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Kelly Osbourne Opens Up About Her 90-Pound Weight Loss

The star reveals how her transformation has changed her outlook—and why it hasn't always been easy.

Kelly Osbourne has undergone a major weight loss transformation over the past year following her gastric sleeve procedure, shedding a staggering 90 pounds along the way. However, getting to this point hasn't been without its hiccups. In a new interview, Osbourne opens up about losing the weight, her sobriety, and why she's happier than ever.

And for more celebrity transformations, check out Jessica Simpson Says This Is Why She Threw Out Her Scale.

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She says her weight loss made her feel "amazing."

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In a new interview with Extra, Osbourne reveals that she has nothing but positive things to say about her slimdown.

"I was so f***ing happy and I felt amazing," she explained. However, it wasn't media scrutiny or pressure from others that spurred her transformation. "I did it for me," she said.

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She lost the weight to live a longer life.

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Osbourne makes it clear that it was her health, not just her appearance, that she wanted to improve through losing weight.

"I did it because I wanted to live," she explained. "I wanted the body to match the mind, because I, I spent so much time working on my mind and then I spent a year working on my body and now it's about the soul."

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She says people have focused on the wrong aspects of her transformation.

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While Osbourne had her own reasons for wanting to transform her body, she said that many people assume they know what prompted her journey. "Everyone was so, like, caught up in how, how I look. They never asked me how I felt," said the star.

However, Osbourne said she's eager to see what the next chapter of her life holds. "I'm excited about what I don't know. I'm excited about what I do know… the world is scary right now, but… it's an honor to be a part of the world."

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She's recommitted to her sobriety.

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While Osbourne admitted to relapsing after four years of sobriety, she said that she's not letting it derail the impressive progress she's made.

Admitting that she often finds herself engaging in self-destructive behaviors when her life feels like it's going too smoothly, Osbourne said that she now realizes she's not a person who can drink casually.

"I am an addict and had thought that I had enough time under my belt and I could drink like a normal person, and it turns out I cannot and I will never be normal," she explained. "I don't know why I even tried it. It's not for me and it took me a matter of days and I was like done, not doing this."

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Sarah Crow
Sarah Crow is a senior editor at Eat This, Not That!, where she focuses on celebrity news and health coverage. Read more