It has just been reported that Eva Marcille will not be joining the cast of Real Housewives of Atlanta for another season.

In a statement Marcille said, “I appreciate the bond of friendship that I have made with several of my castmates and the strong personal relationships I have with numerous executives and producers at the Bravo and Truly Entertainment companies.”

Marcille added, “I am thankful for the opportunity I was provided. However, after speaking with my family and representatives, I believe that what I hope to accomplish for the culture and community will be better served by focusing on other opportunities. I look forward to serving my community on ‘The Rickey Smiley Morning’ show and finding ways to be a voice during this transformational time in our country for people of color.”

Marcille joined the cast of the hit series during their 10th season. Viewers have got an inside look at how she balances life in entertainment/modeling and we got to see her has a mother.