Obesity in western society has reached levels that are unprecedented in history. Diets only work for those who have the determination and will power to stay the course all the way through to the end. For many people, dieting just does not work. Medical advances over the last few years have introduced some radical and successful procedures that can help people lose weight. With both the wealth that allows them to afford these procedures, and a public image to be conscious of, celebrities have taken full advantage of these new surgical procedures. Here are 10 well-known people who have had weight loss surgery.
#1 Roseanne Barr
Barr started out as a stand-up comic and eventually earned her own television show. After struggling with her weight for years, she decided to have gastric bypass surgery which helped her lose more than 80 pounds.