Chelsea Handler revealed she didn’t understand she was taking Ozempic, a drug meant for diabetes.
“So my anti-aging physician simply fingers it out to anyone, proper? Clearly, now I can’t say her title, however I didn’t even know I used to be on it,” the Chelsea Currently alum, 47, claimed on the Tuesday, January 24, episode of the “Name Her Daddy” podcast.
Whereas talking to host Alex Cooper, Handler alleged her physician mentioned the medicine was good if she needed “to drop 5 kilos.” On the time, Handler knew she was taking Semaglutide, which is one other title for Ozempic. She had no thought they had been the identical factor till a good friend enlightened her.
“I got here again from a trip and I injected myself with it,” the previous Chelsea host recalled. “I went to lunch with a girlfriend a couple of days later, and he or she was like, ‘I’m probably not consuming something. I’m so nauseous, I’m on Ozempic.’ I used to be like, ‘I’m type of nauseous too.’ However I had simply come again from Spain and I believed I used to be jet-lagged. I had been there for like a month. White privilege.”
Handler informed her good friend on the time that she wasn’t on the medicine however requested the comic if she was certain. The “Pricey Chelsea” podcast host informed her pal that she was taking Semaglutide, to which the good friend responded, “That’s Ozempic.”
Handler described the medicine as “a miracle” that’s “too good to be true.” Nonetheless, the New Jersey native revealed she nonetheless has the medicine in her home nonetheless, however she now not takes it.
“I’m not on it anymore. That’s too irresponsible,” she clarified. “I’m an irresponsible drug person, however I’m not gonna take a diabetic drug. I attempted it, and I’m not gonna try this. That’s not for me. That’s not proper for me.”
The prescription meant for diabetes sufferers has made headlines with varied Hollywood stars allegedly utilizing it for weight reduction. Kyle Richards and Khloé Kardashian have each denied utilizing it.
In the meantime, Rosie O’Donnell shared that she misplaced 10 kilos because the vacation because of some way of life modifications and drugs she has been taking. Whereas the League of Our Personal actress is diabetic, she defined that she was not on Ozempic however a distinct type of medication for her situation.
“And my urge for food has decreased considerably, it’s in all probability the meds,” she shared by way of TikTok on January 18. “And I’m attempting to maneuver extra. So you realize all these issues mixed, that’s what it’s.”