Austen and Madison's bond is stronger than ever; Kathryn reveals a bit of gossip to Craig; with a new girlfriend and a therapist in tow, Shep's new and improved attitude leaves him determined to keep his nose out of his everyone's business.
Shep continues to spread gossip at his party, upsetting Madison and ultimately affecting his friendship with Austen; Leva comes to Cameran's defense and confronts Kathryn for igniting the rumor mill; Patricia suggests John pursue Madison.
Leva hosts a Persian dinner for the girls; the boys discover John doesn't honor bro-code; Shep and Taylor double-date with Austen and Madison; Kathryn finds out a secret about Thomas.
Despite tensions among the guys, they prepare for Patricia's annual dinner party; John follows Patricia's advice and decides to pursue Madison, even though he would be breaking bro-code with Austen; Charleston deals with the onset of coronavirus.
Charleston reopens with big changes due to the pandemic and social unrest; everyone comes to grips with the new normal.
John cozies up to Madison as she reaches a decision about Austen; after Craig debuts his HSN line, Patricia has an announcement of her own; Shep and his girlfriend struggle with the pressures of quarantine; Leva confronts Kathryn.
Shep tries to charm his way out of the doghouse with Taylor; after an apology tour, Kathryn continues to face backlash for her exchange on social media; Austen refuses to accept that his relationship with Madison is over.
On the heels of their breakup, Madison invites everyone to what was supposed to be Austen's birthday party; Kathryn struggles in her friendships with Danni and Madison Simon.
Pringle and Shep co-host a pool party; Leva finally calls out the boys on their unyielding defense of Kathryn; Austen looks to close the chapter on Madison for good.
Madison learns Austen has been hooking up with another woman; Kathryn finally confronts her DM scandal; fractures in the group threaten friendships.
Craig holds nothing back when confronting Madison for a snide comment she made about his relationship; a scorned Austen questions his ex-girlfriend's motives; Shep's fidelity to his girlfriend is called into question.
The reunion concludes with a roller coaster of emotions.
The group celebrates Republic's seventh anniversary; Pat's struggle to hire Michael; what the guys really got up to during lockdown; what Madison and Kathryn really think of Shep; Craig's personal hygiene.