Patrick House stood on The Biggest Loser scales for the last time, a large
crowd outside a bar in Cayman held its collective breath, silently willing him
Among the crowd was one of his greatest supporters, his brother Donnie House,
who lives and works in Grand Cayman.
was so excited… I was a nervous wreck,” Donnie said of the final minutes of
the show. His brother was the last contestant to be weighed in during the
two-hour live episode.
the scene outside the Dog House bar in Grand Harbour as the crowd awaited the
results, Donnie said: “It was dead quiet. No-one said a word. Everyone was
hanging on the moment. Of course, [the show] dragged it out and it was torture
as we had to wait and wait. When they finally announced it, the place erupted.”
said he was delighted that so many people showed up to support his brother, and
him, at the screening. “It was great to have that support in Cayman,” he said.
of the first things Patrick House will do with his US$250,000 winnings is hop a
flight to Cayman to visit his brother Donnie, who is the acting director at the
government’s Internal Audit Unit. He is expected to arrive in Cayman on Friday.
lost 181 pounds from his 400 pounds starting weight to take the title. He beat
two other finalists, Frado Dinten, who lost 162 pounds, and Ada Wong, who lost
more on this story, read Thursday’s Caymanian Compass.