By Tom Gliatto Mark Dagostino Blaine Zuckerman
November 16, 2009 12:00 PM

> As of Nov. 19, Coto de Caza’s former Playmate turned real estate queen, 55, leaves reality TV behind–to get back to reality.

WHY LEAVE THE SHOW?

It was so much fun for four years, but filming takes up a lot of time. It cut into my salary. I made a quarter of what I normally would make in a summer [selling houses], and going through a divorce, I just couldn’t afford it. Plus, I need more time to look for a boyfriend.

HOW IS YOUR DATING LIFE?

Dating is weird. I’m a boyfriend kind of girl. I want just one person, not to date 10 guys.

WHO’S YOUR IDEAL GUY?

It’s going to be tough to replace [former baseball star ex] Matt. It feels weird to go to a regular guy from a world-class athlete. Maybe I should date younger men or something.

WOULD YOU DO MORE TV?

Hopefully! But not to be seen as a person who just goes to lunch, gets drunk and has parties. I’m looking for a little more something.

SO NO CHANCE OF AN O.C. COMEBACK?

Slade came back–so who knows?

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