Jillian Michaels: Shocked By Rachel Frederickson Weight Loss Reveal on The Biggest Loser!

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Fans weren't the only ones shocked by The Biggest Loser winner Rachel Frederickson's weight loss. Jillian Michaels herself was at a loss for words.

The personal trainer appeared flabbergasted by Frederickson's 155-pound weight loss (from 260 to 105) on the show's season 15 finale on Tuesday.

When the 24-year-old former high school swimmer walked out onstage for the first time since leaving the ranch last fall ... this was Jill's reaction:

Jillian Michaels on The Biggest Loser Finale

Michaels could be seen mouthing "Oh my God" after looking at Rachel Frederickson. Several times, in fact, before NBC's camera panned away.

Shrinking from 260 pounds and a size 20 to 105 pounds and a size 0/2, she beat fellow finalists David Brown and Bobby Saleem for the $250,000 prize.

"It's crazy!" the 5-foot-4 reality star said. "But it's not about that. [My body] is absolutely the prize ... to have this energy and to feel alive means the world."

"I lost that athlete, I lost that inner confidence, that self-worth. Throughout the season I started to find that girl again, and at the triathlon, [she] was there.

She continued: "I embraced her, and I said, 'Run with her. Go take charge of your life. You've had this second chance, now use it. Don't ever let it go.'"

Did she go too far, though? That's what many observers are asking today.

Her victory and competitive drive to win and win big has drawn major criticism from those who question the safety and ethics of The Biggest Loser.

Not everyone agrees, though, as Frederickson apologists will point out that she set out to turn her life around and win money, achieving both goals.

That's the point of the show, isn't it? You might question why it's the point of a show, but is it fair to Rachel to basically say she was too good at it?

You tell us: Rachel Frederickson on The Biggest Loser: Too skinny?

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Jillian Michaels is a personal trainer. She's risen to fame due to her role on NBC's The Biggest Loser. Michaels was born in Los Angeles... More »
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