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Jess - posted on 03/14/2010 ( 27 moms have responded )

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So I saw this report today, and was just gob smacked, and straight away wanted to know what you all thought !





"An obese mother in the US is trying to put on weight in order to become the world's fattest woman.



Donna Simpson, from New Jersey, weighs 273kg but told the Daily Mail newspaper she had her heart set on reaching her goal weight of 1000lb (450kg) in two years.



The 42-year-old already holds the title of the world's fattest mother after giving birth to her daughter in 2007 when she weighed 241kg.



"I'd love to be 1000lb ... it might be hard though, running after my daughter keeps my weight down," Ms Simpson told the Daily Mail.



Ms Simpson, who needs a mobility scooter to go shopping, eats huge amounts of junk food each week and tries to move as little as possible so she doesn't burn off as many calories.



"I do love cakes and sweet things, doughnuts are my favourite," she said.



Ms Simpson said she also loved eating sushi and would often eat 70 big pieces in one go.



Her 49-year-old partner Philippe — who she met on a dating site for plus-size people — was encouraging her to reach her goal, she said.



"I think he'd like it if I was bigger ... he's a real belly man and completely supports me," she said.



To put on enough weight, Ms Simpson will need to eat 12,000 calories a day, which is six times the recommended daily intake for women.



In order to pay for the enormous amounts of food she is eating — her weekly grocery bill is $815 — Ms Simpson makes money by running a website where men pay to watch her consume fast food. "



So here is my question, is this mother selfish. Her day is spent eating to get fat, rather than playing with her child. And what kind of example is she setting for her 3 year old ? She is killing herself right in front of her daughter, and don't even get me started on the creepy internet business she has going !



What do you think ? And does this verge on child abuse/neglect ?

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Sharon - posted on 03/16/2010

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I just want to hurl. There are starving people and desperate people all over this world and this woman is publishing her gluttony as a slap in their face of her greed and nastiness.

Charlie - posted on 03/16/2010

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That poor , poor child i only wonder what it is eating and who is playing with it .

Isobel - posted on 03/16/2010

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hey wait a minute...isn't this one of the seven deadly sins? her kids should be kicked out of school LOL

Jocelyn - posted on 03/15/2010

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wow I googled. yeah ok, if your stomach hangs down to your knees, and you want to get bigger, SEEK THERAPY

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Yeah, well this is not only disgusting, it's personal. It's how my brother-in-law died: heart attack due to morbid obesity at age 31. Keeled over inside the house while my sister was at work and the 2 boys were home. 2 months prior, my BIL eventually sought help and was in treatment for those 2 months, and then sent home. Too late. Dead. His lifestyle was purely selfish and this is exactly how I view this mother. SELFISH!

Mary - posted on 03/15/2010

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For what...aversion therapy??

Just more proof that there are some really F#@&ed up people in this world.

Erin - posted on 03/15/2010

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I had to Google too, totally gross, like I said before not even how big she is but that she is doing this to herself. Did anyone read where you can pay 12 dollars a month to watch her eat fast food. WTF!!

Jess - posted on 03/15/2010

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Its almost tempting to print out some pictures of her to put around my bathroom mirror and on the fridge door ! Bathroom mirror for those fat days to remind myself I'm doing ok ! And the fridge door to question if I really do need that snack ?

Kelly - posted on 03/15/2010

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Not trying to turn this into a debate, but this was my favorite comment from the Telegraph:

All of a sudden, I understand why many Americans don't want an NHS. I wouldn't want to contribute to the resources needed for this "healthy" woman, either.
Frances
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HA HA!

But seriously, this woman is sick. People have their children taken away for far less. WTF is she thinking, and why has the poor 3 year old not been removed from this destructive atmosphere yet?

Dana - posted on 03/15/2010

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Shoot, now I've got to go Google..



Edited to add, that's just messed up.

