At the age of 23, Robert Gibbs is severely obese and has diabetes. Desperate, he posted a three-minute long video on YouTube in which he makes a tearful plea for help to lose weight.
In the video he begs for anybody to help him because the process of loosing weight could save his life.
The video went on to attract over a million views in a matter of days.
Recently, The Dr Phil show reached out to Mr Gibbs and has offered to help him.
The show's host mentioned that the video has inspired many recorded responses from viewers offering diet tips and encouragement.
Said STOMPer Gary:
"It's good that this guy finally decided to get help.
"The fact that he has diabetes at the age of 23 is worrying.
"I guess this just goes to show that everyone can avoid such extremes by maintaining a healthy lifestyle."