TLC airs many reality shows. The stars of the show are usually slim and model-like people. However, My 600 Lb Life is a different story. The show focuses on the weight loss journey of obese individuals. Every episode has a different cast list.
Vianey Rodriguez and her husband Allen appeared on its 7th season. The star had started her weight loss journey with 594 lbs. And by the end, she had lost 226 lbs. The TLC star and her husband even qualified for surgery. After the show ended, Vianey continued to keep in touch with the fans. However, her brother-in-law recently confirmed the news of the star’s death.
My 600 LB Life: Vianey’s Brother-In-Law Jason Confirms Her Death
Fans loved Vianey and her husband Allen. The My 600 LB Life stars had really put in lots of effort to lose weight. So they were often concerned about the couple’s wellbeing post-show. However, Vianey’s brother-in-law recently confirmed that the star had died.
Jason penned the details of the TLC star’s death. As per tvshowsace, he told the fans that Vianey “passed away at 3:45pm”. She died at the Cox Medical Centre, Branson, Missouri. Jason had written all this down as a message for a GoFundMe account he had set up. And he further described Vianey as a “STRONG WILLED woman”. Jason said she was an enormously helpful woman who “ALWAYS had love in her heart.”
Vianey’s brother-in-law had set up the account to help his brother and Vianey’s husband, Allen. It was to collect money to help Allen pay the bills of Vianey’s tragic death. While the death was sudden, Jason had informed that the star was suffering from pneumonia. Jason had given a final update about the star’s health. He had said that “her respiratory rate had gone downhill.” Vianey had developed pneumonia during a COVID-19 treatment.
Allen had wanted Jason to update the fans as the My 600 LB Life star was too upset. Jason also told the fans that Vianey had chosen “on DNR.” The news had upset the fans. And they expressed their grief by commenting on Vianey’s last Facebook post. So far, the campaign has collected $485 of the $1500 target.
My 600 LB Life: Where Are Vianey & Allen Now?
When Vianey and Allen first appeared on the show, they were 594 and 648 lb, respectively. Then, with Dr. Now’s advice and a strict diet, they both lost a lot of weight. So, the couple was able to qualify for the surgery.
However, Vianey had to overcome an obstacle. The My 600 LB Life star had reached the operation table. But her heart had stopped beating during the preparation phase of the operation. Well, Vianey survived. But the doctor did cancel the surgery.
Vianey did qualify for the surgery later. However, post-show life hasn’t been great for the couple. A Reddit user posted a screengrab of Vainey’s FB post. The post mentioned that Allen was suffering from depressive episodes. But the star also mentioned that Allen did get some help and treatment.
The couple has also continued to lose weight. But they also have other things to deal with, so they might shift their focus a little. For more reality news, see TV Season & Spoilers.