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Kathryn Dennis CONFIRMS she is leaving Southern Charm after eight-season 'wild ride'

Kathryn Dennis confirmed this week that she will not be returning to Southern Charm for the ninth season of the Bravo reality show.

Several sources told RadarOnline in a report on Monday that the 31-year-old actor – who starred in all eight previous seasons – was “out” of the series.

On Thursday, Kathryn revealed the rumor to be true, telling Page Six: ‘What a wild ride it’s been!’ and declaring that she was entering the ‘next chapter’ of her life.

Exit: Kathryn Dennis confirmed this week that she will not be returning to Southern Charm for the ninth season of the Bravo reality series

Exit: Kathryn Dennis confirmed this week that she will not be returning to Southern Charm for the ninth season of the Bravo reality series

‘Can you believe I was 21 when I started filming Southern Charm, the first season? That was in 2013, and over the next decade, I can confidently say that my life has changed in ways I could never have imagined,” she shared in her statement.

‘It wasn’t always easy, but I’m very lucky to have reality cameras there, capturing so many moments I’ll never forget (and some I wish I could).’

Kathryn reflected that her reality TV fans have seen her “grow up” and “become the mother of two amazing children” while making friends that she can “always treasure” in the future.

“And through it all, the love you’ve shown me not only gave me the strength I needed to get through it all, but it helped me realize I wasn’t alone. I’m so grateful.’

Glam: Several sources informed RadarOnline in a report on Monday that the 31-year-old - who starred in all eight previous seasons - was 'out' of the series (pictured)

Glam: Several sources informed RadarOnline in a report on Monday that the 31-year-old – who starred in all eight previous seasons – was ‘out’ of the series (pictured)

Kathryn shared, ‘I will take that love with me as I enter this next chapter of my life, away from the lens of Southern Charm.’

Previously, sources have told RadarOnline that she has not been offered a new contract or possibly made the decision to quit next season.

An interesting side note is that Kathryn shared an opulent photo of herself on Instagram last Thursday with the caption: ‘Southern Charm begins production today.’

Moving?  Kathryn Dennis is off the ninth season of Southern Charm as production has started, according to a new report.

Moving? Kathryn Dennis is off the ninth season of Southern Charm as production has started, according to a new report.

Ouch: The 31-year-old television personality - who has starred in all eight seasons of reality TV show Bravo - is 'off' the series according to multiple RadarOnline sources on Monday, she is seen in season one with ex Thomas Ravenel in 2014

Ouch: The 31-year-old television personality – who has starred in all eight seasons of reality TV show Bravo – is ‘off’ the series according to multiple RadarOnline sources on Monday, she is seen in season one with ex Thomas Ravenel in 2014

However, the photo of her wearing a pink fur coat and sitting in a car was captioned to read, ‘Don’t know about you but I’m feeling like it’s 2023~ my new year’s resolution is to be more hopeful and channel my grace [prayer hands, two hearts emojis]’.

She posted another photo to Instagram on Thursday, this time with an Octavia Butler quote: ‘To rise from its own ashes, a phoenix must first burn.’

Southern Charm is a reality show that chronicles the personal and professional lives of several socialites residing in Charleston, South Carolina.

A very interesting side note is that Kathryn shared an opulent photo of herself on Instagram on Thursday with the caption: 'Southern Charm starts production today'

A very interesting side note is that Kathryn shared an opulent photo of herself on Instagram on Thursday with the caption: ‘Southern Charm starts production today’

However, the photo of her wearing a pink fur coat and sitting in a car was captioned to read, 'Don't know about you but I'm feeling like it's 2023~ my new year's resolution is to have more hope and channel my grace [prayer hands, two hearts emojis]'

However, the photo of her wearing a pink fur coat and sitting in a car was captioned to read, ‘Don’t know about you but I’m feeling like it’s 2023~ my new year’s resolution is to be more hopeful and channel my grace [prayer hands, two hearts emojis]’

If Kathryn did indeed leave the show, it comes a year after more major life changes.

