Biggest Loser contestant Sam Poueu is in critical condition after falling several stories off a building over the weekend, TMZ reports.
Poueu suffered a pelvic injury, torn ligaments ...
It's another Biggest Loser engagement!
Season 9's Sam Poueu proposed to girlfriend and fellow castmate Stephanie Anderson at the show's Calabasas, Calif., ranch, US Magazine reports.
The Biggest Loser's Stephanie opens up about first love with fellow contestant
Despite winning various Biggest Loser competitions and immunity challenges, Sam Poueu found it harder to avoid elimination as he went from 372 to 246 pounds. In Week 16, the 23-year-old Samoan only lost 2 pounds and was sent home, but remarked that he was the first contestant in the show's history to reach his goal weight on campus.
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Don't let all the good feelings fool you: for all the teamwork — and even romance — on the Biggest Loser, host Alison Sweeney tells TVGuide.com there was "definitely some friction" during filming this season. "Let's not forget Michael's choice of teams, the elimination of Stephanie, and Melissa's strategy" the 33-year-old says. She also talked about why Stephanie's surprise elimination wasn't a surprise to her and why she doesn't play favorites.
TVGuide.com: Were you surprised at how much of a game-player Melissa was?
Alison Sweeney: At this point, I'm never surprised to see a game player. People watch reality TV, most of our contestants are fans of Biggest Loser before they join the show, and at that point, it's just a personal choice how to play the game. Melissa chose her path, and that's...
The Biggest Loser ranch is where vastly overweight people lose weight -- and in Stephanie Anderson's case, find love. Although her romance didn't make it on the air, the 30-year-old recently eliminated contestant opened up to TVGuide.com about her relationship with fellow contestant Sam Poueu.
"I'm genuinely and truly the happiest I've ever been and I believe Sam is as well ... my friends and family are really happy for me and the majority of them have met Sam and fallen in love with him too," she said.
Eliminated contestant reveals Biggest Loser's newest couple