‘Below Deck’ Crew Members Voice Support for Hannah Ferrier

by Jeremy Spirogis
Hannah Ferrier and Anastasia Surmava

Crew members from the Below Deck franchise expressed their help for chief stew Hannah Ferrier from Below Deck Mediterranean after she was fired on the collection.

Hannah Ferrier and Anastasia Surmava
Hannah Ferrier and Anastasia Surmava | Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal by way of Getty Images

Bosun Malia White alerted Captain Sandy Yawn that Ferrier had prescription valium and a CBD pen on board the boat. But Yawn informed Ferrier she fired her as a result of she thought of Ferrier to be a security danger to the crew and visitors.

Stew Courtney Skippon from Below Deck shared that she travels with anti-anxiety remedy and it hasn’t been a problem. “Jokes aside, I travel w/ two kinds of anxiety medication (one to knock me out for the entire duration of a 16+ hr plane flight & another for occasional general anxiety),” Skippon tweeted in the course of the episode.

‘Is anyone in the service industry not having panic attacks?’

Skippon additionally included a photograph of the seafarer examination certificates. “Both were disclosed w/ prescriptions when I took my seafarer medical exam & the Dr. said (direct quote) ‘pfft’.” She added, “The physician didn’t doc both prescription on my certificates and I journey with them unfastened and prescription-less very similar to [Lisa Rinna from The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills].”

“I think the biggest problem with this entire narrative is the suggestion that there was something to ‘hide,’” Skippon tweeted. Adding that disclosing the remedy could not have occurred to Ferrier. “I always bring a bottle of Ativan for flying (prescribed to me but w/o a paper prescription). I don’t take it often, but travel w/ it for peace of mind (esp. when I’m [now] to get yelled at 18 hours a day for incorrectly making a banana daiquiri).”

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“If there are crew members on board looting and abusing other people’s prescription meds the boat has bigger problems,” she continued in her thread. “Is anyone in the service industry not having panic attacks??”

Hannah Ferrier’s former co-workers despatched her love

Former deckhand Jamie Jason was saddened by what she noticed on the present. “What I am going to do is reserve my feelings about last nights episodes, I have so much I absolutely want to say but I will tell you I definitely did cry!” Jason shared on Instagram together with a photograph.

“I also have no f**king desire to watch a show that ruins people and their lively hood, and also makes a mockery of guests. I get it, it’s entertainment we all signed our lives away walking onboard but sh*t man the lengths people will go to for ratings and emmys at the expense of the exploitation of another human being is sickening.” She despatched Ferrier her love including, “You achieved and all the sheer amount of shit you’ve powered through cause hunnnnnyyy look at you know, THRIVING!” 

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Stew and new business accomplice Anastasia Surmava was additionally watching and tweeting in the course of the episode. “If you have anxiety you can work in the yachting industry!! Don’t let this discourage you,” she shared. Surmava additionally shared a photograph of Ferrier’s valium field, which displayed the prescription. She added, “ALSO! It wasn’t marijuana… it’s CBD. Which isn’t illegal. I am a huge CBD advocate.”

“Okay now I’m crying,” Surmava tweeted in the course of the episode. “HANNAH YOU ARE THE F**KING GOAT. Absolute LEGEND. WE LOVE YOU.”

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