Southern Hospitality’s Grace Lilly Throws Shade at Austen Kroll

Spilling the candy tea! Southern Hospitality star Grace Lilly revealed which members of the Southern Attraction solid she’s near — and which of them she’s not.

“We see them throughout,” the Bravo star, 24, completely instructed Us Weekly on Thursday, December 15. “They’ve all been very nice. I imply, the one person who’s been just a little dismissive is Austen [Kroll], however no matter.”

Her costar Mikel Simmons chimed in so as to add, “There’s your headline proper there!”

Grace defined that she acquired a less-than-enthusiastic vibe from the “Pillows and Beer” cohost, 35, at a Halloween social gathering when she was speaking to him in regards to the Southern Attraction spinoff. “He simply didn’t actually care to help it,” she claimed. “I don’t discover that too cool as a result of I’m a supportive particular person.”

Southern Hospitality follows the workers at Leva Bonaparte‘s Republic nightclub in Charleston, South Carolina. Final month, the restaurateur, 43, instructed Us that not all of her Southern Attraction castmates had been thrilled about her spinoff.

“I positively suppose that there have been, at occasions, individuals who possibly weren’t tremendous thrilled,” she instructed Us in November, noting that Craig Conover had come round after their season 8 feud. “They’ve all congratulated me, most of them, I wanna say, so far.”

Whereas Grace sensed Austen wasn’t enthusiastic about Southern Hospitality, Mikel, 25, had a distinct expertise with the Winter Home star. “He gave me nice love for the present,” the South Carolina native instructed Us. “So, thanks a lot, Austen.”


Grace Lilly.
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The VIP host added that he’s shut with a number of members of the Southern Attraction solid, together with Kathryn Dennis, Venita Aspen, Taylor Ann Inexperienced and Whitney Sudler-Smith. He met Kathryn, 31, at church six years in the past, and so they’ve been mates ever since. Shortly after Mikel started filming Southern Hospitality, the furnishings designer gave her pal some recommendation about how to deal with the cameras.

“I bear in mind my very first week of filming, and it was very, very laborious,” Mikel instructed Us. “We sat down and he or she was identical to, ‘I bear in mind the way it feels. Bear in mind that is the present, keep in mind that … it’s three hours, 4 hours of dialog [and] persons are seeing 5 minutes and stuff.’ And she or he mentioned, ‘Simply let your guard down, your wall down, however don’t be afraid of being who you’re.’”

Kathryn additionally warned her good friend that filming actuality TV might be “a really tough journey” earlier than asking him if it was well worth the hassle. “I used to be like, ‘Yeah, it’s value it,’” Mikel recalled.

Southern Hospitality airs on Bravo Mondays at 9 p.m. ET.

With reporting by Christina Garibaldi