“To my loyal fans… It was time to exit RHOBH. The show served as a wonderful platform, stay tuned!” Maloof tweeted to her fans on Monday, March 4. Maloof also linked to a blog post which explained her exit in more detail.
“The show served as a wonderful platform for all the amazing projects that I have in the works,” Maloof wrote. “I am forever grateful to my fans, thank you for your support, and stay tuned!”
The 51-year-old hotel mogul was supposed to tape the reunion special for Season 3 on Friday, March 1 alongside co-stars Lisa Vanderpump, Brandi Glanville, Kim Richards, Kyle Richards, Taylor Armstrong and Yolanda H. Foster, but backed out at the last minute.
According to Us Weekly, the reality TV star had a prior engagement with her children which trumped the RHOBH reunion taping.
“She doesn’t need that kind of negativity in her life,” said a source. A ha, the real reason.
Still, in Maloof’s defense, there is plenty of bad blood between her co-stars after this season, and plenty of dramatic life changes in her own life to contend with.
During the taping of Season 3, Maloof went through a messy divorce from husband Paul Nassif, and became a single mom to the couple’s sons (Gavin, 9, twins Christian and Colin, 6). She also had several feuds with her cast members, particularly 40-year-old Glanville.
Rest assured, the Real Housewives of Beverly Hillsreunion will still play host to plenty of juicy drama. Kyle Richards tweeted Saturday:
— Kyle Richards (@KyleRichards18) March 2, 2013
Are you a Real Housewives of Beverly Hills fan? What do you think of Adrienne Maloof’s decision to leave the show? You can read her entire blog post explaining her departure here.