'Real Housewives of Orange County' Season 14: Who's Returning to the Cast and More Show Info

The Real Housewives of Orange County is on track to return for a 14th season. Following a drama-filled Season 13 reunion, the cast reunited to begin filming for a new season, according to a Us Weekly report on Monday.

Although Season 14’s premiere date has yet to be revealed, if past seasons are any indication, fans should expect the ladies of RHOC to return to the small screen sometime during the summer. Former seasons of the Bravo reality show premiered during the months of June and July.

Viewers can expect some cast shakeups too—although, Vicki Gunvalson is still slated to return to the show despite rumors of her plans to depart. The original housewife, who has been a member of the cast since its 2006 debut, shot down exit rumors back in February.

“Unless you hear it from me, then it’s simply a rumor,” Gunvalson wrote. “I am in negotiations.”

Gunvalson later confirmed filming scenes for Season 14 in separate video post on social media.

'Real Housewives of Orange County' Season 14: Who's Returning to the Cast and More Show Info (l-r) Gina KIrschenhelter, Kelly Dodd, Tamra Judge, Andy Cohen, Shannon Beador, Vicki Gunvalson, and Emily Simpson appear on the "Real Housewives of Orange County" Season 13 reunion. Filming for Season 14 is currently underway. Trae Patton/Bravo

More than likely, the tension between Gunvalson and co-star Kelly Dodd will trickle over from Season 13 into the new season. Fans watched as the castmates nearly came to blows during the Season 13 reunion after Gunvalson accused Dodd of using cocaine. With both Gunvalson and Dodd confirmed to return for Season 14, as well as their continued social media catfights, it may be safe to assume their ongoing feud will continue on the new season.

In addition to Gunvalson and Dodd, show stars Tamra Judge, Shannon Beador, Gina Kirschenheiter and Emily Simpson are all slated to return for RHOC Season 14. Meghan King Edmonds, who joined the cast in 2016, announced her decision to leave the show in January 2018. However, the mother-of-three is expected to make a cameo in a catch-up scene with Beador and Judge, according to Us Weekly.

Meanwhile, there is speculation a new housewife will be on board as King Edmonds’ replacement. Braunwyn Windham-Burke, the wife of tech magnate Sean Burke, was spotted filming scenes with members of the cast. However, Bravo has not yet announced her as a full-time cast member as of yet.

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