The Real Housewives of Orange County cast welcomes back fan favorite Lydia McLaughlin.
The reality TV series recently said goodbye to one of its longtime cast. Alas, to The Real Housewives of Orange County cast changes take place next season with the exit of Heather Dubrow.
After five seasons, Dubrow said she is leaving the hit reality show. According to her, she will use the time away to focus on her family. Moreover, she expressed gratitude for her time on the show. Then again, she also teased about her likely return.
The Real Housewives of Orange County Cast Comeback
Perhaps Heather Dubrow could take a cue from a The Real Housewives of Orange County former cast member who left but is making a comeback in season 12. Hence, fans would surely recognize Lydia McLaughlin from season 8. McLaughlin drew in fans with her cheerful personality. Her marijuana-smoking mother Judy likely helped as well, according to People.
However, she walked away from the hit reality TV series after one season. She chose not to return in season 9. The wife and mother of three also wrote a book after her time as part of The Real Housewives of Orange County cast.
Despite her desire to continue with ROHC, she felt God wanted her to walk away from it, McLaughlin wrote.
How Would the Cast React to Her Return?
As it turns out, the rest of The Real Housewives of Orange County cast would likely welcome McLaughlin’s return. Apparently, she has kept in touch with most of them. Previously, she revealed how her relationship with Tamra Judge has improved over time. Indeed, Christianity was the key to bringing the two housewives together.
Surprisingly, one cast mate McLaughlin has not connected with is Vicki Gunvalson. Then again, she said they have no bad blood against each other. Simply, the two do not seem to have much to talk about.
“I guess I just haven’t talked to Vicki [Gunvalson]. It’s not like we have bad blood; I just feel like we don’t really have anything common. She’s a grandmother, and I just had a baby,” McLaughlin said.
Then again, could Vicki Gunvalson be on her way out as well? The reality TV star seemed to hint at the possibility she will not return to the Bravo series. However, Radar Online said otherwise. According to its source, Gunvalson along with Kelly Dodd are certain to be back since they bring the drama needed by The Real Housewives of Orange County cast.
Image source: Facebook/Lydia McLaughlin