No lower up data to report. Southern Appeal star Craig Conover revealed that he’s nonetheless courting girlfriend Natalie Hegnauer amid speculation that he was involved with Summer season Home’s Ciara Miller.
Craig, 32, and Ciara, 25, are set to costar on the upcoming Bravo assortment Winter Home, so followers questioned if one factor occurred between the two all through filming after she seemingly flirted with him by way of Instagram in March.
“Effectively, there’s quite a bit that occurs in Winter Home, however no, I’m nonetheless with my girlfriend, Natalie, right here in Charleston,” he solely suggested Us Weekly on Thursday, April 1.
Nonetheless, Craig was vaguer when describing what went down on the current, which wrapped earlier this yr. “All I can say is that the whole lot that you possibly can have ever dreamed to occur in, like, a present of your favourite folks occurred. It was actually, actually enjoyable,” he well-known. “We will’t wait to have the ability to speak about it too. We’ve got an amazing group chat that we speak [in] day-after-day and it’s enjoyable.”
Us confirmed in February that stars from Southern Appeal and Summer season Home would unite for Winter Home, which was shot at a lodge in Stowe, Vermont. Different solid members included Lindsay Hubbard, Paige DeSorbo, Kyle Cooke, Amanda Batula and Austen Kroll, whom Craig teased may uncover a connection on the gathering.
Ciara, for her half, confirmed her assist for Craig in March after he started his private laws company. “Who knew my lawyer could be SO f—king cute ?!?” she commented on his Instagram submit on the time.
Whereas Craig assured Us that he and Natalie are sturdy, he confessed that they struggled with the hole all through filming. “We’ve got traveled aside earlier than. She travels quite a bit. Once we met, she was touring quite a bit, and I journey quite a bit. So we had traveled quite a bit earlier than. We had happily been capable of journey the primary couple of months of the yr collectively and our few ski journeys. And so, we had been tremendous at first,” he recalled. “We had been simply bummed that we’re going to be away from one another for therefore lengthy, however then, because it goes on and as you’re doing this enjoyable stuff and also you’re seeing different folks pair off and do their factor, you do begin to miss your associate. So it was extra simply lonely and you want they had been there to form of get pleasure from it.”
Natalie didn’t get to return again see Craig, due to earlier commitments and the coronavirus pandemic. “She was on a ski journey in Park Metropolis along with her pals that she already had deliberate. It was good timing as in that journey was already deliberate, but it surely was unhealthy timing too as a result of who is aware of, perhaps she may have visited. COVID form of made that powerful, although, as a result of we had been in our little bubble, however happily we made it out of it,” he outlined. “It’s good to share these experiences along with your associate. We had been tremendous, happily. You’ll see the way it unfolds on Winter Home, which is nice, however yeah, I’m nonetheless with Natalie and that wasn’t a priority with me being solid.”
As followers await regardless of drama will play out on Winter Home, Craig is celebrating the second anniversary of his Stitching Down South firm and the announcement of a flagship retailer in Charleston, South Carolina, which is scheduled to open its doorways in Could.
“We by no means dreamt of discovering the shop we had discovered now, which is a 2,600-square-foot spot within the coronary heart of King Avenue. It’s simply a kind of issues that it’s a must to go along with your intestine. After I launched an organization, everybody thought I used to be loopy. And happily, it ended up understanding,” he suggested Us. “My companions had been like, ‘ what, if Craig’s received his coronary heart set on this, let’s do it.’ And I feel we will actually revamp this new age or this new period of retail, which is the purpose.”
With reporting by Christina Garibaldi
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