A FORMER “My 600-Lb Life” star Marla McCants has shocked followers together with her continued weight reduction off-digicam.
It is estimated that the tv star, who appeared on the programme in 2014, has the second largest weight reduction in the present’s historical past.
When she joined the present, Marla weighed in at an astonishing 800lbs.
“Regardless that I weighed that a lot, I by no means thought of myself being that dimension, that vast. Sure, I was huge, however I was nonetheless capable of stroll,” she stated on her website.
With assist from the favored present’s dietician and surgeon, Marla has managed to remain on monitor together with her deliberate weight reduction.
In early 2019, she shocked her followers when she claimed to have misplaced 600 kilos since leaving the present.
She’s since criticised the show, calling sure scenes “vastly exaggerated”, and claiming the producers used manufacturing tips.
One key determine left out of her criticisms was surgeon Dr. Nowzaradan, who carried out gastric bypass surgical procedure on Marla.
“He’s the very best gastric bypass surgeon there may be. However as far as the remainder of it…TV is pure leisure. That’s all it’s,” she stated.
Marla resides in Gallatin, Tennessee and runs her personal weblog the place she shares updates about her weight reduction journey.
She additionally travels as a well being advocate and motivational speaker.
Former star of “My 600Lb Life” Gina Krasley sued the manufacturing firm of the present in 2020 for inflicting “emotional misery”.
Krasley alleged that Dr Nowzaradan positioned her on an excessive weight reduction weight loss plan, however she was required by manufacturing to eat extreme quantities of meals.
This portrayed her as somebody who couldn’t comply with the weight loss plan, she claimed.
Krasley died shortly after making the claims, attributable to intense well being points from her weight.