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Jillian Michaels Sued

'Potentially Lethal'

Diet Product

8/4/2010 7:30 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

"Biggest Loser" star Jillian Michaels was just slapped with another multi-million dollar lawsuit over her weight loss products -- and this time, it's about a detox supplement that allegedly "might kill you."

Jillian Michaels Lawsuit
The class action lawsuit, obtained by TMZ, was filed today in L.A. County Superior Court by a woman who only wants to be known by her initials -- R.D. -- due to her "very real fear of retaliation OR harassment by Defendants." 

In the lawsuit, R.D. claims Jillian's "Triple Process Total Body Detox & Cleanse" diet supplement contains a "potentially lethal combination of toxic ingredients" ... and it "might kill you."

In the suit, R.D. lays out what she considers to be the risks associated with various ingredients in Jillian's product, including:

-- Irish Moss Powder ... "causes gastrointestinal ulcers" and is "so toxic that it is the gel commonly applied to aircraft wings to dissolve ice"
-- Bearberry ... "known to cause nausea and vomiting"
-- Yarrow ... "a toxic lawn weed that causes dermatitis"
-- Chinese Rhubarb ... "a harsh laxative and dangerous diuretic that can cause sever dehydration and may cause irreversible liver damage"
-- Fenugreek Seed ... "interferes with digestion and causes both diarrhea and gas"

R.D. is suing Jillian and Thin Care International for more than $10 million for "actively and fraudulently" conspiring to hide the alleged dangers of their product.

If this story sounds familiar, it's not the first ... second ... or even the third time Jillian has been sued by people who claim her diet products are potentially toxic.

No comment from Jillian Michaels' camp.

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Maisie    

This lawsuit is totally bogus. ALL of these herbal ingredients have been used medicinally for hundreds of years, if not thousands in some cases, and in fact are all extremely beneficial. TMZ, do a modi*** of research (may I introduce you to Google?) and in fairness present the other side of the coin.

1451 days ago
47.

keyslammer    

Well dammit all. I guess all that stuff WOULD make you lose weight if you're tossin your cookies everytime you put something in your gut.

1451 days ago
48.

Carrie    

I think this woman is a disgusting pig....can't change the TV channel fast enough when she pops up.

1451 days ago
49.

Diandra    

I don't understand why people think celebrities actually know anything about anything! Let alone, take their advice or buy their products so they can have a house in the South of France.

1451 days ago
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Becca    

Do the detox diet that will NOT harm your body. Hot tea, fresh lemon juice, cayenne pepper. You can do this for up to seven days for a 10+ pound loss. Amazingly, I never feel hungry.

Be sure to take excellent quality vitamin supplements.

I just completed a 7-day summer version, substituting iced tea. Lost ten lbs. in six days.


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1451 days ago
51.

RY    

Ummmm fenugreek seed? That's a common spice used in indian cuisine.

1451 days ago
52.

a long time Leno fan!    

Baloney! These items are found in regular every day foods and JUST LIKE ANYTHING ELSE, taken in average moderation, no one gets hurt.

If you took a pound of table pepper or say 1/2 cup of salt all at once, that couldn't be any good for you, right? Well the ingredients in her suppliments are just about he same.

Forget about believing everything you read and do your own research.

1451 days ago
53.

wickedpssa    

She is the biggest joke in the "TRUE" fitness world. Fat , ugly , unknowlegable and a Con Artist she sucks the blood out of real folks looking for help.
Bullying the crap out of victims is not a skill it is Nazi.

1451 days ago
54.

mbtmvp    

The class action lawsuit, obtained by TMZ, was filed today in L.A. County Superior Court

1451 days ago
55.

Elissa    

These crazy people are just looking to be rich fast. Jillian is the real deal. I lost 20 pounds doing her dvd's. She is amazing.

1451 days ago
56.

uggtop    

In the lawsuit, R.D. claims Jillian's "Triple Process Total Body Detox & Cleanse" diet supplement contains a "potentially lethal combination of toxic ingredients"

1451 days ago
57.

Jilian is Ugly ASS     

I can't stand looking at this Man...or Woman.Maybe a TRANNY? She clearly needs to focus on transforming herself more into a 'woman'. Just look at her facial features. Too much testosterone! EEEW! She needs more Estrogen injections! Jilian You are One UGLY Biatch. LMAO! Your body does you NO good if you're that ugly. Even if you're the last human on this earth, I would NOT f*ck you. Gross!

1451 days ago
58.

Louis     

Yea She's definitely not Straight. She a big rug muncher.

1451 days ago
59.

Jill Conway    

Jillian Michaels annoys the hell out of me. She doesn't know jack about nutrition (obviously). Doesn't ANYONE know you do NOT need to purchase/take anything besides healthy food to lose weight? She once stated she would adopt instead of ever having a child because, "I would not do that to my body". Newsflash you stupid b-tch...womens bodies were made to bear children and your body, Jillian, is not THAT great...

1451 days ago
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Mary B.     

No one forced this lady to take that stuff. She made a choice to take it.

Eat right, by watching portions, exercise, believe you can do it and stop pay these people to lose weight.


They cannot lose it for you.

Use the brain that God gave you.

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