Fans of Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" haven't seen the last of Brandi Glanville just yet. The "Drinking and Tweeting" author announced her departure from the series in June, saying she planned to use her newfound free time to focus on other business ventures. It seems, however, that she couldn't stay away from "RHOBH" for long.
According to Us Weekly, Brandi, 42, will "pop up here and there" in Season 6. Her role will not be full time, according to sources. Producers reportedly decided to bring her back in a limited capacity in an effort to keep the level of drama on the show high and "liven things up." Reps at Bravo have reportedly declined to comment on Brandi's reported return.
The initial announcement about Brandi's exit from the show came during an episode of her popular podcast, "Brandi Glanville Unfiltered." She told listeners the decision to quit was her own, shutting down rumors she'd been fired for being difficult. She added that the people at Bravo had been "awesome," calling them "family," and joked that it was like the mob saying, "you never really get to leave us." When remaining cast members Kyle Richards and Lisa Vanderpump commented on Brandi's departure, they called her claims that she hadn't been fired "a crock of poo."
Bravo has added two new members to the cast in an effort to fill the empty spaces left by both Brandi and Kim Richards leaving the show. Kim, 52, was fired in June after the network and it's parent company, NBC Universal, determined she was too much of a risk given her history of addiction. Kathryn Edwards and Erika Jayne have been added to the "RHOBH" Season 6 roster.
Filming for "RHOBH" has been underway for quite some time now, though it remains unclear when the show will return to TV.