Season 6 of Southern Charm is in full swing already. How do we know? There’s already been a dramatic breakup based on infidelity. That’s right, it’s time for the drama to kick in. That is, of course, if we don’t count the looming shadow of Thomas Ravenel and Kathryn Dennis’ ongoing custody battle.
Now that Austen Kroll and Madison LeCroy are broken up amidst some pretty wild accusations of infidelity — of which there seems to be proof, on Austen Kroll’s part — there’s some speculation that the couple might have made amends and gotten back together after Season 6. Could it be that the two spurned lovers have found happiness in each others’ arms again?
Austen Kroll’s cheating scandal
Southern Charm fans were shocked when Austen Kroll was caught on camera, seemingly having just cheated on Madison LeCroy. In an outrageously compromising video, Kroll is seen on camera defending himself when LeCroy catches him red-handed with two other women in his bedroom. Kroll appears in his boxer briefs, repeatedly calling LeCroy crazy for accusing him of sleeping with the two women, one of whom took the video.
When one of the women claims that they didn’t sleep with Kroll, LeCroy asks, “So then why are your panties lying by the bed?!”
Kroll tried to soften the situation in an interview with Entertainment Tonight. Kroll explains, “So, I guess what I can say is that was very early on [in our relationship]. [That was] Madison and I trying to figure out what we were. We both hadn’t done the, you know, ‘you’re my girlfriend, and you’re my boyfriend’ talk, right?”
However, the whole situation painted Kroll in an incredibly bad light. Much of his behavior in the video is typical of someone gaslighting their significant other, trying to flip the situation on them and paint them as “crazy.”
LeCroy took the situation in stride, seeing it as an opportunity to have some fun of her own. In an episode of Watch What Happens Live, LeCroy told Andy Cohen, “I said, ‘Well it looks to me like a hall pass. I can do whatever.”
Officially broken up
During Episode 3 of Southern Charm Season 6, we learn from Austen Kroll that the couple has officially called it quits. Kroll meets up with friends Shep Rose and Craig Conover in a bar, and declares that he has a total admission from LeCroy. He’s referring to rumors that LeCroy has been messaging other men on Instagram.
Craig Conover tries to comfort his friend, reminding him that he has his pals in his time of need. “I’m glad we have each other is what I’m cheersing to, because at the end of the day, we have each other,” said Conover.
However, it was clear that Kroll wasn’t ready to move ahead that quickly. “I just had a fucking conversation with the person that I thought really mattered in my life, so please have a little bit of compassion,” he replied. While Kroll’s friends think the breakup is for the best, it’s clear that Kroll wasn’t ready to see that just yet.
Are the two back together?
A recent Instagram post from Craig Conover has fans wondering if Austen Kroll and Madison LeCroy are back together now. A Southern Charm fan took a screenshot of the story, posted here. They captioned it, “Erm! From Craig’s insta story today. Are Madison and Austen back together????”
Could the scandalous couple be back together following all of these allegations and tears? Or are they simply trying to stay friends, given how many mutual acquaintances they share across the cast?