The entire cast and Andy [Cohen] agreed Phaedra would not be coming back next season. She's considered a liability and will not be returning. I'm sorry." On Monday, May 8, 2017, , "They were so disgusted with her.
Between all of Bravo's many competition reality shows, we've doled out some wild and weird challenges over the years. Who can forget that time Don't Be Tardy's Kim Zolciak-Biermann tried to help her nanny find a man, but instead only helped her find tequila shots? It's time to strut down the catwalk of Bravo's fabulously fashionable history.
Who can forget the time the Top Chef contestants had to make pancakes for Pee-wee Herman? Who can forget the time Real Housewife of New York City Countess Luann taught us all that even Louis Vuitton makes mistakes? It's time to celebrate the Bravolebs who look best in fur... Who can forget the wedding of Giggy and Grandma Wrinkles in the Bravo Clubhouse?
The cast currently consists of D'Agostino, Frankel, Singer, Sonja Morgan, Carole Radziwill, Dorinda Medley and Tinsley Mortimer.
Of the original housewives, Frankel initially left after the third season before returning for the seventh; Mc Cord and Zarin left after the fourth season; and D'Agostino was reduced to a recurring capacity during the sixth season and returned to being a full-time cast member the following season.
Despite the series title, most of the women featured were not housewives.