Mo’Nique is showing fans how she got into such great shape by posting one of her workout videos on Instagram. On Jan. 4, the funny lady posted a video of herself and her trainer jamming to Janet Jackson.
The comedian is getting ready for her show at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Jan. 15. The “Precious” actress frequently shares videos of her exercise routine that she’s committed to with her trainer, Dwight Holt Jr.
The Academy Award-winning actress wished her Instagram followers a Happy New Year in a caption with the post. She also referenced her upcoming performance in Raleigh.
“HAPPY NEW YEAR MY SWEET BABIES! I said to @dwightholtjr challenge me to get 2022 started. TREADMILL TRAILS [heart emoji] @janetjackson. THIS IS ALL FOR YOU! Getting ready for JANUARY 15, 2022 RALEIGH,NC. DUKE ENERGY CENTER I LOVE US 4REAL!”
Mo’Nique and Holt incorporated a few dance moves in their workout routine as the jammed to “The Best Things In Life Are Free” by Janet Jackson. After finishing, Mo’Nique said that she was dedicating the workout to Ms. Jackson.
“And that is just the beginning,” she said. “You know why? Because the best things in life are free. And Ms. Janet Jackson, we are dedicating this whole run to you, my baby. Because you deserve it. A-double-L. Ohh.”
Fans loved the inspiration Mo’Nique shared and commented under the video.
One Instagram user wrote, Thank you for being such an inspiration in EVERY aspect we call LIFE! Another wrote, “Perfect song!!!”
Another fan joked, “Sis, the way my knees are set up.”
One fan wrote, “[Fire emojis] get it girl.”
Mo’Nique began her weight-loss journey in 2018 after being motivated to be healthy for her husband and daughter. She said she dropped below the 200-pound mark for the first time in her life after losing more than 80 pounds. The comedian stays in shape by exercising with Holt as well as eating more fruit, vegetables and fish.
The actress also posted a video announcing her upcoming performance in Raleigh on Jan. 15. “A Night Of Laughter With The Legendary Comedy Queen Mo’Nique And Friends” will also showcase comedians Correy Bell and Tone-X. The event also will include music by DJ Grandmaster Dee.
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