Meghan McCain Was ‘Urged’ to Take Ozempic After Giving Birth

Meghan McCain on the White Home Correspondent’s Dinner, April 2022.
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Standing her floor. Meghan McCain claimed she’s been “urged” to take Ozempic to “soften away the child weight” after giving beginning to her second youngster — however she received’t be utilizing the drug any time quickly.

“I simply had a child 4 weeks in the past, and also you wouldn’t consider what I’m listening to,” the previous View cohost, 38, wrote in Monday, February 20, column for the Every day Mail. “Sure, I’m fielding all the standard questions: Is she sleeping? Am I sleeping? The reply — clearly — is ‘no.’ However then, I get hit with this: Are you occurring Ozempic?”

The Arizona native went on to clarify the historical past of the medicine, which was initially developed to assist diabetes sufferers management their blood sugar. In latest months, nonetheless, the drug has made headlines as celebrities have admitted to — or denied — utilizing Ozempic off-label to drop a few pounds.

“Now, I perceive some folks legitimately wrestle with weight problems and want Ozempic. However I’m not a kind of folks,” McCain wrote. “Which is why I’ve been actually astonished by what number of, from informal buddies to trade acquaintances, have introduced it up with me. … Effectively, let me make one factor very clear. I’m not taking it. I refuse.”

The Unhealthy Republican creator added that she’s “sensible” in regards to the size of time it takes to really feel “regular” once more after having a child. “So, don’t rush me!” she quipped.

McCain and her husband, Ben Domenech, welcomed daughter Clover final month. The couple, who tied the knot in 2017, additionally share daughter Liberty, 2.

“Meghan’s power and love for our daughters is boundless,” Domenech, 41, informed the Every day Mail in January after saying Clover’s arrival. “I really feel so blessed that her and Clover are each doing effectively and I can’t anticipate our complete household to satisfy our child lady.”

Meghan McCain: I've Been 'Urged' to Take Ozempic for Weight Loss 4 Weeks After Giving Birth

Meghan McCain and her new child daughter, Clover Jade McCain.
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In her essay on Ozempic, McCain famous that one cause she doesn’t wish to take the drug is as a result of she desires to be a constructive function mannequin for her kids. “As a brand new mom, I even have a duty to set an instance for my daughters, who will sooner or later face the identical magnificence requirements,” she defined. “Their world will solely be more difficult as social media seeps extra deeply into the American thoughts. This isn’t the world I need for them and never the world I need for myself.”

The political commentator is the newest of many celebrities to talk out about Ozempic in latest weeks. Final month, Kyle Richards slammed claims she was utilizing the drug after posting a selfie displaying off her toned abs. “I’m NOT taking Ozempic. By no means have,” the Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills star, 54, wrote through Instagram.

Chelsea Handler, for her half, claimed that she briefly used Ozempic with out realizing what it was. “I’m not on it anymore. That’s too irresponsible,” the Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea creator, 47, stated throughout a January episode of the “Name Her Daddy” podcast. “I’m an irresponsible drug person, however I’m not gonna take a diabetic drug. I attempted it, and I’m not gonna do this. That’s not for me. That’s not proper for me.”