But now it's straight up cancelled!
Ticket holders were sent the following email on Friday:
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There is no reason to start flipping tables!
Rumors that Bravo is starting a new Real Housewives franchise in Santa Barbara are complete bull shizzle!
Certain news sources are claiming the network is recruiting "socially prominent, wealthy women in the plush seaside city" including "at least one prominent divorcee" to star in The Real Housewives of Santa Barbara.
"[The rumor is] Completely not true."
There are soOOoooOoo many untapped markets for fiery lady dramaz. It would be a shame if Bravo continued to mainly use the golden coast (and not say, Chicago, Las Vegas, or Houston) as their source for finding fAAAbulous women!
Don't get us wrong — we LURVE our Orange County ladies! And well, let's face it, RHOBH is possibly the best thing ever to be broadcast on television!
BUT srsly, there are SOOO many cray cray places with insane, unfiltered and unrealistic women seeking 15 minutes of fame.
All of America's crazy housewives need a chance to
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