Bronson said, “I’ve been fat my whole life. I’ve been thinking about losing weight for a long time. Probably about 30 years.” Bronson said he started he started losing the weight in March 2020, just as the COVID-19 pandemic began. “Right when it hit,” Bronson said. His weight loss also came right after the birth of his third child. Bronson has weighed almost 400 pounds during his life, according to Men’s Health.