Too too soon? Southern charmit is Leva Bonaparte thinks her costar Austen Kroll may have rushed into a relationship with a newcomer Olivia’s Flowers.
“They actually met at [Olivia’s and my] birthday and he ended up in his DMs,” the restaurant owner revealed. “I think I posted a picture of her because she was coming back to town. He was like, ‘Who’s your friend?’ and I was like, ‘Austen, you need therapy right now. You don’t need to date anyone, including my friend. You need to understand your stuff.
Kroll was known for his tumultuous relationship with Madison Le Croy, as the ups and downs of their love life played out on the show. The couple started dating in 2018 and Kroll confirmed We Weekly exclusively in December 2020 that he and LeCroy called it quits for good.
After the founder of Kings Calling Brewing got mixed up in his summer house and winter house teammates Ciara Miller and Lindsay Hubbardhe confirmed with We on May 16 that Olivia was his official girlfriend.
Bonaparte noted that Flowers, which was also added to the Southern charm cast for season 8, will “set the bar” for Kroll in terms of meaningful relationships. “She’s a good girl. She’s a nice girl,” the restaurant owner said. “So don’t get into, like, messy and broken and weird.”
The mother-of-two revealed that in addition to moving on with a new girlfriend, Kroll was ‘a bit chilly’ about her ex LeCroy’s engagement to Brett Randle in October 2021 – albeit a bit “shocked”.
“I think everyone was shocked,” she shared. “But then I think [Kroll] was kinda gracious about it. He was like, ‘I wish her the best.’ And he was like, ‘She has a son and I just want them to be happy, you know?’ »
Therapy or not, things seem to be going well for Kroll and his new lady. “I’m so excited for people to meet her,” the North Carolina native said. We during NBCUniversal’s initial pitch while promoting the new season. “She really brings back, in my opinion, the charm of our show.”
The pair were first linked in late 2021 after appearing on cast mate Taylor Ann GreenDecember’s social media profile. At the time, the band, which also included Green’s beau, Southern Charm OG shep rosewere filming season 8 of the reality series.
Kroll gushed more about his new female lead at Weadding, “She’s the exact type of person we should have around, like, we want to be around her. So that was so exciting [to have her on board].”