Sean Milliken, star of "My 600 lb Life", has died as a result of an infection.
Three years after appearing on the TLC My 600-lb reality show. Life, Sean Milliken died at 29, confirmed the network Tuesday.
"TLC is saddened to know that Sean Milliken has passed away," officials said in a statement. "Viewers met Sean for the first time in 2016 on My 600 lb Life, while he weighed more than 900 lbs. During his weight loss journey, he has successfully lost more than 400 pounds. TLC viewers met Sean last summer and learned that, despite the loss of his mother, he was still pursuing his quest for a healthier and happier life. TLC expresses its deepest condolences to Sean's friends and family during this difficult time. "
<p content = "Radar Online The first reported that Milliken's father, Matt Milliken, had written on Facebook that Sean, a "good man" at the "good heart", had died from an infection that had let him fight for breathe. Radar Online reported for the first time that Milliken's father, Matt Milliken, wrote on Facebook that Sean, a "good man" at the "good heart", was died of an infection that prevented him from breathing.
"Sean was admitted to the hospital a few days ago, because of an infection," Matt wrote on Facebook. "On Sunday, he had breathing problems, they were able to resuscitate him and soon after, his heart stopped."
When Sean appeared on a reality show featuring morbidly obese people, he had been confined to a bed for years due to his size.
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<p content = "He explained that he had started using food to feel better about his relationship with his father when he was a child. He then criticized his parents' divorce, which only made him feel worse and eat more. By the time he was in high school, Sean said that he already weighed over 400 pounds. "Data-reactid =" 34 "type =" text "> He explained that he had started using food to feel better about his relationship with his friends, his father when he was a child. His parents' divorce was blamed, which only made him feel worse and eat more, and by the time he was in high school, Sean had said that he already weighed over 400 pounds.
"I had the impression that it was my fault, I had the impression that my family had collapsed because of me," said Sean at the same time. # 39; s issued.
At the time, Sean was scared to move to Houston, Texas, where the series surgeon, Dr. Younan Nowzaradan, is training to help him lose weight before undergoing weight loss surgery. .
"I leave everything I know to save my life," said Sean. "It's by far the biggest risk my mom and I have taken."
Sean feared to be "beyond any help".
<p content = "His mother and guardian, Renee, would have died shortly before his son. "data-reactid =" 39 "type =" text "> Her mother and guardian, Renee, died shortly before her son.
At his death, Sean was living alone in an apartment in Texas, Radar Online reported.