Whitney Sudler-Smith is not taking part in butler for mother Patricia Altschul on Southern Attraction. Months after butler Michael Kelcourse‘s spinal twine stroke, Sudler-Smith needed to step in to carry out varied butler duties together with canine strolling and cocktail making.
However there’s a brand new butler on the town – meet Randy. And whereas Altschul mentioned she might by no means change Kelcourse, Randy is briefly dealing with the butler duties somewhat (lots) higher than her son.
Patricia Altschul employed a brand new butler – meet Randy
Southern Attraction followers “met” Randy in the course of the newest Southern Attraction episode when Shep Rose got here by for a go to together with his canine Little Craig. Randy arrived in the course of the assembly to deliver Altschul her cocktail. “Have you met Randy?” she requested Rose.
“So Randy is doing a good job?” Rose requested Altschul.
And whereas Altschul mentioned Randy is doing an excellent job, she added, “I mean no one will ever take Michael’s place. But he’s been good.”
Sudler-Smith piped in, “He’s been helping alleviate my duties as the official dog walker.”
“Randy is a lovely man,” Altschul mentioned in a confessional. “He is a server. He fixes drinks. It’s so much better than Whitney.” Cameras flashed to a annoyed Sudler-Smith making an attempt to navigate life as his mom’s servant – and no person was overly thrilled.
What’s Whitney Sudler-Smith doing now?
Relieved of his butler duties, Sudler-Smith has extra time to proceed behind the digital camera on Southern Attraction the place he acts as govt producer. Plus, he’s additionally at the moment producing a brand new documentary in regards to the American magnificence pageant trade, referred to as Mrs. America.
Sudler-Smith shared the announcement in Selection on Instagram. He captioned the picture: “Excited to work with this amazing crew.”
Director Penny Lane instructed Variety,” I can’t wait to immerse myself on the planet of Mrs. America – previous, current and future. What an unimaginable alternative to be taught and assume deeply about womanhood, marriage and American values. Plus, sequins! So many sequins!”
The place is Patricia Altschul’s butler Michael at present?
Kelcourse abruptly suffered a spinal twine stroke in 2021 and was instantly hospitalized. “Michael had what is known as a spinal stroke, so he is paralyzed from the chest down, which kind of struck me in the heart,” Altschul instructed Bravo’s The Daily Dish. “I’m still shocked by the whole thing, because he had been with us for 18 years. My longest marriage lasted 15 years, so Michael is the most stable relationship I’ve ever had.”
After a number of months in a rehabilitation facility, Kelcourse moved to Sarasota, Florida so he may very well be near household. Earlier than he moved south, he instructed Cameran Eubanks that he needed to make use of his well being disaster to assist others.
“Michael is one of the most amazing and incredible people that I’ve ever met,” Eubanks instructed Showbiz Cheat Sheet. “When this happened to him, I was able to go visit him in the hospital before he left for his rehab center and he said to me with tears in his eyes, he said, ‘Cameran, this happened to me for a reason.’ And he said, ‘I’m going to use the rest of my life to inspire people and help others.’”
Kelcourse spends his days in Florida however misses his Southern Attraction household. He not too long ago posted a photo with one in all Altschul’s canine. “I really miss peaches she and I had such a bond Mrs. Altschul sent me a peaches pillow to remember her by from the HSN collection,” he wrote. Including, “I miss everyone so much.”
‘Southern Charm’: Patricia Altschul’s Butler Michael Kelcourse Is Being Handled for a Spinal Twine Stroke