Family who are 'too fat to work' say 22,000 worth of benefits is not enough

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    Family who are 'too fat to work' say 22,000 worth of benefits is not enough


    A family of four with a combined weight of 83 stone say they are "too fat to work" and need more than the 22,000 they currently receive in benefits.

    By Urmee Khan
    Last Updated: 11:00AM GMT 17 Mar 2009

    Philip Chawner, 53, and his 57-year-old wife Audrey weigh 24st. Their daughter Emma, 19, weighs 17st, while her older sister Samantha, 21, weighs 18st.
    The family from Blackburn claim 22,508 a year in benefits, equivalent to the take-home pay from a 30,000 salary.


    The Chawners, haven't worked in 11 years, claim their weight is a hereditary condition and the money they receive is insufficient to live on.
    Mr Chawner said: "What we get barely covers the bills and puts food on the table. It's not our fault we can't work. We deserve more."
    The family claim to spend 50 a week on food and consume 3,000 calories each a day. The recommended maximum intake is 2,000 for women and 2,500 for men.
    "We have cereal for breakfast, bacon butties for lunch and microwave pies with mashed potato or chips for dinner," Mrs Chawner told Closer magazine.
    "All that healthy food, like fruit and veg, is too expensive. We're fat because it's in our genes. Our whole family is overweight," she added.
    Each week, Mr and Mrs Chawner, who have been married for 23 years, receive 177 in income support and incapacity benefit. Mrs Chawner is paid an extra 330-a-month disability allowance for epilepsy and asthma, both a result of being overweight.
    Mr Chawner gets 71 a month after developing Type 2 diabetes because of his size. He was on a waiting list for a gastric band last year, but a heart condition made the operation unsuitable. Their daughter Samantha receives 84 in Jobseekers' Allowance each fortnight while Emma, who is training to be a hairdresser, gets 58 every two weeks under a hardship fund for low-income students.
    Emma, said: "I'm a student and don't have time to exercise" she said "We all want to lose weight to stop the abuse we get in the street, but we don't know how."
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    i eat 50% more than i'm supposed to.... its in my genes i'm fat...... bacon and microwaveable food is all i eat....


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    I'm too fat to work, give me more money so I can eat more. And all those fruits and veg are too expensive to eat, so give me more **** to eat, and oh yeah, thank god for socialized medicine too
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    Quote Originally Posted by EasyEJL View Post
    A family of four with a combined weight of 83 stone say they are "too fat to work" and need more than the 22,000 they currently receive in benefits.

    By Urmee Khan
    Last Updated: 11:00AM GMT 17 Mar 2009

    Philip Chawner, 53, and his 57-year-old wife Audrey weigh 24st. Their daughter Emma, 19, weighs 17st, while her older sister Samantha, 21, weighs 18st.
    The family from Blackburn claim 22,508 a year in benefits, equivalent to the take-home pay from a 30,000 salary.


    The Chawners, haven't worked in 11 years, claim their weight is a hereditary condition and the money they receive is insufficient to live on.
    Mr Chawner said: "What we get barely covers the bills and puts food on the table. It's not our fault we can't work. We deserve more."
    The family claim to spend 50 a week on food and consume 3,000 calories each a day. The recommended maximum intake is 2,000 for women and 2,500 for men.
    "We have cereal for breakfast, bacon butties for lunch and microwave pies with mashed potato or chips for dinner," Mrs Chawner told Closer magazine.
    "All that healthy food, like fruit and veg, is too expensive. We're fat because it's in our genes. Our whole family is overweight," she added.
    Each week, Mr and Mrs Chawner, who have been married for 23 years, receive 177 in income support and incapacity benefit. Mrs Chawner is paid an extra 330-a-month disability allowance for epilepsy and asthma, both a result of being overweight.
    Mr Chawner gets 71 a month after developing Type 2 diabetes because of his size. He was on a waiting list for a gastric band last year, but a heart condition made the operation unsuitable. Their daughter Samantha receives 84 in Jobseekers' Allowance each fortnight while Emma, who is training to be a hairdresser, gets 58 every two weeks under a hardship fund for low-income students.
    Emma, said: "I'm a student and don't have time to exercise" she said "We all want to lose weight to stop the abuse we get in the street, but we don't know how."
    Truly , and I mean truly fckn pathetic! I want to say more but im in fckn shock. 30,000 pounds a year is alot of money jesus christ, maybe i should become a fckn lard ass i'd make more money. Student too busy to exercise? I see thousands of students at the college gym trainging hard every frckn day!

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    Quote Originally Posted by searl12 View Post
    Truly , and I mean truly fckn pathetic! I want to say more but im in fckn shock. 30,000 pounds a year is alot of money jesus christ, maybe i should become a fckn lard ass i'd make more money. Student too busy to exercise? I see thousands of students at the college gym trainging hard every frckn day!

    Why is that artice making me sooo mad! ahh extreme tren, how I love thee.
    Yea, that excuse is bull****. College students can still hit the gym easily.
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    Got to love socialism!......no serious you have to like it, you have no choice, what you don't like it??, well maybe you will learn to like it after spending a few months in "re-education camp".

