Shortly after pal Golnesa “GG” Gharachedaghi announced her engagement to boyfriend Omid Kalantari, Shahs of Sunset’s resident party girl Mercedes “MJ” Javid made sure to snatch back a bit of the spotlight, stat.
Javid, a 30-something luxury real estate agent, showed off her voluptuous figure by pouring her curves into a teeny weeny purple leopard print bikini for a poolside tanning session in Santa Barbara, Calif. over the weekend.
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In a series of images, the feisty brunette adjusts her suit with a little help from her more modestly clad pal before lying out on a blue-striped towel to catch a few rays and sip on a Corona.
Javid also showed off an impressive gold cuff and watch, and even stepped into a pair of furry ankle boots at one point.
While the pint-sized reality TV star and a pal soaked in the sun poolside, they opted not to get in the water for fear of a wardrobe malfunction or ruining their hair and makeup.
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But fans of the show and star couldn’t be prouder of Javid’s fuller figure, despite online criticism.
“I really DON’T like the crap @TMZ is giving you about your recent bikini photo,” one fan tweeted at Javid. “You look good to me.”