RHOSLC’s Heather Gay Is No Longer Jen Shah’s ‘Ride-or-Die’

A altering dynamic. Heather Homosexual opened up about the place she stands with Jen Shah after the latter’s conviction for wire fraud.

“I used to be labeled ride-or-die as a result of I had a good friend that was me and telling me she was harmless,” the Actual Housewives of Salt Lake Metropolis star, 48, completely advised Us Weekly forward of the Tuesday, February 7, launch of her ebook, Unhealthy Mormon. “All the pieces modified for me when she pled responsible.”

The Magnificence Lab + Laser founder added that she’s not standing by the advertising and marketing professional, 49, who was sentenced to 6 and a half years in jail final month.

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Heather Homosexual, Jen Shah.
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“Now my focus is on the victims and her household and the collateral harm of this crime that she perpetuated and admitted to perpetuating,” Heather advised Us. “And I simply hope that everybody may be made complete.”

Jen maintained her innocence all through season 3 of RHOSLC, most of which was filmed earlier than she modified her plea to responsible in July 2022. The Utah native didn’t be part of her costars for the reunion, which wrapped up on Wednesday, February 1. She is scheduled to report back to jail on February 17, so the possibilities of her showing on future seasons of the Bravo sequence are slim.

“It was a very troublesome season,” Heather defined to Us. “But additionally I used to be popping out of scripting this ebook, and this ebook was a cathartic emotional expertise for me, and I’m actually, actually happy with it. It’s form of fascinating, that coincidence that the season’s ending and the ebook is launching. That, to me, appears like going from actually unsteady floor onto one thing that I can stand behind each phrase of.”

Rumors concerning the future RHOSLC forged have been swirling for weeks, with Web page Six reporting earlier this month that Mary Cosby can be returning as a “good friend” after leaving the present following season 2. Heather, nonetheless, doesn’t have any predictions about what’s to return.

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Jen Shah, Heather Homosexual, Sharrieff Shah.

“I’ve thought quite a bit about it, as a result of as you see within the ebook, this was me getting pulled into this … and also you see me assembly all these girls, and now we’re form of all in shambles,” she advised Us. “So, I don’t know what the long run is as a Housewives fan. I wanna see everyone on TV ceaselessly. However I don’t know what’ll occur to Salt Lake Metropolis. It’s too quickly to inform.”

For now, the esthetician is thrilled that followers will be taught extra about her in Unhealthy Mormon, which covers her early upbringing within the Mormon church by way of her first days of filming RHOSLC.

“I hope that for anybody who’s ever been in a scenario the place they felt like turning into their genuine self actually was going to battle with their household’s expectations of them, that’s who I hope will relate to this story,” Heather defined. “As a result of we wish to honor our childhood, we wish to honor our dad and mom, we wish to honor these traditions, however we additionally wish to honor who we’re and respect our personal expertise and take our lives again for ourselves and never do it out of expectations for those that got here earlier than. This ebook is my approach of simply reclaiming my story.”

Unhealthy Mormon is accessible now.

With reporting by Christina Garibaldi