‘The Biggest Loser’ Reboot: Meet the New Contestants!

by Jeremy Spirogis
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The Biggest Loser reboot begins tonight on USA!

The revamped weight-loss actuality present and competitors introduces viewers to new trainers, Erica Lugo and Steve Cook, plus former coach Bob Harper returns this time round as the brand new host.

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Without additional ado, listed below are the 12 new contestants for the revamped The Biggest Loser!

Domenico Brugellis is a former chef and pop elevating a six-year-old daughter in New York. He’s beginning out at 323 kilos and, because the meals supervisor with the NYC Department of Education, he’s chargeable for creating the menu for college kids throughout New York City. He’ll positively decide up pointers for some nice college lunches!

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Jim DiBattista of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has acquired the attention of the tiger. Showbiz Cheat Sheet requested him how he thinks he’ll do on the present. He replied, “I coach 8th-grade football like I am in the Super Bowl, of course. I am going to go extremely hard for a chance to lose weight and to become the next Biggest Loser.” DiBattista is beginning the season out at 385 kilos.

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Twenty-three-year-old Katarina Bouton is a cardiac nurse from Jacksonville, Florida and joined The Biggest Loser at 293 kilos. One of her primary causes for becoming a member of the present? She tells us, “My job as a nurse . . . performed an enormous half . . . I noticed my future self at work each single day. . . I weighed virtually 300 kilos all whereas I inform my sufferers the best way to higher themselves.

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Kim Davis is from Mulberry, Tennessee and is beginning out at 242 kilos. She’s a breast most cancers survivor and works as a high tour information at a whiskey distillery.

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Teri Aguiar is a former Miss Missouri 1999, who grew to become a flight nurse. Starting out at 256 kilos, she tells Showbiz Cheat Sheet that her children are her large “why” for getting wholesome. “As a single mom, I realized that my children are truly depending on me like never before. I can’t afford to be sick, injured or unhealthy.”

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Starting out at 326 kilos, Micah Collum is 23 years previous and from Oneonta, Alabama. He is aware of he’ll grow to be the following Biggest Loser, he tells Showbiz Cheat Sheet, as a result of “I’m young, motivated, competitive, and I have a lot of heart.”

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Megan Hoffman is 35 years previous from Simi Valley, California and works as an Operations and Retention Director at a fitness center. Her begin weight is 290 kilos and we requested her what her obstacles have been to getting match. “I would constantly put others before my own well-being and one day I just finally just got fed up with not being able to keep up with my friends.”

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Washington, DC-based skilled college counselor PhiXavier Holmes is starting her journey at 357 kilos. She advised us she knew it was time to behave when she discovered herself “taking more than 4-5 medications a day that were for obesity-related health issues, as well as noticing that my grandparents and I were taking the same exact medications.”

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Kristi McCart is a spouse, mom, and household regulation and property planning lawyer based mostly. The Riverview, Florida resident is beginning out at 264 kilos and tells Showbiz Cheat Sheet she’s successful this one as a result of “I refuse to give up. Have you ever seen a momma bear back down? Well, you won’t see me back down, either.”

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A Territory Sales Manager for a tobacco firm in Lafayette, Louisiana, Robert Richardson II is the son of a former NFL participant. Richardson hoped to comply with in his father’s footsteps however was sidelined by weight-related accidents. He’s beginning out at 409 kilos and tells Showbiz Cheat Sheet he acquired on board with The Biggest Loser as a result of “I knew eventually my health was going to turn for the worse and I had to do something to ensure I was here for my wife and my three-year-old son.”

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Delores Tomorrow is from Chicago, Illinois and served on the Advance Team for former First Lady Michelle Obama. Joining The Biggest Loser at her heaviest weight of 280 kilos, Tomorrow is in it to win it, telling us, “I’m a fighter and I don’t give up easily. I believe I will do my very best to achieve my goals.”

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Kansas City, Missouri’s Kyle Yeo is beginning out at 302 kilos and tells us considered one of his largest obstacles has been pretending to be somebody he’s not. “For the longest time, I felt that I needed to hide I was gay . . . All of the stress and mental battles caused me to turn to food! I knew if I wanted to be happy and lose the weight, I would have to be true to myself.”

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Watch ‘The Biggest Loser’ Tonight at 9:00PM EST on USA

Read extra: ‘The Biggest Loser’: New Trainer Erica Lugo Talks Reboot, Losing 160 Pounds, and The Special Guests At Her Wedding

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