Feel good! Quinton Aaron revealed his nearly 100-pound weight loss after focusing on his health to start the new year.
The Blind Slide Actor, 37, tmz said on Monday, Feb. 21, that after gaining weight during the coronavirus pandemic, due, in part, to eating more chocolate, he changed his eating habits and has since gone from 559 pounds to 462.
“I used the new year as a way to get a new me,” the baby pact said The actor told the outlet on Monday, noting that he used to eat two giant-sized packs of KitKat and two packs of Reese every morning.
The New York native recalled eating a lot of bread and completing his meals with some sort of chocolate dessert. Aaron added that he sometimes ate two large sandwiches in one go before checking his weight towards the end of 2021.
Nomadic CEO Leo Entertainment explained that he has since eliminated chocolate bars and bread from his diet, replacing them with salads. He now follows the ketogenic diet, fasts, walks, and does stretching exercises, according to the outlet.
Aaron’s current weight loss goal is to lose another 64 pounds by his late mother’s birthday on May 10. The finish line would take him back to his weight of the blind side movie, in which he played the famous real-life athlete Miguel oher alongside Sandra Bullock.
The musician previously vowed to lose weight after an awkward incident in 2014 when he has kicked off a flight for taking an extra budget seat. At the time, the actor weighed 550 pounds.
“When I saw the seats, I literally hoped no one would have to sit next to me because I knew it wasn’t going to work if they did,” Aaron said. ABC News in April 2014.
The founder, who is determined to eliminate bullying in schools, recalled taking his bag to get out “as quickly as possible” once he was asked to move. “It was shameful,” he added.
Aaron did not allow the incident to dampen his spirits. Instead, it propelled him to find a new weight loss goal.
“I live in California. I want to go to the beach in the summer in a tank top and have the girls chase me around the beach one day,” he said at the time.