Category: Health

Robin Roberts Robin Roberts

As of recently, Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts relationship preference has been a mystery.  Maybe the 53-year-old anchorwoman thought that it is an important matter to her viewers as well as her fans.  However, on December 29th, she posted a message on Facebook thanking her family, her staff and most especially her long-term girlfriend, Amber.  Roberts wrote:

“Flashback 12/29/12….Hard to believe this was 1 year ago today..when I reached a critical milestone of 100 days post transplant…and KJ was finally allowed to come back home. Reading this comforts me and I hope the same for you: “If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present.” At this moment I am at peace and filled with joy and gratitude.”

Robin Roberts Robin Roberts

She also offered her gratitude to the people who are responsible in her recovery.  Robin further added:

“I am grateful to God, my doctors and nurses for my restored good health. I am grateful for my sister, Sally-Ann, for being my donor and giving me the gift of life. I am grateful for my entire family, my long time girlfriend, Amber, and friends as we prepare to celebrate a glorious new year together. I am grateful for the many prayers and well wishes for my recovery. I return every one of them to you 100 fold. On this last Sunday of 2013 I encourage you to reflect on what you are grateful for too. Wishing you a Healthy and Happy New Year. Peace, love, and blessings to all..XO”

What can you say about Roberts’ revelation?

Photo Credits: The Jasmine Brand, The Hollywood Gossip

IdrisElba IdrisElba

The car of Mandela star Idris Elba overturned while he was shooting a documentary film in Finland.  According to reports, the car accident occurred while Elba was filming his racing documentary film which is entitled “Idris Elba: King of Speed.”  The vehicle overturned due to the mound.

Idris Elba said:

“I never want to do that again. It’s the first time that I have ever rolled a car. I wasn’t going fast, the car just had a mind of its own when it hit the band. I cut the corner and then we rolled.”

Despite the incident that happened, Idris still continues with the shooting.

Idris Elba Idris Elba

The actor was so lucky that he did not obtain any injuries during the accident.  The BBC documentary will be composed of two parts and it is scheduled to be shown in UK on December 26 and 27.  We’re so glad that the actor was unharmed and doing well.

Will you watch the documentary?

Photo Credits: The YBF, Global Grind

Jennifer Hudson Jennifer Hudson

During the last few years, we have witnessed the dramatic weight loss of Jennifer Hudson.  Hudson, who is representing the Weight Watchers, recently revealed her slim figure as she posed in bra and jeans.  There were a variety of reactions from her fans.  Some say that she is too thin.

It’s a fact that Hudson looks a little bit slimmer now.  Well, this is because she will be playing the character of a heroin addict on her new film entitled “The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete.”

Jennifer Hudson Jennifer Hudson

Last October, Hudson revealed in her interview:

“They did request that I lose about 10 pounds for [the movie.] I don’t know that I did. [Laughs] But for “Winnie,” I did. But for this one, it was just like, “Oh, if you could lose a little more weight.” But I did learn eventually that with heroin addicts, in doing our research, that it’s not necessarily like a physical thing where you’re too thin or too heavy.  [Director George Tillman Jr.] had this thing where Gloria was so into her drugs that she sacrificed the food, like, “I don’t want to eat, I just want to get high.” So that’s what stemmed her to look like she’s lost weight or she wasn’t eating or taking care of herself.”

What can you say about her new figure now?

Photo Credits: Necole Bitchie

kristen-johnston

Yesterday, Kristen Johnston used her Facebook account in sharing personal news with regards to her health.  On her lengthy post, the actress revealed that she got so sick; in fact there was a moment when she was “almost completely unable to move.”  Later on, the doctors discovered that she was suffering from a rare autoimmune disorder.

She wrote:

“I’ve been really, really sick since early Sept. Full body muscle weakness to the extent that just walking difficult, stairs impossible and I even need a neck brace to hold my head up,” Johnston wrote. “Lying down I’m fine, which is great for writing or killing time on social media (thank you all!!), but it’s kind of disasterous when you’re in a sitcom that requires tons of physical comedy.”

She further added:

“This lucky lady spent 2 fun-filled weeks in November partying at The Mayo Clinic. Come on…Who’s jealous?”

“This is how, after 4 months & 17 Drs (no lie) I’ve FINALLY been diagnosed with a rare auto-immune disorder. Meaning my immune system has decided to go rogue & attack my muscles. The good news: I’m finally on the right treatment, feeling better & back at work!”

What can you say about this rare autoimmune disorder?

Photo Credits: Interview Magazine

Ruben Studdard-Wendy Williams

Despite the fact that Ruben Studdard has lost some pounds, he is still considered as the adorable “Velvet Teddy Bear” of the American Idol.  The singer recently dropped by at the Wendy Williams Show to chat about his huge weight loss.  Surprisingly, he successfully dropped down from a weight of 462 lbs. to 358 lbs.   Studdard was wearing a new suit and telling Wendy:

“[I have to] get rid of clothes. It’s kind of different going home and none of the clothes you are used to wearing fit, but it’s great because I love to shop.”

Ruben Studdard-Wendy Williams2

He also revealed the reason why he does not favor surgery in getting rid of those extra pounds, he said:

“I was raised to believe that I can do anything. That I can do all things through Christ that strengthens me and I stand firm on that belief. I feel like taking the easy route out is not something I should do. I should make sure I take responsibility for my health, and get in the gym and work it out.”

“I most certainly [have a goal weight.] I want to be at my physical best by my next birthday which is September 12, 2014. I’ve never seen that. I played football in high school and college, so I’ve been in shape but I’ve never seen my body at its best.”

