Meet the new Housewife! The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills season 7 roster is taking shape, as a source close to Lisa Vanderpump reveals exclusively to Us Weekly that the hit Bravo series is adding Dorit Kemsley to the cast.
The insider tells Us that Kemsley, a Brit, is friends with the Villa Blanca restaurateur. Kemsley married businessman Paul Kemsley in March 2015, and they have one son, who was a baby when the pair tied the knot.
Dorit gushed about her nuptials in an interview last year with Wedding Style.
“I felt like I was floating outside my body,” she said. “I was filled with love and completely euphoric.”
Vanderpump recently made a big announcement of her own, as she tweeted on Thursday, July 7, that she is returning for season 7, despite her previous hesitation.
"Yep, never thought I would return, but after many discussions, The pump is still in the game," the Sur boss, 55, tweeted.
Us had previously reported that the Vanderpump Rules star was considering exiting Real Housewives until husband Ken Todd talked her into sticking around. "Ken convinced her to do this season," a source told Us. "She needed some arm-pulling."
The show is going to be without two familiar faces in the new season, including Yolanda Foster, who announced last month that she is walking away from the show after four seasons. The former model, 52, who filed for divorce from husband David Foster in January, wrote on Instagram in June that she is "grateful for the housewife experience" and is looking "forward to the next chapter of my life."
Us had previously reported that Kathryn Edwards, who was new to the cast for season 6, would not be returning. The fates of the other season 6 ladies — Kyle Richards, Lisa Rinna, Eileen Davidson and Erika Girardi — are not yet known.
A Bravo rep declined to comment on the season 7 cast. A premiere date has not yet been announced.
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