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Bob and Abishola Weight Loss: Billy Gardell & Folake Olowofoyeku's Transformation!

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Apr 21, 2022 @ 10:50 EDT
Bob and Abishola Weight Loss: Billy Gardell & Folake Olowofoyeku's Transformation!

Billy Gardell and Folake Olowofoyeku, the lead characters of the sitcom Bob Hearts Abishola, both underwent a weight loss journey. Billy suffered from Type 2 diabetes, as a result, he started a weight loss journey and lost almost 140 lbs. On the other hand, Folake lost some weight after being diagnosed with endometriosis. Have detailed information on the physical transformation of Bob and Abishola from Bob Hearts Abishola.

Bob Hearts Abishola is an American sitcom television series produced by Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky, Al Higgins, and Gina Yashere that aired on CBS on September 23, 2019.

It stars Billy Gardell and Folake Olowofoyeku as the lead characters, with Christine Ebersole, Matt Jones, Maribeth Monroe, Shola Adewusi, Barry Shabaka Henley, Travis Wolfe Jr., Vernee Watson, Bayo Akinfemi, Anthony Okungbowa, and Gina Yashere round out the cast.

The series was revived for a third season in February 2021, and it premiered on September 20, 2021. The series was renewed for a fourth season in January 2022.

As the fourth season of Bob Hearts Abishola got renewed in January 2022, fans were curious to know about the lead cast's weight loss journey. Yes, both Billy Gardell, who plays the role of Robert "Bob" Wheeler, and Folake Olowofoyeku, who plays the role of Abishola, underwent a weight loss journey. Well, here is everything we know about their weight loss transformation.

Previously, we touched on the weight loss stories of Kelsea Ballerini and Nicola Coughlan.

Bob Hearts Abishola: Bob and Abishola's Weight Loss Journey Outside the Reel Life!

After being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, Billy Gardell began his weight loss adventure in 2011. Billy understood he needed assistance, so he followed his doctor's advice and went through a management treatment protocol.

Along the process, he was assisted by a team of specialists. Franklin Becker (cookbook author for Type 2 diabetes), Dolvett Quince (celebrity fitness trainer), Marlene Boas (licensed life coach), and Laleh Mohajerani were among the members of the team (certified diabetes educator).

Billy Gardell was dedicated to his Type 2 Diabetes therapy. He used a medication called Ozempic to help him lose weight and manage his Type 2 diabetes. Changes in nutrition and exercise were also part of the transformation process.

Billy began to experiment with new things, such as preparing better meals for himself, eliminating sodas, barbeque, and pizza from his diet, and increasing his physical activity. The comedian realized the necessity of staying active and began walking for 20 minutes or more every day in his neighborhood.

Billy Gardell advises those who wish to reduce weight to focus on fitness programs that are appropriate for their lifestyle. Billy dropped almost 140 pounds as a result of his unwavering commitment to losing weight and staying healthy.

On the other hand, fans of the show, Bob Hearts Abishola, who saw Season 1 to 3 were quick to note Folake Olowofoyeku (2thefolake) had lost weight. Additionally, many who followed her on social media noted the progressive changes in her posts.

Having said that, Folake never acknowledged her weight loss or discussed it with her admirers. However, Folake gave an interview with WebMD in which she revealed her fitness routines and how she manages to stay healthy.

Folake said in 2020 that her weight loss was caused by her being diagnosed with endometriosis. Folake claims she has had it since she was 13 years old when she first got her period.

Folake also lost 5 pounds every time she got her menstruation as a child. However, she was ignorant of the disease due to Nigeria's weak healthcare system. Folake used to play basketball for workouts when she wasn't working out. However, she used to suffer from shin splints.

Bob Hearts Abishola Season 4 Release Date

At the moment, every spectator is having an identical experience. When will the fourth season of Bob Hearts Abishola be released? The good news is that the show's creators have confirmed that the show will return in the autumn of 2022 for a fourth season.

The finale of the latest season aired on January 24, 2022. Furthermore, because the show has already been renewed, viewers will be in for a double treat if all goes according to plan, as they will be able to watch the second season of their favorite television show.

Bob Hearts Abishola season 4 is set to air on September 5, 2022. Season 4 of Bob Hearts Abishola has captivated everyone's curiosity, and fans of the CBS Web series are looking forward to the next season.

Fans can expect to see Billy Gardell, Folake Olowofoyeku, Christine Ebersole, Matt Jones, Maribeth Monroe, Shola Adewusi, Barry Shabaka Henley, Travis Wolfe Jr., Vernee Watson, Gina Yashere, Bayo Akinfemi, and Anthony Okungbowa reprise their roles, as the show's creators have already approved Season 4.

There's also the possibility that some new actors may be added to the cast.

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