Real Housewives of Orange County

Lydia McLaughlin on Leaving The Real Housewives of Orange County: “Another Baby” on the Way? — Exclusive

Wetpaint Entertainment and Celebified caught up with now-former Real Housewives of Orange County star Lydia McLaughlin at TV Guide's 2013 Hot List Party — and it just so happened to be the day she announced she was leaving the reality series. "I just wanted to do what was right for me and my family," Lydia told us exclusively. "Bravo has been amazing, it's been a great family to be a part of, but I just felt like I wanted to have another baby and do different things within my family."

But will we ever see Lydia again on the Bravo reality series? Lydia says that's always a possibility and even points to New Jersey's Dina Manzo for evidence, noting that she took an extended break. Check out the video for the full story!