Tamra JudgeHer oranges back.

The long-term Real Housewives of Orange County star, who left the show after season 14 in 2020, is officially set to return for the series’ upcoming 17th season. Surprise appearance by her on July 20th episode Live: Watch What HappensTo announce exciting news.

Tamra was interrupted Andy CohenAfter finishing his interview, he took out a prop orange and said, “The judge is back and the drama is in session.”

Andy confirmed the rumors of Tamra’s return, adding, “Ladies and gentlemen, it’s true. Tamra Judge is coming back to The Real Housewives of Orange County.”

The 16th of July Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip co-star Jill Zarin said in a since-deleted Instagram Story that Tamra was returning to RHOC. The former Real Housewives of New York City star made her comments while en route to the annual Jill Zarin Luxury Luncheon in the Hamptons. Zarin later clarified to CelebHomes News, “I read online that she’s coming back. I’m not a source.”

Regardless, Tamra was not happy with Jill. “Hey guys, i have a big announcement,” sheIt was stated inn Instagram Story posted soon after her fellow reality star’s. “Jill has the most thirsty bitch that I have ever seen.”