Bravo’s ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ Casts Transgender Woman for Season 8

Bravo has cast transgender model Amiyah Scott in “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” for its upcoming eighth season, Variety has learned.

The casting would mark the first-ever transgender housewife to be featured in the “Real Housewives” franchise, though the capacity in which Scott will appear is undetermined, as discussions have just begun.

Though Bravo declines to comment on any casting rumors surrounding the network’s programming, insiders tell Variety that Scott attended a Monday night event with the cast where she was filming scenes for season eight.

At this point, a source close to the series says the cabler has not made any decisions regarding Scott’s casting, whether she joins as a full-time housewife, “friend of the housewives” or just appears in an even-smaller role, as Monday’s event was the first time the model filmed for the show, and much is still under consideration.

Scott on “RHOA” will join many transgender figures on reality television, following “Big Brother” casting its first-ever trans contestant this summer; ABC Family’s “Becoming Us” from exec producer Ryan Seacrest, which documents a teenage boy’s life after his father transitions; TLC’s summer series “I Am Jazz,” which follows 14-year-old trans teen Jazz Jennings; and E!’s Caitlyn Jenner docu-series “I Am Cait,” which is currently in the midst of its eight-episode run.

Original cast member NeNe Leakes will not return to season eight of “RHOA,” she announced earlier this year. The highest-rated of the long-running Bravo franchise, TMZ also reports “Facts of Life” alum Kim Fields has been added to the “Atlanta” cast.

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  1. miles godfrey says:

    i usually watch this show..whats with this transgender garbage,now being showcased on every thing and everywhere..look like most things are/was always run by the gay community,who are now bold enough to cast that lifestyle everywhere..

  2. Clinis says:

    The world now reminds me of SODOM AND GOMORRAH. There is no limit to what will or what will not be shown on television. Television has become X-Rated. I cannot support what I know is ungodly. I am reminded of just now of 2 Chronicles 7:14 if My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.

  3. sweet black says:

    I am so sick of cable tv and bravo. All they want to do is poison society with all this gay transgender down low shit. All of it is demonic and they are trying to turn everyone jnto freaks. I use to like this show but if they start putting these freaks on here I am done. You cant allow your children to watch tv anymore because of this crap. I was done with that I am Jazz bullshit. No more cable tv, brought me a basic antenna. I watch normal tv and it feels better to my soul.

  4. MzzTLove says:

    Where is the picture.?

  5. Realist says:

    ….and yes, RHOA will continue to get high ratings b/c of all of the undercover viewers who pretend that they don’t want to see it. The same way they somehow just happened to to Google it and landed on this page to comment on it. Lol. Get real…stop pretending. …

  6. Realist says:

    Interesting how people are always looking for someone else to blame instead of facing reality. Bruce Jenner/Caitlin is a diehard Republican conservative. He wants no association with the Democrats … the Liberals. People make their own personal life decisions, just like he did, based on what is best for them. I don’t support Transgenders, but I don’t look to blame everyone else for the decisions they make either.

  7. Anonymous says:

    Liberals live in a fantasy world & think their view is best out of all the views. Don’t worry, when the unintended consequences take effect, things will return back to normal & all this LGBTwhatever nonsense can go back to the hell from which it came.

  8. meme says:

    ABSOLUTELY NOT WATCHING IF THEY DO THIS B.S. There should be a separate show called transgenders of Atlanta. Please leave the housewives alone, Lordddddd !! No freak show please! Damn

  9. Cathy says:

    I Will not watch this again
    Really !
    Why – well one thing for sure u have lost this household and I tell more not to watch

  10. johnesmith77 says:

    These fools need to leave the state of Georgia.

  11. johnesmith77 says:

    None of these “real housewives” are representatives of us Georgians. My family didn’t sacrifice itself in the Revolutionary War just so we would turn into a state of abomination.

  12. hammerstamp says:

    Great Idea… turn it into a bigger fre@k show than it already is.

  13. Centurion53 says:

    They used to put fruitcakes like this in mental institutions. NOW they get get celebrated and have their own reality TV Freakshows. ALL thanks to the deranged Liberal/Progressive Demo Rat party Agenda….which is to DESTROY Normal, traditional America and to vilify, mock and ridicule ANYONE who opposes thir sick, twisted, perverse and ruinous social engineering agenda!

  14. realfactchecker says:

    Watch the viewership fall.

