Eileen Davidson Leaves 'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills', Teddi Jo Mellencamp Joins the Cast

Teddi, the daughter of music legend John Mellencamp, is reportedly added to the cast for season 8 after Eileen confirmed she exited the show after three seasons.

AceShowbiz - As one leaves another one comes in. Eileen Davidson has announced that she wouldn't be returning to "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" for its upcoming season eight. The actress confirmed the news in a statement and a Twitter post, citing her busy schedule as the reason of her departure.

"After a lot of careful thought, I've decided because of my crazy schedules at 'The Young and The Restless', as well as 'Days of Our Lives', it's best for me and my family if I step away from being a Housewife for now," she said in the statement. "But you never know, I might be popping in from time to time just to see what the ladies are up to! Thanks for your love and support guys!!!"

The Daytime Emmy Award-winning actress also wrote on Twitter, "TRUE! Bcuz of my crazy sched @ yr & days I must step away from hw 4 now. But I might b popping in 2 see what the chix r up 2 Thx 4 the [love.]"

Eileen joined the reality show in season 5 with record salary of $750,000 per season. Lisa Rinna, Lisa Vanderpump, Erika Girardi and newbie Dorit Kemsley are expected to return for the new season.

Besides the mainstays, a new Housewife will be joining them in season 8. E! News reports that Teddi Jo Mellencamp will be the new addition to the cast in the upcoming season, although it's currently unknown if she will be a full-time Housewife or appear as a friend of the Housewives.

Teddi is the daughter of music legend John Mellencamp. In her Instagram bio, she describes herself as an "accountability coach and fitmom addicted to sweat and laughter. Writer of honest sarcastic reviews for anything health/fitness." She is married to Edwin Arroyave and has two children and one step-child.

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