craig conover offered more context for a southern charm The moment where he appeared to be drinking while driving.
The 34-year-old reality star uploaded a visual via Instagram on Friday, December 22, showing him and his girlfriend Paige DeSorbo driving for madison lecroy and husband Brett Randall‘s house. After Craig got out of the car, he picked up an open can and drank the unknown beverage.
Paige, 31, told Craig, “You don’t have to bring your own drinks,” with Craig responding, asking, “Is that weird?”
One Bravo viewer questioned the can’s contents, writing in the comments section, “They lost me to drunk driving.” However, Craig was quick to clarify that he did not have any open containers of alcohol on the drive to Madison’s house.
“This is Budweiser Zero. I always have a cooler full in my car. Not sure why they cut that detail out 🙂,” Craig replied about drinking a non-alcoholic beverage on screen.
The offscreen clarification comes after Craig raised eyebrows for his comments about his future with Paige during the first episode. While talking to Paige about how he didn’t mind living together or taking their time before getting engaged, Craig admitted that he wouldn’t be “nervous” if they broke up.
“It’s not the end of the world if we don’t live together,” Craig said, adding that he knows he’s “not ready” to live in Charleston full-time. “Now, I believe I have become a stable person with or without you. I know you got me there, but I really feel stable in myself to the point that, like, I can let you go. I’d be really sad, but I wouldn’t be nervous if it made sense.”
Later in the episode, Craig admitted to the camera that he sometimes wished he and Paige were “on the same timeline” when it came to their future.
“I’m so grateful that I have someone I get along with and love,” he shared in a confessional. “The important thing is that I am happy and she supports me. Technically, as long as we don’t have kids, it doesn’t matter where we live.”
Craig and Paige’s dynamic has been visible on screen since shooting Season 1 winter house In 2021. The pair dated casually, which viewers saw in Season 6 summer housebefore making their relationship Instagram official later that year.
Throughout their high-profile romance, Craig and Paige have often defended not rushing into milestone moments. “We really like long distance,” she exclusively told us weekly In October 2021. “I feel like we’re more present with each other when we’re together.”
Meanwhile, Craig pointed to other Bravo couples, saying he doesn’t mind taking things slow.
“Honestly, there are a lot of couples on Bravo and I’m not trying to throw shade. But there are a lot of couples on Bravo that we’re not trying to make like that,” he said during an appearance Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen in September. “We want this to work. Like, sustainable development. Two years is still not that long. But we’re in a really good place.”
Earlier this month, Paige surprised fans when she revealed that she and Craig were considering getting married during BravoCon weekend. “I said, ‘Let’s do it in a chapel,'” she recalled. elite daily Regarding the November incident, which took place in Las Vegas. “Craig got smooth, though.”
Craig said: “I’m not going to get married in Vegas. I want something more real than that.”