Ruben Studdard recently posed for People magazine, which is on stands right now, in his first photo shoot since losing an impressive 17 pounds. So, is he patting himself on the back yet? “I don’t think people deserve a pat on the back for things they’re supposed to be doing,” Studdard told ‘Extra’. But his Extreme Team is giving him props. “He not only succeeded, but succeeded in a big way because he’s adopted this as a lifestyle,” said trainer Gunnar Peterson. Read more.