On the heels of exits from both Denise Richards, who confirmed she was leaving the show in September, and Teddi Mellencamp, who revealed she was fired weeks later, rumors are swirling in regard to Crystal’s potential role on the new episodes.
“Crystal Kung Minkoff is reportedly joining ‘RHOBH’ for season 11,” the Real Housewives Franchise on Instagram revealed to their fans and followers on October 5.
Rob Minkoff Is A Famed Filmmaker, Director, And Animator
According to the fan page, Crystal is the founder of RealCoco, a company which specializes in coconut water, coffee creamer, and chips.
“[Crystal] is the wife of famous Disney director Robert Minkoff, who has directed [films] such as ‘The Lion King,’ ‘Stuart Little,’ and ‘The Haunted Mansion,'” the page continued.
Rob was also listed as an animator of “The Little Mermaid” back in 1989.
Crystal and Rob have been married since 2007 and share two children together, including son Max and daughter Zoe.
Crystal Kung Minkoff Will Reportedly Be A Full-Time Cast Member
While Bravo has not yet officially confirmed who will be returning for the 11th season of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” the Real Housewives Franchise suggested that Crystal would be joining returning cast members Kyle Richards, Lisa Rinna, Erika Jayne, Dorit Kemsley, and Garcelle Beauvais for the new episodes.
It was also noted that Crystal will reportedly take on an official housewife, or full-time, position on the show as Sutton Stracke is brought back to her part-time position on the series.
Crystal Kung Minkoff Is A Descendant Of Confucius
According to a second report from Reality Tea, Crystal is an actress, in addition to a business owner, and has acted as an assistant director alongside her husband.
It was also noted that Crystal is a 76th-generation descendant of the Chinese philosopher Confucius.
While it has yet to be revealed when filming will begin on the new season of “RHOBH,” Dorit hinted that she and her co-stars were already in production over the weekend when she shared a back to work post on Instagram.
Crystal Kung Minkoff Has Ties To The ‘RHOBH’ Cast
While Teddi confirmed she would not be seen on the new season, she and husband Edwin Arroyave both appear to be friendly with the potential new cast member of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” and both follow her on Instagram.
As for who else follows Crystal, Lisa Rinna seems to be the only current cast member who is familiar with her. As fans well know, Lisa has been on the series since season five.
“RHOBH” season 11 will air on Bravo sometime next year.