Oprah Winfrey wows fans with drastic weight loss

Oprah Winfrey wows fans with drastic weight loss

When did Oprah get this skinny? The media mogul's drastic weight loss has the internet talking. 

Oprah Winfrey wearing a purple dress
Oprah Winfrey/ Instagram (@oprah)

Oprah Winfrey looks all kinds of amazing these days and everyone wants to know what the secret to her weight loss is. 

The 69-year-old has made appearances at several events over the past few weeks to promote the new adaptation of 'The Color Purple'. 

One of her most recent appearances has the internet talking. The media mogul was one of the guests at the Academy Museum Gala 2023. 

Stars such as Selena Gomez, Hailey Bieber, Kendall Jenner, Cara Delevingne, and Michelle Williams were also spotted at the gala. 

Oprah, who was honoured at the event alongside Meryl Streep, Sofia Coppola, and Michael B. Jordan, walked the red carpet in a body-hugging purple dress designed by Dolce & Gabbana. 

Oprah shared a picture of the outfit she wore on her Instagram page. 

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Social media users were shocked by the amount of weight she has lost. While some envied her "snatched" waist, others accused the star of using Ozempic.

Ozempic is a semaglutide that is typically used to treat diabetes. The weekly injection, which is only available via a prescription, gained popularity in 2022 after it was revealed that some people, including A-list stars, were using it to lose weight. 

Oprah's appearance at 'The Color Purple' premiere in Los Angeles on Wednesday also raised eyebrows. 

"When Oprah get this skinny?" one X user asked.

Another user said: "Oprah on that Ozempic. Can’t even call her Big Op no more!" A third wrote: "Oprah is SNATCHED! Wow."

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Oprah, who lost 40-lb (18kg) over the past few years, has denied using Ozempic. However, she stressed that people should choose a weight loss journey that works best for them.

"I believe that prescription medications are an important and viable option to consider for people who struggle with weight and health-related issues. Every person should be able to choose what wellness and good health means for them without scrutiny, stigma or shame," she told The Wall Street Journal.

So what is Oprah's weight loss secret? 

Entertainment Tonight asked her about her transformation at Wednesday's premiere.  

"It's not one thing, it's everything. I intend to keep it that way. I was on that treadmill today." she said. 

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Main image credit: Instagram/@oprah


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