The U.S. weight-management company Jenny Craig Inc. has announced actress and comedian Nicole Sullivan as its newest celebrity client.

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The star of TV's "Rita Rocks" gave birth to her second child in August and is looking forward to returning to her pre-pregnancy weight by losing 35 pounds, the company said in a news release.

"I'm so excited to start my program with Jenny Craig," Sullivan said in a statement. "I had such a hard time losing the weight the first time around. I was depressed, I feel like I tried every diet in the book. I want to take care of myself, look good, feel good, and run after my kids.

"When I researched all of the different weight-loss programs, Jenny Craig was the only program to offer a personal consultant. Finally, someone I can talk to, who gets to know me and who I can learn from! I have about 35 pounds to lose and refuse to go on crazy diets again, so I called Jenny."

"Nicole will be a terrific addition to the Jenny Craig team," said Steve Bellach, senior director of North American marketing at Jenny Craig. "Nicole is a great role model for any new mother trying to lose weight in a healthy way."