‘Southern Charm’: Cast Members Don’t Think the Show Has Hurt Tourism

by Jeremy Spirogis
Patricia Altschul, Cameran Eubanks

When a Twitter person determined to sling mud at Southern Charm, solid members and followers responded that folks have visited Charleston due to the present. The Twitter debate stemmed from a tweet in regards to the present embarking upon a brand new season of filming.

Patricia Altschul, Cameran Eubanks
Patricia Altschul, Cameran Eubanks |Ralph Bavaro/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank through Getty Images

“#SouthernCharm is currently filming its next season. Direct all angry comments to @Charlestonion,” the thread began. Someone replied, “I keep reading this tweet in search of the elusive term yet highly desired term “Final Season”. When will our lengthy nations nightmare of Southern Slime finish?” Quick to reply was Kate Chastain from Below Deck.

She utilized her signature snark to her response. “I keep reading this tweet in search of the elusive yet highly desired part where anyone asked you. When will our long nations nightmare of internet trolling end Jonny?” she wrote.

The Twitter person replied. “It’s jimmy. Lots of different vowels and consonants than those in “jonny “. My fave new thing: schooling #RealityTV stars who don’t actually live in reality.” To which Chastain hilariously replied, “Sorry Jeffrey!” But how did the Southern Charm solid (and followers) react to the tweet?

Patricia Altschul factors out that the present has been good for tourism

Patricia Altschul remarked that the Twitter person ought to see the constructive facets the present has helped to generate, which incorporates extra tourism to Charleston. “I’m afraid you’ve confused final with seventh season and no end in sight. Because of its high ratings and popularity, many fans have visited our city, supported the hotels, restaurants, shops and fallen in love with Charleston,” she noticed.

But the Twitter person was relentless. “Mrs Altschul, No one has visited Charleston bec of you or anyone else on #southerncharm, nor does your show represent downtown Charleston. Her 2nd renaissance began well before you moved to town and will continue well after. Also, please paint your home. It needs it.”

So Altschul replied to each facets of the tweet. “I suggest you read the comments..as for the painting of my house; The surface is original and cannot be painted as directed by the BAR. Hence the many awards from preservation groups that I’ve received since restoring it,” she responded.

Shep Rose (and followers) share tales

Shep Rose shared a narrative a few fan who got here to Charleston due to the present. “I’ve got a story that will just put this to bed. I went to a restaurant called Rappahannock last night in Charleston. The GM came over and told me we filmed there 2 years ago. And people from New Zealand !emailed the place saying it looked awesome and were coming on their trip.” Of course, the Twitter person continued to assault upon studying Rose’s comment.

But different followers added feedback about how watching the present prompted them to go to Lowcountry. “I’m from Australia and would not have even thought of going to Charleston if I hadn’t have watched SC,” an individual replied. Another shared, “Of course you are correct. I think although Charleston has long been a destination your show has brought a lot of positive interest in visiting.”

Some folks shared pictures from their trip to Charleston. “Four of us visited Charleston for a girls trip last summer, in part inspired by the show… and we had a blast!” one individual shared together with a photograph.

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