‘Southern Charm’: Craig Conover Found Filming During Pandemic Was ‘Interesting’

by Jeremy Spirogis
Craig Conover

Craig Conover is likely one of the stars of Southern Charm that returned for season 7. The new season of the Bravo actuality sequence was hit with the pandemic as many exhibits had been this 12 months. Conover mentioned he discovered filming by COVID-19 “interesting” and guaranteed followers that the present will proceed to be “wild and crazy” because it has all the time been.

Craig Conover
Craig Conover | Tommy Garcia/Bravo

What was so ‘interesting’ about filming throughout COVID-19?

Southern Charm and the forged of the hit actuality sequence had been impacted by COVID-19 together with the remainder of the world. The Sewing Down South revealed that though the present will stay the identical, sure features shall be “very different” from season’s previous.

“It was interesting to be part of an industry that has never really slowed or shut down production whether it’s scripted, unscripted, all different facets of productions all came to a standstill,” Conover informed Page Six. “And I have some friends that are in the scripted world and they were like, ‘What are you guys doing?’ And I was like, ‘What are you guys doing?’ No one knew what was going to happen. So that was interesting, that kind of everyone [was] on the same playing field.”

The pillow designer is assured that the present will stay trustworthy to what the sequence has been to date.

“I believe it’s thrilling in a means that, you understand, it’s nonetheless Southern Charm the way you guys comprehend it, however it’s one thing new and totally different once more, which I really feel like yearly by some means with our group of buddies, simply there’s one thing somewhat wild and loopy and totally different,” Conover added.

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Shep Rose and Craig Conover | Paul Cheney/Bravo

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Craig Conover talks Cameran Eubanks

One of the Southern Charm stars that didn’t return for season 7 is Cameran Eubanks. The former narrator of the sequence left amid rumors her husband hat cheated on her. Eubanks denied leaving for that purpose and mentioned she had suggested Bravo of her choice months earlier than filming began.

However, in a current interview, Conover advised that Eubanks was set to movie a scene along with her and she or he pulled out on the final minute.

“Up until a day before filming, she was going to be filming with me, and then all of a sudden she wasn’t, so I don’t know what happened, but something happened,” Conover informed Us Weekly.

Conover just isn’t dropping hope in his friend although, he feels that he can get her again on the present within the subsequent season.

“I know that she enjoyed doing it with us, you know, me and her and Shep [Rose] had been together since the beginning,” Conover additionally mentioned. “So that was tough, but I have a sneaky feeling that I would be able to get her back next year, but we’ll see what happens.”

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Kathryn Dennis and Craig Conover | Paul Cheney/Bravo

Craig Conover reacts to Thomas Ravenel

One former Southern Charm star that DID return to the present was Thomas Ravenel. The U.S. Senate hopeful made a cameo through the season 7 premiere as Kathryn Dennis was residing with him and their two youngsters on the time. Many followers didn’t agree with Bravo airing the footage after he pleaded responsible to sexual assault final 12 months.

Some followers believed the cable community was enabling him and giving him a platform. However, Conover doesn’t see it that means. The pillow maker says it solely highlights Ravenel’s hypocrisy as he mentioned he would by no means seem on the present once more prior to now.

The cast of 'Southern Charm' Season 7The cast of 'Southern Charm' Season 7
The forged of ‘Southern Charm’ Season 7 | John Valkos/Tommy Garcia/Bravo

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“I mean, some people will say, like, we shouldn’t give them a platform or show it, [but] it’s not a positive for Thomas that he filmed at all,” Conover mentioned in an interview to Us Weekly. “So, anyone worried that we’re helping him by filming him, it’s not accurate. I mean, for him to go on Twitter all the time and blast the show and then film? It’s just incredible.”

Southern Charm airs each Thursday evening at 9 p.m. ET on Bravo.

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