Model Amiyah Scott has joined the cast of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, making her the first-ever transgender woman to be featured on the Real Housewives franchise.

According to Variety, Scott will appear in the show's upcoming eighth season.

“[T]he capacity in which Scott will appear is undetermined, as discussions have just begun,” Variety reported. “[Bravo] has not made any decisions regarding Scott's casting, whether she joins as a full-time Housewife, 'friend of the housewives' or just appears in an even-smaller role.”

According to, Scott, 27, began transitioning at the age of 17. She is also a makeup and beauty consultant. reports that actress Kim Fields (Facts of Life) will also join the cast.