They oozed confidence on stage, however behind the scenes, these chart-topping pop stars had been combating physique picture.
Ladies Aloud’s Kimberley Walsh and The Saturdays star Frankie Bridge admit the teams had been so acutely aware of their weight throughout their time within the bands, the bandmates might usually collectively drop pounds in a “snowball” impact amongst themselves.
“If one in every of us misplaced weight, we’d all comply with,” admits Frankie. “Whether or not it was on goal or not, it simply kinda occurred.”
“It has a knock on impact,” agrees Kimberley. “So you need to watch out if persons are combating consuming – it will probably snowball.”
Kim provides that she felt strain with bandmates together with Cheryl Tweedy and Nicola Roberts – who loved a birthday dinner at London’s Chiltern Firehouse this week – had been so “naturally tiny” they might eat what they wished and never placed on weight.
“That makes me really feel fairly sick at instances, nevertheless it’s the truth,” says Kim, talking on Frankie’s Open Thoughts podcast.
“I at all times needed to be conscious. I’d at all times crash weight loss program earlier than a video or a tour simply to make myself really feel higher.
“Now I look again and assume I seemed effective, I ought to have simply been comfortable.
“I’d be comfortable to appear like that now.”