‘Southern Charm’: Viewers Now Know Why Whitney Sudler-Smith Called His Friends ‘Petri Dishes’

by Jeremy Spirogis
Shep Rose, Whitney Sudler-Smith, Austen Kroll

Whitney Sudler-Smith from Southern Charm shared a video to Instagram mid-March ordering Craig Conover and Austen Kroll to stay 30 ft away.

Shep Rose, Whitney Sudler-Smith, Austen Kroll
Shep Rose, Whitney Sudler-Smith, Austen Kroll | Paul Cheney/Bravo

The newest episode of Southern Charm explains why Sudler-Smith had a very good purpose for concern. Conover and Kroll continued on with regular life as producers confirmed how keep at residence orders have been going into impact and town shut down as a consequence of COVID-19.

Conover doubted that COVID-19 was an precise risk. He rolled his eyes when Shep Rose tried to inform him he didn’t assume COVID-19 was a passing part. But Conover finally got here round towards the top of the episode and was seen researching the virus.

Sudler-Smith is first seen tossing a bundle of bathroom paper to Conover from a distance. Conover thanked Sudler-Smith for coming by for him as Americans hoarded some gadgets. But Conover assured Sudler-Smith he had sufficient booze at residence so he ready.

Whitney Sudler-Smith locked down sooner than his mates

While the opposite forged members continued to congregate, they remarked about how Sudler-Smith was already staying at residence. Sudler-Smith took the risk severely from the start and shared an Instagram video hanging out with Kroll and Conover on his driveway.

“Practicing Social Distancing with  @krollthewarriorking and @caconover If you have to see someone – like I have, stay at worst 30 feet away. #besafe,” he captioned the video, which he has since deleted.

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Conover’s new rental residence was near Sudler-Smith’s mom Patricia Altschul’s home. Kroll and Conover should have pushed over to the mansion in a golf cart. “You!” Sudler-Smith stated in Kroll’s course. “You should be quarantined in Wuhan, China province.” Kroll places up his palms as he sits in a golf cart situated removed from Sudler-Smith.

“Austen if he goes to the fish market in Wuhan, the bats will flee and panic. He’s a walking petri dish. It’s true, I’m not lying,” Sudler-Smith added.

Austen Kroll caught warmth for his early pandemic conduct

In the season preview, girlfriend Madison LeCroy is seen getting indignant with Kroll about his conduct early within the pandemic. Kroll additionally shared a photograph on Instagram consuming at a restaurant with different forged members when the remainder of the nation was locked down.

“Good luck with that, since they were at a bar yesterday stuffing crab legs in their faces and spreading germs,” one individual remarked on Sudler-Smith’s post after seeing the photograph Kroll shared.

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Kroll later posted on Instagram that he obtained loss of life threats due to the photograph. “St. Paddy’s has a different vibe this year,” he wrote.
“Rest assured we heard lots of your outcries AND loss of life threats, which we for some purpose normalize/internalize, and are training social distancing.
@wsudlersmith was gracious sufficient to offer us with the Bourbon, which we needed to choose up as soon as he positioned it down on the bottom away from us. SIDE NOTE: The worth of the bourbon he equipped elevated with each story he advised #20ft.”

Southern Charm is on each Thursday at 9/8c on Bravo.

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