Southern Charm viewers know Cameran Eubanks as the “normal” cast member since she has had zero drama on the show. Well, now she’s known as a former cast member. Last week the news broke that Cameran will not be returning to the show for another season. She has served as the voice of reason. She narrated every episode. However, her life was never at the center of the action.
Cam was one of the few reality TV stars who managed to have a private life, until last week anyway. After she announced her departure from the show, rumors swirled that her husband Jason Wimberly was having an affair with a Charleston-based makeup artist. This woman denied it, with support from Cameran and she accused Kathryn Dennis of starting and spreading the rumor.
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”?
There is a lot of Southern Charm drama this week. Kathryn Dennis got called out for referring to an African American woman with a monkey emoji. Cameran Eubanks announced that she left the show. Rumors swirled that Cameran’s husband Jason Wimberly was having an affair. The accused mistress denied the rumors and maintained that she had never met Cameran and Jason. Cameran even publicly supported her by liking and sharing her post. This woman also claimed that Kathryn started the rumor, a story that Naomie Olindo and Chelsea Meissner corroborated in their Instagram Stories. Oh, and Naomie and Chelsea are gone from the show too.
Thomas Ravenel chimed in to denounce the show. He claimed that they asked him to return, which is doubtful considering the sexual assault of it all. Kathryn’s longtime nemesis Landon Clements shared her two cents. And now, Thomas’ ex Ashley Jacobs is bashing Kathryn and the whole Southern Charm cast.
I truly cannot imagine how Southern Charm star Cameran Eubanks is feeling right now. First, she confirmed that she would not be returning the show via an Instagram comment. Then, she released a statement slamming rumors that her husband Jason Wimberly was having an affair. She’s having a rough week, to say the least. And the drama just keeps unfolding.
While Cam has been on Southern Charm from day one, she has always managed to keep her private life private. Her husband has remained off of the show. In her statement, Cam explains that vicious rumors like these are the reason why she’s always protected her marriage from reality television. Even though Cam squashed the rumors herself, Jason’s rumored mistress is breaking her silence on the situation.
After Cameran Eubanks confirmed that she will not be on Southern Charm when the season returns, rumors swirled about what really happened. Did Cameran leave the show on her own? Did she get fired for a lack of storyline?
Then, rumors started to swirl that Cam’s husband Jason Wimberly, an anesthesiologist. who prefers to stay out of the spotlight (and off the show) was having an affair. Some people even claimed that she left the show because she didn’t want that storyline on the show.
Southern Charm’s Cameran Eubanks has made a career of being a reality TV star without exhibiting any of the behaviors of one. She is rational, polite, mature, and supportive of her friends. Cameran is great at giving advice too and that extends offscreen as well.
In early April, just before stay-at-home orders were issued in her home state of South Carolina, Cameran made a public plea for officials to issue social distancing measures. She addressed South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster directly about his lackadasical approach to the coronavirus pandemic. Now, only two week later, McMaster is already reversing the lockdown.
Southern Charm star Cameran Eubanks has a unique place on the show. She has been Southern Charm’s narrator since its debut in 2014. Through six seasons, Cameran has offered up her take on the behavior of her castmates in a way few other reality stars have been able to do. Of course, Cameran is also a star of the series, but she has largely kept her personal life private, a rare feat in reality television.
Cameran’s doctor husband Jason Wimberly has been almost completely MIA from the show, although he did show up in last season’s finale. Unfortunately, he popped up while Cameran was fawning over Naomie Olindo’s boyfriend Metul Shah! We have gotten to know a little bit more about Cameran in the last few seasons as she has shared her fears about becoming a mother, as well as her worries about being a good parent to daughter Palmer. And her ambivalence about having a second child. Another thing we know about Cameran is that she and alcohol don’t always mix. Recently, Cameran revealed why she gets a little crazy sometimes when she drinks.
Our summer with the folks of Southern Charm has come to a bittersweet end. Sweet because it’s over, and bitter because the story line centered around a withering bromance and toxic romance of an Austen Kroll triangle. The wayward beer enthusiast spent the season entangled in a twisted web, pulled between his snobby, elitist wing man and shrill, roid-raging girlfriend. It wasn’t the stuff of Bravo dreams…that’s for sure!
Andy Cohen welcomes Danni Baird to the sofa before Austen continues to lecture Kathryn Dennis about her admittedly odd Watch What Happens Live appearance. Naomie Olindo interjects to state that a friend of hers witnessed Kathryn drinking before her evening in the clubhouse. Cameran Eubanks had the same snitch friend texting her this intel as well. Kathryn maintains that she didn’t have a sip of alcohol before WWHL, and she’d admit it if she did.
In fact, Kathryn has already shared that she is back to drinking in moderation…whatever that means. Craig Conover reveals that often times the cast has lied about seeing Kathryn drink because they didn’t think she was allowed to drink. Shep Rose agrees that they have all defended Kathryn’s reputation more than she knows.