The Biggest Loser trainer Bob Harper is used to changing lives through health and weight, but now he’s changing lives in a bigger way.
He came out as gay to a contestant on the NBC reality show Tuesday night to a contestant who was struggling with coming out to his father.
Harper confided to contestant Bobby Saleem that“I’m gay. I knew a very long time ago that I was gay. When I ‘came out’ I was 17 years old, it was one of those kind of things, where I realized there was going to be so many obstacles. But being gay doesn’t mean that you are less than anybody else. It’s just who you are.”
On Wednesday, the 48-year-old fitness pro posted an open message on his Twitter thanking everyone for their overwhelming support: