Sean Milliken died at 29 on Sunday, confirmed Fox News.
"TLC is saddened to know that Sean Milliken has passed away," the network said in a statement. "TLC expresses its deepest condolences to Sean's friends and family during this difficult time."
Milliken had been hospitalized in Houston, Texas, two days earlier for an infection. Milliken's weight has climbed to 900 pounds before he's looking for help for "My 600 lb life".
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Milliken, then 25 years old and living in Cameron Park, California, admitted that he was struggling to control his emotions and that he was looking for comfort in the food when he was in distress. , saying that his fight against his weight probably stemmed from his turbulent relationship with his father.
Milliken claimed that his father, Matthew, often screamed in front of him and supported him in the recesses when he was a child.
"It was scary so I would eat in. And suddenly, I felt a lot better," said Milliken. "At that moment, nothing else mattered."
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Milliken's mother, Renee, confessed that she too was suffering from a eating disorder and confessed that she had probably contributed to Sean's struggles, declaring in a confessional: " I've probably overcompensated in many ways. I could not go to the store without bringing him home.
Milliken's difficulties with his weight worsened in high school, while he weighed up to 200 kg and suffered from a disabling leg injury that left him bedridden – and in the eight years following the injury, he barely left his bed, even relieving himself in a bucket. in the end, because getting up was so painful.
Milliken appeared in "My Life of 600 lb" in 2016.
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He was suffering from several open wounds, his skin tearing under his weight. His mother and a friend of the family had to work together to wash him.
A 2017 "Where are they now?" The series showed that Milliken lost 400 kilograms to try gastric bypass surgery, but that his weight loss had stabilized. Some suspected Renee of undermining her efforts to lose weight.
Renee passed away in March 2018.
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Ashley Boone, a friend and former neighbor, said he was "okay" before getting sick, noting that "Sean was a good man and that life is not always the one she seems on a TV screen . "