In November 2021, she and Chleb Ravenell went ‘ their separate ways ‘ as an episode of the eighth season of Southern Charm, which aired in July, showed the disintegration of their romance.

The two ended up breaking up over Kathryn’s custody battle with her ex Thomas Ravenel, though both had different interpretations of why the relationship didn’t work out.

After a disagreement featured in the previous episode, Kathryn tried to turn the heat down by cooking Chleb a meal and inviting him over for dinner.

Tense time: In November 2021, she and Chleb Ravenell went ' their separate ways ' as an episode of the eighth season of Southern Charm, which aired in July, displayed the disintegration of their romance

Tense time: In November 2021, she and Chleb Ravenell went ‘ their separate ways ‘ as an episode of the eighth season of Southern Charm, which aired in July, displayed the disintegration of their romance

“I thought Chleb would be my person forever, but now it’s like, I don’t know,” she said in a confessional interview. ‘I feel like he has one foot in, one foot out.’

However, her boyfriend confessed his love and told her that he wanted to get back to her.

“I have a lot going on and I feel like you have no empathy for what I’m going through,” Kathryn said, referring to her custody issues with her ex Thomas.

Chleb responded by claiming that she did not show as much concern for him as he did for her.

‘You don’t care about my feelings,’ he said, though he still seemed to want to work out his problems. ‘Honestly, I’m trying to make it work.’

Difference of Opinion: Both parties seemed to agree that Kathryn's custody fight with Thomas (pictured) was a catalyst for the split, although they had differing interpretations

Difference of Opinion: Both parties seemed to agree that Kathryn’s custody fight with Thomas (pictured) was a catalyst for the split, although they had differing interpretations

Too early?  Kathryn claimed Chleb was 'emotionally unavailable' but he claimed she 'played straight at me' after three months

Too early? Kathryn claimed Chleb was ’emotionally unavailable’ but he claimed she ‘played straight at me’ after three months

Kathryn went further, saying she wasn’t sure the relationship would survive their differences.

“Over the past few days, I’ve thought a lot about what I need and what I haven’t been getting in this relationship,” she said, adding that she thought Chleb was “emotionally unavailable.”

“I’ve been in relationships with emotionally unavailable people and I haven’t seen you taking the steps to fulfill the role I would want someone to fill,” she continued.

But Chleb claimed it was his custody battle with Thomas that drove him away from her. Kathryn and Thomas share their eight-year-old daughter, Kensington, and six-year-old son, St. Julien.

“I didn’t know what I was getting into before I went out with you,” Chleb said. ‘Three months into our relationship, you threw the kids at me.’

Kathryn suggested that Chleb might not even be thinking about a relationship if he couldn’t handle her family, before suggesting that they end things for good.

Sad farewell: Chleb stormed out of his house and packed his things while Kathryn was left in tears

Sad farewell: Chleb stormed out of his house and packed his things while Kathryn was left in tears

“I can’t keep trying if I don’t feel like you’re trying,” she continued. ‘I never imagined what the moment would be like when we really enjoyed going our separate ways, but I really think it’s the best thing for you and me.’

Kathryn was in tears and Chleb swore before packing up some of these things and leaving.

In November 2021, a source told Us Weekly that the former couple had no hard feelings for each other.

“Her future husband would have to be an amazing stepfather to her children and be someone who would be committed to her seriously, and [Chleb] it just wasn’t it,” the source said, echoing their tense discussion on Southern Charm.

‘They weren’t meant to be and even her friends realized that. She has as much love in her life as she does with her young children,” the source continued.

The couple started dating in July 2020.

Taking it in stride: In November, a source told Us Weekly that the former couple had no hard feelings for each other

Taking it in stride: In November, a source told Us Weekly that the former couple had no hard feelings for each other

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