Mauricio Umansky opened up about his journey on Dancing With the Stars after he was sent home on Tuesday, October 31, and revealed that he was “going through a lot” in his personal life. Thankfully, he had partner Emma Slater to help him find the courage to keep dancing before their week 6 exit.
“Emma has been a great friend, a great coach, a great confidant, and emotionally, it’s just been a great journey as well. So, on every aspect, it’s been solid,” Mauricio, 53, told People at the live show. “Kyle [Richards] has been supportive. Despite the fact that she hasn’t been here, she’s had her own stuff going on and what have you, but everybody’s been super supportive.”
Beyond the hardships, the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills husband left the show with a “tremendous” weight loss transformation.
“Since I started this journey, I had just gotten back from Italy, so I was eating a lot of pasta, [and] I was drinking a lot of wine,” he shared with the outlet. “I’ve been on a great diet; I’ve lost 20 pounds in six weeks. I’m [in] as good physical shape as I’ve…