While it's rare for celebrities to talk about their pregnancy weight gain in plain terms, it does occasionally—refreshingly—happen.
Consider Kendra Wilkinson Baskett, who recently revealed that she gained 55 pounds during her second pregnancy, going from 120 to 175 on the scale. Of course, she's shed much of that weight already, and was well on her way to her trim pre-pregnancy model bod by the time she dished on those specifics.
Pregnant actress Hayden Panettiere told Hello! magazine (as cited in the Daily Mail) that she's gained close to 40 pounds on her itty bitty frame. "I'm 5 feet, 2 inches, and I started out at 106 pounds and guess how much I weigh now? Around 145 pounds," she said. "And the worst part is that my feet are still size five and they're going, 'What's going on with all this weight?' They're about to snap from underneath me with the strain."
She also believes her muscular nature—she was a former gymnast—is contributing to the extra pounds.
Not surprisingly, the star has every intention of taking off the weight after her baby girl comes. She told the mag she wasn't planning to wed fiance Wladimir Klitschko carrying 40 extra pounds.
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