Donna Simpson is considered the "World's Heaviest Mother" and several years ago announced her goal of one day weighing 1000 pounds. She turned her obsession with gaining weight into profits by charging people to access her personal website. People would pay to watch her eat 15,000 calories a day.
Well, she recently separated from her partner and has decided to slim down for the sake of her children. "The health and welfare of my family was always my priority and they were well taken care of by my ex. Now that I have sole responsibility of taking care of my children, I must drastically change my lifestyle. Most people see me as a woman who became famous for wanting to gain weight while the rest of the world was trying to slim down. This was true as I was in a relationship that was based on a fetish that exists only in a fantasy," Simpson wrote in a note on her website.
She currently weighs around 600 pounds and aims to lose more than a third of her body weight through diet and exercise. Her website will document her progress at losing the weight she fought for so long to gain. Simpson says she's open to a reality show and partially blamed her ex-partner for her weight gain.
Ironically, Simpson attacked Susanne Essman (the woman who wants to gain 800 pounds to weigh 1,600 pounds), saying that no one in the community knows who she is. "If she was a serious gainer, the community would know about her," Simpson said.
Check out an interview with Simpson below.