Wednesday night’s season premiere kicks off with the cast learning of Ravenel’s arrest after he was charged with assault and battery in the second degree. After reading about Ravenel’s arrest online, Austen Kroll calls Shep Rose to discuss the news. “Now I’m reading that he can .The allegations were reportedly made by the children’s former nanny, Dawn, during a deposition that was part of Ravenel’s ongoing custody battle with ex Kathryn Dennis. Dawn has accused Ravenel, , ofually assaulting her while she worked as his children’s nanny..When Kathryn Dennis found out she was pregnant with her first child, it wasn’t as celebratory an occasion as she’d hoped. The Southern Charm star says she was separated from her friends and family and was forced to hide her pregnancy by then boyfriend Thomas Ravenel..Thomas Ravenel sual assault allegations were discussed throughout the season premiere of Southern Charm watch..