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Jennifer Hudson: People Treat Me Differently After Losing Weight

Jennifer Hudson: People Treat Me Differently After Losing Weight

Jennifer Hudson strikes a pose at the Think Like A Man premiere held at the ArcLight Cinerama Dome on Thursday (February 9) in Hollywood.

The 30-year-old singer and actress wore a Gucci look with Giuseppe Zanotti heels.

Last month, Jennifer chatted with The Huffington Post about her weight loss, revealing she’s lost 80 pounds but “that’s it. I’m happy right where I am.”

Asked if people treat her differently now that she’s lost weight, Jennifer replied, “Oh definitely. I always say you never understand unless you’ve been on a journey like this. People are friendlier; there are more opportunities, more flexibility in so many different ways.”

“I think it’s messed up that people are so image-driven and your appearance affects the way people treat you,” she added. “It’s crazy and it may be something we do subconsciously, but there it is.”

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  • http://yahoo mv

    Celebrities need to shut their mouth sometimes. If you didn’t want to be treated different then don’t lose weight. Not all the people that treat you are not image-driven, they’re just proud & curious about how you did it. The opportunities that you get are to help others make better choices and be healthier. Be glad that you were able to loose weight & not stay overweight! Just be glad!!!!!

  • HowdyHo

    I’m happy for her. She has always been beautiful, but now she’s in good health, as well! And, she’s now an even better role model for her sweet little boy. :)

  • omd

    umm, of course they do, isnt that why she lost the weight? i can still tell she was a fat chick by the way her thighs look though

  • SARA

    That is not a well style outfit. Where did Andre Leon go?

  • Hillary’s Duff

    She’s now more famous for her fake weight loss (lap band surgery) than for her music career. Sound fishy anyone? What a fraud.

  • A

    @mv you completely misinterpreted what she was trying to say

  • Mukdash

    It appears as though she’s treated differently because
    In addition to the 80lb. Weight loss, she alo lost the humongous
    Chip that she had on her shoulder. I’m sure AI watchers remember how angry and aggressive she Was on the show. When you’re at peace with yourself, your Beauty shines through, she obviously lost more than 80 lbs of baggage.


    TAKE 1000!!!!!! HAHAHAHA


  • Cat

    Too bad she can’t change her face.

  • Gossipgirl

    Horrible outfit; not because they make it in your size, it does not mean you should wear it. The shoes are pretty hideous too.

  • Zuba

    I don’t think she’s complaining about it. I think it’s just an observation and I agree with her. I’ve been thin and I’ve been overweight and I can tell the difference in treatment you get from people is huge.

  • Julie

    @Zuba: That is so true. I’ve been bigger (I wasn’t particularly over weight, just not thin) and I’ve been thin and people really are much more friendly and willing to talk to me now that I’ve lost the weight. I still act the same and have the same personality but people are so shallow that they won’t even give you the time of day unless your appearance meets a certain standard.

  • mkhay

    its very true, i used to be overweight and never used to be approached by men.
    I call bullshit on guys that say they only look for personality.

  • stream

    ok she lost weight. So what? Does she think she’s something just because of THAT? A lot of women turn intto bit.ches the second they loose weight

  • Too bad

    I understand what she means. I have some extra pounds and let me tell you all that people do treat you bad when you’re not stick thin. I never got it. I DON’T UNDERSTAND WHY? Because I’m bigger does that make me useless ? Unsignificant? stupid? Too ugly to talk and waste your time with? Why? Why people WHY? I don’t understand people’s logic here. Please somebody explain it to me? ….I’ve come to think that people are just super shallow. Their superficiality makes ‘em mean. Ugh.

  • Jennifer

    The ONLY time I see an article about Jennifer Hudson is when she’s talking about losing weight, or how good she looks now…what does she do again?! It’s a bit tired by now – move on Jennifer, we all have.

  • realist

    hat outfit is atrocious those shoes in particular. And just because she is thin, it does not mean she looks good in short skits!

  • Dorothy

    when was the last interview she gave when it was NOT about weight??!?!! omggg whenever i see her name in the title i just scroll down because i know it is just going to be another useless article. seriously, jennifer…put out a record or star in a movie,…or just go away.