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Robert Gibbs Scheduled to Appear on Dr. Phil TV Show

Morbidly obese Livermore man's plea for help on YouTube went viral and the popular television show answers his call.

The Dr. Phil television show will air its segment on Robert Gibbs at 4 p.m. today, according to his sister, Tanya Carpenter.

Gibbs, a morbidly obese Livermore man, is known for a . The online video went viral.

The show is scheduled to replay the segment at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 25.

Dr. Phil can be seen on TV station KRON 4 in Livermore.

Tanya Carpenter May 22, 2012 at 12:54 AM
I will be commented to updating everyone with his progress here of the patch. He has stated to me that he wants everyone to know progress during his journey he is so blessed by having so many people that are cheering him. I thank you so very much for all of your loving comments he does see them and reads them and they give him so much support and strength to work hard for himself. Thank you again. Tanya
Liz Gully May 22, 2012 at 08:03 PM
Tanya: I hope your brother knows that while there will always be mean, ignorant people in the world, most of us are glad he's getting help and trying to make his life better. Good luck and god bless him and your family. I hope that he is successful and can go on to live a great life.
kim May 23, 2012 at 08:46 PM
Wow Impressive! I surely hope Robert gets healthier and happier and of course slimmer! Great news, gave me chills and tears in my eyes to know he is going forward! Go Gibbs!
kim May 23, 2012 at 09:03 PM
awesome!
Jodi Campbell December 24, 2012 at 11:05 PM
I know this was back in May, but I was thinking about Robert today and I hope he is well. I was curious about his progress and I'm praying for him. Good luck Robert, you can do it!

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