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Georgia Davis is a one-woman fat and therapy industry

by | 26th, May 2012

GEORGIA Davis is on the cover of the Daily Mirror . Yesterday we read how 63-stone Georgia was helped from her mother’s home in Aberdare a team of engineers, medics, scaffolders and firemen. The Sun counted a team of 40 rescuers. The Mirror’s Fleet Street Fox spotted 28 . The Mail twisted on 30 . The Mirror upped the count to 40 . Then the Sun has come back with 50 . The Sun wins.

Georgia, a registered carer for her mum, Lesley, tipped the scales at 33 stone when she was 15. The tabloids gave her the title ‘Britain’s Fattest Teenager’. Georgia took the media’s money and went to fat camp in the US. She lost half her body weight and then returned home to restart her diet of fat. She ate 13,000 calories a day. It must cost a fortune to feed Georgia Davis.

Now Georgia’s in hospital, being treated for all manner of conditions, including diabetes, kidney disease, spinal problems and respiratory failure.

The  Mirror leads with the charming headline: “LOSE 50 STONE OR YOU’LL DIE.”

Only, we don’t know that Davis weighs 63 stone. It’s just a guesstimate. And the advice for her to shed so much weight comes from a nameless expert, who says:

“She needs to lose 50 stone if she is to stand a chance of living much beyond her 20s.”

At least the Sun’s Sharon Hendry used her actual name to diagnose Georgia:

“I am no psychologist, but it was obvious she was not fat because she was lazy or had no willpower to diet. She was fat because of a miserable childhood as the carer of her disabled mother after her cherished dad died of a heart attack. It unleashed demons Georgia warded off with food.”

That medical insight featured the above photo of Davis seemingly perched on Hendry’s leg like a puppet being worked. I am no psychologist, but if make a woman with issues a celebrity for having those issues it might encourage her to remain fat and famous.

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