Bravo Fans Mourn the Exodus of Iconic Cast Members

by Jeremy Spirogis
Tamra Judge, Vicki Gunvalson, Emily Simpson, Gina Kirschenheiter, Shannon Storms Beador, Braunwyn Windham-Burke, Kelly Dodd

Bravo followers are feeling slightly weak as one more icon says “farewell” to her present. Moments after the Below Deck reunion wrapped, chief stew Kate Chastain bid followers adieu.

Tamra Judge, Vicki Gunvalson, Emily Simpson, Gina Kirschenheiter, Shannon Storms Beador, Braunwyn Windham-Burke, Kelly Dodd
Tamra Judge, Vicki Gunvalson, Emily Simpson, Gina Kirschenheiter, Shannon Storms Beador, Braunwyn Windham-Burke, Kelly Dodd |Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank by way of Getty Images

She shared on her Instagram that she has left the present in favor of “land-based” work as an alternative. “After many months of reflection and internal discussions, I have chosen to make a transition this year in starting to carve out a progressive new land based role,” she wrote together with a photograph. “I intend to step back as a senior member of the Below Deck Family and work to become financially independent, while continuing to fully support His Majesty Andy Cohen.”

Many followers seemed to be upset to be taught that Chastain was stepping away from her position as chief stew after being on the present for the previous six years. But the angst goes additional as many identified that there appears to be a Bravo icon hemorrhage.

First Bethenny Frankel, then Vicki Gunvalson then …

Bravo influencers are monitoring a sample. Best of Bravo posted a collection of images that includes the forged members who’ve lately left the community. The influencer had a humorousness by beginning the road of images with the canine on the middle of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills controversy, adopted by Lisa Vanderpump.

But the mass exodus consists of Bethenny Frankel, Joe Giudice, Danielle Staub, Vicki Gunvalson and Tamra Judge. Chastain rounded out the checklist. “Not to mention Luann’s sobriety and probably Tinsley, Denise, and Nene. There’s just a lot going on ok!! Bravo is life,” Best of Bravo included within the post.

Another influencer simply desires Craig Conover from Southern Charm to supply hugs. “First, we misplaced Bethenny. Then Vicki and Tamra from RHOC. And now Kate from Below Deck. These are unusual and complicated instances and I actually need Craig Conover to carry me,” Bravo Superfans posted.

Some selected to step away, whereas others have been fired

The steam of Bravolebrities leaving the community is a mixture between forged members who selected to stroll away and some who have been fired. Frankel, Vanderpump (and it seems) Chastain all made an exit on their very own phrases. Giudice was deported again to Italy, which makes it a problem for him to movie.

But Gunvalson and Judge have been fired. Producer Andy Cohen shared the considering behind letting Judge and Gunvalson go. “We simply felt like, with Orange County, we have been moving into circles slightly bit with the group,” he shared on his Radio Andy SiriusXM present. “Sometimes you have to take people out of the group to see the stories go in a different direction.”

Although Vanderpump left RHOBH, she nonetheless seems on Vanderpump Rules. Plus, Cohen reminded followers that forged members come and go. When Frankel left for the second time he shared that she will be able to all the time return. “She already left is what we need to remember,” he mentioned on his Sirius XM present, Bravo’s The Daily Dish studies.

“We were so lucky to have these last seasons with her on them,” he continued. “It was so fun to have her back, and she brought so much to the show that I just am living in the gratitude of her second return. And I will hopefully live in the gratitude of her third return because we are much like the mob. You can’t get out. I do hope and think that she will come back some time… Who knows?”

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