Tamra announced she was leaving RHOC after 12 seasons in January. She has been on the long-running franchise since its third season in 2007 and was, at the time of the news, the longest-running full-time cast member in Housewives history.
“It’s been a wild ride, and after all these years, I’m looking forward to life away from the cameras,” Judge told PEOPLE earlier this year. “I was offered a chance to come back to the show in a limited role, but would prefer to walk away on my own terms.”
A source told PEOPLE at the time, “[Tamra] was asked back for three episodes, so producers could close out her storyline.”
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