Real Housewives of Orange County star Meghan King Edmonds must have had a big change of heart about leaving reality TV to focus on her family. RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned that the 33-year-old wife of Jim Edmonds and new mom to daughter Aspen is actually returning as a full-time cast member this upcoming season.
When last season of RHOC wrapped, the blond beauty was very pregnant. Sadly, it seemed that fans were not going to be able to witness Edmond’s mommy skills. She quit the show, insisting that the drama was not for her.
As previously reported, Edmonds told fans that she was moving to her native St. Louis with her baseball legend husband, 46, and newborn daughter. However, “producers felt that bringing her back full time could be good for her and good for ratings,” the source said.
“Meghan started off as being a friend or a guest on the show for this upcoming season. She was really wanting to focus on her family,” the insider added.
As RHOC die-hards know, King Edmonds was not having any of the drama that was brewing between Vicki Gunvalson, 55, and Tamra Judge, 48, last season. But things are quite different now, as the source told Radar, “Meghan has formed a close bond with Tamra and Shannon Beador and it is working out really well so far.”
Though they knew she could bring the drama, “producers had already written Meghan and her family out of the show, so she had to really plead and show them she wanted to return badly,” the source told Radar.
Luckily for Edmonds, divine intervention enabled her to rejoin with ease. “Negotiations fell through with production on with a potential new cast member, so they were able to make room for Meghan. She was the last person to get an offer to return to the full time cast,” said the source. According to the on-set snitch, filming for the current season of RHOC is almost complete.
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