Behind the hasty weight loss, trumped-up drama, and dramatic music of The Biggest Loser, there lurks a dark side. Cracked talked to Season 3 runner-up Kai Hibbard, who told us…
5 Details They Cut from My Season of The Biggest Loser

#5. They Hid Real Relationships if the Fat People Were Deemed “Too Fat”
The Biggest Loser had romantic subplots that would build throughout the season, but the producers and editors made sure to Jim & Pam that shit as slowly as possible. Those “relationships” weren’t allowed to bloom until both partners were skinny enough that their kisses were safe for a presumably very shallow audience that knows love only as something bedazzled on the butts of pretty girls’ pink sweatpants. … [Cameramen] straight up refused to follow actual couples to catch a glimmer of real romance because, and this was their actual reasoning, “Who wants to see two obese people making out?”

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Behind the hasty weight loss, trumped-up drama, and dramatic music of The Biggest Loser, there lurks a dark side. Cracked talked to Season 3 runner-up Kai Hibbard, who told us…

5 Details They Cut from My Season of The Biggest Loser

#5. They Hid Real Relationships if the Fat People Were Deemed “Too Fat”

The Biggest Loser had romantic subplots that would build throughout the season, but the producers and editors made sure to Jim & Pam that shit as slowly as possible. Those “relationships” weren’t allowed to bloom until both partners were skinny enough that their kisses were safe for a presumably very shallow audience that knows love only as something bedazzled on the butts of pretty girls’ pink sweatpants. … [Cameramen] straight up refused to follow actual couples to catch a glimmer of real romance because, and this was their actual reasoning, “Who wants to see two obese people making out?”

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