‘RHONY’: Andy Cohen and Heather Thomson Confirm Her Return for Season 13 — Will She Be Full-Time or Just a ‘Friend’?

by Jeremy Spirogis
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In October, rumors began swirling that Real Housewives of New York alum Heather Thomson can be returning for season 13. Now, it’s now not a rumor. Both Heather and government producer Andy Cohen have confirmed that Heather might be a part of the brand new season. Now, the query is – will she be full-time or only a “friend” of the present?

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‘RHONY’ star Heather Thomson | Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal by way of Getty Images

Heather Thomson noticed filming in Hamptons with ‘RHONY’ solid

Heather first joined the RHONY solid again in 2012 for season 5. She remained a full-time solid member by season 7. Since then she’s made a couple of visitor appearances in season 8, season 10 and season 12.

According to Screen Rant, rumors of Heather’s return began swirling in late October when she was noticed within the Hamptons with the RHONY solid. Heather was reportedly filming with Ramona Singer, Luann de Lesseps, Sonja Morgan, Leah McSweeney, and beginner Eboni Okay. Williams.

Around the identical time, a report surfaced that claimed Heather was returning as a full-time solid member. Then, Eboni posted a solid picture on her Instagram Stories that included Heather. And, RHONY producer Sam Pezz tweeted that the women have been taking pictures within the Hamptons and Heather was again.

On his Instagram Stories, the producer shared a video of the RHONY stars on an outing, and Heather was within the limo-style bus along with her co-stars.

The ‘RHONY’ alum mentioned she wasn’t inquisitive about returning

Less than a yr in the past, Heather revealed on her In My Head podcast that she had little interest in returning to RHONY. However, she left the door open simply in case.

“I have new visions, new horizons. Never say never, but watching the show, I don’t feel like there’s any reason for me to go back to that,” she mentioned on the time. “That’s not what I wanted for my life – to fight with Bethenny [Frankel] every day on television. If I ever went back to the show again, which I wouldn’t, but if I ever did, I’d probably even be better because I wouldn’t take it to heart.”

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When confirming her return, Heather mentioned that she enjoys exhibiting off her life in entrance of RHONY cameras. She says that with a number of the OGs, the present is a slapstick comedy. What she doesn’t get pleasure from is when issues get darkish and poisonous.

Heather defined that she loves speaking about actual points and vital issues. As lengthy as she will lend that to the present, she says she’ll “always come back.”

Heather Thomson says she’s returning as a ‘friend’ of the present

Heather not too long ago advised Hollywood Life that she enjoys “dropping in on the show.” She defined that since she left in season 7, she’s been again fairly a bit.

“I left [after Season 7], but I never really left. I always like to touch base with the ladies and [now there’s] all this intrigue about [my] big return,” Heather mentioned.

She additionally revealed that she might be returning as a “friend” of the present as a result of she “really can’t” do full-time.

“I want I may on one stage, however on one other stage, I’ve acquired so much occurring which is nice. I’ve acquired two youngsters. I’ve acquired two new companies that I’ve began. And pay attention, Housewives is numerous work,” Heather defined.

Bravo boss Andy Cohen additionally spoke out about Heather’s return on the Everything Iconic podcast with Danny Pellegrino. Andy mentioned that at this level, Heather has identified the RHONY girls for eight or 9 years and “she speaks their language.”

Andy famous that there’s a “great benefit in bringing legacy cast members back.”

Season 13 of Real Housewives of New York will premiere on Bravo in 2021.

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