The Stitching Down South founder, 31, confirmed his relationship with Hegnauer earlier this month, shortly earlier than she made her Southern Charm debut. LeCroy, 31, later joked throughout an episode of Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen on December 3 that she was “grossed out” by her costar’s new romance as a result of Hegnauer had beforehand attached with castmate Austen Kroll.
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“She was actually nasty for no motive,” Conover tells Us Weekly completely of LeCroy’s assertion. “That’s how Natalie and I met, Austin launched us in Aspen, [Colorado]. It was no secret that they’d recognized one another earlier than. Natalie has been nothing however good to Madison. They frolicked, they have been buddies. So what Madison did simply wasn’t good, ? … I don’t even need to be related to Madison anymore.”
Conover previously dated costar Naomie Olindo for practically three years earlier than they referred to as it quits in 2017. The Delaware native informed Us in October that his new relationship would be a big part of the Bravo actuality present’s seventh season. In the course of the December 3 episode of Southern Allure, Conover hinted that he was “fairly certain” he was already falling in love with Hegnauer.
“Everyone else is happy for me. It’s been a very long time since I’ve felt this fashion about somebody and since I’ve discovered somebody that was so supportive,” he tells Us, including that LeCroy “threw away” their years of friendship along with her feedback. “It’s unhappy to look at [her] challenge and unravel in entrance of everybody. I imply, that’s her opinion and that’s high-quality. … She’s simply not a pleasant individual.”
Whereas Conover claims he “can’t converse” to the intentions behind LeCroy’s jab, he tells Us that “issues are going very well” between him and his new flame, who he met in January. The pair quarantined collectively in South Carolina amid the coronavirus pandemic, which Conover says was a blessing — even after he contracted the illness earlier this 12 months.
“It was good being with Natalie,” he tells Us of his quarantine expertise. “You recognize, we have been on this insulated bubble during this honeymoon phase the place we bought to spend so much of time collectively. … We make one another comfortable and we’re actually snug with one another.”
Southern Allure airs on Bravo Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET.
With reporting by Christina Garibaldi
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