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'Biggest Loser' Contestants

Throw Weight Around,

Threaten to Quit Show

2/22/2012 8:15 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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There's a big, fat problem on the set of "The Biggest Loser" -- TMZ has learned nearly all of the remaining contestants have walked off the show and are threatening to quit after learning about a secret "twist" that could seriously affect their shot at the $250,000 grand prize.

Multiple sources connected with the show tell us ... the mutiny took place this week ... when the losers got word that producers were considering bringing back previous contestants to compete for the grand prize.

We're told most of the current contestants were pissed -- feeling it was unfair that prior losers would get a second bite at the apple ... so they banded together and decided to protest by walking off the show in the middle of shooting an episode.

Sources tell us ... show honchos have shut down production for at least a week while they figure out how to handle the situation.

A rep for NBC had no comment on the situation.

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256.

TNT    

I'd be ticked off too. Good for them that isn't fair. It's funny listening to people who are saying they are babies. If your odds of winning $250,000 got lowered because people who left the show were allowed back you would be outraged as well.

890 days ago
257.

TNT    

By the way you don't think that the people voted off wouldn't feel the exact same way if the were still in the house? Give me a break.

890 days ago
258.

Brownielocks    

For those that say "It's not fair" I'd like to add that it's not something new. In previous years, they've brought back contestants also. So all of this years contestants knew this would happen. It's no big surprise.

Remember...the contestants don't make the rules! They signed a contract to play the game according to the rules the show defines.

890 days ago
259.

just the truth    

no big loss if they all go home. Bunch of babies and whiny asses. Bring back the kicked off players like Daphne and Adrian. Lets see some serious people who are there for the help and not the money. If they want to play a game then maybe candyland is what they should be playing. Worst season ever. Probably last I will watch of this show that has become nothing but a farce. Boo...

890 days ago
260.

Erica    

This season SUCKS - let them walk off - none of them deserve it!!!!! The ones that went home were the lucky ones. These people are awful and should be ashamed of themselves! Yuck! All the people who tried out who would give anything to be there and get help and all they can do is complain - good riddance. Don't do us any favors by coming back! I want my one positive reality show back!

890 days ago
261.

Richard Kraemer    

This is ridiculous! These contestants know that there is a twist at every turn and they should expect that. There are serious people out there that would give up a limb to be on that show, not to play the game, but to lose weight. Most of them would careless about winning money, when they truly want to win there life back. That is the core of this show, to get healthy. I don't like to make any prejudgements, but I feel that this has Conda written all over it. She seems to be very manipulative and a very nasty person. I don't know who hurt her so bad to act so poorly, but I hope she will find a way to grow up and act like an adult. I understand that the drama in the house makes things more interesting, but manipulating the producers and undermining the trainers is a bit far. They should cut there loss, say there goodbyes to all of these contestants and bring in people that could truly use the help.

890 days ago
262.

BG    

Here's how you handle it: let them walk and become the home contestants and let the home contestants return to compete for the grand prize.

Quite simple really.

890 days ago
263.

shirl7354    

Conda should go..she is sooo immature, with that little smirk, I would love to wipe it off her face, her and Kim are trouble makers...They should all go, they don't deserve to be there..I won't be watching anymore, and I bet you have lost alot of viewers!!

890 days ago
264.

cattales    

I think they should just let them walk off. They should bring back the ones that were voted off and let them continue to lose their weight and see who of them win the 250,000. Any other contestant that just left did not come back and none of the trouble makers this season need to come back.

890 days ago
265.

Victor    

Worst season ever. Biggest loser, come on guys! Really? Allowing big ass conda ruin your entire show. I thought this show was better than this. Teaching people how they can loose weighton their own not how to bully and pick on others. If I wanted to see conda and her stupid personality, I would have gone to the zoo to watch her behave like the animal she acts like. Really Biggest Loser!! Focus! Get back on track and let worthy people take advantage of what you guys really offer, HEALTH!! kick anaconda the snake out of there.

. Victor

890 days ago
266.

Bye    

This cast is the worst ever on the show.

Since the rules are you can leave whenever you want, I hope the producers don't fight to bring whoever walked out back. They made a choice to go, so bye. Maybe they can invite back eliminated players to take their spots? I really hope that whoever walked out doesn't get to come back.

890 days ago
267.

JEM    

Fat or not, it is a reality game show. I don't keep up with Amazing Race at all, but how do you think those contestants would feel if it was down to the last 2 teams and the morning of that competition, the producers say, "Hey, ya know what? We're going to invite all the losers back for the final race and then we'll see who wins." I think that is total BS from a game-show aspect. Or if you don't want to use Amazing Race, try survivor. All the people voted off, get to come back for the last final challenge....total BS. People work their butt off in a show to try to win it. The producers really need to rethink this move and quickly. The show does really suck since Jillian left.

890 days ago
268.

TMT9    

I am no longer watching Biggest Loser this season due to the sickeningly juvenile behavior and bullying of the contestants. It began with Conda and spread from there. I honestly cannot believe these are grown adults acting in such a mean and selfish manner. The past couple of weeks I have watched the weigh ins only, but I can't even stand to watch those any longer.

I have watched the show in the past because I think it is inspiring, and I love finding someone to root for and seeing how far everyone comes in the end. This time, there is not one person for whom I would root for and I really don't care whether they succeed or not. Even Bob became irritating earlier in the season with his comments toward Dolvett.

I think the producers should just call it a loss, shut the thing down and start the next season early. If next season is like this one, though, I will stop watching it altogether.

890 days ago
269.

jet    

Bet TONda is behind this, she is the perfect example of a big LOSER !!

890 days ago
270.

Shrum    

Loved what BG (Comment #270) said, let's bring back the booted contestants along with the prior contestants to vie for the grand prize. They truly want to change their lives and let the remaining "game players" go home. We don't need angry, childish and selfish people on this show.

890 days ago
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