Want To Lose Weight Like A Kardashian? Here’s How Much Celebs Pay By The Pound (Slide Show!)

The Camera Adds Ten Pounds, You Know.

Americans love the subject of weight. They love it when other people gain weight. They love it when other people trim down. They just love to talk weight. Because human beings are so drawn to the subject, there is a market for it—and a niche market for celebrity fat.

Our country’s obsession with fat has helped to fuel a $40 billion diet industry that churns out diet supplements, self-help books, weight-management programs and fitness centers. And at the heart of the industry is the celebrity endorsement, a deal worth anywhere between $500,000 to $5 million a year for celebrities like Kirstie Alley, Marie Osmond, Jennifer Hudson and Valerie Bertinelli.

So what exactly does it cost to lose weight like these 5 stars? We break it down for you.

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  • Michelleeeee

    What is Khloe wearing in the first picture?

  • Suzeq

    Kirstie loooooks terrible! Maybe she should have spend some more money

  • Rodeo

    Cheers to that

  • Carriebradshaw

    oopsneditnwatch what you eat

  • Carriebradshaw

    Everyone looks great in the post pic but much cheaper to just wathc what youeat

  • WeightWatcher

    Looks like Weight Watchers is the smartest option for your money. At least on that plan you can buy your own groceries! I know I’ve had a lot of success with it. I lost 30 pounds on Weight Watchers, and Jennifer Hudson looks great!