Snooki debuts 42 pound weight loss in leopard print bikini

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Snooki has dropped 42 pounds, and the former "Jersey Shore" star looks good. After giving birth to son Lorenzo Dominic LaValle on August 26, 2012, she has toned up and slimmed down for a smaller figure.

"When you have a baby, everything changes," the 4-foot-9 reality star tells Us Weekly. "I lost [the weight] for me, but I also wanted [boyfriend] Jionni [LaValle] to know that I can be hot as a mom."

Snooki -- real name Nicole Polizzi -- now clocks in at 102 pounds. She shows off her svelte new body in a leopard print bikini on the cover of Us Weekly. Looks like all that GTL has paid off!

Back in January, Snooki opened up to People about the workout she used to slim down. "I've been working out with a trainer since Halloween. I go four times a week, and we do legs, arms and everything. And after every one-hour workout, I do an hour of cardio," she said. "It wasn't easy. I'm still working my a** off, but it's all worth it. I'm now motivated and I want to change my body. It's a good feeling to work out because I feel much better. Plus, my guy Jionni likes it."

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