The only bridge Thomas Ravenel has not burned in Charleston is the Ravenel Bridge. The disgraced Southern Charm alum says being on the show was the worst mistake of his life. This seems surprising given how many mistakes there are to choose from.
Thomas’s “mistakes” include a sexual assault case. He also sued Bravoto stop them from broadcasting unaired footage. There is also his long term custody battle with Kathryn Dennis. Thomas tried to drag Patricia Altschul into court to question her. However, Patricia legally declined the
In new court documents obtained by The Blast, Thomas pushes back. He still wants the opportunity to depose Patricia. He thinks her objections lack merit.
Thomas says the 77-year-old socialite Patricia has the “energy to be the star of a reality show.” According to Thomas, that equates to having “the energy to appear for one afternoon of deposition.” Maybe if her butler Michael accompanied her with a hamper of gin I’d agree.
Thomas says Patricia has known both of them for many years. He thinks her testimony will help him. He also thinks Patricia has text conversations that show Kathryn colluding with another woman to accuse him of sexual assault.
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Patricia says she is only “involved” because she plays a “character” on TV. She does not want to be involved in this case for either party.
Patricia and Kathryn did not get along for years. So it was heartening to watch an unlikely friendship develop. It is just as disheartening to see Thomas try and drive a wedge between it.
Patricia’s lawyer points out that his client “should not be subjected to hours of questioning regarding issues that are totally irrelevant to this case.”
Patricia said Thomas’s attempt to depose her is nothing more than harassment. The judge has yet to rule. Personally, I am not buying what Thomas is selling. I hope the court sides with Patricia.
TELL US-DO YOU THINK THOMAS IS HARASSING PATRICIA? DO YOU THINK PATRICIA HAS INFORMATION THAT COULD HELP THOMAS’ CASE?