TLC is saddened to learn of the loss of Coliesa McMillian, who shared her story on My 600lb Life. Our deepest condolences to her family at this difficult time.
— TLC Network (@TLC) September 23, 2020
- Coliesa McMillian, of the TLC show My 600-Lb Life, has died at age 39.
- On the show, Coliesa called her heart a “ticking time bomb.”
- Her family says she died after experiencing complications after undergoing surgery.
Months after news broke that Coliesa McMillian was seriously ill, her family announced that the My 600-Lb Life star has died. Coliesa appeared on the show, which documents the lives of people who are overweight and obese, in March.
The announcement was made on a Facebook support page for Coliesa. “I cannot begin to express into words what our family is beginning to feel,” the statement reads. “Tonight, at 10:23 p.m. she sadly passed away from this life.”
— TLC Network (@TLC) March 18, 2020