Sheree Whitfield, famed television personality from the Real Housewives of Atlanta, has elected to leave the show for good. After four seasons on the show, she is calling it quits, denying rumors that she was fired.
Since news broke, rumors that she was she was let go by Bravo have been making its rounds on various Internet gossip sites. However, according to Whitfield, she has decided to leave on her own.
After four solid seasons of helping Bravo build the show into its most successful Housewives franchise, I have decided to leave, said Whitfield, according to Wetpaint. The direction the show is going in is no longer a fit for my lifestyle. I'm tired of the fighting and the cattiness.
Whitfield continued to say that she wants to be part of something that sets a positive example for women across the country and she does not believe Real Housewives of Atlanta give her that opportunity.
I want to be part of something that empowers and inspires women to not only be healthy, but to treat themselves with respect, she said, in an interview with Wetpaint. I wish the rest of the women the best of luck. I'm thrilled to say I'm now a free agent and am already fielding offers.
Bravo responded in a statement on Wednesday by saying the company wishes their former employee the best of luck in the future.
We have enjoyed working with Sheree as part of 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta,' a network spokesperson said, according to Us. We wish her all the best in the future.
People began speculating about Whitfield's departure from the show after she did not appear at Bravo's Upfronts in New York City, ignited rumors that she was fired from the show. However, according to Whitfield, she was on vacation with her family in Puerto Rico.
She hope to take the time to focus her attention on her new clothing line, She by Sheree.
On Twitter, she answered some of her fans question regarding her departure.
Whitfield is the former wife of Atlanta Falcons offensive tackle, Bob Whitfield.