All aboard! Below Deck and its spinoff collection have by no means didn’t deliver the drama to Bravo followers in all places because the franchise launched.
The unique collection premiered in July 2013, documenting the day by day lives of crew members on luxurious yachts throughout constitution season. At the time, Bravo revealed that the primary season averaged over 1 million viewers per episode, making it a easy choice to department off into two extra collection: Below Deck Mediterranean and Below Deck Sailing Yacht.
With every season, the crew members’ personal lives have begun to cross over into their work lives, resulting in surprising actuality TV romances, breakups, firings and dramatic exits. In February 2020, longtime Below Deck persona Kate Chastain introduced that she would lastly be heading again to dry land after six seasons on the ocean.
“After many months of reflection and internal discussions, I have chosen to make a transition this year in starting to carve out a progressive new land based role. I intend to step back as a senior member of the Below Deck Family and work to become financially independent, while continuing to fully support His Majesty Andy Cohen,” she teased by way of Instagram as she stepped down from her position as a part of actuality TV royalty.
Seven months later, Chastain admitted that she may not be able to say goodbye to Bravo perpetually.
“I don’t know that I would like to do a show like Summer House,” she advised Decider throughout a September 2020 tell-all interview. “I would love to be a New York Housewife because of Sonja [Morgan] alone. Sonja is a national treasure to be protected at all costs. I want to just be Sonja’s intern for a day. That is on my bucket list. I need the full experience. I love her so much, I would do that.”
While some cast members have left on their very own phrases, others have had the choice made for them. On season 5 of Below Deck Mediterranean, chief stewardess Hannah Ferrier was fired after a coworker reported her for having Valium on the yacht. After the drama went down, Captain Sandy Yawn advised E! News that she has “no regrets” in regards to the firing.
“Imagine walking in my shoes, it was challenging,” she stated. “The Maritime industry has a certain standard … My No. 1 priority is the client.”
Scroll all the way down to study extra about how some former Below Deck stars have stored busy after the present.