Months after admitting she used Ozempic for weight loss, Sharon Osbourne fears she has become “too gaunt”.
Speaking of which to the Daily Mailtelevision personality and wife of rock singer Ozzy Osbourne, confirmed that she now weighs less than 100 pounds, noting, “I can’t afford to lose any more.”
“I’m too skinny and can’t gain weight,” Osbourne told the publication in an interview published last week. “I want to because I feel like I’m too skinny. I’m under 100 pounds and don’t want to be. Be careful what you wish for.’
She went on to say that she started taking Ozempic in December last year, and although she hasn’t used the injectable drug “for quite a while,” she is still unable to regain some of the weight she lost to regain.
“My warning is don’t give it to teenagers, it’s just too easy,” she said. “You can lose so much weight and it’s easy to become addicted to it, which is very dangerous. I couldn’t stop losing weight and now I’ve lost 20 kilos and I can’t afford to lose any more.”
Ozempic is traditionally used as a diabetes treatment to control blood sugar levels. For much of the past year, however, the drug has become one popular topic in Hollywood after Chelsea Handler, Amy Schumer and other stars went public use it as an appetite suppressant slim down.
Its popularity is rapidly increasing among those looking to lose weight is said to have led to a global shortageThis means many patients with type 2 diabetes do not have access to it. Doctors have also been quick to point out the drug’s unpleasant side effects, including nausea.
Osbourne first spoke about her use of Ozempic in September. E tell! News: “It’s not a dirty little secret if you’ve taken something that helps you lose weight, and that’s totally fine. We don’t have to do anything stupid.”
However, later that month she took a more cautious approach during a television interview on Piers Morgan Uncensored, which sparked heated debate about her strikingly slim appearance.
“I didn’t really want to get that thin, but it just happened,” she said at the time.
Osbourne continued to reject this criticism in her Daily Mail interviewand noted, “I’ve never really cared what people say about my looks because I know I’ve spent a fortune trying to look attractive.”
“I was never a beauty,” she added. “I have never been so blessed.”