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Shep, Austen Joke About Madison Keeping Fiance Off ‘Southern Charm’

The sophisticated dynamics in Charleston proceed. While Craig Conover seemingly made amends with Madison LeCroy forward of the season 8 premiere of Southern Charm, Shep Rose and Austen Kroll can’t precisely say the identical.

“The thing about our show and people who have been on the show and — now Austen [is] in a little different boat with Madison because they dated and it was complicated — but if I see somebody — and I think Craig’s the same way — we see anybody that’s been on this show with us in the past, or currently, you just give them a hug,” Shep, 42, completely instructed Us Weekly on the NBCUniversal upfront presentation on Monday, May 16. ”[You say], ‘How are you doing?’ Because you are feeling such as you’ve been via plenty of the identical issues collectively. … So I’ve a camaraderie with nearly everyone who’s been on the present. And even when it’s not like, ‘Hey, let’s go on a weekend collectively.’ If I see ’em, if I see anyone, I’d give ’em an enormous hug.”

Still, the RelationShep alum couldn’t assist however throw a bit of little bit of shade when requested about Madison’s fiancé, Brett Randle — and her current remarks that the Southern Charm cast wouldn’t be invited to her upcoming nuptials.

“Oh no!” he quipped to Us. “I had so many high hopes. No. I’m tired of going to weddings, so thank you, Madison, for not inviting me.”

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The hairdresser additionally made it clear that her man, who she received engaged to in October 2021, wouldn’t be a part of the Bravo present.

“Does he exist is the question,” Shep instructed Us. “He’s a hologram.”

Austen, who dated Madison on and off for years, subsequently admitted, “I actually didn’t even know his name.”

When Shep famous that Austen, 34, and Madison’s relationship was nonetheless “pretty frosty” post-split, the “Pillows and Beer” podcast cohost added, “We don’t really orbit each other much.”

Austen, has, nevertheless, moved on with Southern Charm beginner Olivia Flowers, who made her debut within the season 8 trailer that dropped on Monday.

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Madison LeCroy
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“Olivia is this lovely, lovely woman who is now a cast member, which we can say. I’m just so excited for people to meet her. … She truly, in my opinion, brings the charming back to our show. She is the exact type of person that we should have around, like, we want to be around her. So it was so exciting [to have her on board],” the Kings Calling Brewing founder instructed Us. “I’ve known her now for a year and a half. You will certainly see where it begins, then how it ends. And it certainly is some ebb and flows as I’m trying to figure it out.”

Southern Charm returns to Bravo Thursday, June 23, at 9 p.m. ET.

With reporting by Diana Cooper 

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