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Julianne Hough knows how to cut Footloose ... and stay in Shape.

Her workout secrets? Trying hard, but not depriving herself either.

"I feel sexy when I'm taking care of myself," she says. "I vary workouts every day because, otherwise, I get bored. I always try to run for 20-40 minutes on the beach first. Six days a week is fantastic, but four is great, too."

Julianne Hough Self Cover 2011

The former Dancing With the Stars pro loves to stay active other times, too:

"Rollerblading is a serious leg workout! When I have a day off, I want to be outside-unless I'm on my bed with my dogs watching an SVU marathon!"

"I grew up mountain biking in Utah, and I've been doing it a lot more recently since working in Miami. I crave danger. I find going fast exhilarating!"

"I adore snowboarding, skiing and skydiving."

That explains the 23-year-old's defined legs and abs. Did we mention she can sing, dance and act, too? Suffice it to say, Ryan Seacrest is a lucky individual.

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There is mounting concern over Demi Moore.

While the actress remains quiet in the wake of her crumbling marriage, multiple tabloids are reporting that friends are worried about her mental and physical condition. There have been calls for rehab and, according to Us Weekly, a specific on her weight.

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Cause for concern: On the left, Demi Moore in early May 2011. On the right, late September. Do you see a major difference?

"She is superskinny, and it's hard to look at," one friend says, while another adds: "She's very upset, and hasn't been eating. It's taking a toll."

It can't help, either, that Saral Leal made the media rounds this week, detailing her skinny dipping and bedroom romping with Moore's husband. Hang in there, Demi. Stay strong. Stay healthy.

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LeAnn Rimes says she feels bullied by weight critics.

At the same time, she gets an awful lot of press because of said critics and by going back and forth on Twitter with them and speaking out on television.

Just saying.

Eddie Cibrian's wife says, in an interview with the AP, that her weight has definitely gone up and down, but doesn't see this as a reason to be concerned.

LeAnn Rimes Bikini Body

One of many slender LeAnn Rimes bikini photos from this year.

"[When I] was going through a divorce, I couldn't get out of bed... I gained 10 pounds, then I lost 10 pounds because I'm moving around and working," she said.

"I don't stop, and no one sees that [a woman's weight loss] actually can happen like naturally. It's a natural progression of life."

"It has to be some big deal and some issue," the country star added. "I'm glad there are people out there that are smarter than that and they don't buy into it."

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Known for her hilarious Bridesmaids quotes and her starring role on Mike & Molly, actress Melissa McCarthy is living proof that you don't have to be plastered across gossip sites in bikini photos to be laugh-out-loud funny.

Plus-size women can feel like stars, too.

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After co-designing her Emmys dress with dressmaker Daniella Pearl, the 41-year-old - who combed through "9 million dresses with taffeta or shiny bows" - decided to create a clothing line for women with similar body types.

"Trying to find stuff that's still fashion-forward in my size is damn near impossible," she tells The Hollywood Reporter. "It's either for like a 98-year-old woman or a 14-year-old hooker, and there is nothing in the middle."

It wasn't until McCarthy became a mom to daughters Vivian, 4, and Georgette, 1, that she stopped feeling insecure about her physical appearance.

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LeAnn Rimes has spent much of this year sparring with her weight critics, be they her own Twitter followers, celebrity gossip sites or even fellow stars.

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Thursday, the singer says she feels like a victim of bullies - in this case the media - in the wake of the constant speculation.

"I’ve kind of gotten over it when it comes to myself," she said, criticizing those who mock her because it's insulting to people with real eating disorders.

"These are diseases. Using them as name calling, it’s almost bullying. I feel for people are actually going through these diseases. I’m not one of them."

Thin LeAnn Rimes Picture

Asked by Ellen if she's "not anorexic in any way or bulimic at all," Rimes said, "No, I am not but I do feel like the press … they’ve been very irresponsible."

"Calling a lot of people fat or anorexic or bulimic or whatever it may be, it just seems like bullying now," Rimes said, "instead of really taking these diseases seriously that a lot of people are going through."

"That’s good that you got to clear that up," DeGeneres said.

