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Jillian Michaels Wants To Quit 'Biggest Loser' Again

April 8th, 2014 8:03pm EDT
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After returning for two seasons, Jillian Michaels has once again had enough of Biggest Loser and is eying an exit from the show.

A source tells People Michaels is concerned for the well-being of the contestants, who are urged to lose the highest percentage of their body weight. "She is deeply concerned about the direction the show has been taking. She is turned off by the mean-spirited story lines and poor care of the contestants."

The show's competitive nature was blamed for the gaunt appearance of recent winner Rachel Fredrickson. Michaels' stunned face was posted along with photos of F...
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Pink loved pregnancy food

October 19th, 2013 4:20am EDT
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Pink gorged on cheesecake and chicken wings during her pregnancy.
The 'True Love' singer loved being pregnant with her daughter Willow, now two, because it meant she could indulge in her favorite fattening snacks without feeling any guilt.
She told Closer magazine: "I put on nearly 50lbs and it was awesome. I knew that as soon as I got pregnant I was going to eat cheesecake and chicken wings - and I did. I gained every one of those pounds. But I thought I'd lose it a bit easier."
Pink hired celebrity trainer Jeanette Jenkins and 'The Biggest Loser' star Jillian Michaels to help her shed her...
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Check Out Jillian Michaels' Hot New Workout DVD 'Yoga Inferno'

August 31st, 2013 6:45am EDT
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Jillian Michaels' latest workout DVD is so hot, she and her fitness buddies had to wear sunglasses during filming. Okay, it may have had something to do with the extremely bright desert sun, but the workouts are definitely heat (and sweat) inducing.

If you liked Michaels' "Yoga Meltdown," you'll love her latest workout DVD. "Yoga Inferno" is an all-new, vigorous and focused yoga practice that will have you burning calories and "scorching fat," just as the DVD claims. You'll definitely burn a lot of calories, particularly if you perform the advanced versions of her exercises.

The workouts ...
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Minka Kelly, Kylie & Kendall Jenner & More Celebs Are Ret Hot At The Heart Truth Runway Show

February 7th, 2013 1:00pm EST
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Stars including singer Toni Braxton, "Fashion Police" host Kelly Osbourne, and actress Brenda Strong (above) strutted their stuff modeling the Heart Truth's Red Dress Collection at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week on Wednesday.

The Heart Truth campaign raises awareness about heart disease in women, and ladies such as actress Minka Kelly, Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas and fitness guru Jillian Michaels wore crimson to show their support for the cause.

Reality stars Kylie, Kendall and Kris Jenner also made their way down the catwalk in slinky red dresses.

Check out tons of pics from the show!

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Jillian Michaels On Returning For 'Biggest Loser' And Nikki's Departure

January 7th, 2013 3:00pm EST
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The Biggest Loser premiered its 14th season last night with some new twists, and familiar changes. Jillian Michaels returned to train this season’s contestants, and there are some children joining in the weight loss challenges. One contestant, Nikki, already quit, and Michaels was able to comment on her for the Television Critics Association on Sunday.

The reality is that there are people that are not ready for the process,” Michaels said after a TCA session for The Biggest Loser. “I tend to find that when they are not ready, it’s far more damaging than positive when you push them. So I ne...
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Spotted: Celebrity Trainer Jillian Michaels With Her Son & Daughter

June 11th, 2012 1:03pm EDT
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Personal trainer Jillian Michaels seems to be adjusting to motherhood quite easily. We spotted the former "Biggest Loser" trainer and her partner Heidi Rhoades in Malibu, Calif., over the weekend with their two new additions to their family.

The couple pushed their kids in a stroller, and Jillian played with her daughter on the swings at a park.

Jillian and Heid's family grew quickly. Heidi gave birth to son Phoenix on May 3, and the couple welcomed 2-year-old daughter Lukensia from Haiti two weeks later.

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Jillian Michaels Says Elephants Are The Biggest Losers

July 20th, 2011 1:24pm EDT
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Jillian Michaels says at the circus, elephants are the biggest losers -- and she plans to do something about it.

