Contact Us

Meet the First Transgender ‘Real Housewives’ Cast Member

Real Housewives of Atlanta star NeNe Leakes left some big shoes to fill when she announced her departure from the show in June, but the latest casting rumors bode well for the show’s future entertainment value. If TMZ is to be believed, Bravo will add its first transgender real housewife to its Housewives empire with the addition of Amiyah Scott.

Scott is a 27-year-old New Orleans native who, according to an interview with a blog called thefabfemme, counts Amber Rose among her longtime friends. She has previously been romantically linked to fashion designer Micah Dixon and several rappers. “I’ve had a few encounters with high profile men and that’s all that I’m going to say,” she also told the site in 2011. “I won’t ever name them.” Amiyah began her gender transition at age 17.

#tbt #MakeUpByAmiyah

A photo posted by Amiyah Scott (@kingamiyahscott) on

As her Instagram bio states, Amiyah is a model and a “makeup guru.” She is also “the unicorn with an invisible horn, weavologist, mermaid, transformer, and beauty consultant.” Let’s go back to the “mermaid” part of that description for one second, because a cursory review of her photos reveals a definite fascination with them. She’s very into them, Ariel of The Little Mermaid fame, especially. Have you ever delved into the world of mermaid cosplay? If not, here’s a jumping-off point to get you started — don’t forget to send letters from the bottom of the internet rabbit hole you’re about to tumble down.

Coming Soon #najesticent ❤️

A photo posted by Amiyah Scott (@kingamiyahscott) on


A photo posted by Amiyah Scott (@kingamiyahscott) on

Scott is one of two reported new Atlanta cast members — the second new face is Kim Fields, aka Tootie on Facts of Life, otherwise known as Regine to you ’90s kinda world Living Single fans out there. There is no announced premiere date as of yet.

Will you be tuning in to Season 8 of RHOA?


Next: NeNe Leakes Is Leaving 'Real Housewives of Atlanta'

Best of Club 937

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Sign up for Club 93.7 Insider quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Club 93.7 Insider contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.