Chevy Chase Shows Off 110lb Weight Loss After Secret Stomach Surgery

Chevy Chase Gastric Bypass Stomach Surgery Down 110 Pounds
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Jan. 14 2019, Updated 6:05 p.m. ET

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Longtime boozer Chevy Chase has finally quit drinking, and shed a killer 110 pounds with gastric bypass surgery in a desperate bid to save his life, a source claims to RadarOnline.com exclusively. Check out Chase’s incredible transformation in this Radar gallery.

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Chevy Chase Gastric Bypass Stomach Surgery Down 110 Pounds
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Sources tell Radar the 74-year-old, six-foot-four star, who had ballooned to 300 pounds, shed the deadly weight with a combination of surgery and rehab.

Chevy Chase Gastric Bypass Stomach Surgery Down 110 Pounds
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He went to rehab for the second time to deal with his alcoholism,” snitched an insider. “The word is he also went in for gastric bypass surgery to limit the food he eats.

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Chevy Chase Gastric Bypass Stomach Surgery Down 110 Pounds
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“Slowly but surely, the pounds melted away, and he lost 110 pounds. It’s true he’s looking slimmer than he has in decades. Getting sober was key.”

Chevy Chase Gastric Bypass Stomach Surgery Down 110 Pounds
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Diet expert Dr. Stuart Fischer, who has not treated the Saturday Night Live legend, says the operation helps because “it’s very hard to gain weight after gastric bypass surgery, if not impossible.”

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Chevy Chase Gastric Bypass Stomach Surgery Down 110 Pounds
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However, The Park Avenue Diet author, who believes Chase went under the knife, cautions “gastric bypass surgery does not cure past ailments.”

Chevy Chase Gastric Bypass Stomach Surgery Down 110 Pounds
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It doesn’t erase all the previous damage that he’s done to his body,” he added. “Any heart disease or circulatory problems caused by his dietary indiscretions are permanent.”

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Chevy Chase Gastric Bypass Stomach Surgery Down 110 Pounds
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The snitch says Chase finally decided to save his life after “hitting rock bottom. He was grossly overweight by more than 100 pounds and that was making his battle against the bottle so much harder.”

Chevy Chase Gastric Bypass Stomach Surgery Down 110 Pounds
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Amazingly, as he shed pounds, his health returned — and Dr. Fischer says the comic looks better than ever.

Chevy Chase Gastric Bypass Stomach Surgery Down 110 Pounds
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“He’s done a world of good for himself,” says another dietary specialist. “But he’s got to keep the weight off!” We pay for juicy info! Do you have a story for RadarOnline.com? Email us at tips@radaronline.com, or call us at (866) ON-RADAR (667-2327) any time, day or night.

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