‘My 600-Lb. Life’ James Bedard 2021 Update: Where Is He Now?

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Tonight’s episode of My 600-Lb. Life introduces us to a man named James Bedard and leaves fans wanting a 2021 update on where he is now and what he’s up to. Did he get weight loss surgery? Did he move to Houston? How much weight has James Bedard of My 600-Lb. Life lost since his episode was filmed? Here’s the latest 2021 update on James Bedard and where he is now.

My 600-Lb. Life introduces James Bedard

James Bedard is a 38-year-old male from New York. At the beginning of his episode, his weight is unknown. Though, he suspects it to be in the 600 range. James, however, admits to the cameras that his heart is in Florida with his partner Pumpkin. He also has a passion for writing and creating music that he discovered in Florida. He, however, was unwilling to put his partner Pumpkin in a place where she had to be his girlfriend and his caretaker. So, he moved to New York to be closer to family. James wants to go back to Florida, but he says he has to lose weight first.

He reassures the camera he and Pumpkin are fine. They talk regularly. But, he won’t allow her to be his caretaker because of his size.

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2021 Update: Where is he now?

After watching tonight’s episode of My 600-Lb. Life, viewers seek a 2021 update on James Bedard. They want to know where he is now. And, they want to know if he’s lost any more weight. Moreover, they want to know if he got surgery.

Unfortunately, an update on where James is and what he is doing now isn’t easy to provide. As viewers know from watching the episode, he did not have a laptop in his home. So, it isn’t too surprising that he doesn’t seem to have a social media profile. What we do know is James lost 119 pounds in a year. Dr. Now was ready for him to join the program. And, he needed him to move to Texas to get surgery.

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Given where the episode ended and how it left things, it stands to reason that James Bedard may be featured in a Where Are They Now episode with an update on his progress. With his lack of an online profile anywhere, viewers will have to wait for a follow-up episode to get any type of update on how he is doing or where he is now with his weight loss progress.

Unfortunately, there just isn’t much of a 2021 update to offer on James Bedard. His progress during his episode of My 600-Lb. Life was slow and steady. Dr. Now was hesitant at first because he didn’t think James seemed motivated to lose the weight. He, however, developed high hopes for him by the end of the episode.

Where do you think James Bedard is now with his weight loss progress? Are you bummed there isn’t more of a 2021 update on where he is now? Share your thoughts with us in the comments. And, keep coming back for the latest on My 600-Lb. Life.


Trisha Faulkner


  1. James B cousin Cheyenne blew me away. Such beauty,such kindness and expression of love for her cousin James. She is so helpful and never judgemental while being a rock for James.
    It’s very easy to fall in love with a woman like Cheyenne!

    1. I agree ! She is an amazing person! I feel James will continue to do well because Cheyenne is a massive support system. She’s a beautiful lady both inside and out !

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