Does Lydia Mclaughlin want her friend and former co-star Alexis Bellino to rejoin the cast of "The Real Housewives of Orange County" and replace two of its current stars? According to a new report, McLaughlin may want to see her friend return to the Bravo TV reality series as Tamra Judge and Shannon Beador part ways after several years on the show.

Lydia McLaughlin joined the cast of "The Real Housewives of Orange County" during the show's eighth season as a friend of Alexis Bellino. However, at the end of season eight, both women moved on from the series, as did their fellow cast member Gretchen Rossi.

Did Lydia McLaughlin diss the 'RHOC' cast on Instagram?

As seen on social media and in a report by Entertainment Weekly, Lydia McLaughlin shared an Instagram photo of herself and Alexis Bellino this week following the latest episode of their reality series. It featured the women of the show enjoying a trip to Iceland with McLaughlin's magazine. In the caption of the photo, McLaughlin said that she and Bellino always have fun with one another and many suspected her comment was a dig at her current co-stars, who she's come to blows with on numerous occasions throughout Season 12.

While it is unclear what Lydia McLaughlin's intentions were when she shared the image of herself and Alexis Bellino, a number of her fans and followers on Instagram seemed to think the photo was her way of campaigning for Bellino's potential return.

Lydia McLaughlin left 'RHOC' after season eight to focus on her family and career

Following just one season of "The Real Housewives of Orange County," Lydia McLaughlin parted ways with the show -- and the women of the show -- in order to focus on having a third child and launching her new magazine, Nobleman magazine, with her husband, Doug McLaughlin.

At that point, Bravo hired two new housewives, including Shannon Beador and Lizzie Rovsek, to take her place.Then, after taking a few seasons off, the mother of three returned to filming for Season 12 and quickly butted heads with her co-stars, including Shannon Beador. As for the rest of the ladies, McLaughlin seems to have formed a solid friendship with Vicki Gunvalson.

To see more of Lydia McLaughlin, her family, and her co-stars, including Peggy Sulahian, Meghan King Edmonds, Tamra Judge, Shannon Beador, and Kelly Dodd, tune into new episodes of "The Real Housewives of Orange County" Season 12. New episodes air on Monday nights at 9 PM on Bravo TV.