My 600-lb Life

Robert Buchel died of a heart attack while filming his My 600 Lb Life episode

Viewers have been shocked and heartbroken to learn that Robert Buchel, a 41-year-old My 600 Lb Life participant from Forked River NJ, became the first person to die while filming the show after suffering a heart attack last year. Robert’s fiancée, Kathryn Lemanski, spoke lovingly of Robert and shared photos of the two of them together.