Kelly Dodd Receives a 'Parting Gift' from Shannon Beador Following Her Exit from RHOC
Kelly Dodd is celebrating the start of her next chapter with a little help from her friend.
Following the news that she is not returning to the upcoming season of Real Housewives of Orange County, Dodd received a special gift from her now-former costar Shannon Beador. Dodd, 45, shared multiple videos on her Instagram Story on Tuesday of Beador, 57, gifting her a large bottle of liquor.
After stating that the news of her exit is "already out there," she hugged and thanked Beador's boyfriend, John Janssen. "We're gonna drink this tonight," Dodd added. "And Shannon, I love you so much."
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Dodd had been apart of the franchise since season 11, which premiered in 2016. In a post-exit tweet, the reality star shared her appreciation for the Bravo series and teased what's next for her.
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"The last five years have been an amazing experience," she wrote on Wednesday. "The next five years will be even better. I am so grateful for all the love and support and so excited about the future ❤️🍊 #RHOC."