The X Factor alumnus is shedding weight

Craig Colton has changed shape completely since his appearance on last year’s X Factor when he got some very hurtful comments about his weight.

‘People who do all that are hiding behind their computers – keyboard heroes!’ says Craig.

‘I shouldn’t read them, but I do. I’ve had such awful comments.

‘I thought: “Let’s do something.”

‘I’ve got so much more confidence now.’

Craig has now lost almost 4st and is doing it slowly, going to the gym three or four times a week.

‘I don’t want to lose a stone a week or anything like that,’ he tells us. ‘I’m still enjoying myself – hashtag cocktails!

‘I still love going out with my friends, which always ends in a hangover!

‘But I live on omelettes with two yolks and three whites – to get my protein – with ham and cheese or tomato.

‘I used to survive on crisps and sandwiches.

‘I don’t eat a lot of fat and I’ve cut right down on sugar.

‘Eggs are the way forward!’

Read the full interview with Craig Colton in Now magazine dated 15 October 2012 – out now!

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