A morbidly obese California man whose tearful, videotaped plea for help became a YouTube sensation may be getting the support he wanted. The “Dr. Phil” show reached out to Livermore resident Robert Gibbs, 23, after he posted his three-minute video last week.
By OSKAR GARCIA, Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Kardashian matriarch Kris Jenner is on a panel of seven judges who will pick next year’s Miss America during a pageant in January in Las Vegas. Jenner, a star of cable reality show “Keeping Up With the Kardashians,” will join “Meet the Parents” actress Teri Polo and […]
Not even the magic of television could save “Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition” participant Wally, who failed to meet his weight loss goals and drew the ire of his trainer Chris Powell. In Monday’s episode, Wally originally weighed in at 490 pounds due to an uncontrolled addiction to fast food. He and his wife were […]
The remarkable transformations that take place on ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition” have been emotional inspiration-fest, but Monday night’s episode was poignant for another reason. This week’s contestant Dana, a 45-year-old bachelor from Tennessee, not only dropped over 200 pounds, but he also dropped a bombshell on his friends, family and trainer Chris Powell. […]
Chris Powell with Dana, a 45 year-old bachelor who weighs 498 pounds. (ABC) Chris Powell is on the A list at Southwest Airlines. He’s been traveling the country for the past ten months, training (and bunking with) eight ordinary folks — each attempting to slim down on the new ABC series “Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss […]
After rehabbing houses and offering plastic surgery, the “Extreme Makeover” franchise is branching into shedding pounds. “Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition” will premiere Monday, May 30 on ABC. Each of the eight one-hour episodes will feature one “super obese” person (weighing 200 pounds or more), who attempts to lose half their body weight over the […]