In case you saw the headline and did a double take: Yes, we mean *that* Steven Assanti.
Category: My 600-lb Life
The death of My 600 Lb Life participant Robert Buchel has fostered an outpouring of support and sympathy like no other episode in the show's history. But a recent memorial fundraiser on GoFundMe also raised concerns that someone was trying to cash in on Robert's story. Sadly, Robert's fiancée Kathryn Lemanski confirms that the fundraiser is legitimate -- and that Robert's death left her financial situation in a precarious spot.
After a sleeve bypass operation helped him lose 300 pounds in the first My 600 Lb Life Sean episode, things seemed to be looking up for the 25-year-old. But the latest Sean Milliken update is an unfortunately tragic one: Renee, Sean's mother and his primary caregiver, has passed away at the age of 57.
Joe Wexler topped the scales at a dangerously heavy 792 pounds when My 600 Lb Life viewers were first introduced to him back in Season 3. Since then, Joe has gone on one of the most astonishing weight loss journeys in the show's history, one made all the sweeter by his recent marriage! Read on for the latest news from Joe, including recent before-and-after pics...
Fans of the My 600 Lb Life Chad episode (and its equally encouraging Where Are They Now? follow-up) will be delighted to hear that Chad seems to be doing better than ever! Chad's weight loss journey is still going strong, and he's almost reached his fundraising goal to cover the daunting cost of skin removal surgery.
Doug Armstrong was one of My 600 Lb Life Season 5's most endearing success stories. The father of three shed 222 pounds in his quest to save his family and himself -- and judging by the latest before-and-after pics, Doug continues to meet with success!
It's been an exceptionally long weight loss journey for My 600 Lb Life's Chay Guillory, whose two episodes have been some of the show's most overwhelming. Today, Chay officially goes by Lola and continues her transgender journey simultaneously -- and appears to be doing quite well!