It's hard to face weight gain—but it's even harder to face it when the whole world is commenting on your expanding waistline. Here are a group of stars who got in shape despite the scrutiny of the press. Their efforts serve as an inspiration to the millions out there trying to live a healthier lifestyle.
Justin Timberlake has said he’s resolved things with Janet Jackson after revealing her breast at the Super Bowl Halftime show in 2004. The incident sparked public outrage with the hashtag #JusticeForJanet and seemingly sending her career into a tailspin.
In a rousing #MeToo Golden Globes’ lifetime achievement award acceptance speech, Oprah Winfrey tipped her hat to the free press and women who have been abused by men in power, suggesting that “speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we have.”
Following mounting sexual abuse accusations against Kevin Spacey, Netflix announced it was cancelling "House of Cards." Fans responded by suggesting the show replace Spacey with another Kevin, comedian Kevin James, in a Change.org petition.
Emmy Award-winning actress Kirstie Alley played Rebecca Howe on the TV series Cheers and has struggled with weight problems in the public eye. She's also competed on the dance-competition show Dancing with the Stars.
Singer, actress and television personality Marie Osmond was half of the brother-and-sister duo Donny & Marie. She later continued to establish herself as a top country artist with singles like "Paper Roses" and "Meet Me in Montana."