Tomspur
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February 6th, 2014 at 5:12:20 PM permalink
I'm sure some of you have noticed the drama surrounding the "Biggest loser 2014" competition. The girl lost like 60% of her body weight and now everyone is telling her she lost too much weight.....

Here is the article

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/tv/showtracker/la-et-st-biggest-loser-rachel-frederickson-too-skinny-20140205,0,4321687.story#axzz2sau4tyI7

I mean, she does look a little skinny (I am into that kinda thing :) ) but isn't that what the competition is all about? Shouldn't she try to lose as much weight as she can in order for her to be happy?

I know that internet forums, boards and chat rooms can be nasty to say the very least but I was wondering if this group had any opinions about what she looks like, looked like and the reaction from the cheap seats.
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Beethoven9th
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February 6th, 2014 at 5:15:18 PM permalink
I saw that story, too. She did look a bit skinny, but I'm curious as to what her doctors say. If they say she's healthy, then good for her. If not, then the show deserves all the criticism. People always jump to conclusions though before learning all the facts.
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Ibeatyouraces
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February 6th, 2014 at 5:20:58 PM permalink
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charliepatrick
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February 6th, 2014 at 5:25:51 PM permalink
There is a problem, that is little understood by most, of being underweight and starving yourself. It is a sad condition that some people have, in that they think they are too fat when in reality they are dangerously thin. Unless caught early, some die of the condition as their body cannot handle the situation.

I have no views on the person you mention, but it can sometimes be very dangerous to comment on someone's weight, just in case it leads them to going down the route above. However there is nothing wrong with cutting out junk food, trying to become more healthy and taking exercise.

As an aside I no longer introduce friends to casinos unless specifically asked or know they already frequent other similar establishments.
Ibeatyouraces
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February 6th, 2014 at 5:28:29 PM permalink
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Tomspur
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February 6th, 2014 at 5:28:35 PM permalink
Look, I agree, she is too skinny but isn't thatw hat the program is all about? She is supposed to try and lose as much weight as she can under the guidance of the trainers and nutritionists.

I'm not saying the network or show is completely to blame but how can people take aim at this poor girls when she appears to have done what they asked her to?

When will reality TV run its course?
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Ibeatyouraces
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February 6th, 2014 at 5:31:11 PM permalink
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Tomspur
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February 6th, 2014 at 5:43:37 PM permalink
Quote: Ibeatyouraces

Never. Makes to much money and they don't have to pay actors millions per episode, unless your last name is Kardashian.



I only watch honey boo boo :)
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timberjim
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February 6th, 2014 at 6:02:45 PM permalink
Quote: Ibeatyouraces

Now that the show is over, she'll gain some of it back.



What makes you think that? Did she get married?
Kickass
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February 6th, 2014 at 6:43:03 PM permalink
It is normal to gain some weight back after the competition. She is returning to her original environment and she can enjoy the food that she used to enjoy. It is like a drug addict returns home after 3 months of rehab.
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