A health guru claims he is been sacked by Weight Watches after a “mental health incident” noticed him assault a male nurse.
Jody Bunting says he drank 4 bottle of an “artificially flavoured wine” that left him right into a “state of confusions” for 2 weeks.
The former 31-stone TV health presenter from Channel four’s The Big Breakfast, has been working workshops for the company for the final 12 months in Beeston and Toton.
A “flurry of complaints” have been made about his subsequent conduct, he says, together with making “childish jokes” and strolling across the room “wearing other people’s shoes” at a weight-reduction plan assembly in September, studies BurtonLive.
After that assembly, in response to the Hatton dad-of-one, he was taken to Royal Derby Hospital, the place he was arrested and cautioned for assaulting a male nurse.
Mr Bunting, who ran Weight Watchers’ Stretton courses, admitted himself to A&E at Royal Derby once more the next day, this time with what he described as “pains caused by a dangerously high blood sugar level”.
The 41-year-old says he then upset hospital employees once more with a web-based video about “how he was feeling” and “how he did not know what was wrong with him” – made whereas locked in a bathroom.
Mr Bunting claims to have cured his type-two diabetes in 2015 by means of health and weight-reduction plan, however consuming the wine triggered diabetic signs once more.
After per week on medicine to steadiness out his blood sugar, he says he was “back to his usual self”.
In an announcement, Mr Bunting stated: “I want to say how very sorry I’m for upsetting any of you, and guarantee you this was by no means my intention.
“The sickness I had, the final time most of you noticed me, within the final week of September, has now been given a working analysis of depersonalisation/derealisation dysfunction (DPDR), which can have been introduced on by a excessive blood sugar stage.
“I want to apologise for my behaviour and, though I do not wish to merely blame the ailing well being, please imagine me that the particular person lots of you witnessed in particular person/on-line that week was not the actual me.
“Not solely was it not me, however somebody I’ve by no means seen earlier than and somebody I by no means wish to see once more.
“I’m quickly to begin discuss remedy to attempt to perceive the place the issues I stated and felt got here from and ensure this is not going to occur once more.
“I’ve additionally began dietary remedy to make sure I’m all the time now at optimum well being.
“Never would I even dream of upsetting anybody on objective, particularly slimmers, as I perceive the every day wrestle we undergo.
“The weird issues I used to be speaking about within the on-line video I made on that Sunday morning weren’t true; I used to be simply saying what I used to be pondering on the time I used to be ailing, not precise life occasions that had occurred in actuality.
“I’d please prefer to thank all of you for making my 12 months working at WW such an excellent success.
“A large thanks to all of my pretty members, lots of which I now name pals.
“Also due to the entire WW group for his or her variety assist, and coaching me to grow to be a world class weight reduction coach.
“Special due to my Mentor and Personal Coach Diane, who I’ll all the time bear in mind, after all of the cheer and laughter we found collectively.
“My workshop group volunteers have been actually distinctive and I actually couldn’t have performed it with out you all.
“I’ll miss a lot the enjoyable and achievements we shared.
“I nonetheless adore and extremely suggest the WW holistic packages, merchandise and model, so please use all of the instruments accessible to help you, imagine in your self and you’re going to get to your ‘glad weight’ aim.
“My mission in life for the final 25 years – to assist folks drop a few pounds and get more healthy – will proceed with my new group health courses and one to 1 way of life teaching, as I nonetheless bear in mind how onerous it was to eat higher, be lively and alter my way of life again once I weighed 31 stone in 2001.
“For anybody who want to be in contact with me, please be part of my free emailing listing at JodyBunting.com.
“My sincerest apologies again, thank you to everyone, and I do wish you all the best for the future.”
A spokesman for Weight Watchers stated they have been legally unable to touch upon a confidential matter relating to an ex-employee.
Derbyshire Police and Royal Derby Hospital have been requested for an announcement about Mr Bunting’s alleged arrest and warning.