• Subscribe to Our Newsletter

My Big Fat Fabulous Life: Whitney Way Thore’s Truth

Whitney’s Health Condition

You may think you know everything about Whitney Way Thore thanks to “My Big Fat Fabulous life,” but there is still a lot you don’t know about the star. As it turns out, the reality icon always struggled with her weight, and for a reason. She was diagnosed with a health condition.

Movie still of Whitney talking about her health issues.

Source: TLC

She spent years battling polycystic ovarian syndrome. One of its main side effects is weight gain. It is unclear what causes a person to develop PCOS, but Whitney has been living with it since college. She was doing daily dance routines and still gained 200 pounds, so Whitney knew something was wrong.