OITNB Actress Shed 50 Pounds in 7 Months

Big boo weight lossLea DeLaria, who plays Big Boo on Orange is the New Black credits her weight loss to diabetes.

“What you need to do is, first contract diabetes. Two, take the medication that they give you for diabetes,” she told reporters at an annual dinner for New York’s LGBT Community Center.

“[I was] told that you can either eat potatoes or have beer,” DeLaria, who has lost a whopping 50 pounds since Sept. 2014, said. “So I went with beer.”  Continue reading “OITNB Actress Shed 50 Pounds in 7 Months”

Paula Deen Responds To Hateful Hating Diabetes Haters Who Hate Her

Paula Deen talked to both People and AP about the public’s reaction to her being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, mentioning “hate” both times.

To People: “I was surprised by the depth of hate, this is not something I chose. I had been given lemons and I had to try to make lemonade – without sugar!”

To Associated Press: “I think a few people who have access to a TV camera and ink kind of wanted to hate on me for coming down with something.”

I would never diss on Paula for having diabetes. I myself fear that I will one day contract it after touching one of my many pet bags of sugar.

When I first read that people were hating on her I thought she was saying it was because she was skinnier now (she’s lost 30 pounds, her goal is 45) and I’m angry because ‘Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Not Fat’ is a better title.  Continue reading “Paula Deen Responds To Hateful Hating Diabetes Haters Who Hate Her”