Marlo Hampton Confirms She’s Leaving RHOA, Find Out Who Else Isn’t Returning for Season 16 as Alleged Full Cast is Revealed

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Marlo Hampton Confirms She's Leaving RHOA, Find Out Who Else Isn't Returning for Season 16 as Alleged Full Cast is Revealed

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News surrounding The Real Housewives of Atlanta season 16 continues to emerge. Of course, Porsha Williams recently announced that she’d be returning after a few years of hiatus. However, it seems the cast is shaping up as Marlo Hampton has announced she won’t be back.

Additionally, rumors say that Sanya Richards-Ross also got the ax from the hit Bravo show. Plus, has the season 16 cast been revealed?

The first bit of casting news for RHOA season 16 came when Kandi announced at The Grammys that she decided to leave the show. Many sources are claiming that the network needed to know her decision before they could move forward with casting other ladies. 

Now, Marlo has told People that she will not be returning to the show for season 16. She said, “My contract with Real Housewives of Atlanta ended when season 15 wrapped. 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.”

Marlo continued, “My nephews are transitioning into pivotal stages of their academic adolescence, and I am focused on my representation in their eyes and getting back to showing my multifaceted lifestyle of philanthropy, fashion, and fabulosity! I am thankful for this amazing platform of Housewives, which has allowed me to bring awareness to foster care, my non-profit Glam It Up, Inc., and showcase my fashion showroom, Le’Archive.

Marlo continued by saying, “I look forward to my continued relationship with Bravo and NBC Universal.”

Many fans had speculated about Marlo’s future on the show. For one, it almost seemed her primary purpose was to antagonize Kandi, and with Kandi gone, what else would she do? Not only that, but many fans were displeased with her performance on the show after getting a peach. 

Marlo first appeared on the show during season 4. She has appeared in multiple seasons but didn’t become a full-time housewife until season 14. 

The Neighborhood Talk is also reporting that Sanya won’t be back for season 16. Sources told the outlet that Sanya and Marlo were informed of the decision this week. They are also saying that the cast will include Porsha, Kenya, Shamea, and Drew. Additionally, the three newbies will be Angela Reed, Akila Coleman, and Brit Eady. If this rumor is true, the cast will include Sheree as a friend. 

It seems likely that Bravo might confirm some of this casting news soon and it seems they might begin filming soon. So, are you sad to see Marlo go? Do you believe the rumored cast? With the recent news about Porsha, this could be a solid season of RHOA.