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Andy Cohen and Kyle Richards React to Crystal Kung Minkoff's "Sad" RHOBH Exit

Andy Cohen had high praise for Crystal's announcement: "That's the way to do it."

By Shannon Raphael

On April 15, Crystal Kung Minkoff confirmed that she would not be returning to The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills after three seasons as a cast member.

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Crystal, who joined the show on Season 10, called her departure "very bittersweet" — and now former castmate Kyle Richards, as well as Andy Cohen, are weighing in.

What did Andy Cohen say about Crystal leaving RHOBH?

During a broadcast of Radio Andy, the Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen host said of Crystal's video announcement, "It was just so eloquent and classy, I thought. I was like, 'Wow, that's the way to do it.'"

"I just thought it was great," Andy added. 

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What did Kyle Richards say about Crystal's RHOBH exit?

Kyle reacted to Crystal's departure during an Amazon Live stream. "It made me sad, of course..." Kyle said about how she felt when she learned that Crystal would not be coming back. However, Kyle knows that Crystal will be doing a lot of exciting things in the near future, adding, "She's gonna be great."

Crystal Kung Minkoff wearing a white mini dress with puffy sleeves.

How Crystal Kung Minkoff announced her RHOBH departure

The mom of two, who is married to director Rob Minkoff, opened up about her future in a video she posted to Instagram on April 15.

"I just wanted to share the news that I will not be coming back to film Season 14 of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills," she said in the video. "It's very bittersweet. Never did I think I would have been asked to do the show in a million years, let alone film it for three seasons. Every single year I was asked back, it was a blessing. It was an honor."

Crystal Kung Minkoff and Rob Minkoff posing together in all white at an event.

She went on to discuss some of the things she shared during her time on the show. 

"I just wanted to thank you guys for being such an incredible support for me, and I hope that I have been for you, sharing my story with my ED [eating disorder], sharing stories about my father and his Alzheimer's," she continued. "I've heard so many incredible stories from you guys."

After Crystal put the post up, her husband took to the comments to share a joke.

"And I was really planning to 'bring it' this season," he wrote

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