"The Real Housewives of Orange County" is losing a housewife.
Heather Dubrow has announced that she won't be returning to the Bravo show.
"After a lot of careful thought and deliberation, I have decided not to return to RHOC this season. These past 5 years have been an incredible journey and I'm so proud to have been a part of such an iconic piece of pop culture," Dubrow said.
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"I am so grateful to Evolution Media, Bravo and the whole NBCU family for all of the incredible experiences and the opportunities RHOC has afforded me and my family," she continued. "However, at this point in my life, I have decided to go in another direction and do what's best for my family and career. Should I change my mind, I thank Andy Cohen, Evolution and Bravo for telling me that the door is always open."
Dubrow and her husband Dr. Terry Dubrow joined the series in season seven and have showed the ups and downs of their family lives, including her husband's busy career, the craziness of raising four kids and the construction of Chateau Dubrow.
"The Real Housewives of Orange County" airs Mondays at 9 p.m. on Bravo.
(E! and Bravo are both part of the NBCUniversal family.)