  15. Jason says:

    I watch movies and TV programs that I can relate to. Since I’m normal heterosexual, I now have no interest in watching Real Housewives

  16. Bruce Martin says:

    You used to have to pay 50 cents to see a freak show.

  17. If the show is about being a ‘real housewife’ then I assume she is married and indeed a housewife? If not then the show doesn’t live up to it’s name and therefore is nothing but another fake television program.

  18. Bob Gent says:

    These sad people who can’t accept the reality of their DNA need help — not encouragement. Pretending to be a member of the opposite sex doesn’t make you one, even if you’ve undergone surgical mutilation. You’re just living a False Reality.

    Those who encourage them are doing them great harm. Are they just as deluded?

    • You have no knowledge of anyone’s DNA. For your information there are more options than xx or xy.

      • johnesmith77 says:

        There are two options: XX and XY. Any deviation is considered an abnormality (such as Down Syndrome). What you’re saying is that these trans things are mentally disabled which actually makes sense with the available scientific data.

      • Dan says:

        At conception, gender is determined by chromosome characteristics – and it will be the male
        (or rather the male’s sperm) that dictates whether the baby will be a boy or a girl.
        Prior to conception, the unfertilized egg carries an X chromosome while the sperm can carry either an X or a Y chromosome. The gender of the baby comes down to one simple event:

        If the sperm carrying an X chromosome fertilizes the egg, a girl will be conceived.
        If the sperm carrying a Y chromosome fertilizes the egg, a boy will be conceived.

  19. Haters are gonna hate. We are here to stay.

    • JackBootedThug says:

      Using the word ‘hater’ is so juvenile.

    • johnesmith77 says:

      No you’re not. Because you can’t reproduce – you’ll die out pretty quick. And if you run out of money, then all your “trans surgeries” will disappear over time as the body reverts back to normality.

    • Centurion53 says:

      I’ll bet you fully support forcing this transgender c r a p on elementary school kids as perfectly normal….and actually encouraged, like the Lunatic Demo Rat Party politicians are doing in Mexifornia. You people are all INSANE!!

    • Robert Cat says:

      Gender is not that cut and dried genetically. It isn’t just XX and XY. There are genetic anomalies like XO, XXY, YO where gender would be ambiguous. Also, congenital deformations could cause someone to be born with both sets of genitalia. Having said that, Bruce Jenner is not one of these.

      • William says:

        “genetic anomalies”
        Yes, they are abnormal.

      • JackBootedThug says:

        Kris Jenner emasculated Bruce Jenner years ago…he had no choice but to buy a set of boobs and change sides…its was a fait accompli.

  20. Cara C says:

    Sexism…a man taking a woman’s job. I empathize with transgendered people, as it must be hard to be in their shoes. However, they are a type unto themselves. Men who identify as women are men who identify as women, not women.

    • You simply have no idea what you are talking about.

      • bridget says:

        No one cares. As Trump says, we have more important things to care about in our country. We need jobs, security from illegals and much less fed intervention in our lives. Who cares if some guy wants to be a girl. Who cares.

      • Dan says:

        Dysphoria is a mental condition, not a physical illness.

      • Cara C. You simply have no idea what you are talking about. Dysphoria is a medical condition with a medical treatment.

      • Cara C says:

        Gender is more complex than male and female, but we can best define it by expanding the categories of experience, not shoehorning people into categories where they don’t fit. A man who identifies as a woman is a man who identifies as a woman, not a woman, in spite of the transgendered movement’s propaganda. Transgendered individuals should be respected for the complicated people they are, not forced to pretend they are what they aren’t.

  21. Haywood Jablowme says:

    Oh for the love of God. This horse-crap never ends.

  22. Marie Smith says:

    This will be a blip on the screen for America but will destroy many lives – Bruce get psychological help !

  23. ignorance from close-minded usa says:

    For all of you that are bashing Transgendered people. You should be ashamed of yourselves…
    We were born Transgendered and you were taught religion. I wasn’t taught nor any of my sisters to be who we are …mental psychosis has nothing to do with it…if that’s the cause every American should be on medication.. Most people are upset because the queens of the night are starting to come to the light. No more being your boyfriends, husband’s or sons fetishes, fantasies or playthings…. I applaud amiyah , am I happy that every Tom dick and Harry is transgendered now now. We have become a circus attraction vs. Being respected as people. We love everyone….why can’t everyone love and respect us…

  24. raye says:

    Well, that stupid idea just killed RGOA. It will kill any of the other Real Housewives, also. These “transgenders” are not real people and are completely unrelatable to normal people. Why not thrown in someone who is insane or maybe a dog and tell us it really wants to be a girl. Bravo will lose big time on this. There aren’t enough BruceJenner crazies to give any ratings. real crap.

