Shonda Rhimes appeared noticeably slimmer on the 2015 Emmy Awards red carpet, having lost more than 100 pounds.

Shonda Rhimes Loses More Than 100 Pounds

Rhimes, the creator of Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away with Murder, has lost a total of 117 pounds to get down to her current size. The showrunner recently revealed that she shed the weight for her three young daughters.

“I just decided I was gonna get it together and get healthy,” the 45-year-old told Extra. “I have some little kids, and I want to be around for them.”

How did Rhimes drop the pounds? The TV producer revealed that it was merely a matter of eating less and eating healthier food, as well as a new exercise regime. Though it proved successful, Rhimes admits that she didn’t exactly enjoy the process.

“I changed everything I ate — and I hated all of that,” said Rhimes. “And then I hate exercising, and I did that too, and I hated it the whole time.”

On Thursday nights, Rhimes’ three shows play back-to-back on ABC – Grey’s Anatomy at 8/7c, Scandal at 9/8c and How to Get Away with Murder at 10/9c.

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