NJ Gov Christie Reveals Secret Lap-Band Surgery

Published on NewsOK Published: May 7, 2013

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie admitted on Tuesday that he secretly underwent weight-loss surgery in February in an effort to overcome a 20-year battle with obesity.

The 50-year-old Christie -- whose name is often mentioned as a possible Republican presidential candidate -- confirmed the 40-minute lap-band stomach procedure to the Today show's Matt Lauer in a telephone conversation. He said he quickly resumed his busy work schedule shortly after the surgery and has not experienced any complications.

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