[VIDEO] CNN’s The Human Factor with Fat Joe

In The Human Factor, we profile survivors who have overcome the odds. Confronting a life obstacle – injury, illness, or other hardship – they tapped their inner strength and found resilience they didn’t know they possessed. This week, rapper Fat Joe opens up to CNN Medical News Senior Producer Ben Tinker about his dramatic weight loss. I was talking to my trainer the other day and he asked, “So when was the last time you were... Read More

Will we soon call the Bronx rapper “Skinny Joe” instead of “Fat Joe”?

Fat Joe was once pushing 425 pounds, now he’s about 265 strong and healthy. According to Joe, his homie’s are calling him “Skinny Joe” and “Joey Flaco” (Spanish for “thin”). “I think I gotta ask Diddy what my new name is.” “I was always LL Cool J in a fat guy’s body,” Worrying about his health and his 5-year-old daughter Azaryah, Joe feels its on demand to cut down a... Read More