Bravo producer Andy Cohen confirms that he supplied Tamra Judge from The Real Housewives of Orange County an opportunity to return to the sequence to “wrap up” her storyline.
After a turning level weekend, each Judge and RHOC OG Vicki Gunvalson introduced they have been not going to be a part of the sudsy docudrama. The solid knew that heads have been on the chopping block as Cohen hinted that he was going to make main adjustments to the groundbreaking present. “The casting for next season is some of the best casting we’ve had,” Cohen shared on SiriusXM’s Jeff Lewis Live in December.
He even dropped a clue about Gunvalson being let go too. “As I have told Vicki Gunvalson before, we all cannot rely on television as our careers. They’re going to tell us all [to go].” He just lately dished on his SiriusXM present Andy Cohen Live, that he supplied Judge a possibility to return in a restricted capability to tie a neat bow on her storyline. Will she be again?
Judge received’t be returning (as of now)
Cohen shared that he was holding out hope that maybe Judge would possibly nonetheless make a visitor look subsequent season. “I’m hoping, and this is not lip service, that she will come back in some form, either this season or in the next couple,” Cohen mentioned, People recounts. “Because I just feel like she is someone that I am always interested in, I always want to check in with her on.”
He then acknowledged the Judge has been an important solid member. “She has been an incredible Housewife, she really has,” he added. “She’s been dramatic, she’s vulnerable… she has been great.”
Cohen then confirmed he supplied Judge the chance to make a visitor look subsequent season too. “We had offered her three episodes to come back and kind of wrap out her story. … That is true,” he confirmed. “She didn’t want to do that. Look, she’s been on the show for 12 years. We wanted to give her a send-off.”
She confirmed she wouldn’t return in a restricted position
Judge briefly eliminated her orange emoji on her Instagram bio earlier than the shakeup. She reinstated it, however because the information formally broke, the orange has as soon as once more vanished. Judge additionally stopped following a lot of the RHOC solid and Andy Cohen on Instagram too.
She made a press release about her departure from the present on Instagram. “It’s been a wild 12 years . But it’s time for me to move on. Im sad to go but very excited about my future . Love ❤️ you guys ✌🏼.”
In September, Judge made it completely clear she wouldn’t proceed on the present if she have been demoted to “friend” standing. “That’s a tough one, and I was actually just talking about that with a friend,” Judge instructed US Weekly. “I don’t know. I feel like [if] there’s a point where I’m not that interesting, then I just might leave on a high note and just go, ‘OK, I’m done.’ I don’t know that I’d stay as a friend.”
She added, “I just feel like, you know, there’s gonna be a time when everything … I don’t know! I can’t say, because you just never know. But, who knows?”