AceShowbiz - A new season of "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills will feature new faces. Bravo announced on Thursday, August 29 that actress Garcelle Beauvais and Lisa Rinna's bestie Sutton Stracke would be joining the other cast members in upcoming season 10.
"I am excited and proud to be joining the cast of such a wildly popular and beloved show like 'The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,'" Beauvais, who is known for her appearance on "NYPD Blue", said in a statement to Bravo's Daily Dish blog. "As a working actor who has been in the industry for some time, it's exhilarating to have the opportunity to delve into a new chapter in the entertainment spectrum."
The 52-year-old actress went on saying, "As the first African American Housewife in the Beverly Hills franchise, I am honored and humbled by this awesome opportunity to exemplify the fact that Black Girl Magic lives and thrives in every zip code. I'm excited to share the many ongoing daily surprises, laughs and joys of being a working mother in today's crazy world. The hustle is R-E-A-L! No games, all heart and a little dash of fashion-filled sass is what you'll get when you step into my sphere ... and I wouldn't have it any other way!"
Garcelle is a mother to her three children. She shares son Oliver with ex-husband Daniel Saunders and twins Jax and Jaid with second ex-husband Mike Nilon.
Stracke also expressed her excitement in joining the popular reality TV show. "As a mother to three children who is also deeply committed to my efforts in philanthropy, my life is a balancing act," she said. "There is a lot going on in the best way possible and I strive to pursue all of my passions to the fullest. I am excited to share my true loves of art and fashion design, and open the doors to my world. I am looking forward to this ride and where this journey takes me. Fun times ahead for this Southern Belle in Southern California!"
While most of cast members are returning for the new season, Camille Grammer's name was noticeably absent from the cast list. The star later confirmed her exit after one fan asked her why she wasn't there.
"I wasn't asked back. It's fine. I did my time on the show. And it's Kyles show," she responded, shading former co-star Kyle Richards. The fan wrote back, "Cannot BELIEVE you weren't asked back," to which Camille replied, "It was was [sic] up to Kyle."
She went on assuring the fan that she was "really fine." Camille also shared that she didn't plan to return for another season after the reunion, which was taped back in June, after all. "After the reunion I didn't want to come back. It was an awful experience," added Camille.
Kyle previously accused Camille of coming in "guns blazing" towards the other Housewives during the reunion special. "Camille came into the Reunion guns blazing. I honestly do not know why she was so angry. We of course are going to address the stuff she said and did. That’s what the Reunion is about," she tweeted. "Especially when they have been doing it so long. The way Camille treated everyone was mind-blowing."