Fancy pants is again! On June 15, 2021, it was introduced that Heather Dubrow shall be returning to “The Real Housewives of Orange County” for season 16.
Dubrow additionally made the announcement on a June 16 episode of her podcast, Heather Dubrow’s World, alongside visitor Andy Cohen, the place the 2 spoke at size concerning the information. During the episode, Cohen spoke extra about Dubrow’s return, and revealed how he determined that including her again to the cast might be simply the correct transfer for the franchise.
“It simply is a testomony to every little thing on the proper time, you realize?” Cohen mentioned about Dubrow’s return. “I feel the viewers need it, the show is at a crossroads proper now, we have now some rebuilding to do, and I feel that it is simply fascinating. When you left the show, you and I’ve talked about this, you have been at a spot the place you have been actually over it and you were not into it … It simply goes to show that, years later, you may have the angle to be like, ‘Maybe I can deal with this another way.'”
Cohen additionally revealed that he wasn’t positive that Dubrow would even come again to the “Real Housewives of Orange County” when manufacturing requested.
“I did not [think you would say yes]. We had talked a few years in the past about you possibly coming again, and we had all type of mentioned, possibly it’s the proper second, however possibly it is truly not,” Cohen defined. “I personally felt prefer it was too quickly from whenever you left and it is such as you need to come again when everybody is absolutely actually overestimated and enthusiastic about it and I feel that is the time now.”
Dubrow was a cast member of “The Real Housewives of Orange County” throughout seasons seven by way of 11.
Dubrow Said That She ‘Laughed’ When She Was Offered a Spot on the Show
While chatting with Cohen on her podcast, Dubrow admitted that she “laughed” when she bought the decision from manufacturing wanting to speak a couple of attainable return to the franchise.
“Production known as me in December and I laughed,” Dubrow revealed. “Then, I considered it, as a result of a yr in the past or two years in the past I might need mentioned no as a result of timing is an enormous deal … Now, issues are just a little bit totally different. My household is in a unique place, my children are just a little bit older, the pandemic has given me a unique perspective on issues, after which I began eager about, what number of instances do you get to return and take a look at one thing once more?”
Dubrow additionally mentioned that she has not stored up with “The Real Housewives of Orange County” since her departure after season 11.
“I’ve not watched the show since I left, you realize that,” Dubrow mentioned to Cohen on her podcast. “I did not watch it earlier than I began, and I have never seen it since I left. I’m not enjoying any catch-up as a result of there is not any level.”
‘The Real Housewives of Orange County’ Face More Cast Changes
With the addition of Dubrow, there have additionally been some cuts made to the cast of subsequent season’s “The Real Housewives of Orange County.” Per Variety, Kelly Dodd, Braunwyn Windham-Burke, and Elizabeth Lyn Vargas is not going to be returning.
“The final 5 years have been a tremendous expertise. The subsequent 5 years shall be even higher. I’m so grateful for all of the love and assist and so excited concerning the future#RHOC,” Dodd wrote on Twitter about her departure.
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