As the title indicates, Nihon TV’s variety show “The Sekai Gyoten News” (Wednesday, 9 p.m.) looks at astonishing news stories from all over the world. This week’s installment looks at a woman who lost an amazing 182 kg.

Joanna lives in Scotland. For years she was married to a man whose mission in life was to make her fat. Joanna went along with this odd quest and eventually ballooned to 230 kg. At one point her doctor told her that if she didn’t start losing weight, she probably wouldn’t live another three months.

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