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Taylor Armstrong Is Leaving The Real Housewives of Orange County

The RHOC Season 17 friend made the announcement on social media.

By Allison Crist

Taylor Armstrong is saying goodbye to The Real Housewives of Orange County after just one season. 

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She made the announcement via her Instagram on November 29. The news comes a little over a month after the conclusion of Season 17, which featured cast members Tamra JudgeShannon Storms BeadorHeather DubrowEmily SimpsonGina Kirschenheiter, and Jennifer Pedranti

Scroll on for details about Taylor's departure.

Taylor Armstrong's Explanation for Leaving RHOC

Sharing her official cast photo, Taylor captioned the Instagram post, "Loved spending time with the ladies of RHOC and thankful I got to give the viewers an update on my life. I’ve made some real friendships that I cherish. Wishing the ladies all the best for season 18."

That's not all Taylor said, though. Giving a nod to her now infamous feud with Heather about her acting career, Taylor cheekily added, "P.S. Adding season 17 to my IMDb."

Taylor Armstrong posing for a press portrait.

Bravolebs React to Taylor Armstrong Leaving RHOC

Tamra immediately showed Taylor some love, writing, "No," with a sad face emoji. "You will be missed Taylor." She also added a hashtag reading "friends forever."

Jennifer, meanwhile, wrote, "I love you SO much," while Teddi Mellencamp Arroyave — who, like Taylor, used to be a cast member on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills — commented, "From cotton candy to ice cream, you’ve given us so much! Gonna miss watching you."

Taylor Armstrong's Bravo Legacy

Bravo fans first met Taylor in Season 1 of RHOBH and she shared the many emotional ups and downs of her life during her time on the show. She exited following Season 3, but did make appearances throughout several subsequent seasons.

Years later, Taylor went on to become a cast member for Season 2 of The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip Ex-Wives Club

Most recently, Taylor made history as the first Housewife to transfer franchises when she joined RHOC. Like Taylor said in her post announcing her departure, she shared a lot about her life since leaving RHOBH over the course of RHOC Season 17. She even reintrouced fans to her daughter, Kennedy Armstrong, more than 12 years after she made her small-screen debut on RHOBH

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