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Al Sharpton's Weight Loss: Host Lost Over 150 Lbs.

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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 03: Reverend Al Sharpton speaks prior to the panal 'Gun Violence: Addressing Real Reform' during the 2013 NAN National Convention Day 1 at New York Sheraton Hotel & Tower on April 3, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by J. Countess/Getty Images) | Getty

Al Sharpton looks very different today than he did a few years ago, owing to his dramatic weight loss.

Sharpton recently spoke at an event to promote his new book “The Rejected Stone” and took a question about the transformation. The Washington Post's Erik Wemple reported that on Wednesday, Sharpton said he weighed "138 lbs., down from a peak of 305 lbs. years ago."

That's a difference of 167 pounds. Sharpton made it his goal to lose weight three years ago, and has discussed his new diet before. In 2011, he told Wendy Williams that he "[doesn't] eat any meat, only [eats] fish twice a week, and only vegetables and fruit."

On Wednesday, he added that he eats "whole wheat toast to work out" and doesn't eat anything after 6 p.m.

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