All aboard! below deck and its spin-off series have never failed to bring drama to Bravo fans everywhere since the franchise launched.
The original series premiered in July 2013 and documents the daily lives of crew members on luxury yachts during charter season. At the time, Bravo revealed that the first season averaged over 1 million viewers per episode, so it was a simple decision to split into two more series: Below the Mediterranean deck Y Sailing yacht below deck.
With each season, the crew members’ personal lives have begun to intersect with their work lives, leading to shocking romances, breakups, layoffs, and dramatic departures on reality TV. In February 2020, a long time below deck personality kate chastain announced that he would finally return to dry land after six seasons in the ocean.
“After many months of reflection and internal discussions, I have chosen to make a transition this year to begin carving out a progressive new land-based role. I intend to step back as a senior member of the Below Deck family and work towards becoming financially independent, while continuing to fully support His Majesty Andy Cohen,” she joked via Instagram as she stepped down from her post as U.S. royalty. reality shows.
Seven months later, Chastain admitted that she may not be ready to say goodbye to Bravo forever.
“I don’t know if I’d want to do a show like Summer House,” he said. decider during a revealing interview from September 2020. “I would love to be a housewife from New York for Sonya [Morgan] only. Sonja is a national treasure that must be protected at all costs. I just want to be Sonja’s intern for a day. That’s on my wish list. I need the full experience. I love her so much that she would do that.”
While some cast members have left on their own terms, others have made the decision for them. In season 5 of Below the Mediterranean deckchief stewardess hannah ferrer she was fired after a co-worker reported her for having Valium on the yacht. After the drama passed, Captain Sandy Yawn saying ME! News that she “does not regret” the dismissal.
“Imagine walking in my shoes, it was a challenge,” he said. “The maritime industry has a certain standard… My number one priority is the customer.”
Scroll down to learn more about how some ex below deck the stars have been keeping busy after the show.