‘Real Housewives of Potomac’ Season 7 Trailer and Plot Details Released

The Real Housewives of Potomac Season 7. (Credit: Bravo)

The Real Housewives of Potomac returns on Oct. 9, with divorce drama, a new friend and a Peter Thomas appearance.

Bravo dropped the trailer on Tuesday for season 7 of RHOP, along with details about the storylines.

Gizelle Bryant, Karen Huger, Ashley Darby, Robyn Dixon, Candiace Dillard Bassett, Dr. Wendy Osefo and Mia Thornton are all returning. Former housewife Charrisse Jackson Jordan returns as a friend and new friend Jacqueline Blake joins the cast, Bravo said in a press release.

There’s also another familiar face in the trailer — Peter Thomas, ex-husband of The Real Housewives of Atlanta alum Cynthia Bailey.

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The new season will find Gizelle “in these streets” dating. Dr. Wendy Osefo puts together plans to open a Nigerian-themed lounge and Candiace makes plans to expand her family.

The hit reality series is produced by Truly Original with Steven Weinstock, Glenda Hersh, Lauren Eskelin, Lorraine Haughton-Lawson, Nora Devin and Eric Fuller serving as executive producers. Jackie Hebert, James Brangert, Kate Murphy and Shanta Mayes serve as co-executive producers. Andy Cohen is also a co-executive producer.

Season 7 of The Real Housewives of Potomac kicks off with a 75-minute supersized premiere on Sunday, Oct. 9 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Bravo.

Check out the trailer and season 7 plot details below.


Gizelle Bryant is inching closer to becoming an empty nester, but it’s bittersweet. Her oldest, Grace, received her driver’s license and is ready to hit the road, while twins Adore and Angel are turning 16 and will be leaving the west wing soon. Gizelle is also “in these streets” dating and rekindling a romance with someone from her past but finds herself entangled in drama involving another housewife’s husband.

Karen Huger is looking and feeling better than ever with some “tweaks.” Her choices have left Ray questioning the motives behind her refresh. He worries the vanity procedures could have a negative impact on their daughter, Rayvin.

Ashley Darby recently separated from Michael, and her main focus is motherhood with a little TikTok on the side. She’s looking for a new home for herself and her boys, but with Michael’s help, which makes the women question if she wants to be free of him.

Robyn Dixon and Juan are finally engaged and everyone is expecting a wedding any day now … everyone but the Dixons, who have mastered the art of procrastination. While getting married is not a top priority for Robyn, getting a prenup is since she is now the primary breadwinner in the family.

Candiace Dillard-Bassett is busier than ever with a successful music career, but if she wants babies in the future, she has to act now. She has begun the journey with freezing her eggs, but along the way there are a few hiccups. Chris has taken a new job that is taking up a lot of his time, and an allegation from some of the women makes waves in their marriage.

Dr. Wendy Osefo continues to teach, serve as a political analyst on national cable news and run her candle business. She now wants to open a Nigerian-themed lounge. Eddie thinks she has too much going on and needs to focus on her health and her family. Can she juggle it all and maintain her sanity?

Mia Thornton implies on social media she has cancer and then reveals she needs further testing to determine if she has cancer. The back and forth has the ladies questioning what is true.

Charrisse Jackson Jordan returns as a friend and voice of reason that most of the ladies welcome except for Karen, who mysteriously goes out of her way to avoid her.

Jacqueline Blake joins as a friend. She and Mia are so close that one might think they are sisters, but some unusual behavior has the ladies wondering what the real story is.