Bravo Star Was on Ambien ‘Trip’ During Filming, Co-Star Shares

Austen Kroll revealed {that a} drug he took to assist him sleep on “Winter House” really induced extra bother than something.

“I legitimately thought that I used to be taking a sleeping capsule,” he stated of taking Ambien on the Bravo show, “however apparently should you combat off the sleep on Ambien, you want journey and wander round like ghosts and speak to folks,” he instructed Page Six.

The “Southern Charm” star stated his intention in taking Ambien, a prescription drug to assist adults who battle with insomnia, was good, however the end result was the alternative. Kroll’s pal and co-star Craig Conover revealed that Kroll ended up wandering round and spilling secrets and techniques whereas on the drug.

Craig Conover Said Austen Kroll Didn’t Remember Any of the Conversations He’d Had While on the Ambien ‘Trip’

During Kroll and Conover’s joint interview with Page Six, Conover shared that Kroll was “telling folks secrets and techniques” whereas wandering round in a sleepwalking state.

Kroll stated he’d ask his cast mates the next day if he really went to mattress at 11:30 p.m. and Conover instructed him that he’d been in Conover’s room at 2 a.m. “I used to be like, ‘No! That was the alternative of what I needed to do,'” Kroll recalled to the publication.

Conover described Kroll’s “journey” on Ambien as one of many “most wonderful issues” that may occur on “Winter House” and that viewers will probably be seeing it unfold. “It results in one thing completely wonderful that occurs,” he shared.

Craig Conover Admitted That his Own Stress Caused Him to Drink Too Much on Winter House

Conover stated whereas Ambien wasn’t his challenge, he did assume he drank somewhat an excessive amount of resulting from nonetheless feeling “stress” from filming “Southern Charm” season 8. He described his unique show as an “intense season” and because it had simply wrapped when he began filming “Winter House,” he “got here in sizzling.”

He stated his habits firstly of the season, which viewers noticed included him giving his co-stars money in change for the first bed room and getting riled up throughout video games, prompted him to “look within the mirror.” He instructed Page Six, “I undoubtedly was coping with these aggravating conditions by in all probability ingesting somewhat an excessive amount of.”

That stated, Conover shared that he did ultimately “calm down” in the home a bit extra and viewers will see that within the subsequent few episodes. Kroll agreed with Conover that most of the cast reached their “breaking level” at totally different occasions within the season, which is regular when sharing a home with a number of different folks.

Kroll defined that he was sharing a rest room with 4 different guys and teased that he can even attain his breaking level, somewhat later than Conover did, within the season. He stated his breaking level was hinted at within the trailer, which confirmed him yelling at Ciara Miller.

New episodes of “Winter House” air on Bravo on Thursdays at 9 p.m. Eastern and Pacific occasions.


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