Last week, Missy Elliott performed at Alexander Wang’s H&M Collection in New York City. But it wasn’t just her spitfire rhymes that turned people’s heads: It appears the 43-year-old MC has lost a lot of weight. She looks like this now:
According to Yahoo, Missy “Get Ur Freak On” Elliott has dropped 70 pounds. The weight loss comes after battling Graves’ disease, an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid. Elliott was diagnosed back in 2008 after experiencing dizzy spells, mood swings, hair loss, and lumps in her throat. With a better diet and a bunch of “Work It” time in the gym, it seems she’s as healthy as ever. (Now, how about a new album?)
Check out more photos from the event.