I live for Southern Charm, but I can’t help feeling like a casting shakeup is beyond necessary. As much as I love everyone on the show, it has turned into the Thomas Ravenel and Kathryn Dennis show since pretty much all everyone does is talk about the on-again-off-again couple. We need more and not only that, but we could also use another woman in the cast to even things out a little more. That’s why I’m so interested in the news at the reported casting of Eliza Limehouse.
You’re not the only one who feels clueless when hearing this name because I had no idea who she was until I saw her in one of Cameron Eubank’s Instagram posts with other cast members, but it is being reported that she is the newest addition to Southern Charm. If she’s interesting, then I really hope that this is true because the show really needs some new life.
Well this is a first! Someone other than Thomas Ravenel is exiting the hot mess express otherwise known as Southern Charm. And, in a somewhat ironic twist of events, the controversial cast member who constantly threatens to quit (but never does) is confirming the hit show’s fourth season.
Y’all know what that means… I’m going to be fan girling all the cast’s favorite hot spots here in the Holy City (and hopefully eating some delicious food while I’m at it!) as the crew begins filming for the upcoming season. Cash in some of your mailbox money and pour yourself a dressing drink – they are back! Well, most of them, at least.
Love him or hate him, it is pretty interesting that The Apprentice star Donald Trump went from being a reality TV star to a presidential candidate. It got me thinking about celebrities that I enjoy watching on reality TV who I would love to see run for president.
To make it clear, I don’t necessarily think any of these people should actually be president, just that it definitely would have been entertaining if we had them in the mix at some point during the nomination and election processes. Also, this list is meant to be a complete joke, so chill out with the political commentary and just have fun with the “what if” political possibilities.
Say what you will about Southern Charm’sShepard “Shep” Rose (as if you need my permission to do that!), but his gregarious nature is often a much needed reprieve from his cast mate’s incessant drama. Shep is always quick to call things like he sees them with his self-deprecating humor and a twinkle in his eye. Even the most boorish and insensitive comments from the fratastic playboy with mailbox money come across with a boyish sort of, well, charm.
Even on the two-part reunion, Shep’s affable personality garnered laughs from his co-stars. He continued to champion for including Kathryn Dennis while honestly calling her out for terrifying Whitney Sudler-Smith on Scary Jeckyl Island. During the first installment, he also shared some of his own antics that lead to mixed reactions from fans. Now Shep is offering his opinion on everything from Patricia Altshul’s decision not to attend the reunion and nature’s bounty–mushrooms.
It’s not an actual Bravo reunion unless someone storm off stage, right? After last week’s Southern Charm reunion installment, I had high (as in elevated, not on something) hopes for the final hour. In response to Landon Clements giddily calling out Kathryn Dennis for failing a court ordered drug test, Kathryn high tails it to the saloon, kicking up tumbleweeds in her wake. Okay, so she really just barricades herself in her dressing room. She is finally cajoled out of hiding by a producer, worried that this type of chatter from her cast mates could affect her custody battle with Thomas Ravenel, as Cameran Eubanks, Landon, and Whitney Sudler-Smith complain to Andy that this is how it is to have to film with her for the show.
Kathryn returns to the stage as quickly as she fled, giving Andy Cohena big “no comment” to any questions about said drug test. When T-Rav interjects to educate us on how far back the hair follicle test can check for illegal substances, Kathryn counters that he didn’t take the same test she took. His test wasn’t as far-reaching as to how many months back it could indicate drug use, and he shaved his entire body to make sure he couldn’t give a body hair sample (which apparently can detect use up to six months prior, as opposed to hair from one’s scalp). Science!
Sadly, tonight is the final episode of Southern Charm for this season! The cast gathers for one last reunion rehash and it’s shaping up to be an interesting night!
Kathryn Dennis and Landon Clements continue to spar over Thomas Ravenel and Landon’s love of using social media to get under Kathryn’s skin. Jennifer Snowden makes an appearance on the couch to serve as a friend to Kathryn and also reveals a shocking new twist in the Thomas Ravenel saga. Landon attempts to rehash something that Andy Cohen is SO OVER hearing about and threatens that he’s going to murder himself if he has to hear about it one.more.time.
It may have originally been said by Alice Roosevelt Longworth, but last night, Andy Cohen was certainly channeling his inner Clairee Belcher who, in the best movie ever known to man (tied with Goonies, of course) cooed, “Well, you know what they say: if you don’t have anything nice to say about anybody, come sit by me!” That’s pretty much how it went down on the first hour of the Southern Charm reunion. Can I just say how thrilled I am that the crew finally got a proper reunion and wasn’t crammed into the WWHL clubhouse? Finally, right??
Before I get into the meat of the show, I’d like to make a few observations. I try not to share too much of my personal feelings (some of y’all may disagree with that statement, but I do try), but we all know a reunion is 30% footage and maybe 70% reaction, so I need a bit of filler. Y’all ready? People have commented before that I am too easy on the cast because I’m starstruck by people I could run into at Harris Teeter. You would be ninety percent correct.
Good gracious, y’all! The drama surrounding the custody battle between Thomas Ravenel and Kathryn Dennis continues to grow, and I’m sure we’ll see some fireworks between the former flames tonight when Bravo airs the first hour of the two-part Southern Charm reunion.
Fans of the show know that the couple has been famously feuding on social media for the better part of the last three years, yet somehow they managed to be together enough to have two children in as many years. After welcoming son St. Julien Rembert halfway through the season, Kathryn and T-Rav reconciled for all of five minutes before that bomb was dropped at Cooper Ray’s Founder’s Ball.