Jillian And Partner Heidi Are The Parents Of Two!

What do you mean you didn't know Jillian Michaels is gay? As the celebrity trainer's joyous baby news spreads, fans react to a particular fact that almost flew under the gossip radar.

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Jillian Michaels' gay status seems to have gone unnoticed by many fans -- until now. While her coming out has been decidedly subtle, there's nothing left to question now that she and partner Heidi Rhoades are the parents of two!

On the heels of Jillian Michaels' adoption of a daughter -- and simultaneous arrival of a baby boy -- some fans are wondering how they could have missed that the former Biggest Loser buff is gay.

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The subject of much gossip and speculation, Jillian Michaels most notably broke the ice about her sexuality in 2010. Speaking to Ladies Home Journal she explained, "If I fall in love with a woman, that’s awesome. If I fall in love with a man, that’s awesome. As long as you fall in love… It’s like organic food. I only eat healthy food, and I only want healthy love!"

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Other sources point to a 2005 interview with Larry King as Jillian Michaels' coming out moment. The host said to her, "Jillian, before we talk to our two guys, what's -- do you have -- I know the place that you and your partner own is Sky Sport and Spa."

Without clarifying whether King meant romantic or business partner, the trainer replied simply, "Yes." The facility is now owned by Jackie Warner, who was featured in the reality show Work Out.

In 2011 After Ellen alleged that while Jillian Michaels' choice to keep her private life quiet may have been hers alone, NBC seemed determined to keep their trainers from speaking to the gay press. A post on the site reads in part, "The fitness guru doesn’t talk much about her personal life in the press, and has never spoken to the LGBT media. There is speculation about her relationship with another woman based on information on her public Facebook and Twitter accounts, but Michaels has never made an official statement about it."

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Despite the long-held speculation and near confirmations about Jillian Michaels' sexuality, many fans were shocked to hear she and partner Heidi Rhoades are now the mothers of two. One Twitter user commented Wednesday, "I didn't know Jillian Michaels is gay! She just adopted a 2yo and her partner had a baby. How awesome for them!!!"

Another commenter reacted by writing, "I [knew] Jillian was a lesbian (she had previously dated Vanessa Marcil) but had no idea that Heidi was even expecting! Jillian is top-notch when it comes to keeping secrets, which I think is fantastic. I’m thankful she let the world know when SHE was ready to and I couldn’t be happier for the entire family."

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Comments on "Yes, Jillian Michaels is gay: The quiet coming out"

jada March 08, 2014 | 10:11 PM

JILLIAN IS SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY AND HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOT DID YOU SEE HER BOOBIES AND HER BODY DANM

Fearless Femme November 08, 2013 | 3:57 AM

...mmmkay. That should read: "Bible thumpers and s-e-x-ists" & "What do you mean you didn't know Jillian Michaels is g-a-y?" The last one was a direct quote from the article. Why the censorship?

Fearless Femme November 08, 2013 | 3:53 AM

Meh, when the media stops reporting on "stories" like this there will be less homophobic outrage by the Bible thumpers and ists. Don't make it an issue because it's not. The article opens with "What do you mean you didn't know Jillian Michaels is ?" Is that really necessary? She's also a mother, fitness trainer of 19 years, ADHD sufferer, talk show host and entrepreneur. And many other things I'm sure. Why is that one detail worthy of a news story?

Heather November 05, 2013 | 8:23 PM

I'll be so happy when being a weirdo is not "In"! Normally fads come and go so much quicker!

Quatro Quatro October 31, 2013 | 3:12 AM

She's biual, not /. This story seems to go out of it's way to try to paint her as solely , but she's not.

GOD October 26, 2013 | 7:03 PM

Just a a little curious...for those who said they can careless or they don't like Jillian, why did you click on the god---- link?! Just curious.

censored July 17, 2013 | 10:19 AM

Anybody notice that the website is censoring all mention of the words g-a-y or s-e-x? or is that my Chrome browser? How pathetic. We can't even have an mature adult conversation without being censored?

mazzy star June 13, 2013 | 6:49 PM

PEOPLE PLEASE STOP WRITING STUPID ARTICLES ABOUT THIS. WHO CARES WHAT SHE DOES IN HER PERSONAL LIFE. SHE IS GREAT ON THE SHOW AND I HOPE SHE IS HAPPY. DO WE EVER HEAR REPORTS OF PEOPLE COMING OUT STAIGHT QUIETLY OR EVEN ANYTHING ABOUT HOW THIS OR THAT PERSON IS STRAIGHT? NO, WE TALK ABOUT THEIR CAREER, THEIR MOVIES, OR WHATEVER. STOP WITH THE "" STUFF OR THE COMING OUT STUFF UNLESS THAT IS HER INTENTION.

Barak Obama June 06, 2013 | 8:33 PM

Clueless celebrity as usual. More screwed up kids for us to deal with. She's an idiot.

billy May 29, 2013 | 9:44 AM

Was watching Dog Whisperer and saw her "friend" i knew right then she was . Whoever says that a child needs a mother and father in a relationship needs to realize there is almost always a butch, and a ----- in a relationship so there is a mother and father (in a sense). @kevin who comments on how children need a mom and dad and suffer when their mom or dad either leaves or dies. Abandonment and loss of a loved one has no bearing on a relationship.

RM May 07, 2013 | 9:22 AM

another celebrity whose uality i don't give a rats ass about. She's irritating. And unless she's had a child, she can't talk about the pregnancy or the post partum either. She knows little other than what the child's mother tells her.

Greg April 04, 2013 | 9:53 AM

Who cares if she is ? She wants to live that lifestyle that's her business. Why does the media have to make being as some kind of badge of honor? She could be mating with an animal for all I care.

Love is March 27, 2013 | 9:26 PM

Love is love. Get off your high horse and calm down. Being a close minded bigot is really unbecoming. Children need LOVE, and those two kids are so very lucky to have two women and two mothers to love them!! I wish the beautiful family all the best!!

josh March 17, 2013 | 1:41 PM

Wow Christians are crazy.

ddbuddy February 25, 2013 | 3:01 PM

She's ! ok, I'm over it. What ticks me off is, She still does not know about the pregnancy/post partum weight when SHE was not pregnant. Her partner was. How can she relate to the mothers that have that weight problem? She's a mom, great, good for her and best of all happy things to her new family. But she is still missing that part of what many women are going thru.

energy January 30, 2013 | 6:28 PM

@cgferris: perhaps you should get yourself educated before you start taking bible out of contexts. Jillian is a good trainer, but I would never support her relationship. Just saying.

mat January 28, 2013 | 5:41 PM

What a waste...

Will January 24, 2013 | 9:37 PM

Children need a mother and a father.

ev January 07, 2013 | 2:15 PM

or straight.. she's irritating... lol

Cagney January 07, 2013 | 1:47 AM

Good for you Jillian...be who you are and not what society thinks or wants you to be...All the power and love to you! Congrats!

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