‘It Is Not Okay to Be Overweight’: Fitness Motivator’s Rant About Obesity Takes Internet by Storm

A Georgia fitness motivator’s passionate rant on the negative effects of obesity has gone viral, amassing more than 3 million views on Facebook and some 31,000 shares.

John Burk, a 31-year-old former drill sergeant in the U.S. Army, published the video on July 5, but it only attracted widespread attention this week.

“Your personality might be beautiful, but your body is not. It is not okay to be overweight,” he said at the outset of the video.

Burk, who told TheBlaze he faced some...

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