James Corden shows off slimmer physique as he dashes through the rain


James Corden was caught in the rain as he made a dash to his ride home while on set in west London, after revealing he has been working on a healthier lifestyle.

The presenter was showing off his slimmer physique as he jogged to get out of the bad weather following a day at work on Wednesday.

James, 42, revealed recently he has lost ‘just over 35lbs’ (2.5 stone) but admitted that he ‘absolutely hates working out’.

Home time! James Corden was caught in the rain as he made a dash to his motorbike while on set in west London on Wednesday

James, who was sporting a maroon jacket and skinny blue jeans with Gucci trainers, was running to meet his motorcycle driver who was waiting nearby.

The Gavin and Stacey star soon donned his waterproof motorbike leathers and a helmet and jumped on the back of the vehicle before heading off. 

James was feeling the full force of British weather after returning to the UK for a filming project from sunny Los Angeles.

It is currently unclear what the project James was working on is and the star currently lives in California with his family. 

Back in England, James? James, who was sporting a maroon jacket and skinny blue jeans with Gucci trainers, was running to meet his motorcycle driver who was waiting nearby

Weight loss: He has been showing off his slimmer physique recently (pictured at the Cats premiere in New York in 2019)

Back in England, James? James, who was sporting a maroon jacket and skinny blue jeans with Gucci trainers, was running to meet his motorcycle driver who was waiting nearby

Zoom: The Gavin and Stacey star soon donned his waterproof motorbike leathers and a helmet and jumped on the back of the vehicle before heading off

Zoom: The Gavin and Stacey star soon donned his waterproof motorbike leathers and a helmet and jumped on the back of the vehicle before heading off

Weather: James, who was sporting a maroon jacket and skinny blue jeans with Gucci trainers, was running to meet his motorcycle driver who was waiting nearby

Weather: James, who was sporting a maroon jacket and skinny blue jeans with Gucci trainers, was running to meet his motorcycle driver who was waiting nearby

The presenter recently detailed how when he gets time off work he just wants to be ‘laying down’ not breaking a sweat and going to the gym.

Speaking on SiriusXM’s The Howard Stern Show on Wednesday, James was surprised by the host thinking he looked slimmer and revealed he’d lost some more weight. 

When asked how he’s feeling, James said: ‘I feel like I’m getting better. I’m trying, but I feel like there’s still a way to go.. I’ve lost just over 35lbs’. 

Mystery: It is currently unclear was the project James was working on is but an extensive set of trailers were on site

Mystery: It is currently unclear was the project James was working on is but an extensive set of trailers were on site 

Heading off: James was feeling the full force of British weather after returning to the UK for a filming project from sunny Los Angeles

Heading off: James was feeling the full force of British weather after returning to the UK for a filming project from sunny Los Angeles

Help: A member of the crew ran over to him to offer him an umbrella before he jumped onto the bike

Casual: He dressed down in a casual ensemble

Help: A member of the crew ran over to him to offer him an umbrella before he jumped onto the bike

Ready to go: He then put on a dark jacket and hopped onto the waiting bike

Ready to go: He then put on a dark jacket and hopped onto the waiting bike 

Trip: James held onto the back of the bike as it sped off away from the set of the mystery project

Not pleasant: James - who is used to the LA sunshine - grimaced as he made his way out of one of the trailers

Not pleasant: James – who is used to the LA sunshine – grimaced as he made his way out of one of the trailers

Howard then asked if the Late Late Show host is working out, with James admitting that he’s not a fan of hitting the gym in his free time.

He explained: ‘I’m trying to, but I suck at it. I’m so bad at it. It’s terrible. There are so few hours in the day that are just my own, do you know what I mean? 

‘I’ve got three young kids. We have the show and all these things. I feel like, “Hang on a minute. I’ve got an hour here where I’m on my own, and I’m doing something that I absolutely hate”. I should just be laying down.’ 

Looking good: James was showing off his slim physique as he stepped out in the dark red jacket and denim jeans

Taxi: He waved to the waiting man on the bike

Looking good: James was showing off his slim physique as he stepped out in the dark red jacket and denim jeans

Rain: James was greeted by a woman holding an umbrella but carried on running to head to the bike

Rain: James was greeted by a woman holding an umbrella but carried on running to head to the bike

James also joked that he isn’t keen on using personal trainers, saying: ‘I don’t trust them. I don’t think they want me to lose weight quickly’.

