Tracy Morgan is utilizing Ozempic for weight reduction — however he’s additionally in on the joke.
“You’ve been working in your physique and your well being,” Hoda Kotb stated to Morgan, 54, through the Monday, August 14, episode of At the moment With Hoda and Jenna earlier than the comic shortly clarified that his fitness center efforts aren’t the rationale he seems to be slimmer.
Morgan quipped: “No, that’s Ozempic. That’s how this weight acquired misplaced. … I went and acquired a prescription and I acquired Ozempic. And I ain’t letting it go!”
Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager had been in stitches as Morgan advised the story utilizing his humorous voice and making faces. “Are you actually on Ozempic?” they each requested to which Morgan replied, “Yeah. I take Ozempic each Thursday. Cuts my urge for food in half.”
Morgan was severe about utilizing the drug, however he stored the At the moment cohosts laughing as he joked, “I solely eat half a bag of Doritos!”
Morgan is the most recent celeb to talk out about utilizing Ozempic, which is a medicine meant for folks with sort 2 diabetes for glycemic management, however has not too long ago develop into a go-to software for stars who wish to drop kilos shortly.
“Like a yr in the past, I attempted it. I used to be a kind of those who felt so sick and couldn’t play with my son. I used to be so skinny and he’s throwing a ball at me and [I couldn’t],” Amy Schumer stated of the drug throughout a June look on Watch What Occurs Stay With Andy Cohen. “And also you’re like, ‘OK, this isn’t livable for me.’ However I instantly invested as a result of I knew everybody was going to attempt it.”
The Actual Housewives of Orange County star Emily Simpson solely advised Us Weekly in July that she used Ozempic in December 2022.
“It was nice for my weight loss program,” Simpson, 47, defined. “It actually simply kickstarted me into consuming higher and consuming more healthy ’trigger it makes you’re feeling like crap ’trigger nothing tastes good.”
Simpson later switched up her consuming habits and began a rigorous health routine to see even greater outcomes. “The factor that bothers me essentially the most is that when folks touch upon the best way that I look, they continuously say, ‘Ozempic, Ozempic.’ And it’s like, sure, I did use that 9 months in the past or nonetheless many months in the past it was,” she stated. “However I don’t like that it reductions all of the onerous work I put in. I don’t care in case you say that every one you need, however a minimum of gimme credit score for seven days per week, getting up at 6 a.m. each morning and busting my butt within the fitness center each single day.”
A number of different Housewives have talked about Ozempic, together with Kyle Richards, who denied in Might that her slim down was attributable to taking the drugs. Heather Dubrow, for her half, solely advised Us on August 9 that it’s nobody’s “enterprise” who’s taking the drug.
“I’m over this complete Ozempic-shaming factor, and I’m additionally over folks asking, ‘Are you on Ozempic?’” Dubrow, 54, defined. “Would you ask somebody, ‘Are you on a beta-blocker? Ldl cholesterol? What are your statins? What’s that wanting like?’ It’s non-public medical data.”