Denise Richards confirms to People that she will be joining the ninth season of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.

The 47-year-old actress will appear on the long-running show with Lisa Vanderpump, Kyle Richards, Lisa Rinna, Erika Girardi, Teddi Mellencamp Arroyave and Dorit Kemsley.

"I am so excited to join the cast of [RHOBH] as I am a huge fan of the show," Richards told People.

She adds, "I am looking forward to spending time with all the ladies... and hopefully meeting Boy George!!" Boy George is a close friend of co-star Dorit Kemsley.

Richards was previously married to Charlie Sheen, and had two kids, Sam, 14, and Lola, 13. In 2012 she adopted Eloise, who is now 7.

Richards' film credits include Wild Things, Starship Troopers, and Love Actually. Previously, she starred in a reality show of her own, Denise Richards: It's Complicated. It aired for two seasons on E!.

Andy Cohen even took to Twitter to announce his excitement:

About the 8th Season of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills:

La La Land shines bright when Bravo Media's The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills returns for season eight. Erika Girardi, Dorit Kemsley, Kyle Richards, Lisa Rinna, and Lisa Vanderpump are joined by new housewife Teddi Mellencamp Arroyave and friend Camille Grammer for a season of lavish adventures, uncontrollable laugher and confrontations aplenty. Running her successful fitness and nutrition accountability business, newcomer Teddi moves through life with a strict ethos that she rarely strays from, even if this leads to differing opinions with some of the ladies. Friendly face Camille returns with a new outlook on life and is finally able to entertain the idea of remarrying, but when she struggles to get her "sexy" back, she turns to her friend Lisa Rinna for advice.

This season, the ladies are busier than ever, juggling life at home and in the boardroom. In addition to wrapping production on her series American Woman and expanding her retail business, Kyle is at a crossroad when she has to decide whether to renovate or move out of the home where she's raised her daughters. Dorit gives herself just a couple months to re-launch her swimwear line, which proves to be a nearly impossible task. Erika pours herself into Erika Jayne's meteoric rise, back in the recording studio and opening up in shocking ways as she writes her autobiography. Meanwhile, Lisa Rinna is a focused "momager" to her two model daughters, who are poised to be the next "it" girls but struggles to keep them grounded as they continue to travel the world and grow up very fast. Lisa Vanderpump is knee-deep in rescue dogs, as her new business, Vanderpump Dogs, continues to thrive, but will she be able to do it all once she also takes on editor of a magazine? From casual lunches to luxurious escapades, there's no DOUBT that living this large has its ups and downs, but these housewives have their famed zip code-and then some-in the palms of their hands.

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