AceShowbiz - "The Real Housewives of Orange County" cast members come and go. After Tamra Judge and Vicki Gulvanson decided to leave the show ahead of season 15, it is reported that the Bravo reality show is trying to get Kelly Dodd and Shannon Beador back for the show.
A source reveals to HollywoodLife.com, "Kelly and Shannon have been asked to return to the show." The insider goes on saying that both Kelly and Shannon are both thrilled for the offer, but they are allegedly approaching the show in different ways. Kelly is reportedly excited while Shannon is "now going to have a chance to move past her issues with Kelly" in the forthcoming season.
Shannon was one third of the "tres amigas" along with Tamra and Vicki. She "got a lot of flack on social media about being a third wheel," but now she will be able to "shine" as she has "always been authentic."
Tamra announced her departure on Saturday, January 25. Speaking to PEOPLE, Tamra, who had been on the show for 12 seasons, said, "It's been a wild ride, and after all these years, I'm looking forward to life away from the cameras. I was offered a chance to come back to the show in a limited role, but would prefer to walk away on my own terms."
Prior to his, co-star Vicki Gulvalson shared that she left the show on Friday, January 24. "I will always be the OG of the OC, but it's time to say goodbye to 'The Real Housewives of Orange County'," the 57-year-old wrote on Instagram, before referencing her famous party catchphrase. "It's been an incredible ride for 14 years and I want to thank all of you for your support, for your love and for 'whooping it up!' "
In response to their departures, Kelly was allegedly "honestly excited that Vicki and Tamra aren't going to be returning." Shannon, meanwhile, "will miss her friends," claims the source.
"Kelly and Shannon both would love to have their men on the show but that will need to be worked out still," the informant explains about their partners. "No contracts have been signed and they're still talking to the ladies about getting new wives as there will definitely be new faces on this season."