‘RHOBH’ Alum Taylor Armstrong To Join ‘Real Housewives Of Orange County’ In Franchise Crossover First

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Taylor Armstrong is returning to the Real Housewives franchise, but is trading diamonds for oranges and making some history while doing it.

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills alum is joining Season 17 of Real Housewives of Orange County, Deadline confirmed Monday. She will be a “friend of” the ladies of the O.C., taking on a part-time role in the series, which is expected to start filming this summer with a premiere date to be announced.

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With the move, Armstrong becomes the first housewife to cross franchises in history of the long-running reality shows.

Armstrong’s new RHOC co-star, Tamra Judge, welcomed Armstrong today by sharing a photo of them together at the Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip: Ex-Wives Club premiere. “Not only am I returning to #RHOC for season 17 but my girl @TaylorArmstrong is joining me along for the ride. Double the trouble coming your way,” Judge tweeted.