Lil’ Bit, the small yet feisty blonde of Party Down South season 1 and 2, has been out of the reality show game for a bit, but that doesn’t mean she hasn’t been up to a lot.
Before season 5 kicks off Jan. 28 at 9/8c, Taylor filled us in on life after leaving the show. And most importantly, whether or not she’s still talking to her previous Party Down South family.
Where are you these days?
I’m living in Tennessee, and have my tanning salon and boutique in North Carolina. I’m still learning, but I love that.
How did opening your own business come about?
I have my lotion, and my Daddy owns a strip mall, so it made sense. And because Nash didn’t have a nursery yet, I’d say I nested in the tanning salon. And obviously, diapers aren’t free, but we work hard to make ends-meet like everybody else.
Do you still talk to anyone from the show?
I do still talk to Daddy. He’s the one I consider to be my true friend. Friends with benefits mess up, but we learned. The drama got mixed up and in there, but we were real friends. And, I think the Daddy the fans know, is the real Daddy.
As far as girls go, I’ve always had drama with girls, jealousy in high school, and bullying. I think high school drama prepared me for reality TV.
How did you meet Dalton?
I went to a bar to get away, and met Dalton. He was part of my friends from Nashville. We did the same Party Down South stuff, one too many hook ups and drinks later, we have Nash. It was a humbling experience. I have lots of regrets, definitely, but I have him every day to smile at me and let me know that I’m doing something right.
The transition has been crazy since Party Down South. I don’t feel broken off from that world at all, my fans are Party Down South. That’s how they know me and how they know Nash. But now, Nash is me. I’m working, learning and living. And that goes for Dalton.
Dalton and I were living under my parents’ roof, and we split up. But it’s still stressful, we’re back together now though. Being a parent is not easy, I’ve been up since 6 o’clock just to get here. Dalton and I are a real couple, we definitely argue, but we have a real family.
Any favorite memories from the show?
I think about Party Down South all the time. I loved Murrell’s Inlet, and four wheelin’. We were who we were ‘cause we were nobody. As much drama as there was, I don’t see it. I see it as good memories.
Would you do reality TV again?
I think about Party Down South all the time. It’s close to my heart – I don’t have a bad taste in my mouth at all. Yes, I’d be on reality TV again because I think I left people hanging, and because of the influence I can make.
Anything for the haters? The fans?
Where I had left off, I had to do what I had to do at the time, in real life. All I do is work hard. I don’t have time for negative words or anything, all I do is work hard, I’m busy.
And lastly, where do you see yourself in five years?
We obviously sinned and had Nash, so I’d like to be married. And, have my business in Nashville, and a roof over Nash’s head.
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