Jillian Michaels is more than just a fitness guru and GoDaddy girl. The former trainer on The Biggest Loser is also an animal lover who is turning her passion into action and joining PETA to protest the Ringling Bros. circus.

Michaels and throngs of others are disgusted by the horrible treatment of elephants in the circus and they plan to protest today to bring attention to their plight.

"These animals should be allowed to live as nature intended -- free from beatings, chai...
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'Biggest Loser' Winner Olivia Ward Lost 129 Pounds

May 25th, 2011 2:12pm EDT
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The Biggest Loser contestant Olivia Ward lost nearly half of her body weight to become the winner -- and has gained a chance to start a family.

New York opera singer Olivia Ward, 35, beat out Irene Alvarado and her sister Hannah Curlee to become season 11’s Biggest Loser champ. Ward, who started out the show weighing 261, lost an incredible 129 pounds for an ending weight of 132 and won the $250,000 prize. Check out the amazing before and after picture of Ward below.

The other two contestants in the finale also did remarkably well, with Curlee losing 120 pounds and Alvarado losing 116 ...
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Jillian Michaels adopting a child from Africa

February 9th, 2011 10:17am EST
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The Biggest Loser trainer Jillian Michaels reveals she is currently in the adoption process to welcome a child from Africa.

Tough-talking trainer Jillian Michaels of The Biggest Loser is showing her softer side as she gears up to leave her weight-loss show to focus on starting a family.

"I want to start a family," Michaels said in an interview with Access Hollywood. "I’d like to take a year off of television and really focus on -- I’m in the middle of the adoption process -- and really focus on that and hopefully becoming a mother in the next year and putting all my energy into that for...
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Jessica Biel Named A 'Champion' By Fitness Magazine

January 28th, 2011 9:15am EST
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Actress Jessica Biel and top chef Jamie Oliver are among the healthy names making Fitness Magazine's second annual "Champions" list.

U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin and reality TV trainer Jillian Michaels also make the grade on the 2011 line-up.

British cook Oliver has been named the Food Revolutionary for "overhauling lunch menus" on his Emmy Award-winning TV show, "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution."

Biel lands the Action Heroine prize for being "a true defender of the environment."

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NBC Fall Season Preview: Spies, CIA Plots And Outsourcing

September 20th, 2010 11:45am EDT
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NBC is likely getting tired of being referred to as "fourth place NBC." Last year's Jay Leno experiment was clearly a disaster and served as a boon for TBS, which won the Conan sweepstakes. This fall, NBC has fresher programming. With aging favorites and risky new underdogs, does the network have a shot at moving up the ratings ladder, even to third place? Time will tell. Stranger things have happened. Here's a look at what new shows could make the grade and what's in store for old favorites.

New shows

Chase
September 20 at 10 PM EST
In this gritty crime drama from (you guessed it)...
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Jillian Michaels Defends Pregnancy Statement

April 28th, 2010 10:31am EDT
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Jillian Michaels has been a target after her statements in Women's Health, which appeared to be against birthing a child so she could maintain her figure. Michaels is now defending her words.

"I'm going to adopt. I can't handle doing that to my body. Also, when you rescue something, it's like rescuing a part of yourself," is what Jillian was quoted as saying in the magazine. She now says it was taken out of context.

"There is a misunderstanding circulating in the press on my personal choice to not get pregnant," she posted on her Facebook profile. "I think that pregnancy is admirable and...
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Macy's 2009 Thanksgiving Day Parade: Meh

November 28th, 2009 8:51am EST
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So, in the spirit of Turkey Day and all that is holy in the holiday season traditions, I got up too early to watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade along with an equally weary Liz Lewis. This year was pretty run of the mill.

Like all years past, NBC rolled in with semi truck filled with shameless plugs, an overload of NBC promotions, and puns corny enough to even make younger kids grimace. The route changed, to the chagrin of all those with pricey Broadway real estate who look forward to this fall classic, and the cast of Glee was glaringly absent. With NBC bringing out some real...
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