Tinsley Mortimer Skips 'RHONY' Trip to Mexico After Rumors That She Quit Show

The socialite got engaged to on-off boyfriend Scott Kluth in November 2019

Tinsley Mortimer skipped a trip to Mexico with her Real Housewives of New York City castmates following reports that she quit the show.

The socialite, 44, was noticeably absent from costar Sonja Morgan‘s photos from the vacation with Luann de Lesseps, Ramona Singer, Dorinda Medley and new Housewife Leah McSweeney.

“Retweet if you think we are sweet one #retreat #rhony girls,” Morgan, 56, captioned the photos on Twitter.

In another photo of the five ladies hugging each other, Morgan wrote, “With my girls in the #beach in #resort mode baaaaaby #rhony @Bravotv.”

Mortimer did not respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.

In early November, Page Six reported that Mortimer did not show up to film the Bravo series and had flown to Chicago to be with boyfriend Scott Kluth, whom she got engaged to later that month.

“You never know with Tinsley,” de Lesseps recently told TooFab. “She’s back to dating Scott, and I hope and pray it works out this time around.”

“And, you know,” she added, “the door is always open if she needs to come back.”

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Mortimer, who joined the cast of the Bravo show for season 9 in 2017, has been dating Kluth, the founder and CEO of the popular money-saving site CouponCabin, on and off since her former RHONY castmate Carole Radziwill set the two up on a blind double date in February 2017.

The couple got engaged in November on the steps of the Chicago Water Tower in front of a group of Christmas carolers.

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Tinsley Mortimer
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Speaking to PEOPLE in June, Mortimer, who was on a break from Kluth at the time, admitted that the show put a strain on their relationship.

“He tried,” she said. “It was just too much for him.”

“My life is my life,” she added. “The show is an important part of my life. I understand that there are people that don’t always want to be exposed to that and I can’t assume that they would. It’s a give and a take.”

Tinsley Mortimer

Mortimer’s reported exit from the series comes after Bethenny Frankel‘s sudden and unexpected departure over the summer. Frankel, one of the original cast members, announced in August that she was leaving the show, shocking both fans and her costars.

In a statement, Frankel, 48, said it was “time to move on and focus on my daughter, my philanthropy and my production partnership with Mark Burnett, producing and starring in shows which represent a shift in the conversation for women.”

“With the changes in modern culture, I want to highlight the strength, confidence and unstoppable power that women have,” she continued. “My experience at Bravo has been an incredibly magical ride. I am so grateful to them for highlighting my entrepreneurialism and allowing me to pave the way for many women to achieve their goals. I am excited for my future. The best is yet to come.”

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Singer told PEOPLE at the time that Frankel did not inform the cast that she was leaving the show, but that she ultimately wants the best for her friend.

“There is a camaraderie among us as a cast,” said Singer, 62. “Love us, hate us, not like us — we are a team. To hear this from the press and not through her is upsetting.”

“I really wish her well, though,” Singer added. “The show’s a machine and it will continue on. We’re all just a cog in the wheel. No one is irreplaceable.”

Season 12 of the hit Bravo show is currently in production, though a premiere date has not yet been announced.

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