The Biggest Loser Contestants: On Strike!

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Contestants on this season of The Biggest Loser have a weighty issue with NBC.

Those remaining on the reality competition have actually walked off the set and are threatening to collectively quit because they learned producers were planning to bring back former contestants to compete for this season's $250,000 grand prize.

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This is not an atypical move in the world of reality TV, of course, but this season's hopefuls all find it unfair that past losers are now being given a chance to become winners again.

NBC has not commented on the situation, and production has been suspended for a few days, but season 12 contestant John Forger tells TMZ this season's competitors are missing the point of their participation.

"It's not about [money]. What it's really about, for most of us, is the change in our lifestyle, and being able to get rid of obesity," he says. "For most of us, it's about health. Would I walk off the show for the money? ABSOLUTELY NOT."

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I agree with all the comments above. Don't like any of the contestants, especially Conda and Kim. Can't watch them anymore. They are hateful!! Worse season ever.

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I DINT SEE ANYTHING WRONG WITH BRINGING BACK THE PAST GUEST. THE ONE THEY SENT HOME WERE THERE TO LIVE A HEALTHY LONGER LIFE. THE TEN REMAINING IN THE HOUSE THINK THEY ARE PLAYING SURVIVOR. THEY MKE ME HATE THE SHOW!!!!!!!

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They should disqualify them for striking and give the prizes to the top two at home winners.
That would readme the show & really prove once and for all that this is the season on no excuses.

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This season seems to have lost the Biggest Loser focus. It is all about drama, conflict and negativity like Jerry Springer Show. Not very inspiring role models for viewers looking for hope.

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I would not be disappointed at all if the season ended with the strike. this group has been the worse yet. They have totally missed the point, the biggest loser is about weight loss and health, not playing the game!

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I always loved the show and found it informative. I can't stand this season. What a shame that the contestant are running the show. Let them walk. Bunch of mean spirited, selfish babies.

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This seasons contestants, with a few exceptions, are just nasty. They don't care about eachother, money won't make you thin and it won't make you kinder nicer people. I find myself not wanting the nasty ones to succeed and wishing someone more worry would have gotten their spot.

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I watched Biggest Loser because it was inspiring. Watching people change their habits is truly inspiring but as the BL teaches, you have to start from the inside. Reading all these posts renforces how Conda is seen as a real loser. She is coniving, manipulative and transparent. Even if she stays and loses what has not changed is the inside. When you look at past winners like the sisters they are beautiful people inside. You see them as a role model. This is how BL brought me in. I think one contestant said it the best, "this is a circus". For that reason my husband will not watch it. The whole premise has a bit of a circus feel to it anyway. Is that what BL wants to become? To appeal to the audience who watches Jerry Springer? I would hope Bob and Dolvet would help change the direction this season has taken. Juliane sure would not have put up with this nonsense.

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Conda is evil that is the only word to describe her. My husband has tried to get on this show it seems forever then to have someone like her. Even if she was to lose the weight she is still going to be a ugly human being. I can't believe have gullible all those other people are to go right along with her. I call a do over these people suck or almost all of them.

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let em walk...the ones that want to lose weight will stay...this isnt a game show this is real life for most of us watching...i wish i could do this, but i dont have the money...i pray for these people...they all need to be happy and a big family, helping each other...not stabing in the back...come on people...wake up!!!