During the first episode of Southern Charm Season 7, Craig Conover was shocked when Kathryn Dennis ordered a rum and coke. She hasn’t had an alcoholic beverage (on camera) for a few seasons.
In the trailer for this season, Kathryn even mockingly jokes about people saying “She’s off the wagon” in regard to her own behavior. However, Austen Kroll says Kathryn has been drinking for a while and she just didn’t let people know.
Austen told Us Weekly, “I am so sick and tired of this, like, you know, ‘I don’t drink’ narrative.” He added that he was so over “people trying to cover it up” by hiding her drinking on the show.
“As soon as, like, you know, she came out of the gates and she was like, ‘I’m drinking again,’ I was, like, ‘Yes.’ You know, like, ‘Good,’” Austen said.
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Austen added, “I don’t care to talk about this with someone, you know, off-camera. So, I think that she, you know, faced [it] kind of head-on and what that does is it prevents other people from talking about it, you know, behind [your] back.”
Austen thinks it’s a good thing that Kathryn is being honest about her behavior. He hopes “it doesn’t turn out to be a problem” and “from what I know, it’s not, but you know, I mean, own it.”
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Someone hiding their true behavior on a reality show? I’ve never seen that before. Cue, my eye roll.
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