‘Uzalo’ Actress Gugu Gumede Speaks on How Her Mother’s Death Led to Her Weight Loss Journey

‘Uzalo’ Actress Gugu Gumede Speaks on How Her Mother’s Death Led to Her Weight Loss Journey

  • Actress Gugu Gumede had an inspiring body transformation, and she recently lifted the lid on it on her YouTube page
  • The Uzalo star shared what inspired her, from her mother's death to stopping her breastfeeding duties
  • Gugu Gumede went under the knife for a procedure called vertical sleeve gastrectomy surgery

Actress Gugu Gumede has one of the most noticeable weight loss journeys in Mzansi celebville.

Gugu Gumede spoke about her weight loss journey.
‘Uzalo’ star Gugu Gumede spoke about the inspiration behind her weight loss journey. Image: @itsgugugumede
Source: Instagram

Gugu Gumede on her inspirational weight loss journey

Actress Gugu Gumede shed 30 kg in just four months. On her YouTube channel, she spoke about how this came about and why she decided to put her foot down and work on her body.

The Uzalo star shared that it started with her mother's death, which placed her in a devastating state mentally. Gugu shared that she had stopped engaging with her followers on social media and only focused on work.

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Her mother passed away when she was still pregnant, so she made more time for herself. When she moved on, she welcomed her newborn baby and stayed away from social media even more. This was also to protect her daughter.

Why Gugu Gumede focused more on her weight

Gugu Gumede also mentioned how she stopped breastfeeding and started to gain a lot of weight. The star admitted that she did not know any better and nobody had informed her.

When she noted that her weight started impacting her overall health, Gugu Gumede took a stand.

Gumede opened up about the pros and cons of vertical sleeve gastrectomy surgery, a weight loss procedure that allowed her to lose 30 kg in just four months.

Check out her Instagram post below:

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Cyan Boujee travels to Turkey

In a previous report from Briefly News, controversial influencer and DJ Cyan Boujee jetted off to Istanbul, Turkey. Boujee shared a series of videos on her Instagram story, tagging the weight-loss surgery and plastic surgery clinic called Hermes Clinics.

Many of her fans speculated that she was going to get her third BBL surgery in Turkey.

Mzansi expressed concerns over Cyan's decision, saying she will ruin her body.

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Jessica Gcaba (Entertainment editor) Jessica Gcaba is an Entertainment Editor for Briefly News (joined in 2023). She is a Journalism graduate from the Durban University Of Technology (2019). She has 4 years of experience as an Entertainment and Lifestyle Journalist at Africa New Media Group writing for ZAlebs website. She passed a set of trainings from Google News Initiative. To reach her, contact: jessica.gcaba@briefly.co.za

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