Confident new mother Jessica Simpson puts her legs on display in playsuit as she continues to shed her baby weight
07:31 GMT, 2 October 2012
She claimed in a recent Weight Watchers ad that she is no supermodel, but on Monday new mum Jessica Simpson was back in front of the camera showing off her continuing post-baby weight loss.
The buxom blonde was back to work on a photo shoot sporting a slimming black playsuit and killer platform heels that showed off her legs.
The diminutive reality TV star, who gave birth to her fist child Maxwell in May, let her bottle blonde locks hang loose and toted a giant snakeskin handbag as she left a studio in Los Angeles.
Back to work: Jessica Simpson, new mom and Weight Watchers spokeswoman, shows off her legs
It was recently revealed that the Weight Watchers spokeswoman looked into surgery in a bid to regain her pre-pregnancy body – but was turned down by doctors.
A source said: 'After her daughter,
Jessica felt there was no way she could lose the weight on her own as
she has struggled so much in the past and her post partum weight seemed
to be growing.'
The insider told Radaronline: 'So like a true Hollywood girl, she sought out a quick surgical fix – lap band surgery.'
Photo shoot: The Dukes of Hazzard star was showing off her post baby body
New mum: Jessica gave birth to her first child, daughter Maxwell, in May
The Dukes of Hazzard actress has kept quiet regarding the story which could jeopardise her $4 million deal with the weight loss company.
Jessica admitted to USA Today: 'I let myself
indulge in everything I wanted because it was the first time I was ever
pregnant, and I wanted to enjoy it.
'I wanted to be happy and eat what I wanted… I didn't realise it didn't all come off with the baby.'
Bride to be: Jessica and partner Eric Johnson have been so focused on their bundle of joy that they have yet to sit down and make plans for their wedding
Slimming black ensemble: Jessica is currently trying to shed the 80lbs she gained during her pregnancy
different doctors advised her against going under the knife, Jessica
enlisted the help of celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak instead.
Harley told People: 'When I saw Jessica shortly after she gave birth, she wasn't herself. Her body wasn't hers. I could see how uncomfortable she was in it.'
The pair are currently working out together for 45 minutes, four times a week and Harley said: ' I'm blown away by her progress….She's made incredible strides, but she knows there is more work to do.'
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