Selling Sunset might be down a cast member for Season 7. Production began for the show’s next installment, but apparently, not everyone has been asked to return. According to Page Six, Heather Rae Young has been sitting by the phone waiting to get the call to film for the show, but the phone isn’t ringing.
Heather opened up about her possible dismissal from the show during an E! News interview with her husband, Tarek El Moussa. The two welcomed a son in January, and Heather admitted she’s now ready to return to work. However, it’s not as simple as her just showing up at the Oppenheim Group office and clocking in.
“I’ve been off maternity leave and I’ve been excited to get back to work and so far I have not been called back,” Heather explained. Filming for season 7 has begun, so the fact that she has yet to get a call is probably not a good sign. You’ve heard of quiet quitting. This sounds like quiet firing.
Although it sounds like Heather won’t be a part of Selling Sunset Season 7, she confirmed that she would be featured in Season 6. Filming has already wrapped, but Netflix hasn’t confirmed a premiere date. Heather teased, “I don’t think they’ve announced the air date, but soon you guys will find out.”
When Season 6 does hit Netflix, we expect to see a bit of a shakeup at the Oppenheim Group. Of course, Christine Quinn left the brokerage at the end of Season 5 in a controversial departure from the series. She later teased that she would be a part of Season 6 in some capacity before officially leaving the show for good. Longtime cast member Maya Vander also left the series to focus on her real estate business in Florida.
In light of some old faces leaving Selling Sunset, Netflix announced two new cast members joining the fun. Nicole Young and Bre Tiesi have signed on to join the cast for Season 6 and Season 7. They’re both longtime realtors at the Oppenheim Group, and it sounds like they’ve just been waiting in the wings, anticipating the call to join the cast.
Heather might have been dropped from Selling Sunset to clear space for the newbies. But that doesn’t mean she’s off television for good. She and her husband are starring in their own reality show, The Flipping El Moussas, on HGTV. Arguably, that sounds like a better gig than Selling Sunset. At least on HGTV, there’s much less drama, and Heather won’t have to compete for screen time with five other blondes.
TELL US – DO YOU THINK HEATHER WAS FIRED FROM SELLING SUNSET? WILL YOU MISS SEEING HER ON THE SHOW? HAVE YOU BEEN WATCHING HEATHER AND TAREK’S NEW SHOW ON HGTV?
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