February 23, 2011 08:48 PM by Veronica Dudo
Shedding For The Wedding: is a new series that premiered on the CW. The reality competition hosted by Sara Rue brings nine overweight couples with nine unique wedding themes together for a competition where the winning couple will receive the wedding of their dreams. Find out what happened!Viewers were introduced to the nine couple: Laura and Austin, Lindsay and Chase, Dawn and Adam, Ginny and Marc, Laeresa and Stephen, Allison and David, Valerie and David, Samantha and Brooks and Taylor and Peter.
This week, the couples met their fitness trainers Jennifer and Nicky who evaluated the couples by having them work-out right away. They’re now on their way to living better lives.
Next, the women go to try on wedding gowns with Brian Worley, the show’s wedding planner, while the men try on tuxedos. With this activity, size is on everybody’s mind! Many were upset with how their fittings went but ultimately it served as inspiration for them to stay motivated in the competition.
In the first wedding challenge, the couples competed in a dance-a-thon. The winning couple will get to keep their wedding gown and tux. Laeresa and Stephen said they love to go out and dance which worked in their favor as they won the challenge.
After a week of intense exercising, it was time for the nine couples to weigh-in. The two couples at the bottom of the board were Ginny and Marc and Lindsay and Chase. They were informed they have to compete in the ‘Til Death Do Us Part’ elimination challenge. They have to work together by pulling on ropes to keep up a 200 pound weight. But only one couple will actually part-take in the challenge.
Both couples have to bid to see who they think will be able to handle it. Lindsay and Chase say they can do it for three minutes and Ginny and Marc challenge them to do it. They have to work together by pulling on ropes to keep up a 200 pound weight. The challenge is difficult but Lindsay and Chase do it. Ginny and Marc are eliminated, but still have a shot to win a honeymoon. Sara explained that in the finale, the first seven eliminated couples will come back for their last weigh-in. The couple that continued to lose the most weight after being sent home will win their fantasy honeymoon. Ginny and Marc say they will continue to work at home.
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