Tamera is the second host to announce their exit between seasons.
The cohost confirmed the news on Monday, making it clear she didn’t want to make the announcement today in light of Naya Rivera’s death — but felt she had to make a statement after her exit hit the press.
“For seven years, my home and heart has been at The Real,” her Instagram statement began. “The friendships that I’ve made there will last a lifetime, and the people that I’ve had the blessing to interview have changed my life for the better.”
“I’m so proud of what all the ladies and I have accomplished there, including two well-deserved NAACP Image Awards and a Daytime Emmy,” she continued. “However, all good things must come to an end, and it’s with a bittersweet smile that I announce that I am moving on from The…