Kelly Osbourne is smokin'!
The reality star, who recently made headlines for her dramatic weight loss, appears on the cover of Shape magazine's December issue in a bikini looking incredibly fit - so fit, in fact, that some people are having a hard time believing the photos haven't been enhanced.
"What's amazing to me -- and I'm getting so much joy out of this -- is that everyone goes, 'This is airbrushed! This is airbrushed!' and I'm like, 'No, it's not! But thank you for thinking that because that makes it doubly good!'" Kelly told Access , at Us Weekly's Hot Hollywood Party on Thursday. "It's one of those things where I'm like, 'Keep saying it!' because they filmed video footage of [the shoot]. You can't go back and airbrush video footage.
"Whatever. Keep saying it - it makes me feel really good," she laughed.
Kelly's famous mom, Sharon Osbourne, is proud of her daughter's fitness accomplishments - not just for Kelly, but because Kelly's hard work is inspiring fans to take better care of themselves as well.
"Kelly came onto the ['America's Got Talent'] tour this week, and after she was on, a couple of the ladies from the audience came over to me," Sharon told Access . "They were Kelly's age, but they happened to be moms, and they were saying that Kelly gave them such inspiration to say, 'OK, I'm gonna do it. And I'm gonna take my time to do it and do it slowly, but I'm gonna do it.' And that's great!
"I've always been proud of [Kelly]. Always," Sharon smiled. "It's just that now everybody sees what her dad and I have seen in her forever."
Kelly agrees that while looking great and feeling energized are definite perks of her new physique, inspiring fans offers even more gratification.
"What I love so much about it is [that] I get so many young women who Tweet me and tell me that, 'Because of you I've started to look after myself,'" Kelly said. "That means so much to me."
As previously reported AccessHollywood.com , Kelly has reportedly dropped 48 pounds since her stint as a "Dancing with the Stars" Season 9 contender, and the chance to don skimpy swimwear for the cover of Shape brought her to tears.
"Just got done shooting the cover of shape! I cried in my interview I just can't believe today happened it your not going to believe ur eyes!" Kelly said on her Twitter page on September 30. "I just got done trying all the bikinis on I have never worn one in my life!
"I had a little tears of joy moment in the bathroom!" she added.
Kelly has maintained her toned "Dancing" body with the help of trainer Sarah Hagaman, and the blond Brit said she commits to at least half an hour of exercise per day.
See Kelly's bikini shoot in Shape magazine, available at newsstands now.
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