What does it take to lose weight? Motivation, dedication and the most important one—reason. Some want to lose weight to be fit, some to look good and then there are others who lose weight because their work demands. For Mellisa Mccarthy, what started as a routine for a new film role, continued with her. Today, she is more than 70 pounds lighter and fitter than ever before.

What’s her secret? Intouch Weekly reveals that the actor played an undercover agent in the immensely popular 2015 movie, “Spy.” She started the workouts and weight loss as a routine to prepare for the fight scenes in the movie. “The second I knew I was doing the movie, I started training with an amazing martial arts instructor,” she said.

So how did she manage to lose her weight? The secret to her weight loss is very simple and something all of us can do—simply stop worrying. “I truly stopped worrying about it. I think there’s something to kinda loosening up and not being so nervous and rigid about it that, bizarrely, has worked,” she told Life & Style. The magazine further reports that the star followed a high protein diet that boosts metabolism and energy as well as enhances satiety, which has proved effective for her.

The actress showed off the new slim body in a pale pink shirt and shiny black pants at the 40th Annual People’s Choice Awards, where she received an award for the Favourite Comedic Movie Actress. Hollywood take reports that the “Mike and Molly” star had worn the outfit from her own collection. She has launched a clothing line that offers clothes across a wide range of sizes. “I’ve been every size under the rainbow, and my sense of style never left me, but my options did,” she told People.com. “I created a fashion line that is for all sizes,” she signed off.

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