Nigerian female comedian Bosede Olufunke Ogunboye “Lepacious Bose”, on Saturday, revealed that she made more money when she was overweight than when she became slim, TheNation reports. Her words: ”I was obese for 25 years. .
I was never happy being fat and I had health challenges like my thyroids were aggravating, I was depressed, for two years I was not menstruating. I was so emotional and each time I visited the hospital, they will ask me to go and lose weight.
Though, I was making a lot of money because it was easy cracking jokes about my being fat. Now that I am slimming down, I do not make so much money anymore. Above all, my weight loss has been an incredible journey and I am proud of the progress I have made and I don’t intend to stop.
I am also proud of the fact that my weight loss is an inspiration to others. Presently, I am now a size 16. Two years ago, I was obese with a weight of 198kg.”
Source: The Nation