ORANGE COUNTY (LALATE) – Is Lauri Peterson returning to RHOC in 2013? Lauri Peterson left Real Housewives of Orange County in 2008. But Lauri HAS told Andy Cohen that she would never rule out a return to the show. Moreover, she now reveals that she almost returned to RHOC for season 6. But is Lauri now coming back, at least for a short appearance, in 2013?
Lauri Peterson joined Tamra Barney and other housewives for a series of a photos released by Barney in November. In them, Barney invites Lauri along with current and future RHOC housewives for wedding and bridal preparations. And will Bravo cameras already following Barney’s wedding preparations throughout the 2013 season, Lauri Peterson may appear on camera.
But fans are still urging producers to bring Lauri back as a full housewife. In fact, Andy Cohen wants her back as well. “I was wondering if anyone could ever convince Lauri to return to the show?” one viewer asked Cohen recently.
Cohen replied “Yeah Lauri, how many times did I try to convince you!” Cohen and Lauri then reveal that she almost returned to the show for season six. But without explaining why, she seems to suggest that she wasn’t conformable with the show’s then-dynamic. “We almost got there [to contracting for] season six, it was close, but then I watched the show and [stops]….. I never say never.”
Lauri Peterson, Tamra Barney