By Natalie Corner For Mailonline. Men and women classified as clinically obese have stripped naked on camera, for a series of raw interviews in which they speak candidly about their relationships with their bodies. Among those revealing themselves both physically and emotionally for a BBC Three documentary are a fitness instructor turned pageant queen whose weight gain was triggered by heartbreak, and a man who recalls being fat-shamed by his own siblings. The Naked Truth: Obesity also features a woman who gained 7st during a bout of glandular fever, and a photographer who would binge-eat to cope with her loneliness as a shy student.
AN obese mum who refused to let her husband see her naked and wouldn't walk her children to school has dropped six dress sizes in record time. Full-time mum Rebecca said: "My husband is 6ft 7in so he's a big guy and I'm only 5ft, but I was eating the same portions as he was and then two hours later eating a big bag of crisps and a family sized Galaxy bar in front of the TV. While Mark has always been so supportive and tells me that no matter what he'll love me I just didn't feel happy with myself. Rebecca's self-esteem became so low she barely left the house — and was too ashamed to walk her two daughters to school.
A number of brave men and women weighing over stone between them get their clothes off on camera to discuss their experience of being obese. Britain is struggling to cope with a nationwide obesity crisis and the county now holds the title of most overweight nation in western Europe. And the BBC has now offered a spotlight for a cross section of medically obese individuals to share their experiences of living as overweight citizens. A number of men and women have dared to strip naked and open up about the abuse they receive simply for being overweight. And they also explain how they gained weight for a BBC Three documentary titled The Naked Truth which is streaming now - here are some of the stories shared on the eye-opening documentary. At 17 Stone, Kat says she receives a predictable response when people attend her classes where she works as a fitness instructor. Kat fell pregnant when she was 16 and turned to comfort eating when her boyfriend at the time left. Kat appears to reject the idea that obese people should lose weight to achieve healthier lives, saying: "Understanding that every body is beautiful regardless of its shape and size. We are all inhabiting a body and we all have to live with a body. Corey weights 22 stone and says his siblings contributed to his weight issues when their approach to encouraging him to lose weight backfired.
This Morning viewers were outraged today by an "obese, naked and proud" woman with a strange body positivity message. Jo Frost was part of a trio of big, brave and beautiful ladies revealing why they bared all in a naked photoshoot. Alongside Kat Henry and Sophie Mayanne on the This Morning sofa, Jo revealed that she got nude to express how comfortable she was with her body. When asked about the different reception between being underweight and overweight, she claimed that skinny people get a "lot more empathy". This was met with fierce criticism from outraged viewers who argued underweight people suffer just as badly and need just as much body positivity,.