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Our All time favourite actress form our all time favourite show ‘Shameless’ walked down the aisle this week not with Paddy, but with her new husband Paul Chase
Tina Malone who plays the role of matriarch to a bunch of lovable rogues in channel 4’s shameless has tied the knot with her beau 19 years younger than her - the lucky lady is not only celebrating getting married but also getting in to a size 14 for the first time since she can remember!
Tina who is Only 5ft1 shed more than 7stone with the help of 2 gastric bands, Tina initially had a gastric balloon inserted into her stomach, which was then removed and replaced with a gastric band. She lost 4st 7lbs in six months, but put 2st back on when it was removed after six months
following a routine check up that showed Tina was more than 9 stone overweight for her height she decided to make some life changes .
‘Knowing the difference between broccoli cream cake is all very weel, but I just couldn’t halp myself! I got into the habit of overeating. I tried every diet going, but I couldn’t control my weight. I’d lose a bit and then put it straight back on again. I’d eat bags and bags of crisps and bars of chocolate all in one sitting.'
Former Celebrity Big brother contestant says in Closer magazine she was not happy with her body and felt terrible about her life.
But now she is living la vida loca with her new hubby and new body ‘it’s not easy being naked in front of a bloke when you’re a fat bird. It took me six months to take off my clothes in front of him. 'It’s such a myth that fat people are jolly and full of fun – just rubbish. They look terrible and they feel crap about themselves.'
'It’s been fantastic to see my body change,' she said. 'My belly’s shrunk so much and I’ve started to get a waist.
'I was so rotund before, I couldn’t fold my arms easily. The only problem now is that I’ve got excess skin. I’ve decided to do something about that though, and I’m planning a boob, neck and tummy tuck.'
Tina began working out, and signed up for a fitness boot camp, where she met her new husband, personal trainer Paul Chase.
At 28, he is 19 years her junior and the same age as her daughter Danielle.
'People had plenty to say about the age difference, but at the end of the day, love is love, isn’t it?' she said.
It certainly is Tina and we at Good Surgeon Guide salute you!