How Riley Burruss lost weight as a teenager, so Riley's mother, Kandi Burruss, revealed that Riley was bullied in the media, especially on the TV show "The Real Housewives of Atlanta."
Riley is taking some fashion inspiration from her mom Kandi, as she tells PEOPLE she's been digging through her closet.
Riley Burruss says losing weight for her is not about a number but more about feeling good. Find out how the 'RHOA' star manages her new body image.
Secrets of Riley Burruss's Weight Loss Journey
The first secret is Super Mama extraordinaire Kandi Burruss, who always defended her daughter Riley in the Bravocon, in which Riley Burruss appeared undesirable because of her appearance, which made her subjected to attacks by bullies.
In one of Riley's then-deleted Instagram comments, Kandi Burruss says her daughter has been open about her struggles while weighing her self-esteem at times.
The second secret is not to focus on the scale when losing weight
Riley struggled with weight loss from 220 pounds to 168 pounds until she reached her ideal weight.
This made Riley a star or hero in the eyes of teenagers her age, and she has documented her weight loss journey on YouTube.
Riley Burruss shocked her fans with her weight loss journey, noting that her weight loss this time didn't depend on how much she lost but on how she felt.
How did Riley Burruss lose weight?
Riley Burruss is openly struggling with her weight that seems to have preferred to stay out of the spotlight.
As a teenage girl, she started working on weight loss with a trainer and nutritionist to help her impressive weight loss.
Surprisingly enough, during the COVID-19 pandemic, Riley Burruss has gained some weight again.
In just a few months, she lost 52 lbs, which made mum Kandi Burruss proud of this achievement, and Riley achieved her goals and maintained a great lifestyle.
Young people should take Riley Burruss as a role model for losing weight, which is what Kandi Burruss star discussed on Bravocon.
Riley Burruss said:
“Honestly, I will say after the first time you lose weight, you try not to look at the numbers because it’s more about a mental thing, so I tried not to do the number thing,” she said per PEOPLE while attending 2022 BravoCon. “I feel like when you’re bigger, you don’t realize what size you are until after, so I don’t even really remember. It’s been a minute, so I’ve had to keep getting new clothes.”
Riley Burruss is taking some fashion inspiration from her mom Kandi, as she tells PEOPLE she's been digging through her closet.
Riley Burruss looked amazing at BravoCon. She showed off her weight loss in a blue dress, and her mom called her a 'supermodel' online.