Well, well, what do we have here? A person who followed through on their career goals? Someone with ambition? Someone who is mentally saying, “IN YOUR FACE!” to Naomie Olindo? Believe it or not, Southern Charm star Craig Conover might be the one. Fans of the show could very easily say they never thought this day would come. Historically, Craig has fallen victim to procrastination, which is just a nice way of saying partying got in the way of becoming a full adult with responsibilities or income.
While Craig may or may not have lied about finishing law school, eventually he completed the necessary credits to receive his degree. He even managed to pass the bar, which was great because Craig had never previously passed a bar in his life. Craig’s journey took a turn when he battled an addiction to Adderall and a bad relationship break-up. He gave the bourbon business a try, then developed a line of pillows and wanted to be the next Martha Stewart. Now we’ve come full circle and it’s back to being a lawyer. Folks in the greater South Carolina region facing legal peril can breathe a sigh of relief because they have a new mantra…”Don’t get run over, call Conover”.
After a jaw dropping season finale, the Southern Charm cast are ready to do battle again at the reunion. In an end of season cliffhanger, Kathryn Dennis was shown taking a pregnancy test. What a shocker! Nobody has a clue this was a possibility prior to the airing of this. Hopefully we get some clarity regarding this during part one of the reunion. Also, what will Kathryn have to say to Leva Bonaparte after a season of being on the receiving end of her crusade?
In addition to all of that, Charleston’s most dysfunctional couple looks to be fighting once again. The never-ending saga of Austen Kroll & Madison LeCroy rubbed many in the group the wrong way. All season, every group event turns to chaos because of these two and their toxic relationship. From the looks of things, Craig Conover in particular has had enough. He’s ready to drag Madison from here to the ends of the Earth.
Bethenny Frankel knows how to hustle. There’s no doubt about that. She’s also been afforded plenty of opportunities to demonstrate that hustle across a host of platforms – reality television specifically. She got her start on The Apprentice: Martha Stewart in 2005, and came in second place. While she has admitted in interviews that she thinks Martha Stewart was not a fan of hers, she definitely impressed producer Mark Burnett. Shortly thereafter, Bethenny was cast on a little show we know called Real Housewives of New York City, and well the rest is history!
In her time on RHONY, Bethenny went from single, to married, to divorced mom, and author, all while building an immensely successful brand. She was able to make her ideas a reality, leverage her name and status from the series and build SkinnyGirl into a brand. The brand was executed so well that she sold the company to Fortune Brands Beam Global in 2011 for an estimated 120 million dollars. Her story is part of why fans admire her and she definitely has bragging rights.
Southern Charm star Craig Conover has often been considered to be the ne’er-do-well of the show. His co-stars have frequently admonished him for his inability to finish what he starts. Co-stars Shep Rose and Whitney Sudler-Smith criticized him for not taking the bar exam in a timely manner. And matriarch Patricia Altschul told Craig they would have to put their pillow collaboration on hold when he failed to deliver designs to her in a timely manner.
Lately, however, it seems Craig has finally gained focus. This season, we have watched Craig take his pillow business more seriously. He even hired an assistant to help with his business venture. Craig also announced earlier this year that he was starting to sell merchandise online. And now, Craig is selling his pillows in an actual store.
VH1 is bringing back a lot of your favorite reality shows for even more seasons of craziness. Not only that, but Ricky Martin is set to have his own show as well. There are no specifics on the premise, but Ricky is in good company with the other famous people who took their lives to reality TV on the network.
Hopefully there will be more info about Ricky’s new show at some point soon.
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It’s finally the weekend, and that means a new gallery of reality TV stars social media pics. The oh so thirsty Landon Clements shared the picture above on Instagram. Landon added “#fishbra #savethetatas” to the post.
Look below for pics of Kenya Moore talking up the Old Lady Gang restaurant, Brandi Glanville getting ready for the Vagina Monologues, Shep Rose and Stassi Schroeder hanging out together, Shannon Beador detoxing after the Real Housewives of Orange County reunion, Fredrik Eklund visiting Josh Altman in L.A., Eddie Judge throwing shade at Vicki Gunvalson, and more.
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A new roundup of reality TV stars social media pics to kick off your weekend!
Above: Real Housewives of Orange County star Meghan King Edmonds shared this behind the scenes picture of herself and her new puppy Girly Girl, joking, “Does this make me a stage mom?? Is Girly Girl destined for Toddlers and Tiaras?? #fourmonths #sixpounds #goldendoodle #rhoc”
Below you will find pictures of the Big Brother 18 season finale, Elena Gant taping the Little Women: LA reunion, Real Housewives of Orange County stars Terry and Heather Dubrow working out, Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart on the set of their show Martha & Snoop’s Dinner Party, and more.
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Most of the time when people who are already well known as celebrities try to star in a reality series or talk show, it does not work out. I’m not really sure why since these are people who already have a following, but it might be because the public is just used to seeing celebs doing what originally made them famous. Nevertheless, I’m pretty optimistic about Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg coming together for their own reality show.
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