Real Housewives of Beverly Hills in Talks With Baroness Monica Van Neumann to Join Cast

Meet to could-be new addition to the hit Bravo show

By Brett Malec Mar 28, 2013 10:57 PMTags
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The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills is on the hunt for Adrienne Maloof's replacement!

The hit Bravo show is in talks with L.A. socialite Baroness Monica Von Neumann to potentially join the cast, a source confirms to E! News.

"She has been approached by the show," the source says. "She's met with producers and casting," however, nothing is official yet.

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Aside from potentially being the first African-American Housewife on Beverly Hills, Von Neumann would definitely bring spice to the show's fourth season.

Von Neumann has her own lifestyle brand that features home fragrances and Baroness candles and has been called by some the "black Martha Stewart."

"The producers loved that she has an existing company," the source dished.

Von Neumann was born in Detroit but moved to L.A. at the age of five. She met her late husband, Austrian royalty Baron John von Neumann, during a trip to Palm Springs. They were married for 26 years before he passed away from cancer.

A rep for Bravo tells E! News, "We are not commenting on casting."

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