I've always loved Khloe Kardashian. How could you NOT? She's feisty and fiery and funny and remarkably down to earth. Khloe is The Thinking Girl's Kardashian, I've always felt.
That's why the news of her recent 20 pounds in 20 days weight loss in Life & Style magazine worries me. In as many ways as there are Kardashians.
First of all, what are the odds Khloe shed that many pounds at that rapid rate on a "healthy" diet? It's no secret at this point that those dangerously accelerated slim-down programs celebs use can cause all kinds of damage -- just ask Mila Kunis, Margaret Cho, Matt Damon, and Anne Hathaway (after she wraps Les Mis, that is).
Not to mention the fact that this type of rapid weight loss tends to set people on an endless cycle of yo-yo dieting -- the results are rarely long-term.
Then there's the emotional/mental well-being piece of the puzzle ...
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Remember how I said I've always loved Khloe Kardashian? I wish Khloe loved Khloe Kardashian, too! I wish she would realize that she's an amazing person at any size and stop trying to change her shape -- but then, given how openly critical mom Kris Jenner has been about Khloe's weight and how she's always being compared to Kim and Kourtney (guess what, Khloe -- most American women look more like you than your sisters!!), the endless struggle to shrink doesn't surprise me.
Here's hoping Khloe finds all the health and happiness she deserves, whatever that looks like in a bikini.
Do you think Khloe Kardashian lost too much weight too quickly?
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