The Actual Housewives of Orange County is about to endure some very actual adjustments.
As you’ll have heard, two relative newbies are on their means out, as neither Jennifer Armstrong nor Noella Bergener will return to the franchise subsequent yr.
It doesn’t sound as if the ladies, every of whom joined the present for Season 16, got a lot of a alternative within the matter, both.
“I cherished opening up about being a working mother on Actual Housewives of Orange County,” wrote Armstrong on Instagram final month.
“I’m so grateful to have had the privilege to speak about my father, my youngsters, and an actual trendy relationship on nationwide tv.
“My household and my work are a very powerful elements of my life, so I’m stepping away from RHOC and specializing in them.
“Thanks to everybody who has reached out in assist — particularly from the working mothers. Ladies can actually have all of it in the event you work for it.”
At nearly the identical time Armstrong launched the above assertion, Bergener wrote:
“After a wild season of ups and downs, I cannot be returning to The Actual Housewives of Orange County.
“I’m so grateful to Bravo, Andy Cohen, and Evolution Media for giving me this unbelievable platform to share my story.
“Thanks to all the followers for all the love and assist throughout fairly presumably the toughest yr of my life. I’m wanting ahead to brighter skies forward, and might’t wait to share what’s subsequent.”
So there we have now our pair of dismissals.
As for who might be taking their place?
Tamra Decide confirmed lately that she’s on board for Season 17… after which, in a real shocker, we realized that Taylor Armstrong can also be set to make historical past.
She’s about to change into the primary girl to ever swap Bravo franchises!
Armstrong was one of many authentic stars on the Beverly Hills-based model of this collection when it premiered in 2010.
The place does this depart different acquainted names and faces?
“Heather Dubrow, Shannon Beador, Emily Simpson, and Gina Kirschenheiter are all getting back from season 16; nonetheless Gina has [rumored] to be demoted to a ‘good friend’ for the upcoming season,” the Actual Housewives Franchise on Instagram revealed this week.
“Tamra Decide is making her flip as a full-time housewife.
“Taylor Armstrong might be featured as a ‘good friend of’ for season 17.”
The report went on to allege that former housewife Alexis Bellino is “in contract negotiations,” and will very effectively rejoin the present as a part-timer.
“Prone to be [one] (possibly [two]) new housewives, and Vicki Gunvalson could make visitor appearances, as Tamra has acknowledged that she might be inviting Vicki to occasions filmed all through the season,” the message learn.
Why is this system making so many adjustments?
As a result of Bravo is giving it one final likelihood to show issues round.
In line with this identical Instagram account, the solid has been informed to “carry it” on Season 17.
In any other case?
The present could possibly be break up into two reveals in some kind of legacy transfer… akin to what occurred to The Actual Housewives of New York Metropolis after its lackluster thirteenth season.
In a press release of her personal, in the meantime, Armstrong confirmed she’ll be making appearances subsequent season.
“I’m excited to be again on Housewives as a good friend of the women. Orange County has been my dwelling for the final seven years.
“I lately bonded with Tamra on RHUGT, and have met Shannon and Heather. I can’t wait to fulfill the remainder of the ladies and get going,” she stated, by way of The Actual Housewives Zone on Instagram.