Bravo’s Real Housewives has been around for over a decade and grown exponentially from a singular show into a series and now an entire franchises! Similar to many other reality shows, the Real Housewives has a high turnover rate with their cast members — many stars have come and gone. Sometimes their departure is expected or supported by the audience, but there have been a few times when cast members have totally shocked us with their exit! Here’s are the 7 most shocking exits in Real Housewives history!
7. Yolanda Hadid
Yolanda Hadid goes down in history as one of the most beloved Housewives of all time. She was so sweet in nature and always kind to her cast mates. She never really got too heavily involved in the drama, until the drama came after her. While her exit wasn’t all that shocking in the sense that she’d been battling Lyme disease for almost the entire time she’d starred on the show, her last season was the most riveting of all her seasons combined! Not only was her illness called into question, but just before she announced her departure, viewers watched as her marriage to David Foster unraveled and abruptly ended in divorce!