- Summer House -These 'Winter House' Rumors About Craig & Paige Don't Necessarily Add Up
Update: On April 20, Paige Desorbo addressed the Craig Conover dating rumors on the "Not Skinny But Not Fat" podcast, saying that they are "a thousand percent not dating.” So, there that is!
Earlier: Did you see the rumor that DeuxMoi posted over the weekend about Winter House? The modern-day Gossip Girl Instagram account shared some hearsay from a source that claims Summer House's Paige Desorbo and Craig Conover, from Southern Charm, have hooked up. Or, are hooking up? Or, something?
The account also claims that, as of April 10, Craig and his girlfriend Natalie, whom we met last season in Charleston, have broken up. But... Craig told Us Weekly on April 1 that he and Natalie are "fortunately" still together. Fortunately? Interesting word choice. More on that later.
Here's the research: Craig spoke to Us to dispel the rumor that he and Summer House star Ciara Miller (note: not Paige) were hooking up, after she posted something flirty on his Instagram announcing his law firm. Craig's law firm. Craig has a law firm. Craig has an office in which he practices law. Sorry I just have to keep repeating it to remind myself that anything is possible.
And here's what Ciara wrote:
But... Paige commented, too:
Neither Paige nor Ciara have commented on Craig's posts since, but, Vanderpump Rules cast members (I would've said "stars," but ya know) Stassi, Lala, and Kristen all commented saying how proud they are of Craig. But that's neither here nor there.
Anyway! We know that Craig loves him a Summer House romance. Last time The Dipp spoke to Craig, he talked about his affection for former cast member Jules Daoud. And when we spoke with Jules, she told us that Craig was a bright light in her life.
Aaaand when we spoke to Paige, Paige said she was dating, and that she'd never say never when it came to Carl. Carl. Not Craig.
Paige told The Dipp in early April: "I'm on some apps. I've definitely been going out on a lot of dates, having a lot of fun. I've only been single for six months, though. And I've met some really great guys, but I'm just not in a place where I want to be anyone's girlfriend."
That timeline confirms that Paige was single while filming Winter House, but Craig? Sounds like he and Natalie were together while Winter Housing. He told Us that he missed Natalie while they were apart and it "wasn't a concern" that they'd be long-distance while he was filming in Vermont.
"Fortunately, we made it out of it," he told the magazine on April 1. "Fortunately, we're fine."
It's the "fortunately" for me. Sounds like something happened — and he's feeling lucky, aka fortunate, aka like he got away with something, aka I need to know what happened — but we'll have to wait until Winter House premieres. (Our best guess is that it will air in August but the network hasn't said anything.)
In any event, "LFGGGGGGGG." The Winter House cast is comprised of Lindsay Hubbard, Kyle Cooke, Amanda Batula, Austen Kroll, Luke Gulbranson, Ciara, Paige, and Craig, and maybe some newbies.
What do you guys think — if not Craig and Paige... any hook ups in the wintry mix?
This Is Our Math on When 'Winter House' Will Premiere
All Of Our Predictions For 'Winter House'
Our Interview With Amanda Batula, Part 1
Our Interview With Paige Desorbo, Part 1
And This Is Our Chat With Craig Conover
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