Gov. Chris Christie had secret weight loss surgery, reports say

Posted at 10:26 AM, May 07, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-07 10:28:05-04
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Trenton, N.J. (WTKR) – Gov. Chris Christie secretly underwent gastric band surgery in February to try to lose weight at the urging of his family, spokesman Michael Drewniak told The Associated Press on Tuesday. That’s according to a report from

The father of four agreed to the surgery, reports say, in which a tube was placed around his stomach to restrict the amount of food he can eat, after turning 50 in September.

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