It’s official! The Real Housewives are invading Beverly Hills for the latest installment of the Bravo reality franchise, debuting Oct. 14 – and many of the casting rumors are turning out to be true.
Camille Grammer, who filed for divorce from her husband of 13 years, Frasier star Kelsey Grammer, in July, will appear on the series. The mother of two is said to share several on-camera scenes with her ex during the upcoming season. Grammer owns a TV production company and has a collection of rare first edition books, including Pride and Prejudice and The Sound and the Fury.
Also making their Bravo debut?
Adrienne Maloof: The New Mexico native is part of the Maloof dynasty, which owns the Sacramento Kings basketball team and the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. She has three young sons – Gavin, 7, and twins Christian and Colin, 4 – with her husband, prominent plastic surgeon Dr. Paul Nassif.
Kim Richards: A child star who appeared in Disney films like Escape to Witch Mountain, she now has four children – Brooke, 24, Whitney, 20, Chad, 19, and Kimberly, 15 – and spends her time on her businesses, which include a jewelry line and a bottled water charity.
Kyle Richards: She’s Kim’s sister and also appeared in Escape to Witch Mountain as well as Little House on the Prairie and E.R. Kyle is married to realtor Mauricio Umansky and has four daughters – Farrah, 21, Alexia, 14, Sophia ,10, and Portia, 2. The Richards other sister is Kathy Hilton – Paris Hilton‘s mom.
Lisa Vanderpump: The British restaurateur is a new fixture on the Beverly Hills scene, running two restaurants and a skincare line and writing column in Beverly Hills Lifestyle magazine. Married for 29 years to her husband Ken, she’s the mother to Pandora, 24, and Max, 18. She also has four dogs.
Taylor Armstrong: Wife of a venture capitalist, Armstrong moved to Beverly Hills seven years ago from Oklahoma, and focuses on raising her daughter Kennedy, 4. She also runs her own SAP firm, eImplement Inc., and volunteers for the 1736 Family Crisis Center. – Charlotte Triggs