Many people believe Fleur East has undergone weight gain compared to her appearance in X Factor. She looks very fit and has a stunning physique now that she has gained a suitable weight.
Fleur East is an English singer-songwriter, rapper, and presenter who appeared as a member of the girl group, Addictiv Ladies on the second series of the televised singing competition The X Factor in 2005. She subsequently debuted her solo career in 2012 with the record label Strictly Rhythm, releasing songs with dance musicians such as DJ Fresh and Drumsound & Bassline Smith.
Later, she returned to The X Factor as a solo artist in 2014 for the eleventh series, finishing second to Ben Haenow. Furthermore, with her cover of Uptown Funk (originally by Mark Ronson starring Bruno Mars), she became the X Factor's first competitor to reach number one on the UK iTunes Store chart during the competition.
With all the gain in popularity, Fleur East previously received some backlash due to her appearance. According to her fans, the singer seemed heavier than she used to be. As a result, many people are curious to know if she actually underwent weight gain at the time. Well, here is everything you need to know.
Fleur East Looks Incredible After Her Weight Gain!
Fleur East (@fleureast) has definitely undergone weight gain but it is not as bad as many of us think. When compared to her before appearance in the X Factor, her appearance has changed a lot. However, she still looks fit and stunning in her current appearance.
Fleur East after the weight gain.
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Meanwhile, the former X Factor competitor recently disclosed her regular employment outside of her hectic TV and radio gigs. The 35-year-old presenter claimed that she is a fitness enthusiast and has a job in the sector. She holds a level 3 Personal Trainer certification, which she uses for her own fitness as well as to help others.
Fleur prepared a brief workout for folks to follow in an Instagram video posted on Sep 20. She said: "Now some people might not know this, but I'm actually a fully qualified, level 3 personal trainer and fitness has always been a huge part of my life.' Alongside the post, she wrote:
Join me and try this easy to follow full body workout that will keep you feeling pumped up all day long.
In the video, Fleur displayed a full-body HIIT workout and described activities that viewers might copy, such as high knees, squat hops, and plank shoulder taps to maintain weight gain body. She also supplemented the piece with a description of some of her favorite pieces from her collection a few hours later.
Later, talking about the importance of feeling confident and comfortable when exercising, she advised:
One of my top tips is to find a gym kit that makes you feel good about yourself, makes you feel happy and in the right mood to work out.
Fleur East Is One of the Co-hosts in the Upcoming, Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two!
Fleur East is presently preparing to co-host Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two with former Strictly star Janette Manrara (@jmanrara). Her job was confirmed in June, following Rylan Clark's departure from the BBC Two spin-off show.
Fleur East is set to co-host Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two with Janette Manrara.
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However, she is no stranger to the event, having previously reached the final with her professional partner, Vito Coppola, in 2022. Following the announcement, Fleur exclaimed,
I couldn't believe it, I still can't believe it. I was with my husband, I was away, and got a phone call from my agent. She did all the pleasantries and moments later was like, you've got It Takes Two. She did all the pleasantries and moments later was like, you've got It Takes Two.
Additionally, Fleur East claimed it was the hardest thing ever to keep a secret. The singer explained,
I was trying to just get it out of my head. With the social video, I tried to find the biggest boots I could find. With Rylan gone, I have some big boots to fill. It's a lot of relief because the stress is real. It's going to be a lot of fun.