Drew Carey on Being Fat: ‘It Sucks’

by | July 29, 2010 at 3:32 PM | TV News

The New Drew (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg)

The New Drew (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg)

Taking over as host of the long-running game show ‘The Price Is Right’ may have been a heavy burden, but Drew Carey is concerned with more weighty issues.

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The 52-year-old comedian has dropped an impressive 80 lbs. since January, thanks to a strict new diet and fitness routine.

“It sucks being fat, you know,” Carey said Wednesday night at the CBS/Showtime TCA (Television Critics Association) party in Beverly Hills. “I was diabetic with Type-2 diabetes.”

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A happier and healthier Carey reports that since his weight loss, “I’m not diabetic anymore. No medication needed.”

What do you think of how the new Drew looks?