Charleston is for lovers! The Southern Charm stars can’t get enough of each other — and they aren’t afraid to date within their inner circle.
Season 1 – OG stars premiered in 2014. Craig Conover, Shep Rose Kathryn DennisLet fans see the good and the bad parts of their romantic relationships.
Craig broke up with Kathryn after he had an affair with her. Whitney Sudler-Smith Thomas Ravenel. Kathryn later had two more children with Thomas, before they ended their long-term romance in 2016.
Shep’s affairs have stretched far and wide dating back to pre-show when he was in a relationship with Danni Baird. The twosome ended their relationship before they could star together. Southern CharmTheir time together became a major storyline in season 6 in 2019, when they were married. Madison LeCroyShep claimed to have given Danni chlamydia.
“Shep and I dated almost a decade ago, and we, or at least I, did not even know Madison and Austen [Kroll]It was back then. Also, her statements are completely false and unfair. It was hurtful,” Danni told The Daily DishIn July 2019. “She was trying to target Shep, but I know good and well she threw me in there for a reason, subconsciously or not. And it’s just been really hard for me to comprehend how you can do that to somebody else. It’s not my nature.”
The artist denied having an STD, adding, “I can stand here and say that I do not have chlamydia, I never have. But, I mean, I had to frickin’ Google it and couldn’t figure out how to spell it when all this happened.”
Austen’s relationship drama has been equally as explosive over the years, beginning with his battle to win Chelsea Meissner’s heart during season 4. The beermaker briefly dated Chelsea, but Shep failed to win her over. They eventually split in 2017.
The North Carolina native turned heads when he dated Madison in seasons 6 and 7. After two years of a complicated relationship, the couple divorced in December 2020. But tensions between them continued.
Shep exclusively told Us Weekly in May 2022 that things between Austen and Madison were still “pretty frosty.” The “Pillows and Beer” podcast cohost agreed, adding, “We don’t really orbit each other that much.”
Craig — who dated castmate Naomie OlindoThree years, before you move on Summer House’s Paige DeSorbo in 2021 — also weighed in on Austen’s past romance following Madison’s October 2021 engagement to Brett Randle.
“He handled it better than I thought he was going to. I mean, there’s still some tension and some anger there,” Craig exclusively told Use in June 2022 of Austen’s reaction to Madison’s new man. “I think he’s just fully coming to terms with how disastrous their relationship was — because he just never came to terms with it.”
The Pillow Talk author noted that Austen’s friends “tried” to tell him about the toxic relationship, but he didn’t listen. “We shook him and we slapped him around and he just wouldn’t [hear us out],” Craig added. “I think he was a little surprised that [Madison]It was fast, but it was good. It was good for both of them.”
Scroll down to see which Southern Charm stars have hooked up — and who had more serious relationships: