Remember that lovable somewhat rotund guy with the glasses that graced our TV sets for nearly a decade on The Drew Carey show? He’s been replaced by a sleeker more svelte version of the gameshow host. Carey has revealed that he has shed more than 80 lbs by adhering to a strict no-carb diet. He has even been able to resolve his diabetes diagnosis and is no longer on any medications.
Could it be that the perenial bachelor has adopted a healthier lifestyle in order to finally tie the knotwith fiance Nicole Jaracz and raise a family?
Wedding plans do seem to be on Carey’s mind lately. He said earlier this year, “We’ll be having a wedding soon. There are a few things we have to take care of — nothing that has to do with the relationship, which is great — and then we’ll be married. No big ceremony. Just Nicole and me — and her son. He’ll be there to watch his mom get married.”
It seems that Connor, 3, is a major inspiration for Carey who has put his standup career on hold. He admits, “I would like to do some stand-up, maybe go on tour, but when I’m away, I miss seeing the kid. I’ve got a family now and I like to be around the kid a lot.”
It sure sounds like a family and healthier lifestyle are exactly what the doctor ordered for Drew Carey.