Actress Kaling’s mind is revealing the truth about her weight loss journey.
The “Ocean’s 8” star made fans flutter at the obvious changes in her body. Some individuals have even accused the Primetime Emmy Award nominee of joining other celebrities in using the viral diabetes drug, Ozempic.
However, the recent TV phenomenon has opened up about her new body, quelling the Ozempic rumors.
Mindy Kaling talks about her body changes for the first time after Ozempic accusations
While chatting with EVERYBODY, The actress talked about the changes in her body, detailing what contributed to it. She said, “I know people care about changes in my body and I think that’s admirable, but sometimes it’s just a little too much so I try not to adjust.”
“The truth is that I spent a lot of time and energy trying to be healthy. I run or walk 20 miles a week, and I lift weights. That’s a big commitment for me. I wear workout clothes so I can put it on.
The brilliant screenwriter talked about feeling more confident in her body and fashion choices. According to her words,
“I feel confident in my body these days, unfortunately that’s something I haven’t been able to say for the rest of my life. And I love the ease with which I can get dressed in the morning. It doesn’t take me long to get ready, which I love. And I feel great.”
Her conversation with the publication was to promote the first swimwear collection she designed in collaboration with Andie.
Before this candid revelation about her physique, The actress “The Office” was criticized for using Ozempic when posting photos showing off her toned and slim body. She looked stunning in the photos she posted, wearing a curvaceous black fishtail dress with a plunging neckline.
Kaling looks slimmer, showing off her toned bust, slim arms and prominent collarbone. Within minutes of the post, several online trolls joined in, commenting on the actress’ new body and accusing her of using unhealthy methods to achieve her looks.
One reviewer wrote, “Now, please, stop hoarding diabetes medication from people who need it.” Another commented: “Sad that we are entering a new era of pro-ana, and you are part of it, Mindy. Oh zem…”
A third individual suggested that the TV star was restricting her comment section. This individual wrote, “Moderate O zem*** comments 👎👎 we know Mindy.” A fourth disgruntled fan echoed a similar opinion. “Another celebrity on O zemp I c 👎👎👎 and also filter comments! .”
One individual wrote, “Mindy Kaling puts an O for the Olympics.” While another interjected, “I want what Mindy Kaling has (Ozempic).”
The ‘Late Night Story’ actress said she lost weight thanks to a healthy diet
While the results of Kaling’s commitment to having a fit body are now clear, her dedication to it has not just begun. The comedian previously said she has paid more attention to healthy eating since the pandemic.
Mother of two children told ET about her healthy eating habits. She explained, “I gave birth to my son in the first year of the pandemic in September 2020… It was an almost extended maternity leave. I won’t be on camera; movie studios closed.
She continued, “After I had my daughter, two months later I had to shoot a movie, so I was like, ‘Give me grilled salmon and sautéed spinach. I will eat it in three months.’”
However, the salmon and spinach diet was not applied during Kaling’s second pregnancy, as she was not “under pressure” to return to work because of the quarantine order. Although not applying that diet, “Late Night” still pays more attention to what I eat.
She said, “As the world started to turn back a little bit, I thought, ‘This kind of superficial eating, not caring what I’m eating is probably not the way to go.
Before the conversation ended, Kaling emphasized that she is not on a strict diet. “Honestly, I didn’t do anything differently. I eat what I like to eat. If I go on any restrictive diet, it never really works for me. I eat less… I wish there was something more engaging or dynamic about how I lost some weight, but that’s how I did it.