By DIANNE KING
Back in shape: Beyonce claims she has lost 60lbs since giving birth (left) and two days before having Blue Ivy (right)
Beyonce gave birth to daughter Blue Ivy nearly five months ago and the new mother has revealed how much weight she has lost.
During her second concert last night of her four-date stint at Revel Beach Ovation Hall in Atlantic City, the Single Ladies star told the audience about
her post-pregnancy regime.
'Y'all have no idea how hard I worked,' the 30-year-old told her fans. 'I had to lose 60 pounds. They had me on that treadmill. I ate lettuce!'
And the fruits of her labour were evident as she showed off her trim and toned physique in a series of revealing stage costumes.
Slimming down: Beyonce in her first post-pregnancy outing in February (left) and a month later in March (right)
But now that the singer has returned to the stage and is back in fighting form she she revealed that she was going to treat herself.
'Now tonight I'm gonna get chocolate wasted!' Beyonce exclaimed as reported by Us Weekly.
Looked slim during pregnancy: Beyonce gave birth to Blue Ivy in January (seen here in November)
The starlet, who is married to rapper Jay-Z, wore a series of custom-made Ralph & Russo designs.
It's been nine months since Beyonce last performed for her adoring fans.
Taking to the stage in New Jersey last night for the first time since giving birth to daughter Blue Ivy, it appeared her time out for motherhood hasn't affected her stage presence.
Beyonce had a few famous people in the audience including First Lady Michelle Obama and her two daughters; Malia, 13, and Sasha, 10.
Also supporting her from the wings was her rapper husband Jay-Z, who recently returned from the London leg of his Watch The Thrones tour with Kanye West.
Looking good: Beyonce showed off her trim physique in a series of revealing stage costumes
Under his Twitter name Mr Carter, he wrote: 'I'm gonna say this and then I'm gonna end mine. BEYONCE is the best performer in the world. Period.'
Speaking to the 5,500 fans at the Ovation Hall in the Revel, she said: 'I gotta say, it feels so good to be back home on stage.'