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May 07, 2013

Christie Had Stomach Surgery for Weight Loss

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) "secretly underwent lap-band stomach surgery to aggressively slim down for the sake of his wife and kids," he revealed to the New York Post.

Said Christie: "I've struggled with this issue for 20 years. For me, this is about turning 50 and looking at my children and wanting to be there for them."

"He declined to say how much he lost, but sources said he has already shed nearly 40 pounds."

First Read: "Remember, Christie had previously said that his health was prettty good... In fact, he called himself one of the healthiest fat guys in the country. So if this is for health reasons, then he wasn't totally forthright before. For what it's worth, we know the issue of his weight has been discussed with him by supporters and consultants as a political issue, and that it's something he needed to deal with in some form if he ever did decide to run for national office."


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