I’M A Celeb Russell Watson misplaced an unimaginable 20lb in two weeks after consuming only a fifth of his day by day energy in Gwrych Citadel.
The opera star, 54, completely informed The Solar that the strict present weight loss program of rice and beans — and the occasional meaty deal with — left him significantly lighter than when he signed up for the ITV present.
Russell Watson, who was eradicated from I am A Celeb on Tuesday night time with Jessica Plummer, shed 20lbs in the course of the presentCredit score: Rex Options
He mentioned: “I used to be primarily sporting the leggings for the primary few days.
“However as soon as I put my purple pants on they had been falling down my bottom. I misplaced almost 20lbs in two weeks in there, the burden actually fell off me.
“I used to be fairly happy with that, I used to be a giant unit after I went in there, so I put my trousers on right now they usually fell down, I needed to put two belts on to maintain them up.”
Russell had already shrank two gown sizes this yr after turning into a complete health addict in lockdown.
Russell mentioned he was ‘a unit’ earlier than getting into the citadel
He admitted the burden quickly dropped off him on a weight loss program of rice and beansCredit score: Rex Options
Russell, who appeared on This Morning after chatting with The Solar, admitted the present had accomplished him a favour Credit score: Rex Options
Earlier than heading into I am A Celeb, he informed The Solar: “I don’t understand how a lot weight I’ve misplaced however I’ve dropped two go well with sizes and I’m again in garments I by no means thought I’d get in once more.
“I used to be watching TV final yr after I did my stuff with Aled Jones and I noticed myself, and I believed, ‘Jesus – I look large.’
“The telly provides 14lbs anyway so I requested my spouse Louise and he or she mentioned: ‘You look a bit larger than you do in actual life’ and I believed, ‘That’s it, I’m off to the fitness center.’
Russell says the present did him a favour as he slimmed down (pictured right here in 2018)Credit score: Rex Options
“The one good factor to return out of lockdown and all of that is the chance to get match. I’m continuously on the street touring. So as a substitute of a Caesar salad with some ham on the aspect it’s a Double Decker and a packet of Hula Hoops.
“Now I’ve been coaching day by day however I’ve not set a purpose. Final weekend I did 23 miles on my pushbike, after I first acquired on I did about seven minutes and it felt like my quads would explode, I used to be strolling like Elvis Presley.
“And I play tennis and do numerous boxing – and I’ve acquired a Peloton which is basically good.”
Russell is married to Louise HarrisCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty