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Kristen Taekman Is Leaving RHONY

Excuse me, what?

E! broke the news of the next housewife to depart, Kristen Taekman, and shared this quote from her statement:

"My experience during my time on RHONY was fantastic and I made some great new friends," Kristen told E! News in a statement. "At this time in my life, I have decided to concentrate on my family and my new business ventures Pop Of Color nail polish and Last Night's Look, my fashion blog. I will remain a Housewife and part of an amazing franchise forever and that is what is important. "

Heather Thompson had already announced she was leaving as well, so season 8 is going to have a very different cast with the loss of these two.

The whole Housewife world is shaking up, since on top of this, RHOBH lost Kim Richards and Brandi Glanville and Nene Leakes left RHOA.

New blood will make it interesting though - as we know. We can't wait to see who ends up replacing Taekman on RHONY.


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