Her husband, Eddie Cibrian, defended Rimes earlier this week, calling his spouse a workout fiend with a very healthy appetite, and the rumors revolving around her body irritate him as "she eats more than I do sometimes!"

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Rigorous private lessons on how to be royal.

Rumors about losing too much weight.

Scrutiny over when she'll have a baby.

Alleged kidnapping threats.

Kate Middleton has a lot on her plate these days, to be sure. But is Us' new cover featuring the Duchess trying to make her situation more alarming than it is?

Kate Middleton Under Pressure

Kate definitely has lost weight in the past year, but many brides do. And sure, people are probably waiting for her to get pregnant with a royal heir. But Kate is 29 and has been married less than six months. Is she really sweating it?

She's got plenty of time to raise a family and raise children. A girl's allowed to enjoy being married and getting acclimated to her new life for a bit.

Heck, if you believe Star magazine, she's already pregnant with twins. If her fake fertility is any indication, getting pregnant for real should be a breeze.

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Snooki really needs to eat something besides Deena's face.

The Jersey Shore star has shed several dress sizes recently, barely resembling her Season 1 self (save for the orange spray tan and skanky antics, obvi).

Check out these Snooki pictures from 2009 and last week:

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  • Snooki: Too Skinny

The vertically and intellectually challenged Jersey girl swears by Zantrex-3 Fat Burner (about as healthy as QuickTrim) and has been working out.

She has dropped over 15 pounds from her petite 4’ 9” frame, which has left her looking like a different, though still ridiculously dressed person.

Apparently it's been a well-received change. She Tweeted Tuesday:

“LOL so some girl comes up to me n goes ‘you look like one of those girls from the jersey shows, but you look better.’ Uhm thanks? Lmao,”

What do you think? Does Snooki look better or worse with the extra 15 lbs.?

More importantly, if you're a guy (or Deena), would you ... y'know?!

 

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LeAnn Rimes' weight has become a cause for concern.

Everybody from Twitter followers to Giuliana Rancic has been weighing in (pun intended) on the country star's frame of late, even as Rimes repeatedly asserts that her thin physique is due to exercise, not starvation.

Her husband, Eddie Cibrian, says he can vouch for that.

Eddie Cibrian, LeAnn Rimes Photo

The Playboy Club star told Access Hollywood that rumors regarding his wife irritate him because "I know she’s healthy - she eats more than I do sometimes!"

"She eats healthy, but she works out pretty hard too, and she actually takes pride in the way she looks," Cibrian added. "It’s a shame that people will jump on the bandwagon just because she is fit - and she’s far from unhealthy."

"[LeAnn] works out like crazy... she works out hard. She boxes. She trains."

The latest round of hubbub about LeAnn's weight began August 30, when bikini photos were published online showing a much thinner, more vascular LeAnn.

Rimes shoots back at her critics frequently. This time, Eddie did it for her.

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Rob Kardashian may have been the night's most improved dancer, but Ricki Lake's flashy moves during the jive earned her the highest score of the night.

The Dancing With the Stars contender, who scored a 23 to lead the pack, is happy about that result - but even more pleased about her shrinking body.

Lake, who said she was inspired by former contestant Kirstie Alley's weight loss on DWTS last season, has already dropped 12 pounds and several sizes.

"I'm really getting in great shape," the talk show host said afterward. "I'll be wearing less and less clothing. The smaller I get, the less will be covered."

Watch Ricki deliver Monday night's best routine here:

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Time for a big, fat celebration.

There are celebrity weight loss stories, and then there's this. Kirstie Alley cleared the 100 lb. weight-loss hurdle this summer, a truly impressive feat.

"When I hit that mark, I went, 'That's it!'" Alley told People this week from Florence, Italy. "I have more energy than I've ever had in my whole life."

  • Kirstie Alley Weight Loss Picture
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While Alley's weight has fluctuated in recent years, the actress, now 60, hit a wall two years ago at 230 pounds: "My body had gotten really weak."

No longer.

By dancing daily after her dazzling appearance on Dancing with the Stars, where she came in second, changing to an organic diet and following Organic Liaison, her own weight-loss program, she's turned her life around for good.

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