DJ Khaled drops 11.8kg

The ‘Wild Thoughts’ hitmaker is now a fully-fledged ambassador of Weight Watchers, and he’s been reeling in the benefits of their manageable points system.

DJ Khaled. Picture: @djkhaled/Instagram

LONDON - DJ Khaled has revealed he’s lost an impressive 26 pounds (about 11.8kg) since starting his Weight Watchers journey.

The Wild Thoughts hitmaker is now a fully-fledged ambassador of the weight loss brand, and he’s been reeling in the benefits of their manageable points system.

Speaking to Fox News, he said: “Man. Weight Watchers is going good. The freestyle program is doing real big. It’s a real lifestyle because all you have to do is not go over your point [total]. And there are so many zero points [foods] in case you get hungry. I got the freestyle dance. Right now, the last weigh in as like 26 pounds I got rid of - I don’t lose. All I do is win - you know what I mean.”

The 42-year-old producer has given Weight Watchers a boost since becoming their latest celebrity ambassador.

The I’m the One hitmaker has been documenting his progress on social media as he completes the “WW Freestyle” program and has been welcomed to the fold by fellow representative Oprah Winfrey.

Khaled told his 8.9 million Instagram followers recently: “In full 2018 mode ... excited to be living this #WWFreestyle life with you. I already Got rid of 20 pounds and ready for more. Ride with me on my journey to greatness. Bless up Weight Watchers!!! #2018secured what I love about this it’s a lifestyle and I still can enjoy at the same time ride wit me though this journey ! I CAN SHOW YOU BETTER THAN I CAN TELL YOU ... I’m so focused let’s go!! @weightwatchers (sic)”

The All I Do Is Win musician shared a string of videos of himself eating healthy meals whilst exercising.

Khaled also posted a video of himself in a swimming pool with his 15-month-old child Asahd, and admitted one of his main reasons for wanting to lose weight is because, “I love my son.”

Oprah tweeted the 42-year-old DJ saying: “@djkhaled Welcome to #WWFreestyle. Can’t wait to see you #blessup this program (sic)”

Khaled shared his delight at being tweeted by Oprah, posting a picture of himself grinning, captioned: “The smile ? you make when @oprah tweets you ! (sic)”

Shares of Weight Watchers rose eight percent following the announcement.