10 Celebs Who've Had Weight Loss Surgery

One even had gastric bypass and a lap band

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Mar 30, 2013 12:55 PM CDT

(Newser) – Not all celebrities lose weight by subsisting entirely on air and kale. Celebuzz rounds up 10 stars who've gone under the knife to shed some pounds:

  • Sharon Osbourne got lap-band surgery in 1999 and lost 125 pounds, but by 2006 she had gained back 65 pounds and said the surgery "was not the solution to my weight struggles."
  • Randy Jackson opted for gastric bypass in 2003 and lost 114 pounds, but he's called the experience "pretty tough" and the surgery "pretty risky."

  • Lisa Lampanelli lost 52 pounds in 10 weeks after getting a laparascopic surgery last year; she convinced her husband to do the same.
  • Anne Rice, author of Interview With the Vampire, got gastric bypass in 2003 and lost 103 pounds, but later suffered an intestinal blockage that was nearly fatal.
  • Carnie Wilson got gastric bypass in 1999, losing 150 pounds, but continued to struggle with her weight and ended up getting a lap-band surgery last year.
Click for the complete list, which even includes a soccer player.

Lisa Lampanelli arrives to the Comedy Central Roast of Donald Trump in New York, Wednesday, March 9, 2011.
Lisa Lampanelli arrives to the Comedy Central Roast of Donald Trump in New York, Wednesday, March 9, 2011.   (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)
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