James Huling from Big Brother 17 shared his weight-loss journey as he got back in shape

James Huling On BB18
James Huling was a fan favorite who played on two seasons of Big Brother. Pic credit: Monty Brinton/CBS

Big Brother alum James Huling was first introduced to fans of the show as a member of the BB17 cast back in Summer 2015.

Steve Moses was the BB17 winner, with Liz Nolan finishing as the runner-up, and professional poker player Vanessa Rousso coming in third.

After winning America’s Favorite Houseguest and finishing in seventh place on BB17, James was brought back to be a part of the BB18 cast the following summer.

On Big Brother 18, James was involved in a showmance with Natalie Negrotti, but the couple didn’t end up staying together once they made it to the real world.

James would finish in third place on BB18, with Nicole Franzel becoming the winner and Paul Abrahamian finishing as the runner-up.

Since his time on the show, James has been really active on social media, and now he has shared a story about putting himself back in the gym to shed weight and get in shape.

James Huling is looking good

In a new Instagram video that James has shared (which was also posted on TikTok), James stated that heartbreak got him back in the gym. He then relayed the story of skipping beer, holding himself accountable, and taking part in a lot of late-night gym sessions.

James ended the video by stating that after he reached 156 pounds, he is now down to 137 pounds. He also shared some before and after pictures to show how far he has come.

More Big Brother news

Elsewhere in the world of Big Brother, host Julie Chen Moonves teased a possible BB25 theme, and it really got social media buzzing.

There are also some interesting Big Brother 25 rumors about returners for the season that will take place during Summer 2023. Fans will have to wait a while longer for the official cast announcement, but the rumors are intriguing.

Recently, a new Big Brother showmance has won The Amazing Race, with Derek Xiao and Claire Rehfuss taking home the $1 million prize.

And for fans who can’t get enough of the former houseguests, four Big Brother alums are on a new show that will be debuting soon on Peacock. The cast of The Traitors even includes people from Survivor and two people who have won Big Brother in the past.

To see James playing as part of the BB17 and BB18 casts, fans can stream those seasons using Paramount+.

Big Brother 25 airs in Summer 2023 on CBS.

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