The network released the following statement Wednesday: "After helping hundreds of contestants transform their lives and inspiring millions of viewers at home, 'The Biggest Loser' and Jillian Michaels have decided to part ways, and she will not be returning for Season 16 when it airs in the fall."
She was accused of giving her competitors caffeine supplements in violation of show rules. Michaels balked at that assertion, insisting that the supplements were safe and given openly. Critics took to social media to say that Michaels was being "thrown under the bus" by show producers who used that alleged violation as a way for the show to bring back an eliminated contestant --
At that time, Michaels and co-trainer
What do you think about Michaels' departure? And will you watch Season 16 of