The One Show viewers flocked to Twitter to comment on Matt Lucas’ weight reduction as he discussed his appearance on Who Do You Think You Are? with hosts Jermaine Jenas and Lauren Laverne. Matt was joined by his mum Diana on the BBC magazine show as he opened up on the powerful journey he went on to search out out more about his heritage.
Praising the comedian, @dreambeleeverr tweeted: “Watching #theoneshow #mattlucas has lost a lot weight! I want to know his weight-reduction plan.”
@pgriff1502 added: “Matt Lucas looking great together with his weight reduction!!! #oneshow #TheOneShow #bbc.”
“#mattlucas looks like he’s lost some weight. Looking good.#TheOneShow,” @markt2606 continued.
@Filosofizer wrote: “Matt Lucas has shed some pies #TheOneShow.”
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Matt replied: “It’s a tragic story there may be happiness with my grandmother and the life she found.
“She met my [grandfather] and had two wonderful grandchildren.”
Interjecting, Matt’s mum Diana quipped: “And a beautiful daughter.”
“We’re a really modest family,” Matt joked. “But learning about what happened to her cousins, to her aunts and uncles is absolutely upsetting.