First Lady gets 'Biggest Loser' contestants moving
April 12th, 2012
12:36 PM ET

First Lady gets 'Biggest Loser' contestants moving

Michelle Obama racked up major cool points with contestants for “The Biggest Loser” when she hung out with them at the White House.

According to, the First Lady invited participants of NBC's weight loss show to break a sweat with her courtesy of her national Let’s Move! initiative, promoting healthy eating and exercise habits.

Part one of the pre-Obama special edition of the show - which included a head-to-toe makeover for six contestants - aired last week, and this week the emphasis was back on the body makeover.

The First Lady was not hands-off with her advice on how to get in shape: she put her money where her mouth was, participating in an intense physical workout with the show's trainers, Bob and Dolvette.

Adding her own personal touch, Mrs. Obama made it clear that she follows the show and knows each contestant, commenting on how “blown away” she was by their physical transformations.

"I am a big fan of 'The Biggest Loser,' because the contestants inspire so many of us,” she said. “They look phenomenal, but more importantly, they have confidence in their step."

The love was clearly mutual. Said "Biggest Loser" host Alison Sweeney in her recap on People magazine's site, "As I watched, I was touched by how Mrs. Obama knew the journeys of the contestants and how she could continue to inspire them in their final weeks on campus."

Did you catch this episode? What'd you think?

soundoff (8 Responses)
  1. Socialist

    Red, Obama isn't a socialist. Crack open a book, and you'll find out what a real socialist is. God, Americans are so dumb.

    April 13, 2012 at 11:42 am | Report abuse |
  2. game changer

    stupid liberal cu?t! the obama's have ruined this country! they shoulda just let jessie jackson n al sharpton move into the whitehouse too. -planet of the apes!

    April 13, 2012 at 2:52 am | Report abuse |
  3. Sokman

    Ahh, Red beat me to it. Well played Sir

    April 12, 2012 at 8:54 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Red Foreman

    Michelle already lives withe the biggest loser at 1700 Pennsylvania Avenue. pack your bags. in January 2013, you'll have to move out, you lying socialist bassturd.

    April 12, 2012 at 7:46 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Always TTime

    Not tonight said the skull, I have a headache. Lol!

    April 12, 2012 at 6:27 pm | Report abuse |

    What did the pit bull say to the man? BITE ME This is for I'LLSkullPhukYOU

    April 12, 2012 at 5:00 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Observer

    I know she is my biggest inspiration!

    April 12, 2012 at 1:22 pm | Report abuse |

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