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About that 'Biggest Loser' winner's weight loss....

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Biggest Loser
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 The Biggest Loser‘s big winner has been making headlines since the finale on Tuesday night. Unfortunately, it’s not all been positive. For those who haven’t been following,  fan favorite Rachel Frederickson, 24, a voice-over artist from L.A., beat out the competition by dropping a whopping 155 pounds and going from 260lbs to 105. But many have questioned if maybe Frederickson didn’t go too far.

Today on Sirius XM, I had the opportunity to talk to EW’s TV editors, Kristen Baldwin and Meeta Agrawal, about Frederickson’s shocking appearance, the math (!) involved in winning the competition, and about what responsibility producers have on a show like The Biggest Loser. Take a listen below!