Kathryn Dennis Exits ‘Southern Charm’ After 8 Seasons: Details

All good issues should come to an finish. Kathryn Dennis revealed she is leaving Southern Attraction after eight seasons.

“What a wild trip it’s been!” Dennis, 31, instructed Folks in an announcement on Wednesday, January 11. “Are you able to imagine I used to be 21 after I first began filming Southern Attraction, again in its first season? That was in 2013, and within the decade that adopted, it’s secure to say my life modified in methods I may by no means think about. It hasn’t at all times been simple, however I’m so fortunate to have had actuality cameras there, capturing so many moments that I’ll always remember (and some, even, that I’d prefer to).”

The mannequin, who has been half solid because the present’s inception in 2014, thanked followers for watching her “develop up” and develop into a “mother to 2 wonderful youngsters and construct friendships I’ll at all times treasure.” Dennis shares daughter Kensington Calhoun, 8, and son Saint Julian, 6, with former castmate Thomas Ravenel, who appeared on seasons 1 by 6 of the fact sequence earlier than exiting amid sexual assault allegations. The previous politician settled the lawsuit filed in opposition to him in 2019. (Ravenel, 60, additionally shares son Jonathan, 2, with ex Heather Mascoe.)

She continued, “Via all of it, the love y’all have proven for me not solely gave me the power I wanted to deal with all of it, however helped me understand that I wasn’t alone. I’m so grateful. “I’ll be carrying that love with me as I enter this subsequent chapter of my life, away from the Southern Attraction lens. I’m grateful for Bravo, the producers at Haymaker and my Charleston solid mates for all the pieces.”

The South Carolina native defined that whereas she’ll miss her time on the hit Bravo sequence, she is happy to see what the following chapter would possibly convey. “If it’s something just like the final decade, it’ll be a memorable trip. LFG [let’s f–king go],” she concluded her assertion.

Information of Dennis’ exit comes someday after Deadline reported that she can be billed as a visitor star on Southern Attraction’s upcoming ninth season. The mother of two initially started the sequence as a part-time solid member however was upgraded to sequence common in season 2 after she and Ravenel sparked a romance.

Season 8 of the present adopted Dennis’ newest relationship with now-ex Chleb Ravenell. The pair had been first linked in 2020 however referred to as it quits throughout manufacturing.

“Each time we’d movie, it’d simply be an argument,” Ravenell, 34, solely instructed Us Weekly in July 2022 about watching their romance and breakup on the present. “It was getting petty. So we had been similar to, ‘You recognize what? We must always simply break this off.’”

He added, “She wasn’t telling me what she was going by. She was telling me she was going by like courtroom instances and stuff the place her children and custody battles [were involved] … She wasn’t telling me about her relationships [with the cast]. I used to be simply coming in blind, serving to her. After which it sort of simply all fell on me.”

It hasn’t been confirmed if the Ravenell will seem on season 9 of Southern Attraction, which additionally stars Craig ConoverShep Rose, Austen Kroll, Venita Aspen and Leva Bonaparte. Naomie Olindo, Madison LeCroy and Summer season Home’s Paige DeSorbo, who’s relationship 33-year-old Conover, additionally had closely featured roles in season 8.