"For the past 14 years I’ve opened up my life, my loves, my ups and downs on The Real Housewives of Orange County and I am proud to be the ‘OG of the OC,’" she wrote in her Instagram post.
She continued, "I am back again this season right in the middle of the action, and I hope you have as much fun watching the show as I did living it in front of the cameras. Stay tuned to Bravo August 6th."
Rumors had been swirling for months that Vicki, 57, was going to be demoted before the news officially broke on Tuesday.
Vicki got her orange taken away and will not be featured in the opening credits, but she still makes numerous appearances in the trailer for the upcoming season. Her ongoing feud with Kelly Dodd will play out on camera.
The ladies will joined by newcomer Braunwyn Windham-Burke, who was brought into the group by Kelly.
Will you still tune in even though Vicki has been demoted? Sound off in the comments below!