Tamela Mann has misplaced a powerful 50 kilos and her husband David Mann says her transformation can be very noticeable on their new BET present ‘Tyler Perry’s Assisted Dwelling.’
David Mann, 54, guarantees followers can count on to see a ‘completely different’ Cora after they tune into Tyler Perry’s Assisted Dwelling, due to Tamela Mann‘s latest weight reduction journey. The celebs of Meet The Browns and Home Of Payne reprise their beloved characters, Cora and Mr. Brown, on the newest household pleasant comedy from Tyler Perry. However, now that Tamela, 54, has dropped 50 kilos on the WW [Weight Watchers] program, her hourglass curves can be stealing scenes.
David confessed to HollywoodLife, in an EXCLUSIVE interview, that his spouse’s beautiful transformation has made it powerful to remain in character, since they play father and daughter on the present. “If you watch Assisted Dwelling, you’ll see Cora seems completely different now. Mr. Brown virtually forgot that Cora was his daughter! I used to be like Cora you look good!
“I had to return and assume, wait a minute, I’m not speculated to [think that way], I’m not her husband proper now. There have been a few incidences after we had been capturing Assisted Dwelling once I would simply attain in and cop me somewhat really feel and she or he’d should remind me.”
Fortunately Tamela had no drawback holding him in line. “Once I put that Cora wig on I don’t consider him as David, to me he’s Mr. Brown. So I must remind him, you’re my daddy proper now, you aren’t my husband,” she teased.
Tamela, who’s a model ambassador for WW, has misplaced over 50 kilos prior to now 12 months. “My phrases for this 12 months are focus and end as a result of I actually wish to full this process. [My weight] has been a thorn in my aspect endlessly and I’m identical to Lord I actually wish to overcome this.
“Simply to be more healthy and to not be a legal responsibility on my household, that’s the rationale I turned companions with WW. However I wish to do it for myself too, I wish to look good for myself. I actually wish to be a dimension 14 so I can go into any retailer and decide up one thing to put on.”
Tamela’s health journey has impressed loads of folks — together with Oprah Winfrey! Earlier this 12 months Tamela took the stage on the WW Presents: Oprah’s 2020 Imaginative and prescient: Your Life in Focus tour to sing considered one of her authentic songs and share her weightless journey, and she or he ended up exchanging numbers with the queen of all media backstage.
“She was supposed to present Oprah Winfrey a name,” David revealed. “However who will get Oprah‘s quantity and doesn’t give her a name — Tamela Mann.”
For the file, it was humility that saved Tamela from selecting up the cellphone. “I used to be simply pondering she could also be busy, you already know,” she defined.
Thankfully Oprah wasn’t too busy. “She’s strolling someday and all of the sudden she will get a name from an unknown quantity and it’s Oprah Winfrey,” David continued.
Naturally, Tamela was beside herself with pleasure. “I didn’t know whether or not to say Miss Winfrey, hey Oprah, hey woman. It was an unbelievable expertise. She was simply congratulating me and we had been speaking about my weight reduction and all the pieces. And she or he was like, ‘you impressed me, I used to be going to get a bowl of cereal and now I made a decision to get a banana.’ And that’s what I actually love about WW it’s very encouraging. It’s a platform the place everyone is uplifting one another.”
Tamela and David had been equally effusive when speaking about their 20 years of working with Tyler Perry. “It’s been a beautiful trip we began working collectively in 1999 and to see him develop from 1999 to 2020 is simply unbelievable,” gushed Tamela. “To see him develop as an artist, as a director, as a enterprise mogul.”
David added, “We’ve discovered quite a bit alongside the best way from him about management. About entrepreneurship and dreaming huge. We’ve discovered quite a bit from him.”
You’ll be able to catch Tyler Perry’s Assisted Dwelling on Wednesday nights at 10 p.m. ET/PT on BET. And take a look at Tamela’s newest single “Touch From You” on all digital platforms.