Carl Radke Reveals Why He Didn’t Appear on ‘Winter House’: ‘No Amount of Money Was Worth It’

Prioritizing self-care. Carl Radke admitted that he felt like he was missing out after turning down Winter House, Bravo’s Summer House spinoff, but it was the healthiest decision for the reality star.

“I’d be lying if I didn’t have a little bit of FOMO, but I really put a lot of thought into taking some time for myself,” Carl, 36, exclusively told Us Weekly on Tuesday, October 19, when he andLindsay Hubbard celebrated the launch of Dave Quinn‘s book, Not All Diamonds and Rosé​, at Capitale in New York City.

The Pittsburgh native continued, “Sobriety is super important to me and taking better mental care of myself. I can’t wait to watch my friends. I’ve heard a lot about it.”Lindsay, 35, said she kept her close friend in the loop via FaceTime, and Carl added that he is happy for his costars. “I can’t wait to see it. It was exciting for them and I’m here to support them,” he said.

The Bravo star’s brother Curtis died in August 2020 after a “lifelong battle with mental illness and addiction,” Carl announced in an Instagram post at the time. He decided to get sober shortly after his sibling’s death.