Identified for her constructive power onscreen, (*28*) Hammond has revealed how she applies confidence to all features of her life – together with her body picture.
The size 28 presenter has opened up about how she’s “not going to cease my life” as a “huge” lady.
Talking to The Sun’s Fabulous journal, the 46-year-old stated: “I am lovely and a beautiful individual, and I do know it. I am not a type of those who hates myself. I truly love myself.
“Folks get actually offended, however what do they anticipate us to do? Go and conceal underneath a rock till we get to the size they need us to be? I do know individuals who do.”
She added: “They gained’t go swimming due to how they appear. How unhappy is that? You might get hit by a bus tomorrow. I’m not going to cease my life. I like the truth that we’re all so various and totally different.”
Hammond stated that when individuals get upset about how she appears, it “says extra about them than me”.
The presenter, who co-hosts This Morning on Fridays with Dermot O’Leary, famous that whereas she would “like to be a little bit bit smaller” for the sake of her knees and ankles, her size will not forestall her from “carrying attractive garments or having intercourse with males”.
Moreover, she revealed that she has low ldl cholesterol, good blood strain and goes to the gymnasium.
Hammond – who has a 16-year-old son – had a gastric band fitted in 2014, however had it eliminated as a result of “I didn’t do very effectively with it”.
Nonetheless, earlier this yr, she was warned by her physician that she was pre-diabetic after she “could not management” her consuming, and her train ranges modified, as a result of affect of a number of lockdowns.
The previous actuality contestant – who rose to fame after showing on Huge Brother in 2002 – has since efficiently tackled her well being considerations by going for walks and chopping out sugar.
It comes as Hammond not too long ago made historical past as the primary Black individual to be nominated for ‘greatest TV presenter’ at the Nationwide Tv Awards – however misplaced out to Ant and Dec.
Final yr, Hammond was praised for her impassioned speech about what the Black Lives Matter movement meant to her.
Showing on This Morning over the cellphone, amid a social media blackout, she informed co-hosts Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield that the demise of George Floyd had hit near house.
The mother-of-one stated: “I noticed everyone’s son, and I used to be disgusted to my core.
“It damage me to the pit of my abdomen to suppose that that is 2020 and we’re seeing that.”
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