Real Housewives of New Jersey star Dolores Catania shocked fans by admitting she’s taken Ozempic. Hopefully, this won’t lead to Margaret Josephs calling her a “disheveled drug addict,” the claim she leveled at Jennifer Aydin earlier this season.
Dolores explained her decision on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen. Page Six has the details. She said she hopped on the “bandwagon” and had been using semaglutide for six weeks, to aid with weight loss. Dolores added that “not one” of the RHONJ cast has avoided the drug.
Pointing the blame elsewhere she said, “I wasn’t going to come to the reunion looking any bigger than anyone else, so I got on the bandwagon.” Dolores also clarified that she was taking “another part” of the Ozempic branch called “Mounjaro.” For clarity, these are not typically weight loss pills. Both Mounjaro and Ozempic are properly used as prescription drugs to treat Type 2 diabetes. There have even been shortages of the drugs to treat those with the condition, according to CNN.
Real Housewives of Miami veteran Marysol Patton also appeared on WWHL, and said that Mounjaro was “the fast forward to Skinnyville.” She labeled it as the “amped-up version” of Ozempic. This is one weight loss fad that is taking the Real Housewives world by storm, much to the disappointment of Jackie Goldschneider.
While Dolores prides herself on “telling the truth,” viewers were not impressed. A Twitter user called her admission “unhealthy and triggering.” Another follower seemed to defend the move, however, and said, “They are on TV, heavily scrutinized for their appearance, of course they’d take a weight loss peptide if available.”
TELL US – ARE YOU SHOCKED ABOUT DOLORES’ CONFESSION, OR DID YOU EXPECT IT? DO YOU BELIEVE THE OTHER RHONJ STARS ARE TAKING OZEMPIC? SHOULD ANY REALITY STAR BE JUDGED FOR WHAT THEY DO TO FEEL MORE CONFIDENT ON TV?
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