“My 600-lb Life” star Sean Milliken died at 29 on Sunday, Fox Information has confirmed.
“TLC is saddened to share that Sean Milliken has handed away,” the community advised us in an announcement. “TLC expresses its deepest sympathies to Sean’s family and friends at this tough time.”
Milliken was hospitalized in Houston, Texas, two days prior for an an infection. Milliken’s weight soared to 900 kilos earlier than he sought assistance on “My 600-lb Life.”
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On the present, Milliken, then 25 and dwelling in Cameron Park, Calif., admitted that he had bother controlling his feelings and would search consolation in meals when he was below misery, saying his battle together with his weight doubtless stemmed from his turbulent relationship together with his father.
Milliken alleged that his father, Matthew, typically screamed in his face and backed him into corners as a baby.
“It was scary. So I might eat. And abruptly I felt so much higher,” Milliken stated on the present. “In that second, nothing else mattered.”
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Milliken’s mom, Renee, confessed she too had an consuming dysfunction and admitted she doubtless contributed to Sean’s struggles, saying in a confessional, “I in all probability overcompensated in loads of methods. I couldn’t go to the shop with out bringing him house a deal with.”
Milliken’s struggles together with his weight worsened in highschool, when he was as much as 400 kilos and suffered a debilitating leg harm that left him bedridden — and within the eight years following the harm, he barely ever left his mattress, even relieving himself in a bucket on the finish of it, as a result of standing up was so painful.
Milliken appeared on “My 600-lb Life” in 2016.
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He suffered from a number of open sores at the moment from his pores and skin tearing below his weight. His mom and a household pal needed to work collectively to wash him.
A 2017 “The place Are They Now?” particular of the sequence confirmed that Milliken misplaced a formidable 400 kilos in an effort to sometime endure gastric bypass surgical procedure, however that his weight reduction had plateaued. Some suspected Renee of undermining his efforts to slim down.
Renee handed away in March 2018.
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Milliken pal and former neighbor, Ashley Boone, stated he was “doing OK” earlier than he fell in poor health, noting, “Sean was man and life isn’t at all times because it appears on a tv display screen.”