Mo'Nique's inspiring weight-loss journey since ‘Precious’ Oscar win: How she dropped 45 pounds

omg! INSIDERFebruary 20, 2013

Mo’Nique’s Oscar-winning performance in 2009’s “Precious” put her on the map in Hollywood, and now she’s using her star power to inspire her fans to lose weight. The comedienne spent her career embracing her big girl status, often saying bigger is better, but when her health became a factor, Mo'Nique made the decision to lose the weight. She’s down to 217, after dropping 45 pounds and she’s not done yet!