The Real Housewives of Potomac's Candiace Dillard Bassett is stepping down after six seasons.

After six incredible years with The Real Housewives of Potomac, I'm starting a new chapter and am really grateful for the life-changing experiences...

 deep friendships, and reflective moments that have shaped this journey, Dillard Bassett stated.

"I have chosen to take a break from RHOP due to the deluge of new opportunities and responsibilities that I have on my plate."

"This is not a farewell, but a'see you later,'" stated the former Miss United States, who debuted on the show in Season 3 and will not be returning for Season 9. 

 She thanked the devoted viewers of the show as she concluded her remarks.

Your unfailing support has guided me, and I look forward to discovering new adventures and sharing them with you!”

Dillard Bassett, Gizelle Bryant, Ashley Darby, Robyn Dixon, Karen Huger, Dr. Wendy Osefo, Mia Thornton, and Nneka Ihim will reflect on “a rollercoaster season filled with the trials and tribulations of friendship” on Andy Cohen's RHOP reunion sofa. 

The three-part reunion premieres Sunday, March 31 at 8/7c on Bravo; Parts 2 and 3 air April 7 and 14.

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