According to Dr. Raymond Totondi. a plastic surgeon at The Skylight Institute on Park Avenue in NYC, Sam is looking a little ‘repaired” as he heads towards the big time.
“Sam Champion is no longer the local weatherman on a NYC network affiliate news program. He is now a national weatherman and in preparing for that kind of limelight, he very well may have had a bit of sprucing up at the plastic surgeon’s office. He has also gained a lot of weight. He used to be slim and athletic back in the 1990s when pranced around on the dance floor at Roxy, but now he’s looking a little chunky and puffy. Personally, if he has indeed had anything done to his face, he should have waited until he lost that extra weight. In my opinion, he has painted the car without repairing the engine, and that is never a good idea.”
Some New Yorkers who are “in the know” think that Sam has gone into a kind of depression since Splash Bar has closed down, and maybe that’s why he has packed on the pounds and pulled his face back like a Hefty Cinch Sack, but others take a more homey approach to this change in Sam.
“To me, Sam used to look like an All-American gay guy, and it was nice cause I wanted to set him up with my nephew Frankie who lives a few blocks away from me with his mother. I thought Sam was a cute guy and a perfect match for Frankie — and he gave good weather reports, ” said Mildred Sclafani of Staten Island, New York who, along with her husband, Broderick, runs a Bigfoot Lookout club in the Catskill Mountains of upstate New York.
“Broderick and I do a lot of Bigfoot outings and we always depended on Sam for the weather. I even invited Sam over a few Sundays for my famous raviolis with vodka sauce. Yeah, I know that ravioli is already plural and I shouldn’t say ‘Raviolis’ but it sounds nicer to me and it reminds me of my mother and grandmother so I say it.
“Anyway, Sam was very nice and he only ate a few raviolis, Poor thing ate like a bird. Recently he stopped by and he scarfed down about 30 raviolis and 4 meatballs. His face looked a little stretched out and pulled but I figure maybe he gained weight or whatever. Hey, it doesn’t matter to me, he still is good with the weather and when we set out with our group for one of our Bigfoot expeditions, we know we can depend on Sam Champion for a good forecast. I just have to remember to get more raviolis next time he comes over. I don’t think even frigging Bigfoot would eat that many — and the meatballs too!”
So, what’s the deal? Is Sam Champion getting plastic surgery or is he facing into a strong wind? It looks like has had a face lift and an eye job — but we might be wrong.