Public reaction to Christie’s lap band surgery

    It seems we can’t talk about Chris Christie without talking about weight. But the conversation changed Tuesday when it was revealed the New Jersey had lap band surgery back in February to help with weight loss.

    “For me, this is about turning 50 and looking at my children and wanting to be there for them,” Christie told the New York Post.

    See reactions to news of Christie’s surgery below.

     

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