Man Warns on Twitter About The Dangers Of Being Obese After The Sudden Death of His Cousin

A Nigerian man @Henrriee took to social media to advice obese people and also narrate how his overweight cousin died after preparing for church on the morning of November 17, 2019.

According to the man, the cousin who was only 27, died of a heart attack while in the living room. Sharing the news, he used the opportunity to warn people about the dangers of being overweight.

He tweeted;

“So there’s this really fat Cousin of mine. Dressed for church this morning. Came downstairs to the living room. sat down and died of a heart attack…If you people like don’t lose weight you hear? Be doing I’m comfortable in my flesh.”

Another Twitter user who also lost an obesed cousin also shared his experience on the thread. He wrote:

”I would’ve been offended by this if my 18 year old cousin didn’t suffer from a stroke that claimed her life a few months ago for the same reason. Nobody’s saying don’t love yourself, but obesity is a disease.”

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However, many Twitter users expressed displeasure over the way @Henrriee’s message was conveyed on the platform, most of whom tagged him an insensitive person.

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