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John Goodman Talks Massive Weight Loss on 'Late Show' (VIDEO)

by Aimee Deeken, posted Jun 17th 2010 6:22AM
John Goodman Talks Weight Loss on 'Late Show'A fitter, happier (more productive?) John Goodman appeared on the 'Late Show' (weeknights, 11:35PM ET on CBS) and talked openly about his weight loss and being sober. He admitted his all-time high was "pushing 400" pounds and he was "breaking furniture, for lord's sake!"

"Now that you've stopped the drinking, well there's the answer to your [weight-gain] problems," said David Letterman. Responded Goodman, "I hit it pretty hard for 30 years, and there was a lot of residual damage."

"You have a target weight we can hope for?" asked the host. Goodman deadpanned, "Thirty pounds." Good to see he hasn't lost his sense of humor.

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I am someone who has loved John Goodman for many years - he is wonderfully talented and can easily make me laugh. Have followed him in many different roles. But I have been concerned at times more recently about his weight and health and was worried I'd one day soon be reading about his death from a heart attack similar to Chris Farley. That would be such a loss! I'm so glad he has been working on his health - You Go John! It's really hard to do - I know!!

June 22 2010 at 12:34 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
kate king

good 4 u john goodman i know how hard it is to lose weight & stop drinking. I hope for continued success
4 you

June 17 2010 at 3:47 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Vera Chuckandave

you do know, don't you, that John Goodman was just an actor and wasnt really married to Roseanne?? He didnt have to "put up" with that fat ugly witch for all those years, he just had to show up a few hours a week and ACT like he was putting up with that fat ugly witch, and anyway, that is no excuse for him to become a hideous, morbidly obese disgusting overeating PIG, not to mention a DRUNK. Shame on him for being such a glutton, eating like two pigs an drinking away his millions, while other people are starving.

June 17 2010 at 2:20 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Hey Derrell, if those "stupid fat ass pigs" as you call them, are ignorant, can you imagine what people think of you?

June 17 2010 at 2:03 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
1 reply to Louis's comment

hey "Louis" guess what... I truly do not DO NOT care what people think of me.
Have a nice day, but only if you are height/weight proportionate.

June 17 2010 at 3:00 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

John looks wonderful and it is a sure bet that he feels just as great. Congrats, John, and best wishes!

June 17 2010 at 2:01 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

good for him he is a great actor

June 17 2010 at 2:00 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

atta boy john love ya.don't stop.it's a life long battle

June 17 2010 at 1:59 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

I love John Goodman..he's always been handsome but YOWZA he looks great! :)

June 17 2010 at 1:37 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

The people who are offended and outspoken by others that are overweight are clueless. Most overweight people do not choose to be that way, circumstances, biological factors, etc often play key roles in becoming overweight. So the mean person who has been posting better watch out a fat nurse just might save your life one day. Ha!

June 17 2010 at 1:29 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

I'm proud for John for the weightloss and for stopping the drinking. Good for him!

June 17 2010 at 1:27 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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