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'Biggest Loser' Contestant Asks Court to Drop Doctor's Libel Lawsuit

"The concern over protracted litigation and chilled speech are of particular concern in a case such as this one, involving an individual defendant offering a first-hand account of her own experiences and opinions," writes former contestant Joelle Gwynn's attorney. ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/LMvWWiYTVME/biggest-loser-contestant-asks-court-drop-doctors-libel-lawsuit-1009918

11 Former Biggest Loser Stars Who Have Spoken Out Against the Show

  Backlash surrounding The Biggest Loser is nothing new, though it is coming to the surface again now, thanks to a new show. On June 13, the NBC reality series’ creator J.D. Roth’s spin-off The Big Fat Truth will premiere on Z Living, bringing back six former contestants looking to lose the weight they gained post-show. This spurred Season 11’s Rulon Gardner to speak out yet again against TBL, as well as its sibling series. But he’s not the only one! ...Read More... http://feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/TSLeqH-_iFU/

5 Biggest Dramas Surrounding The Biggest Loser

Bob Harper, host of The Biggest Loser, suffered a heart attack earlier this month and is now working on his recovery. Fortunately, the NBC host is doing just fine, and even posted a thank... ....Read More... http://www.eonline.com/news/832762/5-biggest-dramas-surrounding-the-biggest-loser?cmpid=rss-000000-rssfeed-365-tvnews&utm_source=eonline&utm_medium=rssfeeds&utm_campaign=rss_tvnews

Biggest Loser Star Bob Harper Recovering at Home After Suffering a Heart Attack

Bob Harper is recovering after suffering a heart attack earlier this month. The  Biggest Loser  host was working out at a gym in New York when he collapsed. ...Read More... http://feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/FT3PdxuXlok/

The Biggest Loser's Bob Harper Was Hospitalized After a Heart Attack

  Bob Harper , the fitness guru who was a trainer on and later the host of weight-loss competition The Biggest Loser , suffered a heart attack two weeks ago, according to TMZ . Harper, 51, was working out at a gym in New York City when he collapsed. A doctor who also happened to be in the gym performed ...Read More... http://www.tvguide.com/news/the-biggest-loser-bob-harper-heart-attack/?rss=breakingnews

The Biggest Loser Winner Ali Vincent Reveals Shes Gained Back the Weight

Ali Vincent  won  The Biggest Loser  in 2008 after losing 112 pounds, but she’s back in the spotlight after revealing she’s regained almost all the weight. The reality star, who was the first female winner of the show, is also speaking out about being sexually assaulted and the emotional trauma she’s had to carry for many years.  ...Read More... http://feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/02Fn3M6eoOU/

Former 'Biggest Loser' Winner Ali Vincent Opens up About Sexual Assault and Sudden Weight Gain

Ali Vincent made history as the first female winner of The Biggest Loser. Since that very public triumph, Ali's life has taken a turn for the worst. Ali's struggles with her weight loss and gaining a large portion of her weight back have been very public for a while. Ali has remained rather silent about the struggle. The Huffington Post reports that in a recent interview on Oprah: Where Are They Now? Ali opened up about how and why she gained back the weight she lost on The Biggest Loser . ...   Read More... http://www.buddytv.com/articles/the-biggest-loser/former-biggest-loser-winner-al-61583.aspx

Biggest Loser Doctor Sues New York Post, Former Contestant Over Drug Use Allegation

Dr. Robert Huizenga, the doctor featured on NBCs The Biggest Loser, is suing the New York Post and former contestant Joelle Gwynn over published allegationsthat the show encouraged drug use to facilitate weight loss. In a suit filed on Friday, Huizenga, known on the show as Dr. H, claims articles published in the Post have damaged his reputation with fabricated, fictitious and outright libelous statements about Dr. H and his treatment of past contestants. He also accuses Gwynn, who is quoted in the stories, of lying about her time on the show.  Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/biggest-loser-doctor-sues-new-york-post-drugs/

'Biggest Loser' producers: Illegal drug use claims without merit and false'

This article originally appeared on PEOPLE.com. Los Angeles County Sheriffs investigators confirmed Tuesday that they are looking into allegations of alleged illegal drug use on the set of NBCsThe Biggest Loser. An investigation began earlier this month after a journalist advised Malibu...   Read More... http://feeds.ew.com/~r/entertainmentweekly/tv/coverage/~3/fWD3r9HqqGM/biggest-loser-producers-illegal-drug-use-claims-without-merit-false

Biggest Loser Under Investigation for Illegal Narcotics Use on Set

The Biggest Loser is under investigation by the L.A. County Sheriffs Department for illegal drug use following allegations by former contestants that the show pushed the use of amphetamines and diuretics to facilitate weight loss. In May, 2016, a journalist advised Malibu/Lost Hills station personnel of a news report regarding unsubstantiated allegations of illegal narcotics use in the past on the set of the television reality show, The Biggest Loser, Lieutenant James Royal said in a statement released on Tuesday. Based on the information contained in the news report, Malibu/Lost Hills Station personnel are conducting an inquiry regarding the unsubstantiated allegations.   Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/biggest-loser-under-investigation-for-illegal-narcotics-use-on-set/