Show Updates People News Spoiler News Entertainment News Reality TVDB POP Hollywood Reality TV News Wire Features & Interviews Sexy Social Pics of the Day Things to Know Profiles Message Boards Shows Listing announced Kournikova will be joining the show as a new trainer during Tuesday night's live eleventh-season finale, however host Alison Sweeney's introduction had positioned Kournikova as a replacement for Jillian Michaels, who had announced she would be leaving the show after its current season in December.
Because I was like, 'This guy is bad-ass.' I just love him. I know she's a boxer, I know she's an actress, but I'm really looking forward to meeting her." Given that Jillian had yet to meet the new female trainer at the time of this interview, it's got to be several months old, if not more.
I'm actually a little surprised at the implication that Jillian had not met Cara before she was cast as her replacement.
Updated on 1/18/2011: On tonight's episode of The Biggest Loser, Brett Hoebel and Cara Castronuova were revealed as the show's "unknown" trainers.
It's official, tennis hottie Anna Kournikova has signed a deal to join "The Biggest Loser" next season -- while THREE current stars of the show will be on their way out.