On August 14, Thomas shared the news with his fans and followers on Twitter and suggested Bravo TV had “fictionalized” his story and taken advantage of him during his time on the show.
He wrote, “I’m not doing the show anymore. In the contract they have the right to fictionalize your story. They took advantage of me. I decided I’ve got too much to lose and informed them I’m not coming back.”
Around the time that Thomas confirmed his exit from Southern Charm, his on-again, off-again girlfriend, Ashley Jacobs, reactivated her Instagram account and removed all photos of him from her page. As some may have heard, Thomas and Ashley reportedly split weeks ago but have since been caught spending time with one another in South Carolina.
Ashley also shared a new post with her followers, proclaiming a “new account” and a “new me.”
“I am who I am today because of my failures. I am compassionate because I’ve failed. I am understanding because I’ve failed. I am more emotionally aware because I’ve failed. I’m smarter because I’ve failed. And I understand the values and beliefs of the things that matter in life because of those failures. So I would never take them back. I would never go back in time and change a single thing,” she wrote.
“As C.S. Lewis stated so beautifully, ‘You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending,'” she added.
While Bravo hasn’t said a thing in regard to Thomas’ exit announcement, the network confirmed months ago that they intended to investigate the ongoing claims of sexual assaults being made against him and promised “appropriate action” would be taken once all the information was gathered.
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