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January 14, 2021

Whoopi Goldberg Once Topped off at 217 Pounds — Look Back at Her Weight Loss

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Legendary actress Whoopi Goldberg is enjoying the thrill of being fitter and healthier than she has been in years, following her dramatic weight loss. The iconic show host once topped off at 217 pounds.

Fans of Whoopi Goldberg were excited for another time with her on "The View" and also about her new healthy look after her stunning weight loss.

Goldberg is looking fitter and healthier than she has been in years, following her weight loss journey. The actress reportedly lost some 35 pounds and quit her decades-long smoking habit.

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Goldberg opened up on her weight loss journey and gave fans a glimpse of her new look on the season 18 premiere of "The View" in 2015. During the show, a slimmer Goldberg credited celebrity chef Rocco DiSpirito's "Pound a Day Diet" for her stunning weight loss.

The iconic host decided to ring the bell for a change after discovering that her weight had climbed to 217 pounds. At that point, she decided to lose weight and take control of her health.

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The "Sarafina" actress cited former "The View" co-host, Sherri Shepherd, as one of those who were partly her motivation to lose weight. On how much she has lost, Goldberg revealed that she has put off an incredible 35 pounds and is living her most healthy life ever.

The actress reportedly said that she was lucky to be alive and hoped her health scare story would encourage others.

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Besides going for a weight loss, Goldberg also decided to kill some old habits. The iconic actress gave up her decades-long smoking habits in a bid to live healthier.

Goldberg has always been open even when her weight was on the high side. She once told fans that weight is just a number, and she has no problem telling fans what her weight was.

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Speaking on her weight loss journey, Goldberg revealed that she believes a gradual weight loss is the best kind. According to her, she gets scared when thinking about losing more.

Aside from her weight loss, fans of "The View" were thrilled to see Goldberg back on the show last year after a month off due to a battle with pneumonia.

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Goldberg said that she only discovered how serious her condition was when she got to the hospital. The actress reportedly said that she was lucky to be alive and hoped her health scare story would encourage others.

Now restored to her health, Goldberg remains one of the most iconic and successful actresses and show hosts. Her sense of humor seems to be getting even better with time.

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