LeeAnne Locken will not be returning to The Real Housewives of Dallas, ET has confirmed.
Peoplewas first to break the news, which comes after Locken told ET in December that she thought the show was ready for a “real good shakeup.”
The 52-year-old reality star has been an original cast member of the Bravo series since it launched in 2016, however she told ET in a statement that she plans to put a “very personally challenging” fourth season behind her in order to focus on family, philanthropy and travel.
“The last four years have been a trolley-slapping good time but after much consideration, I have made the personal decision to step away from RHOD,” she said.
“Getting to share my wedding with the viewers last year brought me tremendous joy, however the season was very personally challenging for me,” she added. “I am looking forward to stepping away from the cameras and spending quality time with my husband and friends, traveling, but most importantly, getting back to philanthropy, which was my main reason for joining the show.”
Locken also thanked viewers who had “laughed and cried” with her throughout her RHOD journey, and joked that her “pantyliner is still exhausted.”
That infamous scene was one of many which the model, actress and television host made memorable during her ups and downs on the series.