Chris Christie: 'I'm the Healthiest Fat Guy You've Ever Seen in Your Life'

Politico reported Tuesday that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's (R) doctor has warned him that his "luck is going to run out relatively soon" if he doesn't do something about his weight.

Despite this, Christie told CBS Late Show host David Letterman Monday, "I'm like basically the healthiest fat guy you've ever seen in your life."

DAVID LETTERMAN, HOST: Now how is your health? If you went to a doctor today, what would the doctor say?

GOVERNOR CHRIS CHRISTIE (R-NEW JERSEY): Startlingly good, Dave, my health, actually. But I just turned 50, and so the doctor, the doctor said things are going to start to fall off of me if I don't get it together. So, you know, I think up to this point actually pretty good.

LETTERMAN: Now, your cholesterol? How is your cholesterol?

CHRISTIE: Actually, you know, Dave, my cholesterol's normal believe it or not.

LETTERMAN: That's pretty good.

CHRISTIE: Yeah.

LETTERMAN: And what about your blood sugar?

CHRISTIE: Blood sugar also normal.

LETTERMAN: Also normal.

CHRISTIE: Yeah.

LETTERMAN: So you…

CHRISTIE: I'm like basically the healthiest fat guy you've ever seen in your life. Call it crazy. Absolutely crazy.

LETTERMAN: Well, there's your campaign poster right there!

CHRISTIE: You know, I mean, that's not bad.

Noel Sheppard
Noel Sheppard
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