Season six of Southern Charm is likely to have a few major changes. While some of the OG cast is still featured, a few faces who have appeared in every season will no longer be on the show.
Thomas Ravenel was fired from the show after multiple allegations of sexual assault led to his arrest in 2018. Ravenel and Kathryn Dennis have two children together. The season trailer hints that a custody dispute may be featured this season.
Whitney Sudler-Smith, John David “JD” Madison, Thomas Ravenel |Photo by Paul Cheney/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images
Another familiar face who seems to have disappeared is John David “JD” Madison. Madison was never a main cast member. However, he was always present and even had his own storyline. Like Ravenel, trouble found Madison over the past year and he seems to be no longer featured on the show.
His troubles started last year
Madison appeared to be one of the few cast members with the picture-perfect life. He was happily married with children. Madison also appeared to be a highly successful business owner too.
But that facade broke down last year. He revealed on the show he and wife Liz separated. While he enjoyed an amicable relationship with the cast in the past, the good vibes were gone last season.
The women especially went after Madison because of his alleged cheating. However, he told Bravo’s The Daily Dish, the couple separated for other reasons. “Over the last few years, whether it was from lifestyle differences, demanding work hours, high levels of stress, or the demands of marriage, we had grown apart,” he said in a 2018 email to Bravo.
John David “JD” Madison. Austen Kroll |Photo by Paul Cheney/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images
But was accused of sexual assault
Like Ravenel, Madison was also accused of sexual assault. A woman filed a report alleging that Madison involuntarily drugged her and then sexually assaulted her in 2017, People reports. The woman, who was later known as Susan Johnson, said Madison slipped a drug into her drink. She then felt ill and passed out. Johnson later woke up to find Madison “forcibly raping and sodomizing her.”
However, the story took an unexpected turn five months after the charge was made in 2018. Johnson was actually arrested for making a false police report. Her attorney refuted these charges. “Susan is going to fight this unfair, unfounded …read more
Source:: Daily Times