Real Housewives Shakeups: Your Guide to the Latest Casting for RHOC, RHONY and More

One day you’re in, holding an object or fruit to represent your city and twirling in a fancy dress in front of a camera, and the next you’re off to spend time with your family and working on some kind of side business hustle. Such is the life of the stars of Bravo’s Real Housewives franchise.

In recent days, three members of The Real Housewives of Orange County’s season 12 cast announced their departure from the long-running reality series, all citing various reasons for giving up their orange. It’s not uncommon for the shows of the juggernaut reality franchise to change up its cast roster from season to season, but the Orange County shakeup was particularly large.