Jillian Michaels reignites feuds with Andy Cohen and Al Roker

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Jillian Michaels has reignited feuds with both Andy Cohen and Al Roker over the keto diet, in addition to blasting former “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Teddi Mellencamp and her All In accountability program.

Michaels’ beef with Cohen, 52, began last year when the trainer denounced the keto diet as a “bad plan for a million reasons.” As a result, Cohen made Michaels, 46, the “Jackhole of the Day” on “Watch What Happens Live,” saying that “a lot of people think Jillian Michaels is a bad idea.”

Roker — who lost 40 pounds on the keto diet — tweeted at the time that Michaels, “promoted on camera bullying, deprivation, manipulation and more … in the name of weight loss,” while on “The Biggest Loser.”

Michaels was willing to have a discussion with both men about the validity of the the high-fat, low-carb meal plan, but according to Michaels, they declined.

“Like with keto — Al Roker and Andy Cohen — I was like, ‘Great, let’s have this debate!’ [They were] gone. Vanished! Bye, bye. Gone!” the fitness enthusiast said on the “#ADULTING” podcast with Zack Peter and Abigail Fraher. “You know, anybody who — paleo, vegan — I mean, bring it! So, you have to do your work and be prepared in order to put something out in the world that has staying power and that delivers on the results.”

She went on to share her thoughts on Mellencamp’s All In program, which has been called “extreme” and possibly “dangerous” by many in health and fitness.

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“You know, these women are not, they’re not nutritionists. They’re not registered dietitians. It sounds like they’re not certified fitness experts,” Michaels said of reality star Mellencamp. “And it doesn’t sound like they got all of those individuals behind their program. And I could very well be wrong — I don’t know — but it doesn’t sound like they did.

“So, this is where I would say, look, get out of your lane,” she went on. “You don’t see me commenting on politics? I don’t understand half of these policies. I’m not an economist. I didn’t go to school to study foreign policy. You know what I mean? That’s not my lane … I would say, stay in your lane. And when you’re in your lane, do your work.”

Celebrity trainer and nutrition expert Harley Pasternak shared the same sentiment while discussing Mellencamp’s program with Page Six last month.

“If I want to have orthopedic surgery on my knee, I’m not going to get Kanye West to do it,” Pasternak told us. “Because someone’s great at one thing doesn’t mean they know anything about the other thing. So if this is an entertaining person on a reality show, if someone’s going to say, ‘Oh, that’s also who I want to get my health information from,’ you know what? Buyer beware. I mean that. You’re the idiot.”