Summer House’ Carl Radke reveals he had to stop working for Kyle Cooke
Carl Radke announced he is no longer working for Loverboy, the canned liquor company founded by his Summer House co-star Kyle Cooke.
Radke, who most recently served as VP of Sales for Loverboy, said Entertainment Tonight He felt it was best to “move on” after working for his reality TV bestie for more than three years.
Radke, who sobered up following the death of his brother Curtis in 2021, revealed he’s looking into film projects while moving away from the hard tea brand.
“I’m going to lean towards the non-alcoholic ones [beverage business]he told ET in February 2023. “I think there’s some places I can navigate there, podcasting — I know it’s natural for everyone on Bravo, but talking more about mental health, sobriety… stuff like that is something I’m looking at.” “
Radke clarified that he’s still an “investor” in Loverboy, but that he’s “doing other things” now. “I fully support the company,” he said. “But I think it was for the best when I moved on.”
Carl Radke said he was surprised by the things Kyle Cooke said about him
Radke announced his engagement to Lindsay Hubbard in August 2022. But during the upcoming 7thth Season of “Summer House”, Cooke is seen complaining to his wife, Amanda Batula, about Radke doing “less” at work since he started dating Hubbard. After Radke later tells him he’s worked his a*** off and it’s not good enough, Cooke says, “Why don’t you leave the company right now and the company won’t feel shitty.”
Radke told ET he was “very surprised” by Cooke’s negative comments, having slammed the pavement for Loverboy for the past three years. “The work that we’ve put in … I mean, it’s pretty ridiculous what we’ve done,” he said. “So it was sad and surprising to hear Kyle’s perspective.”
In November 2022, Hubbard also spoke up the podcast “You will love me”.where she found herself accompanying her fiancé to many events for Loverboy.
“I’ve gone to a lot of these events with Carl,” Hubbard said. “You have [Cooke and Batula] I haven’t even acknowledged all the events I’ve attended to support and promote your business. I’m doing everything I can to connect with fans, reply to so many people on Instagram, and show up at your company’s events over 30 times in the past year.”
Carl Radke admitted that working for an alcohol store was “challenging”.
Radke previously quit drinking in 2020. During an Instagram Live with “Spilling the QuaranTea” in April this year, he admitted that working for the adult beverage brand while navigating his own sobriety has been a challenge.
“It just made sense to be a part of that,” he said of working with Cooke. via BravoTV.com. “I love to network and talk to people. I think I’ve been really helpful to the brand. But even with the alcohol stuff, it was really challenging. I really learned something about myself in the alcohol space.”
In February 2023, he told ET that while I’m working for Loverboy, he’s definitely asking himself, “Is this what suits me best?”
“When we’re in bars and traveling all over the place and doing all this stuff and I’m looking at it, I don’t think it’s necessarily authentic to me. It’s challenging, the environment,” he said.
in the same month he told Us Weekly that ultimately “working at an alcohol brand didn’t feel like it was authentic to me.”
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