In our part of the world, putting on weight is regarded as evidence of one living a “good life” and so when someone starts to lose weight, it automatically gets people speculating that the person might be on the downside of their life.
Nowadays, people are making a more conscious effort to make healthier choices for a better life following several reports of (for instance) some celebrities either falling ill or losing their lives to preventable diseases.
In Ghana, the likes of Citi FM’s Jessica Saforo and Sammy Forson of the EIB Network have proven that weight management among Ghanaians is a possibility.
However, some celebrities have managed to climb to the top of the list of celebrities who have put on some disposable weight and have got fans talking behind their backs.
Maybe it’s time for these 9 celebrities to ditch the bankus and jollofs and hit the gym?
1. Jackie Appiah
Recent pictures emerging show that Jackie seems to be going in hard on the banku...
2. John Dumelo
John Dumelo is not overweight, but he is sure to get there soon if he doesn't rethink his health choices. You can almost see the entire size of his boobs in this photo
Sarkodie's fans, although they adore him are a bit concerned about his weight gain in recent times. His cheeks look fuller and he could definitely use some downtime in the gym
4. Gifty Anti
Ace broadcaster Gifty has been overweight for as long as many people can remember but she is still young enough to shed some of it off by making better health choices and lifestyles.
5. Bice Osei Kufuor (Obuor)
Obuor has been teased on countless occasions for his enourmous weight gain since he assumed presidency of the Musician's Union of Ghana. A couple of years ago, the former hiplife artiste tried to shed some of the weight off by joining a boot camp but not much progress has been seen.
6. Amanda Jissih
Some years ago, Amanda Jissih tried to shed off some of her weight but may have lost hope since she wasn't seeing any progress. What she may have forgotten is that "Rome was no built in a day."
7. Kokui Selormey
Award winning broadaster Kokui has such a pretty face but still has a long way to go in terms of her weight. Gym time maybe?
Humour therapist DKB is doing very well in his career and has succeeded in making Ghanaian stand-up comedy a thing to look forward to again. However, this funny guy could do with some time at the gym before he pops the buttons on his shirt.
Mantse of Ga music, Gasmilla also has the potential of literally blowing up if he does not cut down on the number of kenkey balls and fish he consumes.