Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson breaks silence over ‘Ozempic’ rumours and reveals the truth

Author: Editors Desk, Joshua Haigh Source: News Corp Australia Network:
May 14, 2024 at 10:59

Kelly Clarkson has opened up about her impressive weight loss after many fans speculated she is the latest celebrity to use Ozempic.

The talk show host, 42, has been at the centre of a debate for months after showcasing her new physique.

 

Kelly Clarkson has denied ever using Ozempic to lose weight. Photo: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for The Recording Academy.
Kelly Clarkson has denied ever using Ozempic to lose weight. Photo: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for The Recording Academy.

Rumours have swirled on social media with fans speculating that Clarkson has been using the drug that’s only approved for diabetes treatment in Australia.

Clarkson has now decided to reveal she did not use the drug, but admitted she did use another form of drug to help her journey.

While chatting with Whoopi Goldberg on Monday, Clarkson revealed doctors had prescribed her with a weight loss medication after a blood test. While stopping short of naming the drug she used, Clarkson denied any taking of Ozempic.

She said: “Mine is a different one than people assume, but I ended up having to do that too. Everybody thinks it’s Ozempic, it’s not – it’s something else.”

She went on to say how her physician told her to take the medication and claimed they had tried several times to convince her of the treatment.

 

 

 

“My doctor chased me for like two years,’ she continued. “And I was like, ‘No, I’m afraid of it. I already have thyroid problems’, I was afraid.”

 

Clarkson did confess to using a “different” drug to aid her weight loss, however. Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images.
Clarkson did confess to using a “different” drug to aid her weight loss, however. Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images.


Clarkson previously opened up about how her tumultuous marriage to ex-husband Brandon Blackstock sparked a battle with depression.The pop star has revealed that she struggled to work through her “extraordinarily hard” depression after divorcing Blackstock, who was also her manager.

Clarkson, who was locked in a bitter divorce battle for years following their split, said she found the ordeal “extrordinairly hard” and it left her struggling to put the pieces back together.

“The level of depression and things that come with divorce or grieving is extraordinarily hard,” she told People. “You feel alone, and it’s just a blessing to be able to have that outlet for those emotions that are overwhelming.”

Clarkson released her latest album, Chemistry, last year, and she went on to share how it became an “outlet” for her to vent her feelings and frustrations.

“I didn’t see it other than: This is my outlet. I’m a let-go person; I don’t hold grudges. So it was really delving into what happened in my life and why — and what am I going to do about it?” she admitted. “I cannot expre

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