Craig Conover Denies Kissing Sonja Morgan, Austen Kroll Weighs In

Craig Conover and Austen Kroll are setting the document straight after Sonja Morgan and Luann de Lesseps‘ respective claims about their flirty pasts.

The Southern Appeal stars addressed the hypothesis on the Tuesday, July 11, episode of their “Pillows and Beer” podcast after the previous Housewives stirred the pot throughout a joint look on Watch What Occurs Stay With Andy Cohen.

“Sonja and I … she’s at all times been a humorous, nice buddy to have,” Conover, 35, stated, remembering his first interplay with Morgan, 59, on Andy Cohen‘s late-night present years prior. “I don’t assume I’ve ever seen her in individual once more. … She’s Sonja, you understand? Like, I’ve by no means had a foul factor to say about her.”

When Kroll, 36, requested immediately whether or not his pal had ever gotten bodily with Morgan, Conover didn’t mince phrases. “No, we haven’t kissed. I haven’t seen her in, like, 5 years,” he claimed. “She’s aggressive, she’s a bundle of enjoyable. However no, Sonja and I’ve not kissed.”

Morgan raised eyebrows on Sunday, July 9, after claiming on WWHL that she as soon as “had a little bit tête-à-tête” with Conover, who’s presently relationship Paige DeSorbo. Because the quip gained traction on-line, DeSorbo, 30, shared her playful response.

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Craig Conover, Sonja Morgan, Austen Kroll and LuAnn de Lesseps
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“No I’m peeeeing my pants,” she wrote within the feedback part of a Bravo fan account on Monday, July 10.

Kroll, in the meantime, instructed Conover he didn’t assume Morgan “was saying that y’all kissed” however moderately had a flirty interplay. “She was like, ‘You already know, I sat in his lap and I touched his hair … We had a little bit brush,’” he stated. (Conover, for his half, was not sure what “tête-à-tête” meant.)

Morgan wasn’t the one one to ignite the rumor mill — de Lesseps, 58, alleged on WWHL that she “swapped numbers” with Kroll after they “frolicked as soon as at BravoCon.” Kroll, nonetheless, doesn’t fairly keep in mind it the identical means.

“I don’t recall. I don’t assume that I exchanged numbers with Luann,” he stated on Tuesday. “I might’ve remembered … She simply may very well be complicated me with any individual else. I imply, I believe that Luann’s attractive.”

Conover asserted that each girls — who’re presently costarring on Bravo’s Welcome to Crappie Lake — are “bundles of enjoyable” as Kroll teased that he’d “prefer to” get to know de Lesseps sometime. (He claimed the pair haven’t “ever spoken.”)

“I believe that making out with an older girl can be a variety of enjoyable,” Kroll added, encouraging de Lesseps to shoot him a DM through social media.

Each de Lesseps and Morgan are divorcées. The countess was beforehand married to Alexandre de Lesseps from 1993 to 2009 and to Tom D’Agostino Jr. from 2016 to 2017. Morgan, for her half, cut up from John Adams Morgan in 2006 after practically 10 years of marriage.