All the facts behind Jill Scott’s alleged weight loss surgery. How did she lose 63 pounds? Fans wonder about her 2015 weight loss plus her diet plan. What does Jill Scott look like now? Take a look at her before and after pictures.
It’s quite interesting how body transformations are loved and grab the interest of people. It’s even more spellbinding when celebrities undergo shocking alterations.
Their journey and motivations inspire many while for some it’s just stories to be read. American singer, songwriter, model, poet, actress, overall a multifaceted personality, Jill Scott‘s weight loss is one of the most talked-about topics.
A soulful singer whose charm and charisma are loved by many, Jill Scott’s evolution piqued curiosity in many. Soon to be seen on a remake of Highway of Heaven, Scott’s weight loss has been the topic of the talk.
How Did Jill Scott Undergo Weight Loss of 63 Pounds?
Jill Scott before and after alleged weight loss surgery, losing 63 lbs.
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As soulful as her songs are, Jill Scott is one of the loved Hollywood celebrities. Her weight loss transfiguration dropped many jaws and blew up the internet.
Weighing 263 pounds initially, Scott reminisces in an interview with US Weekly how she would be out of breath just by walking 9 steps. The 5’6 tall star’s heavyweight was an obstacle for her in many ways.
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What motivated Jill Scott to undergo weight loss was the birth of her son Jett in April 2009. Stepping into motherhood, the importance of having to maintain a healthy body struck the Womanifesto singer, and her journey of losing weight began.
“There’s a world of discovery in his eyes, and I want to be around to enjoy it!” she says reflecting back on the adverse effect of her weight.
From her diet to her lifestyle, Jill Scott completely changed it all for her glow-up. Slimming down to 200 pounds was quite the work for the spectacular artist. As per Scott’s diet, it consists of three low-fat meals and two snacks per day. The reduction of sugar, fat, and carbs helped the singer gain a healthy weight.
The diet was followed by 60-minute cardio and strength-training sessions three times a week with L.A. pro-Scott Parker. Along with Jill Scott, Parker has worked with multiple celebrities like Mary Mary, Tasha Smith, and David Banner and is one of Hollywood’s renowned celebrity trainers.
In addition to the cardio and strength training, Jill’s workouts include a routine of kickboxing, boxing, and her favorite — biking outdoors. Mother of a lovely son, Scott often tags her son along in her activities.
Satisfied with how much weight she managed to lose, Jill said, “But I’ll never be a stick figure.” Till today Scott has been maintaining her weight, figure, diet, and lifestyle promoting her stunning looks and captivating her fans.
Jill Scott is Starring in the Remake of Highway to Heaven
With an update, Highway to Heaven, a modern take on the classic Michael Landon TV series, will soon be hitting the screens. Grammy winner Jill Scott will be starring in a gender-switch lead role alongside Barry Watson.
The storyline follows the story of a new angel Angela, played by Jill Scott. Angela descends to Earth to assist people in need while Landon portrayed the male form of the angel Jonathan from the original series, who was sent to Earth to help those in need.
Watson plays Bruce, the principal of Junior High School, to whom Angela discloses her true identity. Scott assumes the role of a counselor and works wonders to better the life of a troubled student Cody played by Ben Daon and his father Jeff played by Robert Moloney.
Also a producer of the movie, Jill Scott seems more than excited to be returning back to the screens. Scott posted multiple promos of the movie on her Instagram where the recent one says, “Jill Scott in #HighwaytoHeaven. Being the light that guides the way to someone’s miracle. Tonight at 8/7c on @lifetimetv“.
Lifetime and Scott previously collaborated on the Emmy-nominated Flint, a drama on the Flint water crisis, as well as the all-African American remake of Steel Magnolias and Sins of the Mother.
Awaiting Scott’s performance on screen, fans seem pretty excited for the movie. Tanya Lopez, EVP, Scripted Programming, Lifetime & LMN says,
Having worked with Jill previously for some of Lifetime’s most celebrated movies, we know she is the perfect actor to bring her passion and brilliance to this role. I just love her…Jill amplifies everything she touches in ways that make her pop off the screen.
Directed by Stacey K. Black, written by Angelica Chéri, Cathryn Humphris, and Christopher Landon, the cast of the movie includes Jill Scott as Angela Stewart, Barry Watson as Bruce, Ben Daon as Cody, Robert Moloney as Jeff and Victoria Bidewell as Vanessa.