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Season 7 of 'The Biggest Loser' Selects 11 New Teams

December 19, 2008 (8:46 am) GMT
In the wake of Michelle Aguilar's win, NBC announces 11 couples that will compete to reduce their body mass in 'The Biggest Loser: Couples 2'.

Just a few days after Michelle Aguilar was crowned the champion of "", eleven new teams consisting of two overweight people each are introduced for the new season of the reality show. The new season, according to the press release, marks several "firsts" with the series' oldest, youngest, heaviest female and heaviest contestants in the show.

Estella Hayes, 63, and her husband, Gerald "Jerry" Hayes of the same age, are the oldest team to ever participate in the show. Meanwhile 18-year-old Mike Morelli becomes the youngest, teaming up with his 54-year-old father. The heaviest female contestant would be at 379 lbs while the heaviest contestant in the show's history weighs at 454 lbs.

"The Biggest Loser: Couples 2" will return on screen January 6 at 8/7c. Host is back and so are trainers Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels. The first winner of the couples edition will be granted a $250,000 grand prize.

On Tuesday, December 16, 27-year-old Michelle Aguilar became the second female contestant to win the show after losing 45.45% of her body mass. She started off with 242 lbs and went home with 132 lbs of weight and a $250,000 prize. She was coupled with her estranged mother Renee who lost 37.70% of her body weight.

The contenders for the new season are:


COUSINS: ENGAGED COUPLE: FORMER MODELS: FATHER/SON: GRANDPARENTS: MOTHER/DAUGHTER: SISTERS: The promo video of the new season of 'The Biggest Loser: Couples 2' :


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