Celeb trainer and Calif native explains why she fled the state: ‘It’s insane! Like, I just can’t. It’s madness.’

Fitness expert Jillian Michaels called out the “madness” in California that made her want to move away.

The 50-year-old California native described the “woke victimology poker” that led to her relocating to Miami, Florida as she discussed a range of other topics on “The Sage Steele Show.”

“I grew up here. I’m a woman. I’m a gay woman. My mom’s a Jew. My dad’s an Arab. I have a black kid. And believe it or not, my son is half Latin, even though he doesn’t look like it,” Michaels told Sage Steele. “I hold a million cards in your game of woke victimology poker. And when I leave California, maybe you’ve lost your f—ing mind. Just maybe! Like when you have me running from home, maybe it’s gone way too far.”

She marveled at how “the world around me is shifting and I haven’t moved.”

“Some of these laws that are passing here are absolutely f—ing mind-boggling,” Michaels said of California.

“In relation to crime, protecting our kids, like, we’re decriminalizing everything, which arguably I would probably be okay with but we’re not regulating any of it,” she continued. “So it’s like, okay, you’re gonna decriminalize sex work but only so women can loiter on the streets, not to keep them safe, not to have them pay taxes, not to make them, you know, regularly check for STDs, not to take away the pimps out of the equation. Like if you made that argument to me, I’d be like, ‘Well, yes, of course.’”

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“Or the fact that a 12-year-old child can be put on off-label cancer drugs to irreparably change their body,” said Michaels, who had a run as a trainer on “The Biggest Loser.”

“Again, if my son came to me and said, ‘Mom’ — or my daughter — ‘I think I’m trans.’ I’d say okay, you know, like, you want to dress this way. You want me to call you whatever the heck you want, dress, fine. Explore it. I love you. I’m cool, do you as long as we’re safe, but we’re not changing your body until it’s fully developed. I’m sorry. Conversation’s over. Can’t get a f—ing tattoo!” she continued.

“Exactly,” Steele concurred.

“Are you crazy? It’s insane! Like I just can’t. It’s madness. It’s madness to me. I can go on and on and on. And it’s madness,” Michaels asserted.

“When I leave California, maybe you’ve lost your f*cking mind, Just maybe. Like when you have me running from home, maybe it’s gone way too far.”

The author and life coach also called out Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom, saying, “I can’t stand him.”

“You’re going to decriminalize everything but regulate nothing. You’re prioritizing the craziest s— I’ve ever seen in my life. C’mon, really?” Michaels said.

Frieda Powers


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