Posted on Wed Sep 21, 2011 01:55 PM PDT
Bravo confirmed over the weekend that Real Housewives of New York's Jill Zarin, Cindy Barshop, Alex McCord and Kelly Bensimon had been fired from the show.
Rumors had it that the network wanted the show to have more glitz and less bickering.
Now, The New York Daily News is reporting who will replace the four, joining LuAnn de Lesseps, Sonja Morgan and Ramona Singer.
According to the paper, author/news producer Carole Radziwill, fashion designer Heather Thomson and philanthropist Aviva Drescher are the newest housewives.
Radziwill, who used to work for ABC, will be the show's "single girl" with famous roots. She lost her husband to cancer in 1999; only a month earlier, her close friends, Carolyn-Bessette Kennedy and John F. Kennedy Jr., were killed in a plane crash. Her mother, Lee, is the younger sister of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.
Drescher has three children with her banker husband, making her the "Wall Street wife." Thomson's shapewear business has made her wealthy -- she's a married mom of two.
Bravo would not confirm the new cast, saying only, "We haven't made any announcements regarding new ladies at this time."
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