X FACTOR rapper Honey G looked unrecognisable as she celebrated completing her third triathlon.
She showed off her remarkable weightloss and gushed to her fans about her passion for the sport which has helped “build my confidence”.
The 41-year-old, real name Ann Gilford, dropped nearly three dress sizes and lost nearly two stone during the coronavirus pandemic lockdowns.
She shared her recent triumph with her Instagram followers, uploading a snap of herself at the finish line at the event – which combines a run, swim and bike ride – in Hertfordshire on Sunday.
Honey, captioned the picture: “I’m very proud of myself having now completed my 3rd Triathlon.
“I never knew I would become this passionate about a type of sport and I have truly fallen into triathlon by chance.”
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She added: “Thank you @eventsatw for motivating me and encouraging me to do your events it’s built my confidence alot and helped me to believe in myself more and show me how capable I am.”
Honey finished fifth on 2016’s X Factor and was signed by Simon Cowell’s label Syco.
But she was axed when her debut release The Honey G Show flopped.
Speaking her weight loss, she told Daily Star: “The weight loss has definitely given me the confidence to put myself out there.
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“I’ve always had a bit of a complex about my weight and now I can shop in the likes of Topshop and Miss Selfridge.
“I used to be Size 16 to 18 but I recently bought a pair of size 12 trousers which feels so good.”