‘RHOC’ Truce! Emily Simpson & Shane Desperately Trying To Save Their Troubled Marriage

'RHOC' Emily Simpson & Shane Desperately Trying To Save Marriage
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Oct. 30 2019, Updated 10:20 p.m. ET

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Emily Simpson and her husband Shane are desperately trying to save their troubled marriage, RadarOnline.com exclusively learned.

The Real Housewives of Orange County star had hip replacement surgery on Oct. 29 and an insider told Radar that her much-maligned husband has stepped up to the plate in the time of the family crisis.

“He took her to the hospital, watched the kids,” an insider spilled to Radar exclusively. “He’s such a good dad. Five kids and he’s always with them, picking them up, shuttling them around and making lunches.”

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Viewers were appalled by Shane’s actions toward Emily on RHOC after he spent time in a hotel studying for the bar and left her to entertain his own parents.

He was ripped for being rude to his wife and his “disrespectful” comments against Emily earned the wrath of her fans, but the insider told Radar that the show was a rude awakening for Shane.

“It’s been brutal,” the source said about Emily dealing with Shane’s attitude. “But being on the show was a dose of self-awareness he needed.”

Emily’s RHOC co-star Tamra Judge even speculated that she would be the next to get a divorce, but the insider dismissed that sentiment.

“Things have been good. He’s really changed. He’s the husband she’s always wanted and deserved.”

While Shane went through a bitter divorce with his first wife, who accused him of being physically abusive to her, the insider said his marriage to Emily was much stronger.

“He would never leave Emily; he’s obsessed with her.”

Scroll through the gallery for more details about Emily’s marriage woes.

Good Husband

'RHOC' Emily Simpson & Shane Desperately Trying To Save Marriage
Source: Courtesy of Emily Simpson/Instagram

“Poor Shane had to help me to the bathroom three different times and he barely got any sleep,” Emily posted on her Instagram story on Oct. 30 after recovering from her hip replacement surgery.

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Painful Recover

'RHOC' Emily Simpson & Shane Desperately Trying To Save Marriage
Source: Courtesy of Emily Simpson/Instagram

“This is tough,” she admitted about her surgery recovery.

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Past Troubles

'RHOC' Emily Simpson & Shane Desperately Trying To Save Marriage
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"I have trouble with the way that you talk to me sometimes," Emily told her husband on an episode of RHOC, calling out his cruel words. "I don't like the condescending tone. It's sarcasm all the time. I get tired of being the butt of all your jokes sometimes."

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Ratings Gold

'RHOC' Emily Simpson & Shane Desperately Trying To Save Marriage
Source: Courtesy of Emily Simpson/Instagram

Emily’s marriage troubles were a prominent storyline on RHOC. “Emily feels completely neglected by Shane. She’s very emotional right now,” a source previously told Radar.

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Tough Times

'RHOC' Emily Simpson & Shane Desperately Trying To Save Marriage
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Radar broke the news that Shane failed the California Bar Exam that he took in February, but he retook the exam in July as was awaiting the results.

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Making Up

'RHOC' Emily Simpson & Shane Desperately Trying To Save Marriage
Source: Courtesy of Emily Simpson/Instagram

“Things have been good. He’s really changed. He’s the husband she’s always wanted and deserved,” the insider told Radar about Emily’s feelings about Shane.

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Sense of Humor

'RHOC' Emily Simpson & Shane Desperately Trying To Save Marriage
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Emily joked on her Instagram that her pain meds were “not strong enough” after her surgery.

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