Fans of Bravo's many 'Real Housewives' series might have noticed a subtle shift this week when the network announced its cast for the much-awaited Beverly Hills installment. Once devoted to suburban nobodies-albeit wealthy ones-the star-making potential of the series has begun to attract a higher quality of fame-seeker.

This week's 'Real Housewives of New Jersey Reunion' delivered the highest ratings in the series' history. And with two of Paris Hilton's aunts and an ex-wife of Kelsey Grammer headlining the sixth U.S. iteration of the show, its path towards becoming 'The Surreal Life' seems to have begun.

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