Taylor Armstrong, a RHOBH alum, has joined the RHOC and becomes the first housewife to switch franchises

Taylor Armstrong, a RHOBH alum, has joined the RHOC and becomes the first housewife to switch franch ...

Taylor Armstrong, 51, has just made her real housewifestory. According to Peoplewho first reported the news on August 1, Taylor, an original star ofThe Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, has joined the cast ofThe Real Housewives of Orange County for its 17th season.

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Taylor starred in the first three seasons of RHOBH, during which she separated from her abusive husbandRussell Armstrong, who died by suicide shortly after season 2 filming. They now reside in Orange County with Taylor's 16-year-old daughter Kennedy.

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Taylor made a big comeback on the second season of PeacocksRealHousewives:Ultimate Girls Trip. They stayed at Dorindas Blue Stone Manor in Massachusetts for one week.

The whole cast of Season 17 of RHOChas has yet to be officially announced. We know Taylor and Tamra will be there along with expected returning starsHeather Dubrow,Shannon Storms Beador,Emily Simpson, andGina Kirschenheiter. Dr. Jennifer Armstrong and Noella Bergener announced their retirement from the program on July 8th.

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