  25. Layla says:

    Will miss watching this show. Will NOT support this agenda. I’m pretty sure you won’t print this. This is why I seldom watch anything coming out of Hollywood anymore.

  26. Purge is coming says:

    Yet another reason to cut the cord.

  27. Chick Naylor says:

    Not one liberal moron can answer this one simple question: Are these sexual transformations evolutionary or intelligent design?

  28. Kevin Rerko says:

    Only the lowest common denominators of society care about this topic, transgenderism, and this publication for that matter.

  29. eddiebjr says:

    They are changing the name of the show to Real housewives, and delusional men posing as women promoting their perversion of choice.

  30. Larry says:

    More than a bit of irony in that headline.

  31. John Spurlock says:

    “Going to the Freak show,
    Going to the Freak show,
    Going to the Freak show, tonight…

    It don’t cost much money,
    So let me tell you, Honey,
    We’re going to the Freak show tonight.”

    Everybody sing!

  32. aUSCitizenInTexas says:

    Every Hollywood produced entertainment is pushing the lgbt agenda and I’ve decided to turn them off when they do.

  33. aUSCitizenInTexas says:

    I will boycott this show!

  34. capoprimo says:

    Ridiculous, a bit of surgery and hormone injection and voila, it’s a woman with the same mind as before. The Producers must think that the viewers are stupid; perhaps they are!

  35. Smell the coffee says:

    Just another network pushing minority agendas into our face…and they wonder why they are losing subscribers…

  36. 2goldenbabies says:

    If you ever took a look at some of the women on these shows it looks like they’ve had a few already.

  37. John Hrusky says:

    Who cares? No wonder cable is losing viewers and subscribers at record numbers! Very few care about these people with mental issues . . .

  38. Gracie says:

    A “real” transgender, with sex organ surgery or just a man dressed as a woman with lipstick and boobs, like Caitlyn? In other words, a transvestite.

    • JackBootedThug says:

      At 65 years of age, Jenner is too old to dabble in shemale porn…unless one has a fetish for for that age group.

    • One has to life a minimum of a year to qualify to get surgery. We don’t get to choose. That is the medical standard of care. Often insurance will require multiple years before approval. So you have no idea what you are talking about.

  39. jayarby says:

    Trans is the new gay.

  40. Katelyn Cox says:

    More stupid stuff for stupid people. Look!!! Bruce Jenner has boobs and is wearing lipstick!!!!

  41. Dav says:

    Irony alert! Just another show WE will no longer watch.

  42. lol lol lol says:

    Reason number 3,228,555,356,744 not to watch that garbage.

  43. Jack Kennedy says:

    par for the atlanta bunch ………… just adding to the circus

  44. Marie says:

    I will not be watching. I’m so sick of this crap being forced upon the rest of the Country. Vote with your wallets people!!

  45. Laura says:

    Not that I ever tuned in to that train wreck of a series before, but now, not even on mute.

  46. TheBruce says:

    Still wondering why television is dying?

  47. Smurfet says:

    Man joins show

  48. Sojourner Truth says:

    Less than .1% of the nation is transgender. Why do they keep pushing this trash as thought it was the most important aspect of life? The depravity of media producers surpasses that of the vast majority of Americans who are slowly being reduced to their debased level of humanity. Power and perversion seem to be indissolubly linked together.

    • Because we deserve rights like all other people do. That is why.

      • Care C that is just paranoid and dumb. There is no Left. We are people. There is no left working for transgender rights. We the transgender people are fighting for our rights. That is what is happening.

      • Cara C says:

        No, leftists don’t care about transgendered people. They are using your cause as a battering ram to redefine gender as completely fluid, break down the family (“Anyone can have a baby, mothers and fathers are immaterial”), and give the rights that formerly belonged to the family (especially the right to raise the children) to the state.

  49. laughinggirl says:

    I’ve never watched the show but I am chuckling since this freakshow of he/shes looking like every real man’s porn star dream type is sweet revenge for every one of we women who have been told that we are great people but that our looks just don’t measure up. Have fun “real” boys out in dating land. You wanted oversized, plasticized fembots who didn’t think like women and you now you have them!

  50. Teresa Brown says:

    He’s not a woman. My family will be boycotting the show’s sponsors.

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