09:41 PM EDT 09/08/2014
Originally posted 09/24/2010 06:55PM
For newly slim, Drew Carey losing weight was a heavy decision.
"I always thought I was going to die before I was 60," the comedian, 52, tells Parade Magazine this week. "My father died of a heart attack in his 40s. I'm not an idiot. The writing was on the wall."
Not wanting to fall victim to the heart disease that runs in his family, the Price Is Right host traded his "daily hamburger" for a healthy lifestyle of good nutrition, daily exercise and willpower.
Dropping more then 70 lbs. since November, Carey now weighs in at 182 and is still working towards his goal – weighing 170 lbs. by Oct. 31.
Originally posted 07/29/2010 12:40PM
Drew Carey has been known as a loveable, teddy-bear type as far back as his long-running sitcom The Drew Carey Show. But, he says, being big was a burden – and he had to make a change.
"It sucks being fat, you know," Carey, 52, said Wednesday at the CBS, Showtime and The CW TCA Party in Beverly Hills. "I was diabetic with Type-2 diabetes.”
Originally posted 05/19/2004 09:00AM
EXPLAINED: Forget the computer company and the Beatles' publishing company as influences. Gwyneth Paltrow, 31, and Coldplay's Chris Martin, 27, were inspired by a friend to name their new baby girl (born Friday) Apple, reports Access Hollywood. Apparently, Martin's North American booking agent, Marty Diamond, has a daughter named Apple, and the couple asked his permission to give their child the same first name if they had a girl. As previously deciphered, the baby's middle names, Blythe and Alison, are the names of Paltrow's and Martin's mothers, respectively.
Originally posted 07/31/2002 12:00PM
"Titus" star Cynthia Watros will play the new female lead on "The Drew Carey Show" when series regular Christa Miller leaves the show this fall.
Originally posted 03/07/2002 12:00PM
The TV star rewrites an airport episode; Carrie Fisher pays tribute to her old "Star Wars" boss; NBC denies a request by Gary Condit's wife.
Originally posted 08/13/2001 01:05PM
The jovial comedian experienced chest pains on Thursday but was home by Saturday, says his publicist. In between, one of his coronary arteries was unblocked.
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