- Hashtags member Charles Kieron recounted the times when he was still a chubby kid
- He joined the "How Hard Did Aging Hit You Challenge" by posting his recent and pre-showbiz photos on Instagram
- According to Hashtags CK, he found the reactions to his before-and-after photos entertaining so he shared another throwback picture of him
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Hashtags member Charles Kieron or Hashtags CK joined the "How Hard Did Aging Hit You Challenge" which really took his Instagram followers by surprise. The Kapamilya actor revealed that he was once a chubby kid who was bullied in school because of his weight.
Many of his followers could not believe that he was chubby as a kid.
In an interview with PEP.ph, CK shared his thoughts on the reaction of the online community towars his throwback picture.
"Sobrang saya dahil andaming magsasabi na inspiration daw nila ako dahil dun and gulat dahil ang daming ayaw maniwala sa picture ko sabi di daw ako yun and nagpa-lipo daw po ako hahaha!"
The photo was taken when he was around 11 to 12 years old and used to eat a lot.
"First year high school po ako nung time na yun. Sobrang lakas kong kumain, wala ako pakialam if mag-gain ako ng sobrang timbang."
Though he was not bothered by the weight gain, he admiited they had struggles finding clothes that would fit him.
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"Hirap na hirap na kami bumili ng pantalon para sa 'kin dahil sobrang sikip lahat kaya shorts lang suot ko lagi, 11 or 12 years old yata ako nun."
CK also experienced bullying in school because of his weight. "Never pumasok sa isip ko na magpapayat nung time na yun, and lagi ako nabu-bully sa school dahil sa timbang ko."
He also shared how he shed off the extra pounds, "Nag-lose ako ng timbang dahil every day ako tumatakbo ng five kilometers sa treadmill and every week, nagdadagdag ako ng one [kilometer]."
He also had to change his eating habit.
"Super diet, no rice, no pork and beef. More on fish and chicken lang and no junk foods.
"Never po ako nag-diet plan iniwasan ko lang po talaga mag-rice and junk foods."
CK, born as Charles Kieron is a Filipino host dancer and singer. He is a member of It's Showtime all male dance group Hashtags. CK had also been part of several TV shows and movies.
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