World’s Fattest Man Is Actually 15 Stone Heavier Than First Thought. Photos
“Everything we’re doing has been mapped out and if everything goes to plan in a year and a half we’ll have him down to between 12 and 14 stone.
“Initially we didn’t think he was going to be apt for this treatment because of his level of obesity and a lung problem he suffers, but now we’re seeing a more promising horizon.”
The 32-year-old’s plight became world news earlier this month when pictures emerged of him being transported from his home in the central Mexican city of Aguascalientes to a clinic 100 miles away in Guadalajara where he is now being treated.
The suffering Mexican, an accomplished guitar player, had appealed for help in July when he announced he weighed just over 60 stone, revealing he hadn’t left his box room for six years and feared he would die after having to quit a special diet which his OAP parents couldn’t afford.