Kelly Clarkson Opens Up About Her Drastic Weight Loss

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Fans of Kelly Clarkson may have noticed that over the course of the current season of The Voice, where Kelly was a judge, that she appeared to be shrinking as the season progressed. The mom of two has lost a significant amount of weight from the beginning of the season up to now, and now she's opening up about just what caused her drastic weight loss.

The singer has been posting pictures of her slimmed down body to her Instagram page prompting fans to wonder exactly what she's been doing to drop the weight. The star recently commented on her weight loss and she assured Extra that her new figure has more to do with how she's eating than a new exercise regimen.

“I’m not working out! I think people think I’m working out and I’m like, ‘Don’t think I’m going to come play some sport!’” the singer told the Extra correspondent while walking the red carpet at the 2018 CMT Music Awards.

Instead, the powerhouse singer went on to explain that she credits her weight loss to a new way of eating, thanks to one book in particular that she read.

“I literally read this book, and I did it for this autoimmune disease that I had and I had a thyroid issue, and now all my levels are back up," she explained. "I’m not on medicine anymore because of this book, it’s called ‘The Plant Paradox (by Steven R. Gundry, MD).’ It’s basically about how we cook our food, non-GMO, no pesticides, eating really organic... Literally, I haven’t worked out at all!”

Previously the singer had yet to comment on her drastic weight loss, instead joking around when asked about her new slim figure. During a press conference prior to The Voice's season finale, Clarkson made light of her new look. "I have to shout out my whole glam squad," Clarkson told Entertainment Tonight. "I literally hired Harry Potter and SPANX, it's all like a sausage."

While the singer has always been a strong, confident woman, she's definitely fully embracing her new look. She's been posting more selfies in her Instagram page and crediting her 'glam squad' with helping her experiment with different looks.  She even joked to PEOPLE that she “feels like it’s like the mom makeover on the Today show. I walk in and then I walk out and I’m like, ‘Damn!'"

She also made sure to let people know that her team are the ones truly responsible for making her look so amazing.

“I would love to take any credit for anything that’s happening with the glam squad, but my team is insane,” she said.

While her glam squad may be putting together some killer outfits for the Grammy winner, she is putting in the work in the kitchen and it's definitely paying off.

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