Tracy Morgan Reveals He’s Taking Ozempic for Weight Loss: ‘It Cuts My Urge for food in Half’

Tracy Morgan is the newest movie star to disclose that he’s taking Ozempic for weight reduction.

Throughout an look on Monday’s episode of In the present day with Hoda & Jenna, the comic and actor, 54, was explaining how he goes to the gymnasium day by day at 10 a.m. when hosts Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager complimented how good he seems to be.

“You’ve been working in your physique and your well being,” Kotb, 59, stated earlier than Morgan shortly responded, “No, that’s Ozempic.”

“That’s how this weight bought misplaced,” he added. “I went and bought a prescription and I bought Ozempic.”

“And I ain’t letting it go!” Morgan quipped as Kotb and Bush Hager, 41, laughed.

Ozempic is an FDA-approved prescription remedy for folks with kind 2 diabetes. It is one of many model names for semaglutide and tirzepatide — also called Wegovy and Mounjaro — which works within the mind to impression satiety, and is the newest Hollywood weight reduction development.

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Morgan then confirmed he’s taking the weekly injections after the co-hosts requested if he was actually on the remedy for weight reduction. 

“I take Ozempic each Thursday,” he stated whereas mimicking how he takes the injection in his abdomen.

“It cuts my urge for food in half. Now I solely eat half a bag of Doritos,” Morgan stated jokingly.

Different stars have additionally opened up taking Ozempic and related medication for weight reduction, together with Golnesa “GG” Gharachedaghi, Patti Stanger, Emily Simpson, Sharon Osbourne, Charles Barkley, and extra.

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