Miranda Lambert opens up about life, love and weight loss

Miranda Lambert Talks Weight Loss
Miranda Lambert Talks Weight Loss

Miranda Lambert debuted a new bod on the cover of Marie Claire and opened up about her weight loss.

The 31-year-old dropped 20 pounds and a dress size last year. She told the magazine, "When you have to walk out there in front of thousands of people, it does feel good to know that your sh*t's not jiggling."

But the musician admitted her road to weight loss wasn't so feel-good.

"I'm just like anybody else, insecure and scared of looking bad or being criticized. But everybody's making this big, giant thing about it. It's way too much focus on women's bikini photos, and I hate it. Why do we care? I want women to love themselves, whatever they've got going on."

Earlier this year, Miranda told HuffPost Live how she lost the weight, and talked more about what kind of pressures women face in the spot light.

"I just did it the old fashion way, you know, just working out, drinking juice... Good old fashion 'don't eat Cheetos and get moving.' We put it on ourselves a lot -- trying to look the part and be as good as we can and be a good role model and stay in shape and take the criticism when we're not ... Just be who you are. It doesn't matter what size, it's all about who you are on the inside and what you stand for."

You can check out the rest of her interview in Marie Claire next month.

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