Richards was filming scenes for The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Season 6 with her favorite gal pals and fellow reality stars Yolanda Foster and Brandi Glanville.
Richards and Glanville, who also left the show as a regular cast member, are expected to make at least a few cameos throughout the season. But Glanville told Howard Stern back in July she had some strict rules if the show wanted her to return. Namely, she would only shoot scenes with Foster and Richards.
"Otherwise, I don't talk to the other ladies," she said, "and I don't like them."
As for Richards, she has been on a steady path to recovery following her relapsed alcoholism earlier this year.
After being arrested in August for allegedly trying to shoplift more than $600 worth of merchandise from a Target store, Richards did a brief stint in rehab again before setting herself on a path to recovery back in the real world.
On Oct. 28, she was sentenced in the shoplifting case and ordered to complete 300 hours of community service, serve probation for three years and attend 52 Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, according to People.
She gave fans an update on her health just a couple of weeks ago when she spoke on Glanville's podcast.
"It was a rough time for a bit there, but it's just putting everything back in order and just really focusing on my family and me," she said about where she's at currently in life.
She added, "Living in the present for me is just the best way, and it's the only way for me today. Realizing today is beautiful, and I'm super grateful for right now and all who's in it."
Despite Glanville and Richards' exits from RHOBH, both were featured in the trailer for the upcoming premiere. The show returns to Bravo on Dec. 1.
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