Jillian Michaels will return to the “The Biggest Loser” next January to fight childhood obesity.
NBC announced today, the fourteenth season of “The Biggest Loser” will feature adults contestant and kid participants between the ages of 13-17, however the young teens won’t compete for the titular prize.
For the first time ever, the upcoming season will tackle childhood obesity epidemic, with the help of Michaels, Harper and Quince.
The contestants will be divided into three teams and coached by the “Losers'” trainers. In addition, at least a teen will be paired with a team. The children, who are ineligible for elimination will compete with and contribute to their respective teams.
Michaels, the new mother of two said in a statement, “as a former overweight teen, I know firsthand how dramatically weight issues can affect every aspect of a child’s life. Having recently become a mother of two, I am more passionate than ever about helping empower children and families with the information and resources they need to live a healthier life.”