Porsha Williams has announced she’s leaving Real Housewives of Atlanta after 10
years. The 40-year-old star posted the news to her Instagram on Thursday but teased
that she would be “back on TV very soon.”
Just three days after Cynthia Bailey announced she won’t be returning to The Real
Housewives of Atlanta after 11 seasons, longtime co-star Porsha Williams also just
announced today she’s departing the hit Bravo TV series after a decade ahead of
“After ten life-changing, gratifying, incredible years, it is finally time to begin my next
chapter. Next season, I will not be returning to the Real Housewives of Atlanta
franchise,” Porsha shared via an Instagram statement on Thursday, Sept. 30. “This
was a difficult decision to not only make but also come to terms with. It’s one I have
put a lot of thought into and because of that, I know it’s the right one.
“I want to thank Bravo, Truly Original, and Andy Cohen for this opportunity, and all
the show’s producers, editors, and assistants, for working tirelessly every day to
create our show.”
The Bravolebrity continued, “I have so much love and endless gratitude for my Bravo
family and supporters. You’ve made the past decade a truly special one. One where
I’ve dealt with unbelievable highs and unbelievable lows, and I can honestly say I
would not have made it through some of them without the unconditional love and
support I have gotten from all of you.”
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She concluded, “Don’t worry though, I’ll be back on your TV very soon. I can’t wait to
share all of my exciting new endeavors with the world-beginning with the release of
my memoir, The Pursuit of Porsha, out on November 16. As for the rest, you’ll just
have to wait and see! Love ya!”
Andy Cohen took to the comments to react, “What a run. What an evolution. As we
discussed, I’m gonna go ahead and consider this more of a PAUSE than a goodbye.”
Co-star Kandi Burruss added in surprise, “I was hoping you weren’t 4real leaving.
Wishing you the best on all you’ve got going on!
The fate of her former co-stars Kandi, Kenya Moore, and Marlo Hampton has not
been revealed ahead of season 14.