News about "The Real Housewives of Orange County" is coming fast and furious with Season 13 approaching. The series has a few more months until it premieres, but chatter about who'll make up the full cast is ongoing. At least two of the women are confirming their return to the show.

Veteran star's return confirmed

Daily Dish revealed in a report on Tuesday (May 8) that Tamra Judge will be back for Season 13 of "RHOC [VIDEO]." She's been on the show since Season 3 and has shared many facets of her life on-screen.

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As the report notes, she opened up about the strained relationship she has with her daughter, Sidney, and copes with the ever-changing dynamics of her friendships with others on the show.

Another confirmed for a third season

Kelly Dodd also confirmed her return to "rhoc" in Season 13, according to a Monday report (May 7) by Daily Dish. The show will likely chronicle her adjustment to single life after her divorce from ex-husband, Michael Dodd. Kelly began her time on the show in Season 11. Dodd and fellow cast member, Shannon Beador, are rumored to be pals since they're going through similar experiences following divorces from their respective husbands. Both women post photos on their social media accounts of themselves having fun together.

'RHOC' exits

It's already been confirmed that three cast members "The Real Housewives of Orange County [VIDEO]" won't be coming back for Season 13. They are Meghan King Edmonds, Lydia McLaughlin, and Peggy Sulahian. That leaves several slots to be filled that were left in their wake.

New cast member speculations

Several rumblings about which ladies will be added to the cast include three new names. Radar Online reports that they are are Emily Moore Simpson, Gina Kirschenheiter, and Tatiana Beene. Gina is said to be one of Tamra's BFFs and Tatiana is a friend of Gina. Emily is rumored to get along great with Shannon and Kelly, according to the report.

Bravo hasn't released the official cast lineup for "RHOC" Season 13, but it typically does so shortly before the show airs. At this point, Tamra, Kelly, Shannon, and Vicki Gunvalson are expected to make up the cast. The newbies aren't making their presence known yet. Their social media accounts aren't cluing fans in to much of what could be happening. The cast recently traveled to Jamaica for filming and it's suspected that the cast additions were part of the excursion as well.

"The Real Housewives of Orange County" Season 13 will premiere this summer on Bravo.