Jess - posted on 03/15/2010

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Its a shame you can put photo's up with the OP, because the photo's that went with the article were horrendous ! Im glad you took the time to Google her Mary because I'm sure the look on your face when you saw her wasn't far off from mine !!!

Mary - posted on 03/15/2010

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I did a google search on her...OMFG. It's beyond disgusting...SHE is beyond disgusting....and not just because of her size. Can you imagine how her poor children will feel...not only is mom a spectacle in the grocery store, but she has a rather disgusting web site of herself for the fat fetishists of the world. And yes, she'll be dead sooner rather than later, and this is the legacy her children will be left with...nice!

Ez - posted on 03/14/2010

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Wow... that's just all kinds of wrong /:) The neglect of the child. The need for attention at any cost. The creepy internet business. GROSS!!!!

I'd also like to know how the hell a 200kg+ woman manages to even GET pregnant in the first place, considering obesity tends to inhibit fertility. Surely no doctor agreed to do fertility treatment on this ticking time bomb!!!

Johnny - posted on 03/14/2010

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That poor child. To be parented by anyone that narcissistic and disturbed has got to be an enormous burden. Not to mention the terrible personal habits she will have to unlearn if she ever wants to live a normal life. I think that the mom's behavior needs to be investigated in terms of child neglect. Very sad.

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I would literally be sick if I ate even 10% of the nasty food she eats every day. And that internet business is really disturbing.

Jocelyn - posted on 03/14/2010

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Wow Why the hell would anyone actually STRIVE to be the worlds fattest woman?! It boggles the mind. Her poor child is going to grow up with a horrible influence, or at worse a dead mother who ate herself into the piano-sized grave (although a lazy ass mother would can't move isn't better at all) I'm going to say that it boarders on child neglect (if she doesn't have someone to watch her daughter AT ALL TIMES). How the hell is she going to be a competent mother when she can't even walk 3 feet!?!

Sunny - posted on 03/14/2010

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What is she feeding her daughter? How does she transport her daughter if she uses a scooter? This makes me feel sick. Does she not want her daughter to have a mother? 12,000 calories! OMG! Thats ridiculous! I can hardly manage the 1,200 a day i have! It can only be harmful for her daughter and she must already be resenting her mum, my son cracked it with me this morning because i had to lay in bed for a bit with really bad period pain, i cant imagine what he would be like if i never played with him for risk of weight loss!

Esther - posted on 03/14/2010

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Why doesn't she just shoot herself in the head now? Honestly - I'm obese myself, but not because I relish in it. What kind of insanity is this? And yes, this is child neglect for sure.

Sharon - posted on 03/14/2010

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Yes - in my opinion its neglect and corruption of a minor. What a nasty ass example.



Legally - its borderline.

Jess - posted on 03/14/2010

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Im wondering how much her baby weighs. I can't imagine she would be eating fast food while cooking her child a nutrious meal.

Tah - posted on 03/14/2010

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really..well let me throw my treadmill off the balcony and get in the game..i am going into seclusion because i can't believe this the world i live in..she will have a heart attack and a stroke before she gets there...so sad...

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She's obviously given up on herself and wants some attention.......what a great way to get it!



Of course she's being selfish!

Isobel - posted on 03/14/2010

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wasn't this an episode of The Simpsons? I hold no judgement for those who struggle with their weight (I think we all do to different degrees) but to intentionally gain MORE weight and likely shorten your life for the sake of a record and a boyfriend is just selfish...who IS running after that child when she is laying there doing nothing?

Erin - posted on 03/14/2010

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That is disgusting.....not that she is that big but that she is TRYING to get that big. It is way beyond selfish and I feel so sorry for her daughter. Killing herself just to get a little fame. Shame on her.

Dana - posted on 03/14/2010

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How lovely...really...



Why on earth would someone want to do that. She sounds like she needs some serious intervention. It is so unfair to her child. Also what kind of man encourages his partner to reach such a goal. I really feel bad for this little girl because she's obviously not being considered here and I can only imagine how she'll grow up. It's really sad.

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