Mo’Nique has been busy dropping the pounds!
The 45-year-old Oscar winner has lost an impressive 80 pounds through changing her eating habits and staying active.
The actress/comedian said her family, including husband Sidney Hicks, have helped her stay committed to her weight loss goal.
“It made me say [to myself], ‘OK sis, you got these babies. The twins [Jonathan and David] are 7, [stepson] Michael’s 9, Shalon’s 22.’ And I want to meet their babies. So, I said, ‘Let me stop being selfish, and eating everything.’ And I ate everything . . . I was a food junkie,” she said during an interview on The Cipha Sounds & Rosenberg Show on New York’s Hot 97 FM.
The actress currently weighs 218 pounds. She previously was “tipping 300” while on “The Parkers” in 1999, she said.
Mo’Nique said her workout regime includes weights, yoga, running, sit-ups and making sure she takes a minimum of 10,000 steps daily
“My goal is between 190 and 200,” she explained.“I am the best Mo’Nique I’ve ever been in my life right now.”
Adding, “And I still have a ways to go. But I feel amazing.”