Queen Latifah was “pissed off” when she was told she was obese.
The 52-year-old actress started working with a new fitness trainer she called “a scientist” and was “crazy” when it was explained to her that her body mass index was categorized as obese.
“I contacted the coach, she broke it all. She has degrees. She is a scientist and mathematician. into this category of obesity, I was angry about it. It really pisses me off!”
The Hairspray star, whose real name is Dana Elaine Owens, has expressed her shock at claims that she is 30% overweight on a scale that takes height into account. and a person’s weight and interprets the units into a number on a scale of 18.5 to 40 to determine the “ideal” weight.
Speaking on Red Table Talk, she told hosts Jada Pinkett-Smith and Willow Smith, “I was like, ‘What? I? I mean, I’m just fat. She said, “You’re 30% bigger than you should be.” And I’m like, “Obesity?”
The “Girl Trip” actress previously explained that when it comes to her weight, “health” matters the most to her and will only change her body image for herself and not anything related to her career.
She said: “Health is the most important thing for me. It’s not about losing weight or gaining weight. When I want to lose weight or gain weight, I know how to do it in a healthy way. would be completely unhealthy for me, then it’s not my job.