The star continued to explained that he’d ‘burned through’ roughly 75 of them before concluding getting paid by the hour made them disinterested in rapid results.

As for updating his wardrobe now he’s slimmed down a little, James said that he’s not purchased too many new things yet.

Safety first: James made sure to take all precautions and wore a helmet for his journey

Drizzle: He battled through the weather

Safety first: James made sure to take all precautions and wore a helmet for his journey

Ready! He looked relaxed as he hopped on the back of the bike in the pouring rain

Ready! He looked relaxed as he hopped on the back of the bike in the pouring rain

Back home: James currently lives in LA with his wife and children

Back home: James currently lives in LA with his wife and children 

Star: James was seen making a dash for his motorcycle taxi in the rain in London on Wednesday

Star: James was seen making a dash for his motorcycle taxi in the rain in London on Wednesday

‘I’ve not bought masses of clothes because I’m hopeful that there’s still a way to go,’ he said, detailing he’d instead begun picking from a different section of his closet.

‘For some time now, I’ve had three separate wardrobes … “You’re an Embarrassment, You’ve Gotta Do Better,” and “Yeah Baby, You’re Really Doing This.” 

‘That [embarrassment section] has not been used in a while, so I’m quite enjoying dipping into some of those clothes,’ James said. 

Impressive: James revealed he's lost 'just over 35 pounds' (2.5 stone) but admitted that he 'absolutely hates working out' while appearing on The Howard Stern Show recently

Impressive: James revealed he’s lost ‘just over 35 pounds’ (2.5 stone) but admitted that he ‘absolutely hates working out’ while appearing on The Howard Stern Show recently 

James has often spoken about his weight, revealing in the New Year that he has signed up to a health and fitness programme to help shift the conversation around wellness. 

He said on WW’s (Weight Watchers) Facebook: ‘I want to change the way that I live. I want to be better for my children and for my family.

‘I don’t want to wake up tired, or feel embarrassed when I’m chasing my son on the soccer field and out of breath after three minutes.’

Joker: James also teased that he isn't keen on using personal trainers, saying: 'I don't trust them. I don't think they want me to lose weight quickly' (pictured on the Late Late Show)

Joker: James also teased that he isn’t keen on using personal trainers, saying: ‘I don’t trust them. I don’t think they want me to lose weight quickly’ (pictured on the Late Late Show)

Back in 2017 James shed six stone in weight and found major success in Hollywood, however he has also admitted the one food that he can’t stop eating is bread.

Elsewhere in the interview with Howard on Wednesday, James discussed having Oprah Winfrey’s number and calling her impromptu during the Late Late Show. 

The star explained that he saved the icon’s number a while back and forgot about it entirely before calling her up on his show. 

Although the conversation went well, but James wondered if he had invaded Oprah’s privacy. He said he considered killing the bit, but then Oprah reached back out.

‘She sent a text going, ‘That was hilarious,’ he recalled.

While speaking about Corden’s current movie Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway, Howard imagined James’s three young children were awestruck by their dad’s work. 

‘Oh, they couldn’t care less,’ he laughed. ‘My son said to me the other day, “You know who would be a brilliant Peter Rabbit?” I said, ‘Who?’ He said, ‘[‘Spider-Man’ actor] Tom Holland.’

James’ interview comes as he recreated Friends magic on The Late Late Show on Wednesday as he did his famous Carpool Karaoke with the six members of the cast. 

The presenter hosted the reunion last month, 17 years on from when the last episode aired and shared more behind-the-scenes footage during his show. 

Driving in a golf buggy, James joined Matt Le Blanc, 53, Jennifer Aniston, 52, Matthew Perry, 51, Lisa Kudrow, 57, Courteney Cox, 56, and David Schwimmer, 54, as they sang iconic theme tune I’ll Be There For You, before Jen revealed she still wears her character Rachel’s clothes as well as Monica’s. 

The Howard Stern Show airs on SiriusXM channel Howard 100 and is broadcast live Mondays – Wednesdays starting at 7:00 am ET. The full show is also available on the SiriusXM app. 

Casual: The actor has often spoken about his weight loss (pictured in 2019)

Back in the day: The star pictured in 2002

Casual: The actor has often spoken about his weight loss and plans to have a more healthy lifestyle (pictured left in 2019 and right in 2002)



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