NEW JERSEY - Donna Simpson is closing in on her quest to be The World’s Fattest Woman!
Donna Simpson, a hero to fat woman around the globe (including Oprah Winfrey), is closing in on her dream to be the fattest woman in the world. She ate 50,000 calories on Christmas day -getting her that much closer to her 1,000lb goal.
She’s tipping the scales now at close to 720 lbs. She usually sits in a metal chair but on Christmas she busted out the concrete reinforced chair. The chair weighted 250 pounds.
She spent two straight hours eating her Christmas dinner. The single mother-of-two ripped into two 35lb turkeys, two maple-glazed hams, 25lbs of potatoes (15 lbs roast, 10lbs mashed), seven loaves of bread, nine pounds of herb stuffing, four pints of gravy, four pints of cranberry dressing and an astonishing 30lbs of vegetables.
And she didn’t even break a sweat.
Donna’s ate50,000 calories in her two-hour Christmas feast — as much as many people eat over the course of three weeks.
After polishing off her enormous main course, she still had plenty of room for dessert and ate a ‘salad’ made of marshmallow, cream cheese, whipped cream and cookies.
Donna’s two children, Devin, 14, and Jacqueline, three, enjoyed a more modest feast. The 5’2 Donna defended her big fat meal, saying: ‘I eat as much as I want, whenever I want but at this time of year I really go all out.
Donna, who insists she is healthy, told WWN: “People who feel guilty about eating are hilarious. And stupid. Thin people are stupid.” She said she has started a non-profit organization that helps fight anorexia, bulimia and supports women who want to become morbidly obese. “All our members have the same goal: we want to be forklifted out of our house.”
Donna hopes to one day be the Guinness World Record holder for fattest woman. She is already on the books as the world’s fattest mother, having given birth to Jacqueline in 2007 when she weighed 576 pounds.
She makes a living from being fat, getting paid to make public appearances and keeping a website where people can pay to watch her eat. Some even pay for a close up of her chewing.
WHAT SHE ATE
2 portions of 35lb oven roasted turkeys
2 portions of 25lb maple glazed hams
10lbs of roast potatoes
15lbs of mashed potatoes
15lbs of chopped carrots
5lbs of sweetcorn
5lbs of roasted butternut squash
15 parcels of house-baked bread
8 pints of cranberry relish
8 pints of home-made gravy
10 lbs of herbed stuffing
1 tray of mixed green salad including salad dressing.
CALORIE TOTAL: 50,000
Already a Guinness world record holder for being the largest woman to ever give birth, Donna hopes to gain 350 pounds more and officially become the fattest woman in the world.
She got the Guinness World Record as the world’s fattest mother, when she gave birth in 2007 weighing 505 pounds.
She needed a team of 30 medics to deliver her daughter Jacqueline during a high-risk Caesarean birth. Afterward, she bought each of the medics 200 hundred Big Macs.
Donna met Jacqueline’s father Philippe on a dating site for plus-size people, even though he weighed only 150 pounds.
He supported her 12,000-calorie a day diet and was a ‘belly man’ who loved her enormous shape. Philippe is known as a Fat Belly Addict.
When she was 19 she met her first husband, who worked as a chef at a steak restaurant. “He worked night shifts and would come home at 2 or 3am and bring the leftovers with him,’ she said.
We’d stay up and eat huge piles of steak, mashed potatoes, and gravy with butter. ‘I started gaining weight quickly and my husband liked it. ‘He said I was sexier when I was bigger, and I felt happier too.’
When she was 27, Donna weighed 300 pounds, and became pregnant with her eldest son, Devin. Her marriage ended soon after and she turned to food for comfort.
By the age of 31, she weighed 390 pounds and decided to try and lose weight. She lost 75 pounds in six months and was due to have a gastric band operation.
But just before she was due to go under the knife, her friend died during a similar operation.
‘That was a sign for me,’ she said. ‘I decided it just wasn’t worth it. I like being the way I am.’
Donna, then 400 pounds , came across a website which celebrated morbidly obese women. When she admitted her real size, Donna was flooded with emails from men.
‘They sent me gifts through the post, like protein shakes to help me put on weight faster,’ she said.
And she’s unrepentant of her weight-gain goal, despite risking her own life in the process.
‘I love eating and people love watching me eat,’ she said.
‘It makes people happy, and I’m not harming anyone.’