Recently, people have observed that Taraji P. Henson has been struggling with her weight gain. While the American actress has not mentioned anything about her transformation, she previously did open up about losing 5 pounds which she had gained during the pandemic.
Taraji Penda Henson better known as Taraji P. Henson is an American actress who started gaining fame after she appeared as a prostitute in Hustle and Flow in 2005. She has also made her singing debut in the film Hustle and Flow, where she performed the vocals of the Three 6 Mafia track It's hard out here for a pimp.
Recently, Henson has been in the news after she mentioned her dancing experience with Usher. She also said that Usher is a female magnet. She also discussed her experience attending Beyonce's Renaissance World Tour in the summer of 2023 during the interview and mentioned that the experience was very good.
After the interview, many people started getting curious about her physical appearance. Some of the people have pointed out that she has undergone weight gain in recent years. Well, let's discuss her transformation in detail.
Details on Taraji P. Henson’s Recent Weight Gain!
Many people are assuming that Taraji P. Henson (@tarajiphenson) has been struggling with a recent weight gain. Although the actress has been open about her weight fluctuations, she has not talked about her physical appearance. Previously, when she shed some pounds after quarantine, she mentioned that it was hard, but she didn't give up on it.
If you guys have been following Taraji, you might have seen her weight fluctuate many times. She has been very open about her personal life and her activities since the beginning of her career. Every time she has weight gain, she has always talked about it. Recently, when she appeared on Friday, many people thought that she looked heavier than before.
Taraji P. Henson's weight gain has been a subject of concern among her fans.
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Well, this is not the first time Tarraji's weight gain is making headlines. In September 2023, when people knew that the actress had changed her whole outfit for Beyoncé’s Renaissance tour at the last minute, they guessed that there might be some problem regarding her weight. Later, she denied the rumors and said,
I had already had my outfit picked out for [Beyoncé’s] show, months in advanc. Then, she does this, Oh, it’s my birthday. Let’s all wear silver. So, I mean, my house is being renovated and my clothes are in storage, so I randomly happened to buy this off of those Instagram Shopping pages.
Taraji P. Henson Gained Significant Weight During the Pandemic!
As we have already mentioned, Taraji P. Henson has been very open about everything from the beginning. During a pandemic period when she gained some weight, she posted a video on her social media confirming her weight gain. She talked about being honest with her fans and said that she has been gaining weight.
Taraji also mentioned that she wanted to lose weight and come back to her previous look by her birthday. She also showed her gym equipment and promised her fans that she would deal with her weight gain and try to be in the best shape as soon as she could.
Many people think that it was brave of them to talk about her weight, while others discussed their thoughts and said that Taraji looked better with weight gain too.
How Did Taraji P. Henson Deal With Her Pandemic Weight Gain?
Taraji P. Henson was said to have gained five pounds during the pandemic period. During the time of pandemic period, she mentioned that she began eating all the snacks and drinking old fashioned which led to weight gain.
Taraji P. Henson gained 5 pounds weight during the pandemic.
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After a year of weight gain, when Taraji shed some pounds, she mentioned that it was hard to shed pounds at her age. However, she managed to lose some and inspire some people with her look.
During the time of her weight loss journey, she mentioned that she realized she had to do everything she could to feel good, or that depression thing was going to get the best of her. She stated;
The older you get, the harder it is to get in shape. I didn't want to be climbing out of a hole. When I get those endorphins going, I'm like a whole different girl. I want people to know that it's never too late for anything. You can get your health together and live out your wildest dreams.