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'Biggest Loser' Host Bob Harper Suffers Heart Attack

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    Bob Harper stops by to chat about hosting the new season of NBC's "The Biggest Loser: Temptation Nation."

    (Published Monday, Feb. 27, 2017)

    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.