Marlo Hampton on ‘RHOA’s New Direction for Season 16

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Marlo Hampton stands by way of her choice to depart The Real Housewives of Atlanta but remains in touch with the solid.

“It’s been virtually exciting seeing the women and the new route they’re stepping into,” Marlo, forty eight, solely instructed Us Weekly at Hollywood Unlocked’s Impact Awards. “I’m glad for them and might’t wait to track in. I changed into a part of this franchise for 10 years. How do I not watch? It’s my own family.”

Marlo joined RHOA as a pal in season four and became a full-fledged Housewife all through seasons 14 and 15. She confirmed her exit in February after her contract ended.

“This ruin from RHOA is a clean start. It lets in me space to pursue new innovative initiatives targeted on my destiny, not reliving my past,” she advised Us in a assertion. “My nephews are in pivotal tiers of their academic youth. I’m centered on my illustration of their eyes and showcasing my life-style of philanthropy, fashion, and fabulosity.”

RHOA season sixteen, currently filming, will famous person Kenya Moore, Porsha Williams, and Drew Sidora. Newcomers Brittany Eady, Kelli Ferrell, and Angela Oakley will be part of them. Shamea Morton Mwangi may be upgraded from a “buddy,” and Cynthia Bailey will go back in a “buddy” function.

Marlo shared her mind at the rookies. “I’ve met Kelli and Britt at events, but now not Angela,” she stated on the Beverly Hilton Hotel event. “If Bravo asked me to return returned, I’d remember it, however right now, I suppose they’re complete.”

Cynthia Bailey hinted at the brand new season’s dynamics. She said, “We’re on Week No. Three and already, these ladies are jumping proper in. I assume you guys are in for a treat.”