Sew what! Craig Conover and Naomie Olindo caught followers’ consideration from the second they first appeared as an merchandise on Southern Attraction — and their 2017 break up stored them within the highlight.
The Charleston Faculty of Regulation alum is an OG star of the Bravo actuality present, making his TV debut throughout season 1 in 2014. Olindo, for her half, joined the sequence as Conover’s girlfriend throughout season 3, which aired in spring 2016.
Regardless of shifting in collectively throughout season 4, the duo known as it quits within the fall of 2017 after lower than three years of courting — however that wasn’t the final viewers noticed of the previous Charleston energy couple.
“I believe it was only a end result of issues that on the finish of it, we had been simply two very totally different those who couldn’t get alongside,” Olindo advised Bravo’s Daily Dish in April 2018 of the break up. “It was unhappy as a result of we did care about one another. You noticed, we simply couldn’t get alongside.”
The L’Abeye founder defined that she was solely 22 years previous when she began seeing Conover. As the 2 started rising up, they now not noticed eye to eye on what they needed out of the connection.
“Once I was youthful, you simply begin courting somebody as a result of you’ve got a pair issues in frequent, and also you’re attracted to one another and you’ve got enjoyable collectively,” she stated on the time. “You don’t take into consideration the attributes that will make you get together with somebody, their work ethic, and all of the totally different grownup issues that matter that don’t matter if you’re a 22-year-old child.”
The entrepreneur famous that followers ridiculed her for allegedly not championing the Stitching Down South founder when he first took up stitching — however Olindo believed Conover was utilizing crafting as a distraction from pursuing regulation.
“Folks suppose, ‘Oh, why can’t you assist his stitching?’ It had nothing to do with me not wanting a boyfriend who sews. I don’t care in any respect about that. Hobbies are essential, and I assumed it was nice,” Olindo added. “The rationale I had an issue with it was Craig is a procrastinator, and he was utilizing stitching as a option to procrastinate doing issues that he truly wanted to do, you understand, essential issues. … As a substitute of doing one thing that he had a deadline on or no matter, he’d simply sit and stitch all evening, not the precise proven fact that he sewed.”
Conover, for his half, known as his break up from Olindo “disappointing and unhappy” throughout a March 2018 Daily Dish interview.
“Naomie and I, we had the most effective of intentions. We had been attempting to work it out, however after some time we needed to settle for actuality, and I needed issues had been totally different. I believe we each did,” he defined on the time. “However as an alternative of banging your head towards the wall each day, you actually need to look within the mirror and be like, ‘How lengthy are we gonna preserve mendacity to ourselves?’ So thankfully, nobody did something unhealthy. Nobody stepped out or cheated or something, so there wasn’t actually any anger.”
Viewers witnessed the exes sparring on many events all through season 5 after they first parted methods, however the “Pillows and Beer” podcast cohost hoped to fix fences down the road. “There’s no motive we shouldn’t be pals,” he added. “I nonetheless love the lady to dying. She’s nice.”
The duo’s ups and downs continued on season 6 of Southern Attraction, however outdoors of the present, they had been capable of make their approach again to being pals in time. Each Conover and Olindo are set to reunite on display screen for season 8 of the sequence, which is able to premiere in 2022.
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