Get Your Fresh Intelligence Daily

SUBMIT

The Younger, The Better? 'RHONY' Execs Seeking Star 'In Her 30s' To Replace Carole Radziwill

Feb. 25 2019, Updated 11:51 a.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to Email

Carole Radziwill has abandoned The Real Housewives of New York City, but RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned producers are already searching for the show’s next big star!

“Producers are always looking for great new cast members and have several people in mind to replace Carole,” revealed a source, noting show executives “want to go younger.”

The source pointed out that Luann de Lesseps, 53, Ramona Singer, 61, and Bethenny Frankel, 47, started RHONY 10 years ago, and they aged right along with the popular reality program.

Article continues below advertisement

“It’s becoming the real grandmas of New York,” joked the source. “Producers want to turn back the clock and find ladies a decade younger.”

“Ideally, the new cast members would be in their late 30s and early 40s,” continued the show source. “They want women who are successful and they love folks who are already famous.”

And while watching the dating drama unfold every week ratchets up ratings, producers hope to “cast at least one women who is a real housewife — someone that is actually married!” says the source.

Though Radziwill's rumored replacement Jill Zarin is not returning to the show she helped pioneer, that doesn’t mean fans won’t see her pop up from time to time.

“Jill might be returning as a ‘friend’ of Luann on a few episodes, but that is entirely up to the Countess,” says the source.

We pay for juicy info! Do you have a story for RadarOnline.com? Email us at tips@radaronline.com, or call us at (866) ON-RADAR (667-2327) any time, day or night.

Get the exclusive celebrity scoop on all the stars you love before any of your friends by subscribing to our new podcast Straight Shuter below!

Advertisement

© Copyright 2021 Radar Media Group LLC. Radar and RadarOnline are registered trademarks. All Rights Reserved. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.