Jillian Michaels, the fitness trainer who is one-half of the kick-ass team downsizing contestants on NBC’s The Biggest Loser, now in its ninth American season, just confirmed that between she and Bob Harper, the pair responsible for dropping pounds is anything but straight.
Though neither Jillian nor Bob’s personal life is part of the show, it’s increasingly becoming part of their public images — ones that include celebrity clients, magazine spreads, and branded weight loss programs and supplements. Bob is an out gay (happily partnered) man living in Los Angeles. Jillian, however, has been more coy about her personal life. Until this Ladies’ Home Journal interview, where she revealed that she is, basically, bi.
“Let’s just say I believe in healthy love,” she tells the magazine. “If I fall in love with a woman, that’s awesome. If I fall in love with a man, that’s awesome. As long as you fall in love…it’s like organic food. I only eat healthy food, and I only want healthy love!”
And it’s great to hear that she’s got all that sorted out — just in time to deal with those lawsuits over her weight loss products.