‘Biggest Loser’ host Bob Harper suffers heart attack

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FILE – In this Feb. 9, 2012, file photo, first lady Michelle Obama and Bob Harper of “The Biggest Loser,” right in blue shirt, do the Interlude dance during a Let’s Move event with children from Iowa schools at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa. Harper tells TMZ he suffered a heart attack […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Fitness trainer and host of NBC’s “Biggest Loser” Bob Harper says he is recovering from a serious heart attack that left him unconscious for two days.

Harper tells TMZ he was working out in a gym in New York City this month when he collapsed. He says a doctor who also was in the gym performed CPR on him.

The 51-year-old Harper says he spent eight days in a New York hospital and has not yet been cleared to fly home to Los Angeles.

Harper has been a fixture on all 17 seasons of “The Biggest Loser.” He served as a trainer on the show from 2004 to 2015. He took over as host of the reality weight loss program last year.

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