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‘Biggest Loser' Host Bob Harper ‘Feeling Better' After Shocking Heart Attack

What to Know

  • Bob Harper told TMZ he collapsed at an NYC gym while working out this month and a doctor there performed CPR
  • He now says he's doing better
  • Harper has been with the "Biggest Loser" since the show debuted in 2004

"Biggest Loser" host Bob Harper says he's "feeling better" and "taking it easy" two weeks after suffering a heart attack

Harper made the statement on Facebook Monday night after news of the Feb. 12 attack became public. He shared a photo of him in a hospital-style bed, wearing a hospital gown with a dog on his lap, though said he's been home eight days. 

"I want to thank everyone for the outpouring of messages and support," Harper wrote on Facebook. "It feels good to be cared about." 

Harper told TMZ he collapsed at a New York City gym and a doctor who was there performed CPR on him. 

Harper has been with the NBC reality weight loss show for all 17 seasons since its 2004 debut. He served as a trainer on the show until 2016, when he took over as host.

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