Category: My 600-lb Life

My 600 Lb Life lawsuit update: Megalomedia files to dismiss three of eight current legal challenges

After several weeks of seeing new legal challenges from former My 600 Lb Life cast members, production company Megalomedia has requested a dismissal of three of those cases. In the latest My 600 Lb Life lawsuit update, Megalomedia argues that every cast member to appear on the show has already waived its right to sue by signing the infamous talent agreement — details from which are now public for the first time.

EXCLUSIVE Annjeanette Whaley sues My 600 Lb Life producers for fraud, gross negligence in 8th lawsuit against Megalomedia

My 600 Lb Life star Annjeanette Whaley just became the eighth member of the show’s cast to sue its producers — and the Season 7 star is adding to the prosecution’s fraud case. Among other accusations, Annjeanette’s lawsuit alleges Megalomedia broke its promise to pay her medical bills following successful weight loss surgery. Annjeanette is now the third cast member to sue Megalomedia for fraud specifically relating to unmade medical payments; read on for the details.

   

MY 600 LB LIFE Tiffany celebrates huge ‘personal achievement’ one year after surgery

It’s been a minute since we’ve checked in on the My 600 Lb Life Tiffany story, and the 29-year-old new Texas native has plenty to share! Tiffany Barker, who had one of the most successful weight loss journeys of Season 7, has revealed new Instagram and Facebook information for fans interested in keeping up with her. Tiffany also shared a huge “personal milestone” a year after her successful weight loss surgery. Read on for the latest.

REPORT My 600 Lb Life filming continued in violation of coronavirus lockdown orders

My 600 Lb Life filming for both Season 9 and future Where Are They Now episodes has been shut down indefinitely due to a number of growing controversies, with sources close to the show unable to say when production might resume. And the seven lawsuits former cast members have filed against the show are only part of the issue. According to several anonymous insiders, though the coronavirus pandemic was responsible for a primary stop to all My 600 Lb Life filming, it appears the show may have potentially resumed filming in several states, possibly in violation of shelter-in-place orders.

   

My 600 Lb Life star James King died this weekend: Photos & tributes from family

We just wrote about James King a couple of weeks ago; the My 600 Lb Life star appeared to be in improved health and was celebrating the birth of his newest grandchild. Since then, the man’s condition took a shocking, unfortunate turn for the worse: we’ve just learned that James King died this weekend, surrounded by loved ones. Read on for the latest, including James’ obituary and what appear to be the final photos of James taken before his passing.

PHOTOS Coliesa from My 600 Lb Life is ‘okay’ in the ICU after flatlining, coma

Fortunately, there’s a break in the horrible news about Coliesa from My 600 Lb Life. Last week, Starcasm broke the story of Coliesa’s recent hospitalization and doctor-induced coma after suffering a rupture in her gastric sleeve. After flatlining in her hospital bed, Coliesa’s family members shared dire details of her situation. But now, it appears that the worst may be behind the Season 8 star.

   

EXCLUSIVE My 600 Lb Life Nicole Lewis now suing Megalomedia for fraud

With My 600 Lb Life Nicole Lewis now the seventh cast member to sue production company Megalomedia, there’s an added wrinkle to the growing legal dilemma. Nicole — also the second older generation cast member to sue, after Dottie Perkins — is alleging outright fraud on the part of the show’s producers. Read on for the details, including yet another set of claims involving unpaid medical bills.

MY 600 LB LIFE Tara Taylor split from fiancé Eugene after discovering his two-timing ways

How is My 600 Lb Life Tara now? For one thing, the Louisiana native is newly single — and it sounds like she’s understandably upset about it! Season 2 and Where Are They Now? star Tara Taylor recently revealed that her former fiancé Eugene Perkins had been using a dating app to see other women behind Tara’s back. But that isn’t the worst of it; read on for the details…

David Bolton My 600 Lb Life lawsuit update: Megalomedia fires back with stern counterclaim

My 600 Lb Life star David Bolton, the second cast member to sue the show’s producers for gross negligence, has received a stern response from Megalomedia’s legal team. As Starcasm exclusively reported last month, Bolton seeks a fundamental change to My 600 Lb Life‘s production plus damages of one million dollars as compensation for what he says was the inhumane and irresponsible treatment during filming for his episode.

PHOTOS My 600 Lb Life Coliesa update: Near death in ICU, flatlined once after surgery complications (Exclusive)

It’s an unfortunate and dire My 600 Lb Life Coliesa update for the show’s newest cast member. Coliesa’s niece revealed the Season 8 star has been on life support for a full week after flatlining in her hospital bed. Furthermore, Coliesa had already been hospitalized for nearly a month due to complications from her weight loss surgery — read on for the details.

EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS James King from My 600 Lb Life is now a proud grandparent (again)

In one of the more surprising and heartwarming My 600 Lb Life updates we’ve written recently, we can both confirm the “Is James King still alive?” gossip and share some amazing news about the Season 5 star. Though the man keeps a low profile, Starcasm can exclusively reveal that James King is now the very happy grandfather to a beautiful and healthy baby boy! Keep reading for the details, plus photos of the baby and his mama, James’ daughter Bayley!

PHOTOS My 600 Lb Life’s Lindsey Witte offers update on husband Paul, confirms follow-up episode

We’ve got a encouraging update on Lindsey Witte’s husband, Paul, and the status of the new My 600 Lb Life star’s marriage. The tea comes from Lindsey herself, along with several new weight loss photos — and Lindsey’s own confirmation that she’s been filming a follow-up episode, tentatively scheduled to air next year!