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'Biggest Loser' Star

Sued By Fitness Company

You Can't Get Fat Again!!!

7/8/2013 10:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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As if re-gaining a bunch of weight wasn't bad enough, former "Biggest Loser" star Tara Costa is now being SUED for porking up again ... and it could cost her a lot of money, TMZ has learned.

FC Online Marketing -- which owns ILoveKickboxing.com -- has filed a lawsuit against Costa claiming it entered into a fitness promotional agreement with the reality star ... but she didn't hold up her end of the bargain.

The deal breaker ... FCOM  says Costa -- who famously lost 155 POUNDS on "The Biggest Loser: Couples 2" back in 2009 -- had re-gained "far too much weight" in 2011 to represent the brand in photo shoots and public appearances.

FCOM says it paid Costa's foundation $45,000 in exchange for her image and likeness ... but since she got fat again, her image has lost all value to the company.

FCOM is now suing Costa for breaching the don't-get-fat agreement, demanding unspecified damages.

For what it's worth ... from Costa's recent Twitter pics, it appears she's back down to her fighting weight (or close to it) but FCOM insists the damage is already done. Attempts to reach Costa were not successful.

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DHD    

Believe me I know, losing the the weight is only the first half of the battle keeping it off for the rest of your life is the second half, and much harder.

383 days ago
2.

static    

It could be medical, her doctor could have prescribed eating 3 Big Macs a day.

383 days ago
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PhilipMarkum    

Good thing they don't have Kirstie Alley or Carnie Wilson working for them. They should "lighten up" about has-been contestants and just get new ones.

383 days ago
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Elsa    

Once a fat girl, always a fat girl.
Give her that much money and its gonna be spent on food.

383 days ago
5.

Her Imperial and Royal Majesty    

If she still has any of those flesh folds fat people get when they lose a lot of weight, she could recover all the money she lost on this contract by posing nude for fetish websites.

383 days ago
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ctcco    

Biggest Loser is a sham and diets DO NOT WORK long term. Duh. Why people can't see the evidence right in front of them is astounding. The $6billion a year diet industry depends on those fools to be dumba$$es time and time again...

383 days ago
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tgregoryknox    

Life tip: If you don't think you can uphold your end of a contract, don't agree to it.

383 days ago
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indaknow    

Ham sandwich

383 days ago
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Max    

I wish her well in keeping it off, it's a tough battle and takes a life change to maintain. However her brash manner always rubbed me the wrong way. No more Tara please.

383 days ago
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NOT ELMO    

you can't expect her to never get fat again in her lifetime

383 days ago
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clit ripper    

Fat people problems !

383 days ago
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dapedo    

i thknk they did more damage to there company going after a woman for getting fat i would boycot that company now they try to sue her

383 days ago
13.

Melissa    

People make way too many excuses! She got lazy period.. It's not that hard to exercise aka walk at the very least for 30 mins a day. It's sad to see people on that show lose so much and say they have changed. Next thing you know they all gained so much if not all back. You can tell when you gain 10-20 lbs but they ignore it instead of just trying to pick better options and exercise.

You don't need to be on super strict diet just a balanced one!

383 days ago
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Bill Devine    

Unbelievable. It's not like she is back to the weight she was before. Whatever!

383 days ago
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Mick Kahler    

Of course she re-gained lots of weight. Most contestants do. Because once you leave the Loser fat camp, you're not running on a treadmill 8 hours a day and having all your foods set up for you. You go back to your real life and with that, the crappy eating and lack of exercise habits of your past. This is why "The Biggest Loser" and "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" are both a temporary treatment and NOT a cure for obesity.

383 days ago
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