“Yes, we want to be inclusive of everyone [and respect that] everyone comes in all different shapes and sizes. That nobody should ever be body-shamed or fat-shamed or excluded and that everyone is equally deserving and should feel equally valuable. But obesity in itself is not something that should be glamorized. But we’ve become so politically correct that no one wants to say it.”
582: Jillian Michaels
Personal Trainer, Businesswoman, Author, and Television Personality
Born: 18 February 1974, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
She holds a black belt in Akauri-Do and is certified in Kettlebell Concepts and as a nutritional and wellness consultant with the American Fitness Professionals and Associates.
Jillian is also co-owner of a spa and gym in Beverly Hills, California. She launched a media business in 2008 with a business partner and oversaw the creation and distribution of her personal app My Fitness.
Jillian made headlines in light 2019 for her, completely accurate (my opinion) statement that celebrating obesity is dangerous and unhealthy.
She has two children with her former domestic partner Heidi.