"The Biggest Loser" has sparked a huge reaction since the finale aired and the winner was announced. Rachel Fredrickson went from weighing 260 pounds to 105 pounds during the intense training program. When it was revealed how much weight she lost, trainers Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels looked shocked. According to a Feb. 6 report from E! Online, Rachel Frederickson's trainer, Dolvett Quince broke his silence and posted his thoughts on Facebook. He didn't directly address the controversy but said that his number one concern has always been Frederickson's health and it will continue to be.
Social media was buzzing all day yesterday with commentary regarding the outcome of "The Biggest Loser." Some fans were saying Rachel Frederickson looked too thin while others thought she looked great. Society has a way of placing stigmas on weight. Frederickson dropped 155 pounds during her time on the show and weighs in now at 105 pounds. While that is considered underweight for a 5'4 frame, it is not much below what is considered healthy by the same guidelines.
While this way by far the most controversial weight loss reveal in "The Biggest Loser" history, it won't stop fans from continuing to watch the show. Rachel Frederickson has said she feels amazing and is working toward maintaining a healthier lifestyle. Without being cast on the show, Frederickson may have never gotten the push she needed to lose the weight.
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