What happened to Michael Kelcourse? CaringBridge update from Southern Charm's Patricia explained

Southern Charm star Patricia Altschul has given an update on Michael Kelcourse who was hospitalised in February. She previously provided one via CaringBridge.

Patricia’s son Whitney Sudler-Smith revealed that Michael was hospitalised after suffering “an acute spinal cord infarction” in February this year.

Michael is a beloved member of the Bravo series and has been with the Altschul family for many years.

Patricia took to her Instagram profile to provide a health update on her butler, following another update she did via CaringBridge.

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Michael Kelcourse’s health update

Patricia Altschul took to Instagram on Thursday (April 22nd) to give an update on Michael’s health condition.

“Michael has made many good friends while at the amazing Shepherd Center.. tomorrow he will be transferred to an interim place with assisted living in order to continue with his rehabilitation,” she wrote. “Everyone loves  #michaelthebutler  @shepherdcenter @caringbridgeofficial where you can still send him messages.”

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Patricia’s son told the Daily Dish in February this year: “Although this tragedy has caused significant nerve damage and impairment, with the help of the outstanding physicians at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta, we are hopeful Michael will soon recover. Thank you for respecting Michael’s privacy during this challenging time.”

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Who is Michael Kelcourse?

Michael Kelcourse has been working as Patricia’s butler for 17 years. He is a beloved member of the Bravo show and makes regular appearances on TV.

In her book ‘The Art of Southern Charm’, Patricia revealed that Michael began working for her after his former employer, Lillian Bostwick, had passed away.

Patricia revealed that hiring Michael was the “best thing I could have done.”

Fans send support to Michael

Many Southern Charm fans and social media users have sent messages of love and support to Michael.

“Sending much love and healing prayers to Michael,” wrote one user on Instagram.

“Wishing Michael a very speedy recovery!” said someone else.

“Did any ones else’s heart drop out when they saw this post? Get well soon Michael!” added another follower.

We are sending prayers to Michael and his family during this time.



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