Tori Spelling Reveals She Took Mounjaro to Lose Her Baby Weight: 'I Don’t Feel Shamed'

"Everyone admits it now," the 50-year-old said of taking the trendy weight loss aid

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Tori Spelling

Tori Spelling revealed that she took type 2 diabetes drug Mounjaro for weight loss.

On the April 16 episode of her podcast misSPELLING, the Beverly Hills, 90210 star, 50, discussed her decision to try Mounjaro, an FDA-approved prescription medication for people with type 2 diabetes. It's a brand name for tirzepatide — also known as Zepbound — which has been proven to be highly effective for weight loss by reducing appetite and improving how the body breaks down sugar and fat.

Mounjaro is similar to Ozempic and Wegovy — brand names for semaglutide — which work in the brain to impact satiety, and have been trending in Hollywood circles for weight loss.

“I did Mounjaro and everyone admits it now. It’s a different time so I don’t feel shamed saying that,” Spelling said on the show.

The actress said took the drug in order to lose her baby weight. She said she’s “really fortunate” because she was able to lose her baby weight after giving birth to four of her children, praising her good genes from her “thin” parents.

However, Spelling admitted that she struggled to lose weight after welcoming her fifth child, son Beau, back in 2017. “I couldn’t lose the weight,” she explained. “At my heaviest, I was 120 lbs. my entire life. And after Beau, I was 160 lbs.” 

“I couldn’t lose the weight and the doctor was like, ‘Well, it’s an age thing,’” added Spelling, who had Beau at age 44.

Related: Mounjaro Is 'Significantly' More Effective for Weight Loss Than Ozempic, Study Says

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Although Spelling said she never works out and hates drinking water, she said she tried everything to lose weight including exercising and intermittent fasting.

“I did whatever anyone told me to do that was safe and it just wasn’t working,” she said. “The weight wouldn’t come off.”

Spelling said she then visited her doctor who prescribed her to Mounjaro, in addition to hormones as she was approaching menopause.

“She put me simultaneously with the hormones on Mounjaro,” she said. “I’m no longer on it but I did lose weight and I haven’t been on it since the end of January.”

In addition to Spelling, other stars have shared their experiences using Mounjaro including Tracy Tutor, Dolores Catania, Gracie McGraw, Boy George, Whoopi Goldberg and Lauren Manzo.

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