It’s official. Bravo quietly confirmed Saturday night what had been reported on Friday, which is that Jill Zarin, Alex McCord, Kelly Bensimon, and Cindy Barshop have all been let go from The Real Housewives of New York City. Of tghe seven cast members, only LuAnn de Lesseps, Ramona Singer, and Sonja Morgan will return for the fifth season.
Alex has hinted in tweets that she and Simon may still be a part of the Bravo TV family and Jill Zarin has stated on Twitter that doing the Real Housewives Live Tour “wouldn’t feel right” now. Meanwhile, Cindy Barshop tweeted that she “left on her own terms” while Kelly Bensimon has stayed mum on the subject.
Bravo has some serious shoes to fill. Let the casting begin.