    Perhaps the government should just cut those fat bastards benefits to nothing. The way I see it, after a few days of no electricity, and no food, they will either find the inner strength to conquer their "adversity" and get a job, or they will get their fat asses outside and plant a garden.
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    I think they should render them down for tallow to use to make candles so they dont have to pay for electricity for some other family.
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    Everytime I read the original post my blood fckn boils, I just lost my job and everyday I swallow my pride and go look for something else, even jobs im over qualified for, the economy sucks, but im trying my best still, by the way too, I walk to save money on gas, then I walk to the gym after Ive tried enough for the day, only been 2 weeks but you gotta get out and try, and the gym keeps me from getting too frustrated, I just make the weights pay. I'd love to take out my frustration on these fat insignifigant scum bags
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    Quote Originally Posted by searl12 View Post
    Everytime I read the original post my blood fckn boils, I just lost my job and everyday I swallow my pride and go look for something else, even jobs im over qualified for, the economy sucks, but im trying my best still, by the way too, I walk to save money on gas, then I walk to the gym after Ive tried enough for the day, only been 2 weeks but you gotta get out and try, and the gym keeps me from getting too frustrated, I just make the weights pay. I'd love to take out my frustration on these fat insignifigant scum bags
    I lost my job 4 friggin months ago. And seem to have experienced some of the worst luck and issues life could throw since then. I am just now making some petty cash. About 650$ so far this month...and its almost over.... doing roofing as a salesman for a company now. I am still looking for jobs to help out. And I am hardworking if I may say so(i earn promotions Fast), and yet people like that can complain about not making enough by being useless. If you guys wanna start a pot, for 100 bucks a pop plus travel fees I will solve this issues... LOL
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    ANd I will join you, we might have to fight though to see who gets to kill them all first, i so want it ot be me, lets do it brother, you and me. We will be heroes in the eyes of anyone who works hard and has to struggle to make ends meet, unlike these ungrateful slob pigs
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    just like obese people that eventually become bedridden...they have to have an "enabler". without them these people couldn't be obese. cut the fuking cord already. being fat might be hereditary but being a disgusting fat slob that need a wheel chair the size of a small car to get around is not! limiting their funds or taking it away would actually help them more by losing weight and staying alive.
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    How much do they weigh?
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    Quote Originally Posted by MrBigPR View Post
    How much do they weigh?
    Philip Chawner, 53, and his 57-year-old wife Audrey weigh 24st. = 336lbs Their daughter Emma, 19, weighs 17st, = 238lb while her older sister Samantha, 21, weighs 18st. = 252lb
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    bullets cost .20 nuff said. i am still amped from the gym..this makes me wanna go back!
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    Quote Originally Posted by raginfcktard View Post
    bullets cost .20 nuff said. i am still amped from the gym..this makes me wanna go back!
    I just got back too man and this sht really , really psses me off, here i am trying my hardest to find a job after getting laid off and here these scumbags get a small fortune for eating. .20 we could save that money, slice em up and feed somestarving people in Africa for a whole year.

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    People who are genetically bigger, arent usually disgustingly fat(you can tell the differance). They can eat healthy, but maintain a husky build. But it contains some kinda feeling of healthy when you look at them. 95% of fat people today, just need to be fed only water and a very small amount of crackers and a protein shake daily for a year or two.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zero V View Post
    People who are genetically bigger, arent usually disgustingly fat(you can tell the differance). They can eat healthy, but maintain a husky build. But it contains some kinda feeling of healthy when you look at them. 95% of fat people today, just need to be fed only water and a very small amount of crackers and a protein shake daily for a year or two.
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    Quote Originally Posted by suncloud View Post
    i eat 50% more than i'm supposed to.... its in my genes i'm fat...... bacon and microwaveable food is all i eat....


    one word..... shotgun...
    That would have to be close range, and would have to be reloaded. I would rather not waste too much time... A 5lb D-3 charge would clear out all those who are in 150'x150' area.
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    Quote Originally Posted by searl12 View Post
    are you my long lost borther? I swear I'm hearing myself everytime you post
    lol I duno, guess its possible. Usually I am considered insane by my friends. haha
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zero V View Post
    lol I duno, guess its possible. Usually I am considered insane by my friends. haha
    funny, my friends call me the most unstable / dangerous guy they know, How in the hell do i not have a criminal record at 27?

    Ive also been voted most likely to die first out of all of this. Bring it on!
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    Quote Originally Posted by searl12 View Post
    funny, my friends call me the most unstable / dangerous guy they know, How in the hell do i not have a criminal record at 27?

    Ive also been voted most likely to die first out of all of this. Bring it on!
    lol. I tell my friends I will be the first dead. They know I will go headfirst into machine gun fire laughing my A off. And somehow amazingly make it, and bash the guys head in with my water bottle.
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    UM..this cant be serious can it?


    Hi I eat bacon, fruit and veggies are too expensive so I just sit on my fat ass gourging myself with food and watchin jerry springer, please pay me so the rest of the world can continue on with their terrible economy


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    Quote Originally Posted by spres444 View Post
    UM..this cant be serious can it?


    Hi I eat bacon, fruit and veggies are too expensive so I just sit on my fat ass gourging myself with food and watchin jerry springer, please pay me so the rest of the world can continue on with their terrible economy


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    Quote Originally Posted by EasyEJL View Post
    its genetic.
    i think if i sat around eating bacon all day, i'm genetically predisposed to fat. damn these "fat" ecto genes
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    man that is such a lame excuse people use

    "im geneticaly inclined to just eat big macs and high satd fat foods"
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    yeah, I meant the stupidity was genetic, you can see they passed it along to their daughter who is too busy to exercise
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    Quote Originally Posted by EasyEJL View Post
    I'm too fat to work, give me more money so I can eat more. And all those fruits and veg are too expensive to eat, so give me more **** to eat, and oh yeah, thank god for socialized medicine too
    yeah so mi fat ass can suck up all the free sh1t and stuff mi self to a fatnig death
    (pukes to the side)
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    Quote Originally Posted by EasyEJL View Post
    yeah, I meant the stupidity was genetic, you can see they passed it along to their daughter who is too busy to exercise
    Stupidity is definitely genetic lol. Especially in this case. They should use them as walls to crash cars into at 50mph to simulate hitting a cow, or a rhino...
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