Coliesa McMillian, featured on the show's eighth season, died on September 22, 2020 after being treated in ICU for two weeks due to acute kidney failure and other complications. In 2020, several news outlets reported that several former patients of Dr. Nowzardan who appeared on the series, and the family of one patient, LB Bonner, who committed suicide, had brought suit against the show's production company, Megalomedia, alleging negligence and claiming that the company failed to cover medical costs. You always included me and made sure people knew I was your niece. The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline. And when the dispatcher tried to call back, the call went straight to voicemail. My 600-lb Life is an American reality television series that has aired on the TLC television network since 2012. This was previously done with Melissa's Story (split into two parts) and Lupe's Story. In 2013, Bonner lost his leg in a car accident. Please don't ever let people you care about not know how you feel.'. We have some very sad news to report today as My 600 Lb Life star James LB Bonner has passed away. Flashbacks of the good times we had have come across all night and morning. Bonner Found Dead in a Ditch w/ Gunshot Wound. Karen Bonner, the man's mother, would be the second call found to have been made to the police. In Season 8, certain patients' stories were filmed for only six months. Bonner - who stood at a staggering six feet and five inches - used meal prepping, extensive dieting, exercise and sobriety to lost weight. She said: 'I just need you back!!! Women. Moments before his passing, James, 30, actually took to his official Facebook Page on August 2 to leave what now appears to […] Bonner had been one of the success stories for the television series, made by TLC. [1], This series was originally a five-part miniseries involving four morbidly obese patients. Even more devastating, James’ death appears to have been from an apparent suicide. I hope and pray your pain and suffering is lifted off your shoulders now,' said niece, Chelsea Boivin. Just please come back to me and let's just have one more great memory.'. 'You are my world and everything! 'RIP Uncle L.B. Beginning with Season 5, new episodes began filming as 2-hour episodes instead of 1-hour. He continued:  'I've realized a few things over the last few days and its time that, I face my demons head on.. Bonner had posted a cryptic post on his official Facebook page on Thursday, thanking folks for showing him 'love and support' throughout his journey. LB Bonner on My 600-Lb Life. He became depressed and turned to food as a coping mechanism, eventually hitting 650lbs as a result, At the time of his passing, he was said to have gotten in the 200lb range. retrospective in Season 4 that follows up on previous patients to track their weight-loss journey months or years after bariatric surgery.[2]. 'I love you with all of my heart and I cant seem to even grasp at this concept of you leaving! 'You created a huge impact on so many people through your journey of life, weight loss, and struggles. Life Star Sean Milliken Is Dead at Age 29", "A 'My 600-lb Life' participant died while filming his fight to lose weight", "Kelly Mason Becomes Second 'My 600-LB Life' Subject To Die During Show's Filming, Suffering Heart Failure", "Woman whose weight left her temporarily paralysed loses 19 stone and learns to walk again", "Three More 'My 600 Lb Life' Cast Members File Lawsuits Against Show's Production Company; Their Lawyer Says They "Intend to End This Show, "My 600-lb Life Sued by FOUR Former Stars: End This Show, NOW! [12][13], "My 600-Lb. Milla Clark-nicest 600-lb Life patient ever? Kelly Mason, a participant on the show's seventh season, died on February 15, 2019, from heart failure. Reality television star James "LB" Bonner of TLC's "My 600-lb Life" has been found dead from a gunshot wound in South Carolina. Longtime girlfriend, Destiny Honneycutt, shared her heartbreak along with photos of the two. 911 calls released revealed that James L.B. He had suffered a gun shot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene. Britain braced for T-Day: Boris Johnson will announce TODAY which Tiers country will be placed in until... 'I feel sick': Football legend Diego Maradona dies of heart attack aged 60 after telling his nephew he... BBC's desperate drive to win younger viewers is alienating older middle class ones with satisfaction levels... McDonald's is accused of 'cultural appropriation at its finest' over its new Jerk Chicken Sandwich. The report states the weapon used was a handgun. This page was last edited on 25 November 2020, at 16:20. Families face council tax rise of more than £100 to fund social care and police forces. struggle with obesity following a tragic accident that claimed his right leg. ",, Short description is different from Wikidata, Pages using infobox television with editor parameter, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, 45 Mins (excluding advertisements)(Season 1-4), 85 Mins (excluding commercials) (Season 5-), 788.6 lbs, dismissed from program in Month 11, Unknown, dismissed from program in Month 6, 664.4 lbs, dismissed from program in Month 8, No second weigh-in, left program in Month 8, 529.5 lbs, briefly dismissed from program in Month 9, 594.6 lbs, dismissed from program in Month 8, 226 lbs+ (made some progress before first weigh-in), 272 lbs+ (made some progress before first weigh-in), First patient in the show to be currently homeless.