Jillian Michaels: Childbirth Would Ruin My Body

Experts miffed at Biggest Loser trainer's comment
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 23, 2010 9:09 AM CDT
Jillian Michaels: Childbirth Would Ruin My Body
Jillian Michaels is shown on the May cover of Women's Health.   (Women's Health)

Jillian Michaels probably should have thought twice before telling Women’s Health magazine she’ll never give birth…because she “can’t handle doing that to my body.” The Biggest Loser trainer is now under fire for her comment, and the feel-good bit about adopting that she added seems a bit tacked-on: “When you rescue something, it’s like rescuing a part of yourself.” What part exactly? Perhaps her firm abs.

“She is teaching people about body image and self-esteem,” one therapist tells Fox News. “If this is how she truly feels, she should seek counsel before coaching others on issues of body image.”
(More Jillian Michaels stories.)

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