His website became very popular among the youngsters.
The contestants competed to win a $250,000 prize, which was awarded to Danny Cahill, the contestant with the highest percentage of weight lost.
This season premiered on NBC on Tuesday, September 15, 2009.
Harper revealed he came out to his parents at 17, but that this was his first time ever addressing his sexuality publicly in his career. On February 12, 2017, Harper suffered a heart attack.
trainer and his beau looked so in love while they walked hand in hand down the sidewalk.
Another change to the format this year is that the two trainers will work with all contestants rather than splitting the contestants into two camps and creating an imagined competition between the two trainers.
In the fifth week, when teams are changed to blue and black, Jillian leads black while Bob leads blue.
Amanda Arlauskas became a contestant after winning a public vote against Erinn Egbert (who got at-home special assistant packages and made a cameo appearance in the week 12 episode) held during the Season 7 live finale.
Contestant Daniel Wright was a contestant in Season 7, and has returned to "finish what [he] started".
Harper has spoken out against puppy mills and has adopted a black and white dog from the Animal Advocates Alliance in Baldwin Park, California.