Isn’t he looking good and healthy?

Photo Credits: Necole Bitchie

Rob Kardashian

Sometimes there are people who are having a hard time in dealing with breakups just like Rob Kardashian.  Last year, Rob Kardashian and singer Rita Ora broke up.  After the emotional breakup, Rob gained more than 50 pounds due to depression.  This year, he was not seen in family’s events, but today he was spotted in Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills looking heavier than usual.

Khloé, Rob’s sister, announced that he has been struggling in losing weight but he is trying to go back to his normal weight:

“People give, especially guys, such a hard time to lose weight because people expect men to lose weight so much faster. But losing weight in general is so hard and it takes a lot of time and determination. It doesn’t happen in one day!”

“He’s definitely working on it but it takes time. I’m just happy that he’s feeling good about himself. He’s on his own.”

Rob Kardashian2

Aside from working out twice daily, Rod is also taking some supplements, he said:

“I really needed a change. There’s just a lot going on in my family, a lot of stress and negative attention. So, this is just part of that positive reset button. All I’m just trying to focus on is my health and just getting back to that happy point.”

“I feel like people see a lot of unhappy points, which is not me. I just want to get back to the good points. I’m 26 years old; I’m supposed to be enjoying my life.”

It is a fact that weight can be gained easily however it is quite difficult to lose it, do you agree?

Photo Credits: Daily Mail

0000253056-018

Nelson Mandela has passed away today after staying for three months in the hospital due to a lung infection.  The freedom fighter died at the age of 95.  The entire life of Mandela was devoted in fighting for the oppressed not only for the people in his nation but also for the people all over the world.  No one can ever match his powerful legacy.  In 1994, Nelson Mandela said:

“Death is something inevitable. When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace. I believe I have made that effort and that is, therefore, why I will sleep for the eternity.”

Today, people from all over the world mourn over the death of Mandela including President Obama who released the following statement:

Nelson-Mandela-with-the-Obamas

“At his trial in 1964, Nelson Mandela closed his statement from the dock saying, “I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which I hope to live for and to achieve. But if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die.”

“And Nelson Mandela lived for that ideal, and he made it real. He achieved more than could be expected of any man. Today, he has gone home. And we have lost one of the most influential, courageous, and profoundly good human beings that any of us will share time with on this Earth. He no longer belongs to us — he belongs to the ages.”

Here is one of Nelson Mandela’s best quotes:

“Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.”

May he rest in peace.

What can you say about Mandela’s incredible legacy?

Photo Credits: Necole Bitchie

Rocsi-Diaz

Jay Z and Beyonce recently announced that they will be having a vegan lifestyle for 22 days until Christmas.  This time, Rocsi Diaz posed for the PETA’s holiday promotion in order to encourage everyone to practice the vegetarian lifestyle.  Diaz looked so sexy in the photo without wearing anything except the brussels sprouts which became her bikini.  This is the second time that she posed for a PETA ad.  You may be wondering why Rocsi choose not to eat meat during her college days.  She said:

”[I] physically felt cleaner and lighter.[...]Later on, literally I saw somebody eating a chicken wing, and it grossed me out. … My body was, like, ‘No more. I don’t want it anymore.’”

Rocsi-Diaz2

She also admitted that it is not so difficult to eliminate meat from your diet:

“I’ve seen grocery stores change to be more welcoming to a vegetarian’s diet and it’s not as hard as it used to be going to your local supermarket trying to find a substitute. You now have sections in grocery markets that are dedicated to people who are vegetarian.”

Are you a vegan?

Photo Credits: Necole Bitchie, Sports Jabber

diane and josh2

It is finally over for Josh Brolin and Diane Lane.  The couple is now officially divorced.  This announcement is based from court documents.  Now Diane want to obtain back her old identity.  The divorce papers were filed by the actress whose recent film is “Man of Steel.”

The couple was married in 2004 and according to Lane she filed for divorce back in February due to  ”irreconcilable differences.”  Based from the documents from L.A. County Superior Court, Josh Brolin and Diane Lane are having a private financial arrangement.  Lane do not wish for any spousal support.

diane and josh

Diane also changed back her last name to Diane Lane from being known as Diane Lane Brolin when she was married to Josh.

When it comes to child support, it was never a problem since the couple do not have any children together.

Brolin, the star of “No Country for Old Men,” is presently staying  in the rehab since he has been involved in a lot of drunken incidents.

What can you say about the divorce?

Photo Credits:  Posh24, Fox News

Emma Thompson

Emma Thompson believes that a lot of young actresses today desired to look thinner.  The Oscar-winning actress revealed that these young stars are intensely under pressure in wanting to have a perfect body.  They think that their self-esteem are affected every time photographers edit their photos so that they can look slimmer.  Thompson said:

“It seems young actresses are under pressure to look a particular way. They look the same, that’s the thing. And they’re all being photo-shopped in adverts for all sort of [products], so maybe that’s difficult as well – because you’ve got pictures of yourself looking perfect. They have to be this specific model size and if they got on to the red carpet, they’re all having to walk like models and dress like models. I think the pressure is terrible.”

emma_thompson2

According to the 54-year-old actress, she would not change her body if someone asks her to.  She also revealed that she had a short temper when she was still younger, she said:

“I’d have told them were to shove it. I’ve always been a card-carrying feminist. But in those days, I was fierce, fierce, very angry.”

Why do young celebrities want to look thinner?

Photo Credits: Starpulse, Depression Stories