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Former Southern Charm Star Thomas Ravenel Apologizes To Nanny As Part Of Sexual Assault Settlement

Let’s hope this about does it regarding anything court cases involving Thomas Ravenel. Since his departure from Southern Charm, Thomas has been keeping it busy with his lawyers. On one side he had the exhausting, long term custody battle with former flame, Kathryn Dennis. But on the other side, he had a nasty little sexual assault charge.

After Thomas was arrested on allegations of rape, he waited many months for the case to go to trial. The person who alleged the crime against Thomas was the nanny of the children he shares with Kathryn. Recently Thomas plead guilty to the charges against him. He received a 30-day sentence that was suspended to a $500 fine. He also had to pay the victim’s legal fees and make a charitable donation to an organization specializing in surviving sexual assault. But that wasn’t all he had to do. New details about the settlement have been released, and some things might surprise you.

Former Southern Charm Star Thomas Ravenel Paid $125,000 To Settle Sexual Assault Lawsuit

Well, we were all right finally have some answers regarding the sexual assault trial that has plagued former Southern Charm star, Thomas Ravenel. In September 2018, Thomas was arrested. He was charged with assault and battery in the second degree. The charge stems from an incident that took place in January of 2015. While Thomas has faced other allegations of assault, this particular time it centered around the nanny of Thomas and Kathryn Dennis’ two children.

The victim accused Thomas of some truly heinous acts including, but not limited to, moderate bodily injury and touching her private parts and/or threatening to injure the victim. Since the assault, Thomas has bided his time with a custody fight for the children he shares with Kathryn. Thomas was finally able to address the sexual assault charges against him in September 2019. Apparently, we live in a society where a man can admit forced violation of a woman and walk by paying a fee less than someone’s monthly rent. Thomas entered a guilty plea and paid a $500 fine. If you have been scratching your head, wondering how in the hell this can happen, we have some details.

Thomas Ravenel Pleads Guilty To Assault; Gets $500 Fine & Avoids Jail

Unfortunately, very few people are surprised by this one. Thomas Ravenel has avoided jail time for sexual assault. Another “victory” for the good ole boys.

While the Southern Charm viewers and the rest of the country are annoyed and perplexed by Thomas’ perceived power and ability to get out of trouble, he still has some influence in Charleston. Apparently.

Kathryn Dennis and Thomas Ravenel

Whether Kathryn Dennis is your current fan favorite or old definition of messy, you have to admit she’s changed her tune. Since her first appearance on Southern Charm, Kathryn has been through the wringer. After having two children with former love, Thomas Ravenel, she has seen the inside of rehab facilities and courtrooms.

Kathryn and Thomas are presently involved in a bitter custody battle regarding their kids, Kensie and Saint. They have made attempts at co-parenting in the past, but it never seemed to stick, much like their relationship. Amidst Thomas’ sexual assault allegations and uncouth girlfriends (#hiashley), the pair recently appeared to call a truce to celebrate their daughter’s pre-school graduation. But obviously, it hasn’t been all unicorns and rainbows. Details have emerged revealing more of their dark relationship, and what might have lead to Kathryn’s downfall.

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In the wake of Thomas Ravenel’s arrest this week, questions have arisen regarding the charges, the investigation surrounding the allegations made by the Southern Charm’s former nanny, Dawn.

In an exclusive interview on the Pink Shade With Erin Martin podcast, “Nanny Dawn” responds to the news of Thomas’s arrest. She explains what the current charges are, what it was like reading her victim impact statement at court this week, and her vow to continue advocacy for survivors of sexual assault despite backlash she’s received.