The 27-year-old influencer appeared in the latest episode of Amanda HirschNot skinny but not fat podcast, where she talks about being prescribed diabetes medication “before it was fashionable.”
“I, for one, am almost pissed off because it’s such a trendy thing now, when I’m following it up for actual issues,” Bader, who 2.2 million followers On TikTok, Hirsch told me.
The plus-size model explained that her doctor recommended she try Ozempic, shortly after it was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration in 2020, due to issues with pre-diabetes, insulin resistance, and weight gain.
However, the Victoria’s Secret Ambassador She said she had mixed feelings about Ozempic, because once she stopped taking the once-a-week injection, her binge eating episodes worsened.
“I saw a doctor and they would say, ‘It’s 100 percent because you went to Ozempic,'” she explained, “because it made me think I wasn’t hungry.” “I lost some weight. I didn’t want to be obsessed with staying in the long run, and I was like, ‘I bet the second I go, I’m going to starve again,’ and I did.”
“My partnership got worse, so I kind of blamed it on Ozambique,” Bader added. “I gained twice the weight after that.”
Ozempic is an antidiabetic drug used to treat type 2 diabetes, although some of its side effects include weight loss. Ozempic — which is the brand name for semaglutide — works by mimicking a hormone that regulates appetite to create a feeling of fullness.
Recently, Ozempic has been trending on social media as many celebrities have been rumored to use diabetes medication as a quick weight loss remedy. Due to its popularity as an “off-label” diet pill, increased demand has led to a global shortage of Ozempic, leaving diabetics who really need the drug without it.
On TikTok, Remi Bader has gained quite a following from her candid reviews of plus-size outfits. The New York native recently went viral when she revealed that a Long Island ranch wouldn’t let her ride one of their horses because of her weight.
in Video Posted on her TikTok account last June, Bader shared footage of the ranch with text on it, which read: “Shoutout to Deep Hollow Ranch in Montauk to make me leave because I’m over 240.”
“I’ve ridden a horse before and never had this problem,” she wrote in the caption. “Please announce this on your banners for the future.”
In the comments, she emphasized how the farm failed to “advertise” their weight restrictions and how “awkward” her experience there was.
“I really don’t need any opinions on this,” she wrote. “It’s the fact that it’s not publicized and how bad it is. This was my experience, not yours. It was so embarrassing to be told I needed to leave on my own, when everyone else has to stay lol.”
The TikTok star went viral again when she Called Delta Air Lines Because there are no universal seats for plus-size passengers. In one video, which Bader posted to TikTok in early 2022, the model is shown holding one side of a seat belt, but struggling to fasten the other side of a seat belt.
“Delta. Find out!” Bader wrote in the text caption for the clip, adding in the caption: “And I shouldn’t be asking for an extender. Should be easy! delta. “