After confirming her departure via Twitter, Adrienne Maloof exclusively told E! News: "I left on decent terms, I knew it was time to exit. RHOBH was an amazing platform but I am now excited about moving on to some major new projects, which I can't discuss at the moment. I am really looking forward to the next chapter of my life."
Beverly Hills is down two Housewives!
Camille Grammer is not returning to The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills for its upcoming fourth season, the reality star exclusively confirms to E! News. Grammer, Kelsey Grammer's ex-wife, also confirms to us that she did not attend the reunion taping today.
In addition to Grammer, Adrienne Maloof also will be exiting the show, a source confirms to E! News. Maloof also skipped the reunion, with a source exclusively telling us she "was very concerned" about attending.
Our source tells us it was a mutual decision between Maloof and Bravo for her to exit the series, however another source claims the network fired Maloof, who was hoping to possibly appear next season with Sean Stewart by her side to spice things up a bit.
Bravo had no comment.
As for not attending the reunion taping, Maloof, who recently divorced Paul Nassif, "knows she's going to be asked about her children and the surrogacy," our source explains. "She is also not allowed to talk about her divorce; there is a gag order in place, and she was concerned she is going to be pushed into a corner and repeatedly asked about it, and that will compromise the divorce agreement.
"It is too dangerous and the repercussions too severe for her to put herself in that situation," our source close to Maloof adds.
Maloof was also concerned about attending the taping because of castmember Brandi Glanville. "In her Bravo contract, she has said she never wants her children to be a part of the show. Since Brandi brought up the surrogacy, that has exposed her children to exactly what she was trying to shield them from," our source says. "She does not trust that that subject will also not be touched on at reunion."
This isn't the first time Grammer has exited the hugely popular Bravo reality series: She quit the series prior to season three, telling us, "I didn't want to expose my personal life so much anymore. I had done that and was over that." Grammer ended up returning to the series.
—Reporting by Ken Baker and Melanie Bromley
(Originally published March 1, 2013 at 4:17 p.m. PT)
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