Reuben Studdard be appearing on Season 15 of “The Biggest Loser.” The premiere date for Season 15 has been pushed back from Oct. 8 to Oct. 15, Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ard is the 2003 “American Idol” winner and the first celebrity to compete on the series. He is also the heaviest contestant this season at 462 pounds.
In 2006 Studdard dropped close to 100 pounds through Duke University’s weight-management program, which limits participants to a strict 1,200-1,500 calorie diet. By spring of 2012, he had gained all of his weight back due to stress eating. He told talk show host Wendy Williams at the time: “I just started going out and kicking it.”
Oct. 15, you’ll see Studdard’s journey toward a healthier weight and hopefully this time he will keep the weight off.