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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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76.

HarryPalms    

I dislike her "fakeness"... she makes a monkey face when she's acting all worried about the fatties

1437 days ago
77.

Robert    

drink your pee 3 x's/day and you will lose lots of weight.

1437 days ago
78.

Hollywood Troll    

Olestra: consumers will experience the cramps, diarrhea, bleeding, stained underwear, or incontinence associated with olestra.

1437 days ago
79.

Barb    

This is a civil issue, people. Not a moral issue. Keep your morals to yourselves. We do have a Constitution to uphold. Human rights, equal rights and all.

1437 days ago
80.

Mr.Kritta    

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1437 days ago
81.

kameronjo    

yeah that is true, major brands do give out free samples of their popular health products best place to check is http://bit.ly/bf1xD8 send it to your friends

1437 days ago
82.

NoBreederRat    

Anything to make a buck in a broke ass economy. Let's just sue everyone else for breathing and sharing our air.

It's a known fact that antidepressant medications cause liver damage and kidney failure [not gas, DEATH] and that protein supplements taken by bodybuilders contain toxic levels of things like ARSENIC. I don't see anyone suing Muscle Milk.

1437 days ago
83.

Randy    

She has a really nice pooper... I'd like to play quarters off that arse.

She can knock a 100 lbs off a person in 8 weeks. She's the bomb.

She's making money like everyone else. Get it while it's still legal to keep a profit in this country.

1437 days ago
84.

solar panel    

Proper results are based on proper preparation, dosage and how they are taken. Simply stating herb names and flying into a rage about dangers is not going to work. Research fenugreek and you'll see it's been in constant usage worldwide since humans developed fingers to pick plants. Same for yarrow and Chinese Rhubarb. This case is silly. I agree with others here who have noticed those herbs are not meant to be taken consistently over a long period of time. This case is SILLY.

1437 days ago
85.

Fuck Celebrities    

People who take this sort of crap deserve to be poisoned.

1437 days ago
86.

Cookie    

What happened to a healthy diet and exercise? Isn't that what made her famous in the first place?

1437 days ago
87.

kcl    

Bologna. (Baloney). I was using three of those products during and after pregnancy for various reasons. None of them are toxic. What a bunch of hoooeey.

1437 days ago
88.

clariemon    

Fenugreek seed is not toxic at all.It is being used to reduce blood sugar in diabetic patients and is one of the ingredients in a lot of curry spices in India

1437 days ago
89.

Meeeshell    

I bought it and nothing really happened. I felt less bloated. Could have just bought waterpills...

1437 days ago
90.

tom    

no one forced her to take the pills, second its not about the lawsuit its about the money get real people in this country we can sue no matter what drug companies due worst, at least her ingredients you can look up and make your own choice

1437 days ago
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