‘Southern Charm’: Why Thomas Ravenel Didn’t Tell Kathryn Dennis About His New Baby

by Jeremy Spirogis
Kathrny Dennis and Thomas Ravanel

Kathryn Dennis dropped a significant bombshell on Southern Charm when she discovered Thomas Ravenel was having one other child. The two actuality TV personalities co-parent two youngsters and have had a rocky relationship. When Dennis thought she had a shot at getting again with Ravenel, she finds out he’s having a child with one other lady, shattering her hopes. Ravenel is now explaining why he didn’t inform Dennis early-on about his new child.

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How did Kathryn Dennis discover out about Thomas Ravenel having one other child?

It was on the third episode of Southern Charm Season 6 the place Dennis discovered Ravenel received one other lady pregnant. Dennis was made conscious of this through a textual content message from her lawyer whereas attending Leva Bonaparte’s occasion.

“Thomas got a girl pregnant and she’s having the baby. I just found out. It’s happening,” Dennis advised her friend Danni Baird whereas additionally revealing the lady was six or seven months pregnant.

“Thomas is having another baby. I just found out. He confirmed it,” Dennis later advised her group of mates. “I’m asking him, ‘Why wouldn’t you tell me?’ He’s like, ‘Why would I?’ Because they’ll have a sibling, hello.”

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Dennis additionally revealed that she had discovered a optimistic being pregnant take a look at in his home however Ravenel denied figuring out something about it. The Bravo star talked about that she had heard the previous politician had been noticed at an OBGYN as properly.

“I cannot believe I’ve been living in a house with this man who’s been hiding this secret that has a child on the way,” Dennis stated in her confessional. “Meanwhile, I’m fantasizing, ‘Oh maybe, if we got back together this is what it would be like. Wavelengths, you see why we didn’t get along?”

Why wasn’t Thomas Ravenel upfront with Kathryn Dennis?

Dennis seemingly nonetheless had hope that sooner or later she and Ravenel would find yourself collectively and be a household unit. During the Southern Charm Season 6 premiere, Dennis had been dwelling with Ravenel as her residence was being transformed. She claimed there have been no points and each agreed that it was wholesome for the youngsters to see their dad and mom get alongside.

When Dennis discovered Ravenel was having one other child, she was upset as she stated her household was “no longer the Ravenels.” Now it will likely be his two kids with Dennis and one other child with a special lady.

Many followers questioned why Ravenel wasn’t forthcoming with Dennis as this information affected the youngsters they share collectively, as they’d have a half-sibling.

“I didn’t say anything to Kathryn because I didn’t want the entire world to find out within 12 hours, because I knew she would tell everybody,” Ravenel reportedly advised All About The Tea.

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“I didn’t want [Heather Mascoe] to be stressed by media attention as she’s 40 and didn’t want any,” Ravenel added. “Heather is private and keeps our relationship under wraps.”

Since the episode filmed, Ravenel has welcomed a child boy that they named Jonathan Jackson Ravenel.

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

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