James Argent looks slimmer than ever in red pants and t-shirt while shopping for cars

James Argent was seen slimmer than ever as he shopped for cars in Essex.

The Only Way Is Essex star, 34, was pictured looking at various cars and posing next to them, after the star lost 14 stones following gastric bypass surgery last year .

James looked handsome as he posed for photos wearing a white t-shirt and casual red trousers alongside shiny white trainers.

He completed his sporty look with a gold watch, necklace and bracelet.

The former TOWIE star has been sharing her weight loss journey with her fans since making her debut last year.

Last April, Arg underwent life-changing gastric sleeve surgery and has lost 14 stones so far.

James Argent was seen slimmer than ever while shopping for cars

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He made the drastic decision to undergo surgery after hitting 27 stone and struggling to control his weight during the covid lockdowns.

Since the operation he has worked hard to lose weight, even the doctors told him he had to put half a stone back.

James also made the decision to get sobercrediting her mother for the inspiration behind the huge change in her appearance and lifestyle.

He said The mirror“My mother said to me, ‘I don’t recognize my son anymore’ – and that really upset me. It played in my head and it was a big turning point in my desire to change.”

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Arg looks better than ever

It comes after the star posed next to his ex-girlfriend Lydia Wright last week while performing with his band, The Arg Band, at Sheesh’s restaurant in Essex.

James was supported by several other celebrities on his show, including McCann Fern, Billie Berger, Denise Van Outen and many more as they joined Lydia, 31, in supporting the reality TV star.

The ex-couple dated from 2008 and allowed cameras to broadcast their tumultuous relationship on TOWIE until they finally separated in 2016.

James Argent looked confident after dropping 14 stone as he posed with ex Lydia Bright at his band's event on Tuesday
James Argent looked confident after dropping 14 stone as he posed with ex Lydia Bright at his band’s event

Proving they still have a strong bond, James and Lydia happily snapped a photo together at the event with their arms around each other which she posted on her Instagram.

“Celebrating and supporting the showman himself @real_arg @theargband showcase @sheeshchigwell oh what a night we are so proud of you,” Lydia wrote in the caption of the photo.

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Elizabeth J. Harless