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Kenya Moore Will Return for RHOA Season 16: "Longest Standing Peach"

Kenya Moore revealed she will be back for the upcoming Season 16 of The Real Housewives of Atlanta.

By Jocelyn Vena

Break out the marching band: Kenya Moore confirmed her return for the upcoming Season 16 of The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Kenya's big announcement comes in the weeks after several current and former RHOA cast members revealed their exits or return to the cast ahead of the new season.

Kenya Moore Confirms She's on the RHOA Season 16 Cast

Kenya confirmed the news of her return to the RHOA cast for the upcoming Season 16 on Friday, April 11 on Instagram.

"I may be Gone With the Wind Fabulous, but I’m not Going anywhere!" she shared on Instagram, along with the hashtags "Sweet 16" and "longest standing peach."

Kenya Moore smiling in a pink dress in front of the WWHL step and repeat.

Over the course of her time on the show, viewers have watched Kenya's evolution into a business owner and mom to daughter, Brooklyn Daly, and in the video at the top of the post, she sits down with RHOA producer Lizzie Spratt as the duo reflect on her many iconic moments over years.


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Porsha Williams Confirms Return to RHOA and Is Ready to Show "the World My New World"

Earlier this year, , Porsha Williams revealed that she would be coming back to the show after taking Seasons 14 and 15 off. 

“I'm incredibly thankful for the vision and faith NBCUniversal has put in me to be a larger part of their family,” Porsha said in a statement on February 13.  “I’m looking forward to being back on The Real Housewives of Atlanta, and showing the world my new world!” 

Kandi Burruss, Sanya Richards-Ross, and Marlo Hampton Are Exiting The Real Housewives of Atlanta  

Kenya's return comes following several of her cast members confirmed exits from the cast for the upcoming season: Kandi Burruss, Sanya Richards-Ross, and Marlo Hampton.

During an interview with Variety on the red carpet at the Grammy Awards in February, Kandi shared that she was taking a "break" from the series after 14 seasons as a full-time cast member. 

"I decided I’m not coming back this year," she told the outlet. "I’m going to take a break, I’m going to take a moment… I’m not coming back this year."

Just a few weeks later, Marlo, who had been a friend of the ladies for many years before becoming a 'Wife on Season 14, shared a statement confirming her exit as well.

"My contract with Real Housewives of Atlanta ended when season 15 wrapped,” she said in a statement on February 23. “This break from RHOA is a fresh start, allowing me the space to participate in new creative entertainment projects focused on my future, and not reliving my past.”

Andy Cohen confirmed Sanya's exit on his radio show in March 2024.

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