When I caught a glimpse of the ‘first look’ at The Biggest Loser on Channel 10, I was horrified.
Because The Biggest Loser is now claiming to ‘break the obesity cycle in families’. Yes, this prime example of reality porn is now performing a community service. The Biggest Loser contestants this year are families. And some of those families include people under 21. The youngest is a fifteen year-old boy.
I despised The Biggest Loser before it brought children into the mix, but this has taken my antipathy to a new low.
Firstly, because no fifteen year-old child can give informed consent to being ...