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How Much Weight Has Candice Glover Lost Since Being on American Idol?

American Idol's Candice Glover on Losing Weight Throughout Competition

Originally posted 05/02/2013 12:00PM

Nicki Minaj didn't just imagine it. Candice Glover really has lost weight since being on American Idol this season – though admittedly, not always in the most healthy way.

"We're under so much pressure, and we're going and going and going. You sometimes forget to eat until you get in the car and you're like, 'Oh ... gosh. I haven't eaten!' " the Idol finalist, 23, told PEOPLE after Wednesday's show.

Minaj commented on Glover's appearance after her amazing performance of "When I Was Your Man" by Bruno Mars. "I don't know if you lost weight, but baby girl, you look good," she said.

And that left Glover thrilled.

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Melissa Joan Hart Drops Two Dress Sizes | Melissa Joan Hart

Melissa Joan Hart Drops Two Dress Sizes

Originally posted 04/09/2013 03:15PM

Melissa Joan Hart makes losing baby weight look simple.

The Melissa and Joey star, 36, told PEOPLE on Saturday she's dropped two dress sizes since giving birth in September to her third son, Tucker McFadden.

"I get compliments from my friends and family and coworkers," says Hart, who is about to start raising money on Kickstarter for the movie Dorothy's Walk of Shame. "I've gone down two jean sizes. It's been really great."

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Trisha Yearwood Shows Off Her Brand New Body | Trisha Yearwood

Trisha Yearwood Shows Off Her Brand New Body

Originally posted 04/08/2013 12:30PM

Her husband Garth Brooks may have been a performance highlight at Sunday's 48th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, but Trisha Yearwood, 48, stole a bit of the spotlight when she showed off her fit physique while presenting an award at the show in Las Vegas.

"I've been dieting and exercising and I've lost about 20 lbs.," Yearwood told PEOPLE at the Southern Kitchen brunch she hosted at the South Beach Wine and Food Festival in February.

The Grammy winner and star of the Food Network's Trisha's Southern Kitchen says she sticks to a healthy eating plan – with the occasional splurge.

"I'm doing very little sugar," Yearwood said. "And occasionally I have the mac and cheese."

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Author Stephenie Meyer Reveals How She Lost the Weight | Stephenie Meyer

Stephenie Meyer Says She Lost Weight by Taking Up Running

Originally posted 03/28/2013 12:30PM

Stephenie Meyer is showing off a svelte shape thanks to a switch-up in her cardio routine.

"I used to be more an elliptical-and-weights girl but I've started running in the last year and I hate it and love it at the same time," the Twilight author told PEOPLE at the New York premiere of The Host, a new film based on her 2008 science-fiction romance novel.

"It's one of those weird things, there's nothing really like it," she added when asked about her weight loss.

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Do You Recognize a Muscular Matthew McConaughey? | Matthew McConaughey

Matthew McConaughey Is Getting His Muscles Back

Originally posted 03/14/2013 11:55AM

Now here's the Matthew McConaughey we all remember!

The actor, who underwent a dramatic physical transformation last year – shedding 30 lbs. and looking shockingly frail to play an AIDS patient in The Dallas Buyer's Club – is starting to look like his old self again on the set of his next movie.

That means the muscles are back, which the actor, 43, showed off this week in a white tank top while filming the crime drama True Detectives in New Orleans.

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PHOTO: Boy George Shows Off Dramatic Weight Loss | Boy George

Boy George Shows Off Dramatic Weight Loss in London

Originally posted 02/18/2013 05:30PM

By George, he's lost it!

Boy George showed off a svelte new figure when attending the Whatsonstage.com Awards on Sunday night in London.

Sporting his trademark eyeshadow, Boy George, 51, wore all black, save for a baby blue tie and beige hat, to the event.

As he's shed the pounds, the singer-songwriter has documented his journey on Twitter, sharing everything from advice from his doctor to reactions on his healthy lifestyle.

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Paula Deen: How My Whole Family Got Fit! | Paula Deen

Paula Deen: How My Whole Family Got Fit!

Originally posted 01/23/2013 07:45AM

Paula Deen is the first one to admit: "When I first found out I was diabetic, I had no solutions. I couldn’t even help myself, much less somebody else." 

Now – one year after she announced her Type 2 diabetes diagnosis to a mix of criticism and support – Deen is not only showcasing how she trimmed off 40 lbs. 

In this week's issue, the 66-year-old Food Network star invited PEOPLE into her Savannah home to share how her family members adopted different weight loss strategies and lost an astounding 178 lbs. total.

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Jessica Simpson Shares Her Fun New Weight Loss Strategy | Jessica Simpson

Jessica Simpson Buys Pedometers for Her Weight Watchers Group, Tweets About It

Originally posted 07/19/2012 04:35PM

Jessica Simpson has been tackling her weight loss step by step – literally.

"Just bought all the girls in my @weightwatchers group pedometers to track their steps," Simpson Tweeted Thursday. "10,000 steps a day = 5 miles! Let's step it up!"

Simpson's philanthropic turn comes almost two months after joining Weight Watchers in late May.

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Dancing's Kyle Massey Loses 8 Inches Off His Waistline

Dancing's Kyle Massey Loses 8 Inches Off His Waistline

Originally posted 11/15/2010 08:00PM

The closer he gets to the Dancing with the Stars finale, the more Kyle Massey likes the slimmer physique he sees in the dance-studio mirror.

"It's crazy to think you're going to come into a competition like this and not lose weight with the hours you're going to have to put in," the Disney Channel star, 19, told PEOPLE backstage Tuesday night after Kurt Warner's elimination. "I know I'm going to keep losing weight as long as I'm on this show."

Massey has had the encouragement of his dancing partner Lacey Schwimmer since day one. "He's lost eight inches!" she said of her ballroom buddy who has lost 18 pounds. "He's really loving it. He looks in the mirror all the time."

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