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Michelle Bridges wants you to know one thing about her time on The Biggest Loser.

Michelle Bridges is currently in the South African jungle for I’m a Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here and has opened up about her days on The Biggest Loser.

On Tuesday night, the 53-year-old fitness guru talked about how the perception of her from the show was "never me". 

"I think this is a good reason for me to be doing this show, because I think there's still very much a legacy or a hangover from my days as being a trainer on The Biggest Loser," she said. 

"A lot of people think I’m going to walk into a room, make them give me a testimonial on what they ate last night and give me 50 burpees. I think they think I'm still like that. I'm nothing like that. And I never was in the first place."

This comes as her former co-star Ajay Rochester publicly shared her thoughts on working with Bridges.

Watch a clip of Ajay Rochester from when she was on I'm A Celeb back in 2019. Post continues after video. 

Video via Channel 10.

The former host of The Biggest Loser, actor and author, posted a video of her TV on TikTok while she tuned into the series premiere episode with the caption, "Sorry, I'm out!"


"I was so excited to watch Robert Irwin... He's such a natural and I know his dad would be so proud. Then Voldemort entered the room and I had to turn it off," Rochester continued, referencing Lord Voldemort from the Harry Potter book series. 

A reference many believe is clearly pointed at Bridges. 

Ajay Rochester has reignited a years-old feud with Michelle Bridges. Image: TikTok @ajayrochester.


Rochester and Bridges were once colleagues on The Biggest Loser between 2006 and 2009, before the TV host says she moved overseas to get away from Bridges "toxicity and sabotage".

Their feud was first made public in 2015 when Rochester labelled the fitness guru a "bully" in a furious Facebook post. 

It was prompted when Bridges was named as one of Australia’s Richest Women, with an estimated net worth of $53 million.

"Trying to get my head around the fact that the woman who bullied me so badly I moved halfway around the world to get away from her toxicity and sabotage, was just named on the richest women of Australia list," Rochester wrote at the time. 

"She stole all my business ideas, even took one of my book titles, she made every work day miserable. She spread lies about me until everyone hated me, she leaked bullshit to the media and my bosses until she was top dog and yet 'karma' seems to have done nothing but reward her. Seriously question myself on days like today. I've given so much to so many and yet I have nothing to show for it. The world is a strange place."

Ajay Rochester and Michelle Bridges were colleagues from 2006-2009 on The Biggest Loser. Image: Getty.


In 2016, Bridges gave an interview to Australian Story, where she said she was "yet to meet someone who is morbidly obese and happy."

Rochester responded by posting a photo to Instagram of her bare bottom inviting Bridges to "kiss my fat happy a**!"

And then, in 2019, during a video confessional when Rochester herself appeared on I'm A Celeb, she said Bridges' comments on Australian Story were the final straw for her.

"I'd been silent for so long and it was like the little mouse that roared," Rochester said. 

"Look, I've got a fat a** and I’m happy and I try to live the biggest life possible and live the happiest life possible and just FYI, fat people can be happy."

Feature Image: Getty/Instagram.