'Biggest Loser' host Alison Sweeney: Jeremy's the 'one to beat' on finale night
It's been a season of big personalities and even bigger drama on "The Biggest Loser," and now the end is almost here. With the various highs and lows and all that walkout business in the past, the only remaining mystery on the show is who will win the top honors and earn the "Loser"-winner title.
Host Alison Sweeney stopped by TODAY on Tuesday to talk about the odds for finalists Kim, Conda and Jeremy.
"While (Kim) absolutely has a willpower of steel, and I would never count this woman out, the question becomes 'Does she have more weight to lose in time to get ready for tonight's finale?'" Sweeney summed up.
It's a good question considering that the last time viewers saw the remaining contestants, the former professional wrestler was in the weight-loss lead with very few pounds left to shed.
If she isn't "The Biggest Loser" on Tuesday night, that honor will go to one of two players who aren't exactly fan favorites -- the brother-sister duo who've earned their share of criticism this season.
Conda ran afoul of fans early in the game because of what many considered bullying behavior, but Sweeney believes her determination could work in her favor for finale night.
"I think she feels a little bit like her brother has helped her through the season. …That's her perception," the host said. "So if anything, she going to work so hard to prove that she deserves to be there and standing on her own two feet."
But it's Jeremy, who recently insisted that a twist allowing one past player to return was unfair -- until he became that player, who Sweeney considers the one to watch.
"I think in some ways, you could say by the numbers, he's the one to beat," she revealed. "Jeremy has the weight to lose. He stayed steady through the entire season."
"Loser" fans will find out if he stayed steady all the way to the finals when "The Biggest Loser" finale airs Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.
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