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Carrie Fisher Sheds 50 Lbs - Which Celebrity Moms Shed The Weight In the Public Eye?

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Carrie Fisher Reveals Weight Loss

Having to diet and lose weight is never fun.  It is even less fun when you get to do it in the glare of the public eye.

Carrie Fisher is the latest celebrity mom to reveal her dramatic weight loss.  The Star Wars actress showed off her new slim figure on this morning’s episode of Today.  Thanks to the Jenny Craig program, Carrie was able to drop fifty pounds and she’s not the only celebrities to sing the program’s praises.  Kirstie Alley, Valerie Bertinelli and Sara Rue all shed the pounds eating the custom meals.  Other celebrities have turned to Weight Watchers, tv weight loss programs, and even surgery to get slim.

See which celebrity moms have shed the weight in the public eye…..


  • Carrie Fisher 1 of 10
    Carrie Fisher
    Carrie Fisher revealed that she lost 50 lbs with the help of the Jenny Craig program on Today. Her personal fav treat? The Jenny Craig cereals!
  • Jennifer Hudson 2 of 10
    Jennifer Hudson
    Jennifer Hudson lost an amazing 80 lbs on the Weight Watchers program. She says, "I'm prouder of my weight loss than my Oscar! I hope it has inspired people."
  • Kirstie Alley 3 of 10
    Kirstie Alley
    We've gotten to watch Kirstie Alley go through the weight loss highs and lows. The first time Kirstie lost 75 lbs with the help of the Jenny Craig program. After being let go as their spokesperson in 2008, the weight crept back on. Kirstie took hold of her weight loss again this year first shedding 60 lbs to help get ready for her spin on "Dancing with the Stars" and going on to lose an additional 30 lbs during the show.
  • Jenny McCarthy 4 of 10
    Jenny McCarthy
    Jenny McCarthy had a major case of the pregnancy munchies! The former Playboy model tipped the scales at 211 lbs while expecting her son Evan in 2002. She shed the weight with the help of the Weight Watchers program. Of the program she says, "They taught me portion control and to be conscious of what I put in my mouth."
  • Sara Rue 5 of 10
    Sara Rue
    Sara Rue lost more than 50 lbs after being hired as the spokesperson for the Jenny Craig program. Her inspiration for losing weight was her upcoming wedding and a desire for a healthier lifestyle.
  • Tina Yothers 6 of 10
    Tina Yothers
    Tina Yothers won our hearts on "Family Ties", but she lost her weight thanks to "Celebrity Fit Club". The former teen star lost 42 lbs and 5 dress sizes on VH1's weight loss show.
  • Valerie Bertinelli 7 of 10
    Valerie Bertinelli
    Valerie Bertinelli celebrated her 50th birthday by losing more than 50 lbs on the Jennie Craig program. Her public weight loss brought her back into the public eye and ultimately helped her land one of the lead roles on "Hot in Cleveland".
  • Sarah Ferguson 8 of 10
    Sarah Ferguson
    Sarah Ferguson has always been a yo-yo dieter. Despite her ups and downs, Sarah has been a proud of Weight Watchers for more than a decade. The program helped her lose more than 50 lbs and lead a healthier life.
  • Nicole Eggert 9 of 10
    Nicole Eggert
    Nicole Eggert is another graduate of the Celebrity Fit Club. After receiving some negative press about her appearance, Nicole signed up for the show weighing only 130 lbs. She was able to lose 10 lbs during the course of the show.
  • Carnie Wilson 10 of 10
    Carnie Wilson
    Nobody has yo-yoed quite as much as Carnie Wilson. At her highest, Carnie weighed nearly 300 lbs. In 1999, she turned to gastric bypass surgery which allowed her to lose 150 lbs. After appearing in Playboy and having two kids, she regained some of the weight. Next came a stint on Celebrity Fit Club during which Carnie shed 22 lbs. These days she's still heavier than she would like, but Carnie is still fighting the good fight.

Photos: PacificCoastNews.com and PR Photos

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