Andy Cohen Reacts to Backlash for ‘Praising’ Ozempic Slimdowns

Contemplating his choices. Andy Cohen responded to a fan who questioned his “praising” of Bravolebrities who’ve used Ozempic to slim down — and admitted he’s not all the time certain methods to deal with weight reduction.

The Bravo exec, 54, learn a DM from a viewer throughout the Wednesday, April 5, episode of his SiriusXM Radio Andy present. The fan requested him to “cease congratulating” friends on Watch What Occurs Dwell With Andy Cohen for “trying so skinny and asking in the event that they’re taking Ozempic.”

Based on the Superficial writer, the message learn: “Tonight was the third Watch What Occurs Dwell visitor who I’ve heard you reward for shedding weight and inquiring about Ozempic.”

The Missouri native didn’t deny the accusation, nonetheless. “Properly, what? This girl — she’s proper,” Cohen instructed listeners. Through the Tuesday, April 4, episode of the Bravo discuss present, Dolores Catania revealed that she has been taking semaglutide for weight reduction for the previous is weeks.

“I wasn’t going to come back to the reunion trying any greater than anybody else, so I acquired on the bandwagon,” the Actual Housewives of New Jersey star, 52, mentioned, referring to the upcoming season 13 taping. “The reunion is in two weeks. I do have a coach.”

Dolores Catania on ‘Watch What Occurs Dwell with Andy Cohen.’
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Cohen, for his half, defined on Wednesday that he was the one that broached the subject of Ozempic with Catania. “I mentioned to [Dolores], ‘You look nice,’ and she or he mentioned, ‘Yeah, I misplaced weight.’ I am going ‘Ozempy?’ She mentioned, ‘Yep, you higher consider it!’” the Most Talkative writer recalled. “I used to be blissful that she instructed the reality about it, by the best way, as a result of there are such a lot of individuals who aren’t.”

The producer didn’t really congratulate the fact star, however he did inform her that she regarded “skinny” at one level. Throughout his radio present, Cohen admitted that he’s not clear on methods to transfer ahead when discussing weight reduction and Ozempic utilization along with his WWHL friends.

“I’m attempting to ship the products for my viewers watching,” he defined, including that it may be a “slippery slope” to debate the subject casually. “I imply, if Dolores exhibits up trying 15 kilos lighter, I gotta learn how it occurred.”

Catania clarified that she is definitely taking Mounjaro, which she described as being “one other half” of the Ozempic world. When Cohen requested if she has been experiencing any uncomfortable side effects, she replied, “[I’m] simply not hungry.”

One other RHONJ star — Jennifer Fessler, a “good friend” of the Housewives — lately hinted that she’s been taking Ozempic or the same drug throughout her personal look on WWHL. “I did lose plenty of weight,” she instructed Cohen in March. “I took peptides and I don’t know when you’ve heard of medicines related to that that assist individuals drop extra pounds.”

Cohen requested, “Like Ozempic?” The 52-year-old replied, “You mentioned it, I didn’t. However … no matter works, right here I’m.”

Fessler and Catania’s costar Margaret Josephs additionally lately confessed to utilizing a GLP-1 agonist injection like Ozempic. “I take them as a shot as soon as every week, and that helps you drop extra pounds and improves your metabolism,” the style designer, 55, instructed Insider in March.