‘RHOC’ Star Emily Simpson Flaunts Slimmer Figure After Losing 15 Pounds

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The Real Housewives of Orange County’s Emily Simpson has a lot to be thankful for. Three healthy children, a new hip and a slimmer body. For the holiday, Emily posted a photo of her family, including husband Shane Simpson, flanking her on a staircase. The caption expressed gratitude for her blessings, “There’s truly so much to be #thankful for.”


A day later, the Bravolebrity shocked fans by posting a series of photos that reveal an impressive weight loss. How did she drop 15 pounds so fast?

RHOC Emily Simpson Sheds 15 Pounds, Debuts Slimmer Figure

The Real Housewives of Orange County viewers have watched Emily’s struggles with her weight and appearance. Her marriage problems with Shane are heavily featured on the hit show. In fact, he briefly moved into a hotel to study for his California bar exam test.

To make matters harder, Emily had hip replacement surgery in late October. She still made an appearance at Bravo’s fan convention in New York City in November. TV Shows Ace reported on Emily’s nasty hip replacement scar. She credited her new hip with helping her lose the weight.

“Not only did I want to lose weight to feel and look better, but I wanted to be healthier and set a good example for my kids! I haven’t felt this good in a long time and with a new hip, and 15 pounds off I’m finally able to keep up with my kids and be more active!”

So, how did Emily shed 15 pounds? A 12-week fitness program with coach Paulina Stein. Emily reveals that her pain and depression helped steer her to seeking out weight loss help.

“I’m finally down 15 lbs and I owe it all to @paulinastein 12 week program with coaching! I still have more to go but I’m enjoying the journey! … I was in chronic pain, I was depressed and I weighed more than I ever have in my whole life!”


The photo immediately visible on her Instagram has her son in her arms, hiding her belly. However, if scrolling through the series of photos reveals a glimpse at her slimmer figure.

RHOC Emily Simpson Intagram screenshot
RHOC star Emily Simpson Instagram screenshot

Husband Shane Recently Failed the Bar Again

In this season of RHOC, Shane spends a lot of time studying for the bar exam that he took in early 2019. He failed that exam but took the test again in July. Emily revealed at BravoCon that her husband got the results of his latest exam, but was afraid to look at them. An internet-savvy fan offered to look up the results online right then.

The Bravo star declined the offer, saying she should wait until she got home. However, the media ran with the story and looked up the results. Spoiler: he failed for the fourth time. Radar Online reports that he won’t be eligible for another attempt until February of 2020.

The Real Housewives of Orange County’s Season 14 continues Tuesdays on Bravo.

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