Adrienne Maloof says she’s putting her “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” days behind her to move onto bigger and better things and couldn’t be happier about it.
The 51-year-old businesswoman says she’s not one bit sorry about leaving “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” behind, according to E! News. But she did admit that the Bravo reality show helped pave the way for bigger projects.
"I am in a great place and so excited about the future," Maloof told the publication. "I am working on some huge projects for television and also concentrating on producing a film, so it's a very dynamic time right now."
"I am grateful for the platform 'Housewives' gave me," she added. "It was a fantastic experience, but now it's time for something new."
By “new” experiences, Maloof was likely referring to a number of diverse endeavors she’s currently involved in that reportedly include a jewelry line for Bloomingdales, along with unnamed film and television projects. Maloof, who has gained a reputation for her dramatic jewelry, said she was “thrilled" about the Bloomingdales collaboration.
"I can't wait for everybody to see it," she said, before adding that her life is “fantastic” at the moment.
A source close to the business mogul and reality star told the gossip site that Maloof’s departure from “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” could not have come at a better time for her.
"Adrienne is in a different place now," the source said, adding that Maloof is "mixing with a different crowd. [She] has her sights set on bigger and better things than 'Housewives.'"
Maloof’s new business projects come amid months of upheaval in her personal life. The reality star, who went through a very bitter and public divorce with ex-husband Paul Nassif last year, was recently rumored to have broken up with her boyfriend, Sean Stewart, the son of British rocker Rod Stewart. However, the pair are reportedly back on again.
Maloof first revealed her relationship with the much younger Stewart, who is 32, in January, telling TMZ that Stewart was “very giving” and adding that “age is just a number.”