Eboni K. Williams has joined the cast of “The Real Housewives of New York City”.

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Williams, an attorney and television host, is officially the first Black housewife in the history of the program. She will join returning cast members Luann de Lesseps, Ramona Singer, Leah McSweeney, and Sonja Morgan. The news was confirmed to ET by Bravo.

“NYC is filled with successful and dynamic Black women. I’m excited to join this legendary franchise as the first Black housewife,” she said in a statement. “Can’t wait to share a slice of life in this city that hasn’t been seen before. Anyone who’s aware of my work knows I don’t hold back. I’m going to keep it just as real here as I do everywhere else.”

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Williams’ introduction to the program comes after Tinsley Mortimer left mid-season and Dorinda Medley departed in August.

Speaking about Williams joining the show, Andy Cohen praised her for being “incredibly smart.”

“I mean, all I can really tell you is because she’s, she’s so good. She’s got a lot going on personally. She’s incredibly smart. She seems from what I can tell to be absolutely no shrinking violet whatsoever, which is exactly what we would need for someone stepping into that group of very dominating women,” Cohen said while on “The Feels with John Hill” on SiriusXM’s Radio Andy.

Referencing Williams being the first Black cast member, Cohen added, “obviously a very long time coming and that’s the understatement of the decade.”