Jason Manford reveals incredible weight loss

Jason Manford has misplaced three stone. (Getty)

Comedian Jason Manford has revealed a dramatic three-stone weight reduction after surprising himself by tipping the scales at 17 stone.

Manford, 40, has managed to drop from 17st5lb to 14st10lb in simply six months after deciding sufficient was sufficient when he stood on the scales at New Year.

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The TV and radio star informed The Mirror that he had thought of his weight “each day of my grownup life” and began to query whether or not he was getting sufficient pleasure out of life as a result of it was such a relentless fear.

Jason Manford during the filming for the Graham Norton Show at BBC Studioworks 6 Television Centre, Wood Lane, London, to be aired on BBC One on Friday evening. Picture date: Thursday November 5, 2020. Photo credit should read: PA Media on behalf of So TV (Photo by Matt Crossick/PA Images via Getty Images)

Jason Manford has been on a weight reduction journey. (Matt Crossick/PA Images through Getty Images)

Manford, who has been supported in his weight reduction journey by his spouse and youngsters – 4 from his first marriage and two from his second – admitted that he had fearful about whether or not he would nonetheless be humorous if he slimmed down.

Having been labelled a “fats Michael Owen” by a heckler early in his profession, he started to make use of the joke as one in all his trademark quips.

He stated the insult had damage, however added: “But then I began to write down jokes about being chubby – you may take the ability away from the bully or the heckler – they have been my defence.”

Sharing his worries about how his new picture may have an effect on his routines, which embrace an anecdote about getting caught on a water slide, he stated: “Most comics I assumed have been humorous have been chubby. If you might be lean and handsome an viewers will go ‘What’s your wrestle been?’.

“You suppose ‘Will I nonetheless be humorous if I’m slim?’.”

However, Manford determined he wanted to get match for himself and his family members, and has misplaced weight with out utilizing any gimmicks however just by lowering his energy and rising the quantity of train he does.

SOUTHWOLD, ENGLAND - JULY 20: Jason Manford performs on the comedy stage during Latitude Festival 2019 at Henham Park on July 20, 2019 in Southwold, England. (Photo by Carla Speight/Getty Images)

Jason Manford fearful his weight reduction would have an effect on his comedy. (Carla Speight/Getty Images)

The comic additionally runs Facebook group The Jason Manford Weight Loss Support Group, the place he and his group members assist one another to attain their objectives.

Manford is because of begin a new stand-up tour in August known as Like Me.

But he stated he wasn’t too fearful that his picture would change so drastically that it will rework his routine, saying that him wanting like an Adonis was “by no means going to occur”.

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