Bachelorette's Chris Randone shares photo of himself at age 13 when he was 230lbs... after another contestant said he used to be a 'fat f***'
Bachelorette contestant Chris Randone is in top shape these days but when he was younger he struggled with his shape.
And on Tuesday the 30-year-old reality TV star took to Instagram to post a photo of himself at age 13 when he was 230lbs.
Randone had been asked by fans to prove he was a chubby as a kid after he addressed his former weight problems on Monday's episode of The Bachelorette.
His past: Bachelorette contestant Chris Randone is in top shape these days but when he was younger he struggled with his shape. And on Tuesday the 30-year-old reality TV star took to Instagram to post a photo of himself at age 13 when he was 230lbs
The star also claimed that contestant Lincoln Adim had 'fate shamed' him by calling him a 'fat f***' after he confessed he was once an overweight child.
Chris shared a photo of himself smiling while in a mint green FUBU sweatshirt. Though he didn't look 'fat,' he did look fuller in his face.
'Lots of requests for fat pictures....we'll start small,' he captioned the image. The star then added, '13 Years old 230 lbs.'
He has said that at one point he got up to 300lbs. It is not known when he started shedding the weight.
Not having it: The star also claimed that contestant Lincoln Adim had 'fate shamed' him by calling him a 'fat f***' after confessing he was once an overweight child; here he is seen during a debate on The Bachelorette
Speaking out: Chris was sent home after confronting Lincoln (right) over his 'body shaming' in a public forum
Sent them packing: Becca as not impressed with either of their behaviors - neglecting to give either of them a rose
On Monday's episode, Chris and Lincoln were seen arguing during the mock election group date, dubbed 'Beccalection.
That is when Randone aired his grievances with Lincoln, whom he said 'body shamed' him.
The drama got both men sent packing and left Bachelor Nation buzzing.
Fans were quick to demand images of Chris as a heavier person. ‘Still waiting to see a pic of fat Chris,’ one fan tweeted.
Another wrote: 'So Chris is the “former fat guy” who got skinny and thinks he’s hot s**t now and can treat girls and everyone else the way he always wanted to when he used to be fat.’
‘Chris has no [confidence], he’s still that fat kid wanting girls to like him. He’s just an ass,’ another viewer said.
Arguing with Lincoln was only one of the issues Chris had on the show.
Randone also displayed some very unattractive behavior to Becca like demanding kisses from her.
He has since apologized for his behavior in a lengthy Instagram post, admitting: ‘My time on the Bachelorette brought up cringeworthy situations. Now that my journey has concluded and going through the thousands of hate mail, death threats, and negative comments made about my mother. I finally found it within myself to post a response.
Sorry: Chris has since apologized for his aggressive behavior toward Becca in a lengthy Instagram post
‘I’m not mad or upset with any hatred that’s been thrown at me because it’s been a nightmare for me to watch this journey as well.’
Chris added: ‘I could barely watch the latest episodes in full without cringing and I’m truly sorry you had to endure that pain alongside me. I take full responsibility for my actions on the show. I spiraled down and let my emotions get the best of me.'
He also admitted that he 'was insecure which was unattractive.'
Chris may have bid farewell to The Bachelorette, but he’s returning to the franchise for Bachelor in Paradise, it was announced on Tuesday.
Next stop, paradise! Chris may have bid farewell to The Bachelorette, but he’s returning to the franchise for Bachelor In Paradise
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