Jen Shah Completes Anger Management Classes as 'RHOSLC' Star Remains Behind Bars

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Jun. 27 2023, Published 11:30 a.m. ET

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Jen Shah is changing her ways.

As The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City star continues her six-and-a-half year prison sentence for running a fraudulent telemarketing scheme, her representative, Chris Giovanni, confirmed Shah successfully completed an anger management course while in the Texas facility.

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“Through journaling, homework, audio lessons and the two hour weekly group sessions/class, I learned more about what anger is, where it comes from, and healthy ways to respond and react that are safe and beneficial,” the former Bravo star said in a lengthy statement.

Shah — who surrendered to jail in February — cited the tools of “challenging unhelpful beliefs” and "Rational Self-Analysis" in order to help her better manage intense emotions. "I learned you can have the same activating event but get a different outcome using the tools we learned and implemented each week," she explained.

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“In reflection, I could have used this on RHOSLC,” the 49-year-old noted of her time as a main cast member on the reality series from 2020 until 2023. "Even though class has ended, I will be carrying around my RSA worksheet in case I run into conflict while here."

“Ultimately, I can’t control what others will do, but I can control how I choose to respond and react with the tools I learned in class..." Shah added, signing off on the note as "#ZenJen.”

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Cameras were rolling in March 2021 when Shah was arrested for defrauding thousands out of their money with her nationwide telemarketing scheme. She originally entered a plea of not guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud.

In July 2022, the mother-of-two changed her plea to guilty right before the case was set to go to trial. "In 2012 to March 2021 in the Southern District of New York and elsewhere I agreed with others to commit wire fraud," Shah confessed to Judge Sidney Stein at court. "I knew this was wrong. I knew many people were harmed and I'm so sorry."

Page Six obtained the statements from Shah.


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