It seemed touch and go there for a minute, but Southern Charm is returning. The show faced some hardships prior to it’s comeback. Kathryn Dennis decided to imply Cameran Eubanks’ husband was playing doctor with a side-piece, so Cam quit the program. Naomie Olindo and Chelsea Meissner also jumped ship, rather than face another 13 episodes of Kathryn’s high drama. Eliza Limehouse also opted to not come back, but if I hadn’t mentioned it, would you have noticed?
While Thomas Ravenel has been gone for eons, his spirit lingers on. He doesn’t show up, but he is certainly talked about. Madison LeCroy has a new set of extensions and she isn’t afraid to use them. Mads is now a full cast member and appears to be well-versed in the formula of reality television. We also meet newbies John Pringle and Cameran’s buddy Leva Bonaparte. Under the haze of a summer filled with a pandemic, battles over race relations, and questions about sobriety, it looks like we might actually have a season.
Previously, disgraced Southern Charm alum Thomas Ravenel blamed his son’s developmental struggles on Kathryn Dennis (allegedly) drinking and doing drugs while she was pregnant.
Now, Thomas is a father of three, recently having a child with another ex-girlfriend of his, Heather Mascoe. The two are not currently together, but he has nothing but praise for her, (seemingly) served up with a side of shade aimed at Kathryn.
We all know that Southern Charm is a problematic show, especially thanks to (but not limited to) Thomas Ravenel and the many sexual assault allegations between them. Recently, Kathryn Dennis came under fire for using the monkey emoji to refer to a Black woman in a DM conversation.
Last year, Shep Rose mocked a homeless woman and doubled down on his “jokes” before he eventually caved with a half-ass apology. We all know that “good people” don’t necessarily make for the best TV content, but do we really want to watch awful people saying and doing awful things? Well, recently, Bravo has decided to re-examine shows that have already aired, on the look out for racial insensitivities and outright racist behaviors.
As we patiently wait for Southern Charm to return to our screens I guess we can at least be thankful that this crew just keeps bringing the drama off-camera as well. Thomas Ravenel has a fresh ex-girlfriend he made a whole new baby with. Please don’t forget his history of arrests and sexual harassment claims! Meanwhile, his ex-ex-ex-(?) Kathryn Dennis has a new man. Word on the street is Kathryn is also being sued by her former image consultant. You know, after she was under-fire for her use of the monkey emoji when DMing with a black radio host.
Wow, for a show built on old money and family names this sure is a day-time court TV show waiting to happen. Let’s not forget that Craig Conover and Austen Kroll have been seen out several times maskless. Who wouldn’t want to stick around and hang out with these guys? Maybe like, Naomie Olindo and her hot new doctor boyfriend?
Well Kathryn Dennis is never at a loss for stirring things up, I’ll give her that. The Southern Charm star has been embroiled in drama from the gate. It made for some Dynasty-level dramatics. Of course she couldn’t have done it without the aid of, Thomas Ravenel. Drugs? Duh. Rehab? Of course! Arrested baby daddy with a sexual harassment charge? Naturally! The only thing we were missing was a rogue kidnapping to a tropical island by a jilted lover. But there’s always next season. Ultimately Kathryn addressed her issues and began her journey to kind-of sobriety, along with being a more responsible parent.
But Kathryn is gonna Kathryn. In May of this year, she got involved in a racist scandal. Her tone deaf and irresponsible actions put even more of a damper on her already shaky reputation. Kathryn has since apologized and promised to “work on herself”. Which sounds vaguely familiar for some reason… Recently, T-Rav’s ex-
one night stand girlfriend gave birth to a bouncing baby boy. Obviously, this seems like an ideal time to tease the public with a possible new man. In the absence of scandal, Kathryn is still stirring it up.
Disgraced Southern Charm alum Thomas Ravenel just welcomed his third child, but this time it’s not with Kathryn Dennis, the mother of his other children.
While there were rumors that his ex-girlfriend Heather Mascoe, a 38-year-old registered nurse, was pregnant with his child a couple of months ago and now that speculation has been confirmed by Thomas himself.
By now you have heard about the hot water Southern Charm star Kathryn Dennis put herself in. Kathryn shared a tense message exchange with an African American woman, defending her support of the President. While that is not a racist act in itself, screenshots of the conversation have been made public. At best, Kathryn is severely lacking in tact.
In an attempt to make a point during the correspondence, Kathryn used a monkey emoji. Naturally, this was extremely offensive to the recipient and because the context of the conversation centered around race. The monkey emoji was not seen as a gesture of amusement, but a definitive act of discrimination. Kathryn has apologized for the incident and promised to make a public statement of remorse, which has yet to occur. Now Kathryn is addressing her mistake on social media again, and offers another apology.
Last week’s announcement of a mass exodus of Southern Charm stars is dredging up a lot. Naomie Olindo, Chelsea Meissner, and Cameran Eubanks all announced that they would not be returning next season. Since then, alums Landon Clements, Ashley Jacobs, and Thomas Ravenel have all made statements denouncing the show. And one name has been coming up a lot in the midst of it all. Kathryn Dennis. The show underdog has come a long way since her first season. She became a social outcast during her time with Thomas; slighted from Patricia Altschul’s fabulous dinner parties. Those kind of invites make or break you in Charleston. This is old news though. Why is Kathryn’s name coming up so much now? And does Kathryn have anything to do with the exiting cast falling out of love with their amazing reality TV gig?
It was Kathryn that was allegedly spreading rumors that Cameran’s husband Jason Wimberly had a mistress. According to the supposed mistress that is. And Naomie and Chelsea. Landon called Kathryn a, “bad apple that can ruin the whole bunch.” While Kathryn has become the Charm darling of late, it does call to question the power of post-production editing when so many cast members put out contradicting statements. Ashley said the cast enabled Kathryn, while Thomas called out the editing process. Was that a dig at Kathryn? Or does Thomas still want to be vindicated for the way he was “portrayed”?