Phylicia Rashad Slims Down

By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 26, 2009 8:34 AM CDT
Jenny Craig celebrity client Phylicia Rashad reveals weight loss of 35 lbs in 8 months.   (PRNewsFoto/Jenny Craig Inc.)
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(Newser) – Dr. Huxtable would be proud: Phylicia Rashad has shed 35 pounds since December with a little help from Jenny Craig, reports the New York Daily News. Filling the shoes of past spokeswomen Kirstie Alley and Valerie Bertinelli, Rashad decided to take action after getting winded while walking up stairs. The 61-year-old reveals her new frame in a commercial set to air Saturday—but you can check it out right now via the link below.