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Melanie Amaro’s Post-X Factor Weight Loss: The Singer Gets in Shape

Melanie Amaro has one helluva big voice, but her new record label apparently doesn’t want the body that comes with it.

Real nice, guys.

Hollywood Life reports that Epic Records has asked The X Factor Season 1 winner to lose about 30 pounds before going on tour to promote her new album.

A source close to the singer tells the site, “It’s still definitely in the beginning stages as she has lost only about six pounds. [...] They want her to look like Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood when they were at their bests, if not better.”

Another source dishes to The Hollywood Reporter, L.A. Reid is adamant that Melanie get thinner so he’s hired a trainer for her, has her on a strict diet and checks in personally every day to see how much weight she’s lost.”

We’re all about getting fit and staying healthy, but this forced regimen sounds a bit extreme. However, the THR source promises, “When she comes back, it will be a whole new Melanie Amaro.”

We’ll admit we’re kinda curious...

Sources: Hollywood Life, The Hollywood Reporter

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05.19.2012 / 03:57 AM EDT by Laura Case
Related: The X Factor, Gossip, Melanie Amaro

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