Seeing eye to eye? A number of Southern Allure stars confronted awkward relationship conversations throughout this week’s episode, with exes Craig Conover and Naomie Olindo taking the cake.
Craig, 33, and Naomie, 29, dated for 3 years earlier than splitting in 2017. Following their Las Vegas hookup, which got here to gentle through the season 8 premiere in June, the twosome have been attempting to determine easy methods to be associates.
Whereas the Stitching Down South founder has since moved on with Paige DeSorbo, his relationship with Naomie continues to affect his day-to-day in Charleston. Paige, 29, initially gave the impression to be OK with Craig hooking up with Naomie in 2021 however has since requested him to not see her one-on-one to which he agreed.
Through the Thursday, August 4, episode, Craig reluctantly meet up with Naomie to speak about her and Chleb Ravenell’s unusual chat about Kathryn Dennis — and issues received uncomfortable to say the least.
“One of many classes that I realized after every thing occurred with me and also you, is rarely air your soiled laundry with different folks,” Naomie instructed Craig after explaining that Chleb, 33, was bashing his then-girlfriend Kathryn, 30, throughout Olivia Flowers’ oyster roast one week prior.
The L’Abeye founder revealed that she has “apologized” for talking sick of Craig previously and famous, “I’ve so many regrets about that.” However her heartfelt remarks have been met by crickets on Craig’s finish.
“Craig is making me actually uncomfortable. He’s, like, jittery,” Naomie mentioned throughout a confessional interview. “Not making eye contact. He’s actually performing like I’m a part of a sting operation.”
The Pillow Discuss creator, for his half, received pissed that Naomie couldn’t simply name him with all this info. “Like, why did we now have to have espresso [for her] to inform me Chleb is speaking s–t about Kathryn?” he requested the digital camera.
Craig finally mustered up the braveness to inform his ex-girlfriend that there wanted to be “boundaries” between them now that he’s courting Paige completely.
“I believe that Paige is being very understanding though she doesn’t perceive it as a result of she lives in New York the place you don’t run into your exes,” he mentioned in a confessional chat. “She has been affected person with me hooking up with Naomie whereas me and Paige have been figuring stuff out. I don’t wish to push it by disrespecting her any additional.”
Naomie, for her half, was shocked by Craig’s feedback however didn’t argue. “I’m not attempting to get with Craig if he has a girlfriend. That’s simply not how I’m,” she instructed the cameras. “If Craig and Paige really feel awkward that’s on them, not me.”
Throughout episode 7, Austen Kroll additionally discovered himself coping with a clumsy relationship. After Olivia, 30, invited his ex-girlfriend Madison LeCroy to her occasion one week prior, he confessed, “I haven’t spoken to her for the reason that occasion.”
The North Carolina native, 35, instructed Kathryn, “I don’t wish to pursue somebody that wishes to be associates with my ex.” The “Katching Up With Kathryn” podcast host, in the meantime, joked to the cameras, “Typically Austen could be a petty bitch.”
Southern Allure airs on Bravo Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET.
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