‘Below Deck Med’: Charter Guest Who Teased He Wasn’t Going To Tip Comes From One of the Richest Families in Malibu

by Jeremy Spirogis
Aesha Scott

Below Deck Mediterranean previews tease {that a} group of constitution company could attempt to get away with leaving present playing cards for the crew as an alternative of a fats tip.

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The major visitor, Eric Cotsen is seen on the dock telling the crew that whereas he is aware of they normally get a tip, he thought they could benefit from the present playing cards he handed out. The crew appears to be like utterly floored as Cotsen and crew are seen strolling away.

Cotsen may very well be joking and the crew could find yourself getting tipped. Most company delight themselves on leaving a beneficiant tip, particularly because the tip is scrutinized on the present. Tip cash is normally a big sum of cash, wherever from $15,000zero to greater than $20,000, so Cotsen actually can afford to go away a large tip, contemplating his background.

Eric Cotsen used to personal a Princeton Review check prep franchise

Captain Sandy Yawn shared together with her management workforce that Cotsen lately offered his school check prep firm, however didn’t particularly title the corporate. However, Vulture revealed he “worked with” Princeton Review, however a former assistant confirmed that he owned the Los Angeles franchise within the 1990s.

The former assistant is actor D.C. Douglas who recounted what it was wish to work for Cotsen in a “love letter” weblog post. He described working for Cotsen, which nearly resembled a school fraternity. Douglas was floored by Cotsen’s substantial checking account, referring to Cotsen as a “30-year-old Beverly Hills trust fund bachelor.”

Douglas described being paid a meager wage for primarily being an errand runner and was ready to give up. However, Cotsen agreed to revise his position and provides him a increase. Ultimately, Douglas labored with Cotsen on early tasks, and Cotsen funded and supported the endeavors.

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The actor thanked Cotsen in his weblog post, crediting him for maintaining him financially and creatively buoyant.

“Being that I’m a bleeding heart sentimental sap, I have probably thanked Eric for these things in one form or another over the years,” he wrote. “But just in case I missed any aspect of what he’s done for me, let me do one final big, fat, wet and sloppy gracias: Eric, thank you for the chance to create the life I have now… And for keeping me out of restaurant work.” 

Cotsen’s father was the CEO of Neutrogena

Douglas described Cotsen as being a “trust fund” bachelor as a result of his father was the CEO of Neutrogena. In reality, his late father, Lloyd E. Cotsen was as soon as the 47th wealthiest particular person in Malibu, in line with The Malibu Times.

Cotsen’s father was on an inventory of different rich people like David Geffen and Steven Spielberg as being amongst the city’s wealthiest people who don’t contribute to the town. The record was compiled in 2000, itemizing Cotsen as being price $590 million. Lloyd Cotsen turned CEO of Neutrogena in 1982 and made $148 million when Johnson and Johnson purchased the corporate in 1994.

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Lloyd Cotsen died at age 88 in 2017, in line with The New York Times. He was described as an avid reader with a love of literature, who was a gracious patron of the humanities.

Knowing Cotsen’s background, how seemingly is it that he leaves a tip? Find out on Below Deck Mediterranean on Monday at 9/8c on Bravo.

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