Gavin Plumb, who has been arrested for attempting to commit murder and kidnap Holly Willoughby, underwent massive weight loss after receiving gastric sleeve surgery in 2018.
Holly Willoughby has withdrawn from anchoring ITV's This Morning on October 5, 2023. She was additionally given a police guard at her home at night, with ITV providing her with round-the-clock protection and support. According to the report, the TV host was given all of this security because there was a conspiracy to kidnap her.
However, Essex police arrested Gavin Plumb, of Potters Field, Harlow on Wednesday, October 4, 2023. He was detained after police discovered sinister messages threatening Holly with abduction and serious harm from him. The following day, He was accused in court of seeking to commit murder and motivation to conduct kidnapping.
Since the news, people have been curious to know more about Gavin Plumb, especially his appearance. As people claim he seems lean than he used to be. So, how was he able to undergo such a weight loss transformation? Well, let's have a look.
Gavin Plumb Reportedly Received Gastric Sleeve Surgery for His Weight Loss!
On October 5, 2023, Gavin Plumb was charged with soliciting to commit murder and inciting to commit kidnapping before Chelmsford Magistrates Court. Meanwhile, we all remember him as he starred in a BBC documentary about weight loss in 2018, when he kept a diary for the broadcaster after gaining 35 stone.
Gavin Plumb previously shared his weight loss journey in a BBC documentary.
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In the footage from his Radio 5Live interview, he claimed that he acquired weight by eating junk food every day and drinking an average of 36 pints of cola every week. According to reports, you will gain weight if you consume ultra-processed foods on a daily basis.
Moreover, the 36-year-old was currently a security guard at Harlow's Pinnacles Shopping Centre. He formerly worked for Pizza Hut and McDonald's but reportedly quit after increasing 35 stone. However, he was able to undergo a significant weight loss following gastric sleeve surgery.
The gastric sleeve, commonly known as sleeve gastrectomy, is a weight loss surgery procedure. It works by making your stomach smaller. The term "gastrectomy" refers to the removal of all or part of your stomach. The procedure removes approximately 80% of your stomach, leaving behind a tubular sleeve the size and shape of a banana.
However, Gavin Plumb has yet not revealed the exact amount of weight loss he has undergone. As a result, we are unaware of his current weight Well, we'll be back as soon as possible if we gain more information about his transformation.
Gavin Plumb Arrested on Suspicion of Conspiring to Kidnap and Murder Holly Willoughby!
Gavin Plumb was arrested on October 4, 2023, at his residence in Potters Field, Harlow. According to The Sun, there was a plot to kidnap, Holly Willoughby (@hollywilloughby), and some frightening and threatening texts were discovered on electronic devices threatening to gravely injure her.
Essex police arrested Gavin Plumb for attempting to commit murder and kidnap Holly Willoughby.
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Although Essex police confiscated Plumb's computer equipment and a mobile phone, it is unclear how the authorities became aware of the suspect's alleged plot. But Essex Detective Superintendent, Rob Kirby issued a statement to the media regarding the arrest and texts.
He said that the investigation was extremely fast-paced, with many cops and national partners working overnight to secure the charges. He went on to say,
The safeguarding of any victim is paramount and we will continue to prioritize this and work with the Metropolitan police service as the investigation proceeds.
After his arrest, a marked police cruiser stayed outside Gavin's ground-floor flat, where he lives alone. Holly Willoughby was apprised of the issue, and she was startled and distressed. According to The Guardian, a replacement was recruited after she backed out of appearing on ITV's This Morning at the last minute.
According to The Sun, Holly Willoughby had a 24-hour police guard stationed outside her London house. She and her three children reside with her husband, Daniel Baldwin. She married David in 2007, and they have two sons.
In Holly Willoughby's absence, Alison Hammond presented the show alongside Josie Gibson. Alison was welcomed on the Thursday show by Josie, who said "Look who’s joined me. It’s only the one and only Alison Hammond!”