Tamra Judge has called it quits with “Real Housewives of Orange County” as she took to social media to announce she will not be returning to the show yet again. Thstar’ses after the star’s 12-season run on the reality program.
The TV personality joined the third season of the Bravo series in 2007, earning her a title as the longest-running full-time cast member in Housewives history.
Focusing On The Future
During a virtual Q&A session with her fans, Tamra revealed she was done with “RHOC” for good. A fan wrote, “Can’t wait to see you and [Dubrow] on [orange emoji].”
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The Bravo personality replied that she has no intention of being a part of the future episodes of the show, she wrote,
“Sorry, not happening! Concentrating on the future not the past.”
Last year, the 54-year-old told PEOPLE about her time on the show and why she was leaving.
Tamra said it was a wild ride and, after all those years, she was looking forward to time away from the cameras.
The businesswoman revealed she was offered a chance to return to the show in a limited role but preferred to walk away on her terms.
Following the announcement of her exit, Judge mentioned she turned down an offer of $200,000 to feature on three episodes of the new season.
Months later, on an episode of the “Behind The Velvet Rope With David Yontef” podcast,” the TV personality spoke about another reality show she would love to join.
Tamra said, “I think I’d want to go to the [Real Housewives of New York City] because she felt she could have a lot of fun with Leah McSweeney.
The reality star said she was obsessed with McSweeney and believes N.Y.C. needs a shakeup and the “RHONY” franchise requires a change in cast.
Previously Addressing Her Return
In June, The Blast reported rumors that Tamra will return to the “RHOC” series following her departure in”January 2020.
The comments hinted that Tamra and former “RHOC” co-star Heather Dubrow might be part of the cast for the upcoming 16th season.
“Showbiz Cheat Sheet” reported that during a Q&A session with her followers, the businesswoman said she was unaware of her rumored return.
The wife of Eddie Judge then admitted she would love to come back in a part-time position alongside her close friend Dubrow.
Memory Lane With Her Husband
In May 2021, The Blast also shared that Tamra and Eddie appeared on an Instagram Live episode of the “S’More Date” series, where the couple was asked about their craziest date story.
The lovebirds looked back on the early stages of their relationship. Tamra had divorced Simon Barney and went on a date with Eddie.
The starstruck husband said the craziest story for him was meeting a celebrity and having her be interested in going out with him.
Eddie took Tamra on a nighttime date to La Jolla, which was awkward for both of them, as they were worried someone might recognize her.
The mother-of-four said she was introduced to her husband through a mutual friend.
Eddie had been a single man looking to rent out a residence while Tamra was looking for a place to stay and visited his home with the “RHOC” film crew.
Tamra said it was love at first sight when she met him and the two lovebirds have been inseparable since then.