformation on-line. She was all of the extra shocked when she acquired accused of utilizing Ozempic to attain her weight purpose.
In a current interview with superstar information outlet Web page Six, Richards mentioned she’s “pissed off” by the baseless rumors since she’s by no means even heard of Ozempic.
“I had by no means heard of it. I had heard of it once they accused me, however I’d already misplaced weight by the point I had heard about Ozempic, so it was actually irritating to me,” she mentioned.
Richards went on to clarify that she misplaced weight by understanding “for 2 hours daily” and never due to Ozempic or “these food regimen medicine.”
Final yr, Selection ran a narrative on what number of celebrities who attended and received awards on the Emmys forgot to thank the injectable drug Ozempic for his or her weight reduction.
The outlet claimed that the diabetes drug saturated the business as extra celebrities realized about its capability to shed further kilos rapidly. The development has since been linked to the scarcity of the drug within the nation.