RHOC’s Emily Simpson hits back after being shamed for losing weight

Real Housewives of Orange County star Emily Simpson is setting the record straight on her extreme body transformation.

The glamorous attorney, 47, recently shocked fans by losing weight, which was the result of a multipronged approach including diet, exercise, liposuction, and the diabetic drug Ozempic.

Speaking to Daily Mail Australia on Friday, Emily said she’d been trolled on social media and ‘shamed’ over her weight loss.

‘I’ve come to the realisation that there are people out there that are just never happy with anything that you do, and I can’t go around spending my life trying to please everyone,’ she said.

‘I have to say, I don’t understand the weight loss shaming. It makes no sense to me. Why all of a sudden are all these women so angry? You wouldn’t believe some of the messages I get where these women are angry,’ Emily continued.

EXCLUSIVE: Real Housewives of Orange County star Emily Simpson is setting the record straight on her weight loss and firing back at trolls who ‘shamed’ her for slimming down

Emily, 47, recently shocked fans with a drastic slim down , which was the result of a multipronged approach including diet, exercise, liposuction, รีแพร์ กระชับช่องคลอด and the diabetic drug Ozempic 

‘Why are you so mad? It’s my life, my decision. I’m an adult, it’s my money. I’m not using taxpayer money to pay for anything. I’m not shooting heroin. I don’t understand the anger part.’

Despite the trolling, the reality star said that she also ‘appreciated’ the support she’d received from fans.

‘Why are we judging women and their bodies? It makes no sense to me.’

Emily also opened up about using Ozempic, a popular diabetic drug which has recently been used by celebrities to lose weight, for a month to kickstart her weight loss journey.

‘I don’t understand the weight loss shaming. It makes no sense to me. Why all of a sudden are all these women so angry?’ the star said after getting trolled for losing weight

Simpson was curvier during the filming of RHOC’s 17th season last year (pictured), but has since changed her diet, had liposuction on her arms and a breast reduction 

Despite working out in the gym for years, the RHOC star said that she focused on overhauling her diet this time around.

‘When I worked out for years before, I never changed my diet. I ate horribly. I was eating my kids’ chicken nuggets, eating the rest of their mac and cheese. I never ever changed my diet,’ she explained.

‘And when they say 80/20, it’s true. It really is. So after I had liposuction in my arms in January, and I had a breast reduction, aesthetically I looked completely different,’ she continued.

Emily said that she carries ‘most of her extra weight’ in her upper body, so she ended up looking significantly slimmer and more muscular following her lipo procedure and breast reduction.

‘With all that gone, suddenly you could see all the muscles underneath that I’d been building for years,’ she shared.

‘I eat mostly protein now, I drink a tonne of water. I go to the gym six to seven times a week, and I work out hard. So that’s what I’ve done.’

She added: ‘People can say “Ozempic” all day long, and I don’t deny it. It was a great kickstart for me, because I was in a bad place.’

‘I eat mostly protein now, I drink a tonne of water. I go to the gym six to seven times a week, and I work out hard,’ Emily told Daily Mail Australia

The reality star has shared videos of her workouts to Instagram to prove to trolls that her weight loss is also the result of hard work in the gym 

Emily said that the diabetes drug helped her kick some bad habits, such as eating coffee and croissants for breakfast every morning, but she quit using it after a month because it left her feeling lethargic. 

The Bravo star previously told Jeff Lewis said her weight loss journey began after a producer sent her a photo of herself following four months of poor sleep, eating, and exercise habits. 

‘When we finished filming, I sort of had a nervous breakdown… I don’t know what happened, I think I just went for four months hard when we were filming and I ate too much, drank too much, and just didn’t get enough sleep, didn’t exercise.’

After Emily was sent the photo, she was compelled to drop the pounds after she was unable to recognize herself in the picture.

‘He sent me a picture of myself on the green screen, and I remember thinking, “Who is that?” I didn’t even know that it was me. And it just really depressed me, I knew that I gained weight, I didn’t like the way I looked.

‘So I went to the doctor, did a full blood panel, my cholesterol was high, I had zero testosterone, I was pre-diabetic. So she actually said, “Why don’t you do semaglutide?” Which is Ozempic. So I did. I did that in December.’

The Bravo star previously told Jeff Lewis said her weight loss journey began after a producer sent her a photo of herself following four months of poor sleep, eating, and exercise habits

The glamorous attorney had a fuller figure in 2019 (left), but has slimmed down after working out and eating better

Emily was only on Ozempic for the month of December and รีแพร์ กระชับช่องคลอด praised it for helping her get on the right track.

‘For one month. That was a great kickstart for me. I’m just going to say, that’s for me, it worked for me, it worked amazing because kind of all the bad habits that I had, of just kind of grazing, not really paying attention to what I was eating, eating late at night, eating my kids food. All that stuff just kind of went away, it made me more conscientious of what I was eating.

‘And so that was a really great kickstart for me… I didn’t lose a lot of weight doing it, รีแพร์ กระชับช่องคลอด I maybe lost five, seven pounds or something like that.’

 Emily has been showcasing her slimmed down figure on Instagram as of late, and was accused of using Ozempic by trolls last week before later coming clean about the drug.

‘How’s that ozempic working out for you?’ remarked one, while another sniped: ‘Oh oh oh Ozempic, you know! You look fabulous but you looked fabulous pre-Ozempic too.’

Emily has been on a huge weight loss journey since 2020 (pictured), when started working out again following hip surgery 

Despite some nasty comments, many of Emily’s fans also showered her with positive feedback and praised her hard work in the gym.

‘Omg. You look amazing!!!! What’s your secret!’ exclaimed one stunned admirer.

‘I think you look great and I know you are loving those smaller sizes,’ wrote another, before adding: ‘Please also know I thought you were beautiful at your heaviest on the show too.’

Emily previously suffered from serious hip issues and finally underwent hip surgery in 2019, before kicking off her new fitness journey.

Speaking about the experience last year, the star told Us Weekly: ‘I spent, like, two years working out with a personal trainer just to try to get in really good shape and get my weight down.’

She added, ‘Middle age and the whole hip thing and not being able to work out and not move did not do me any favors at all.’

The Real Housewives of Orange County is currently streaming on Hayu 

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