Meghan and Vannessa from '1000-lb Best Friends'
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Meghan and Vannessa from '1000-lb Best Friends.'

Vannessa From '1000-Lb Best Friends' Would "Love" to Get a Season 2


Mar. 28 2022, Published 4:19 p.m. ET

Not long after its series premiere on TLC, 1000-lb Best Friends gained a dedicated fan base. Now, after the first season finale, those same fans want to know if there will be a Season 2 of 1000-lb Best Friends. The show follows four friends as they uplift each other in all aspects of life, including weight loss, so they can each have healthier and happier lifestyles.

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At the start of the first season, Vannessa Cross wants to have bariatric surgery so she can be healthy and set a good example for her sons. Ashely Sutton had surgery once before and she wants to prove that she deserves a second chance at a procedure and continuing her weight loss.

Meghan Crumpler also had bariatric surgery once, but she's at a standstill with her own weight loss. The last of the bunch, Tina Arnold, just wants to be able to keep up with her kids and be there for them.

'1000-lb Best Friends' Cast
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Ashely, Meghan, Tina, and Vannessa from '1000-lb Best Friends.'

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Is there a '1000-lb Best Friends' Season 2 in the works?

As of now, TLC hasn't announced a Season 2 of 1000-lb Best Friends, but both Vannessa and Ashely seem eager to find out. They recently participated in a Q&A on Vannessa's Instagram account and revealed whether or not they know about a second season and if fans can expect a reunion following the Season 1 finale.

"I would love to have a Season 2," Vannessa shared in the Q&A. "We do not know right now. We're all still in the 'wait and see' [stage]."

She also said that she's "not allowed" to reveal her current weight, which could mean that producers want to wait until Season 2 to reveal an update about that. So there's definitely hope.

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Ashely answered a fan question about a '1000-lb Best Friends' reunion special.

When a fan asked during the Q&A if the cast of 1000-lb Best Friends filmed a reunion or if there will be a tell-all, Ashely explained that "there's really nothing to do a tell-all about." The ladies often share everything either on the show or on social media to give fans updates and keep their lives pretty transparent.

This isn't a show like TLC's 90 Day Fiance, which includes juicy updates and drama during the tell-all reunions each season.

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"You'll get your tell-all and your reunion if we have a Season 2," Vannessa said during the Q&A.

They both also agreed that, thanks to the Facebook and Instagram live sessions they often hold to interact with fans, a reunion isn't totally necessary at this point.

When would Season 2 of '1000-lb Best Friends' premiere?

The first season of 1000-lb Best Friends premiered on Feb. 7, 2022. It consisted of eight episodes, one of which aired each week that followed. If there's a second season of 1000-lb Best Friends, fans could expect a premiere in February 2023.

Most TLC shows follow a pretty reliable schedule and have seasons that drop around the same time each year. Of course, we need an official renewal first.

Watch 1000-lb Best Friends on Mondays at 10 p.m. EST on TLC.

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