When Dorinda Medley joined Season 7 of The Real Housewives of New York City, she quickly became known for her bold personality and fiery temper. In 2020, after six dramatic seasons on the show, Medley confirmed she was leaving Us Weekly. Medley claimed she was “paused,” which producer Lisa Shannon further confirmed at BravoCon 2022. Departure. She explained: “Listen I haven’t had a good season this year so I’m not going to apologize for that but I made it real. It was said that I probably should have taken a year off.”
However, that wasn’t the end of Medley’s reality TV career. She soon appeared in the first season of The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip, which brought together housewives from different franchises. According to Page Six, the show was actually filmed at Medley’s Blue Stone Manor estate in the Berkshires. Medley said: “I was definitely trying to be a good host. I’ve done great work at times and failed terribly at others.” Though the reality star returned for RHUGT season 2, we’re not sure what her future holds elsewhere — but at BravoCon 2022, fans got to know Andy, thanks to Andy Cohen teased Medley’s return to RHONY.
Dorinda Medley’s RHONY return is in doubt
During the Ask Andy panel at BravoCon 2022, Dorinda Medley made a surprise appearance in the fan Q&A series, according to a reporter from The List. At such a high-profile event, the question was asked, “When are you taking Dorinda Medley off ‘hiatus’?” to which Andy Cohen replied, “Dorinda, your time is coming.” After season 13 of The Real Housewives of New York City” was poorly received, Cohen announced there would be a “reboot and remake” of the series, as well as a second “RHONY” series starring former cast members, per Variety. So, is Cohen serious? Will Medley actually appear on any of the shows?
As it turns out, Medley has no predictions about her “RHONY” return. She told Variety at BravoCon, “I swear you know as much as we do. I promise you.” She also shared her thoughts on her cast picks, saying, “It has to be the oldies but goodies. Sonja [Morgan]Luanne [de Lesseps]. You gotta have the old girls back because we are the legacy. I think they should have all the old girls back and just make it big and fun. Throw ’em all in a restaurant and let the games begin.” While we await the casting announcements of “RHONY,” fans need to get their medley fix on “Real Housewives” reruns.