DJ Khaled: 'I gained 20 pounds in pregnancy weight'

15 December 2016

Rapper DJ Khaled is committed to dropping the 20 pounds of extra weight he gained while pigging out alongside his fiancee during her pregnancy.

The 41-year-old Major Key hitmaker and his future wife Nicole Tuck welcomed their son Asahd on 23 October, 2016 and in the nine months preceding the birth, the new mum wasn't the only one eating for two. "Being in the house, she was eating a bunch of ice cream and cookies, I eat it with her (sic)," he tells of how he gained all the 'sympathy weight' - a term used to describe when a father packs on the pounds with the mother while she satisfies pregnancy cravings. "Oh yeah definitely, I gained 20 pounds." Read more: DJ Khaled avoids eye contact with Beyonce


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But don't expect Khaled to just accept his larger frame - the musician has already outlined a weightloss plan and he is ready to put it into action: "I was just telling my team now I'm officially going back to eating clean and my daily work out," he explains. "Like officially. You're about to see me... I'm gonna show you something." "I did a 22 Days Nutrition program," he adds. "That's something I know works. Also, (I'll) do at least an hour of cardio. Eat six meals a day. Meal, snack, meal, snack, meal, snack, meal. Small portions. No carbs, no dairy. You lose it fast and you'll be feeling amazing. "It's something that we have to do and discipline ourselves. I'm going to start right now. My next meal is going to be a salad."


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Committing to a weightloss plan isn't Khaled's only body maintenance work-out - he already has a weekly beautification process in place as he moves forward with slimming down.

"I cut my hair, like, three times a week," he shares. "Sometimes more if I'm working, and I know I got to be in front of people with interviews or TV or video. I've been blessed to be so busy.

"(I also have a) manicure/pedicure once a week. When I'm on the road, I use the hotel or whoever I call. But in Miami I have my own person."

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