It’s safe to say Austen KrollAnd Madison LeCroy’s on-again, off-again romance has earned a spot in messy Bravo relationship history.
Southern CharmAfter she began dating Kroll in season 4, 2017, LeCroy, a single mom of Hudson, was invited to the Bravo series’ season 6. After the reunion aired August 2019, the hairdresser revealed that LeCroy had been a single mother of son Hudson since she started dating Kroll in 2017. Us Weekly that the twosome’s relationship was “complicated” at the moment. Kroll, however, told the story in November. UseBravoCon was a great opportunity to give it another try.
“Madison and I have certainly tried to go our own ways, and we just find ourselves back with each other. I go to other people and I’m like, ‘They just suck. And you suck, and you suck,’” he told UseAt the time. “She’s just my person. And I’m telling myself to quit fighting it. And it’s just not cut-and-dried sometimes. I mean, you may only love someone like this once in your entire life. It would be foolish to leave it. Until all options are exhausted, Madison will be my person.”
Kroll and LeCroy began shooting season 7 of Southern CharmFebruary 2020. The coronavirus pandemic caused production to stop. LeCroy and Kroll argued about how to deal with the COVID-19 crisis. LeCroy stayed home to care for her son, but Kroll, who had been partying in Charleston (South Carolina), was positive for coronavirus.
“Austen’s behavior during the shutdown was heavy on the drinking, sleeping until noon and then playing video games,” LeCroy quipped during a December 2020 episode of the show. “Sorry, but major turnoff for me. We are on two different wavelengths here.”
As the pair’s tumultuous relationship continued to play out on the show, the salon owner exclusively told UseKroll and Kroll parted ways in December 2020.
“We are not together right now. I am 1,000 percent single, and so is he,” she told Use. “So, ladies, if you want him, you can have him.”
Kroll spoke for his part. Use that watching the show back was “like being able to see [the signs] just right in front of my face.” He explained in December 2020: “I was like, ‘Austen, what are you doing?’ What you’re seeing [on TV]It happened in May, June, and July. People assume that we broke up yesterday.”
While their relationship may be over, the drama between KrollAnd LeCroy is just getting started — and Kristin Cavallari and Jay Cutlerthey found themselves in between the former couple. Scroll down to see everything we know.