“The Real” co-host Loni Love announced she is partnering with Weight Watchers in her weight loss journey as their brand ambassador. Love hopes to encourage people in her community to make a lifestyle change, stressing that is not just about losing weight but being healthier.
Loni Love has become the newest star to join WW (Weight Watchers reimagined) as their brand ambassador.
In the announcement made on Monday, Loni revealed that although she has tried several fad diets in the past, none of them worked because she ended up gaining the weight back.
Last year on “The Real,” Loni admitted that in 2017, she lost 50 pounds while fasting and soon after won 70 pounds back. Then, she lost 30 more pounds by starting to exercise more, cutting off sugars and watching her portions.
What caught her attention about the WW plan, Loni said, is that she won’t have to give up the things she loves: eating and drinking.
“I want to learn to keep eating real fresh food but make healthy choices so I can be my best,” Love told People. “I also have great concerns for the overall health in my community and recognize we don’t take care of ourselves in the best way. Sometimes you need help. WW is a tool that can help!”
Love wants to commit to helping women of her community get healthier. “We’re gonna do this together, and by the summer honey, we’re gonna be looking good,” she joked.
The comedian also explained that one of the reasons she decided to get involved with the program is that “they have a wonderful WW app that works for my busy lifestyle.” The other reason was Oprah’s encouragement.
“I was inspired by Oprah,” Love said. “She told me that I can still have my tequila shots, so I was sold!”
Winfrey purchased a 10 percent stake in the company in 2015 and has lost over 42-lb on the program.
Loni is not alone in the journey this time around. Her boyfriend James Welsh will be with her every step of the way, as Love admitted a few months ago that both gained a bit of “happy weight” after getting comfortable in their relationship.
“This is new ground for us,” Loni admitted. “James is excited to go on the journey with me. We will motivate and learn from each other. Plus, it’s nice to have his support!”
Congratulations to Loni Love on the start of her healthy journey!