Bosun Malia White from Below Deck Mediterranean insists that she didn’t report Hannah Ferrier for having prescription medicine on the boat as revenge for grousing over the cabin swap.
White stated her actions have been meant to not solely shield the friends but in addition Ferrier. If Ferrier was impaired at any time whereas they have been at sea, the results throughout an emergency might be devastating. However, Ferrier doesn’t view the state of affairs this manner. She stated White reported her nearly instantly after they argued about cabin assignments, which she thinks is extraordinarily suspicious.
“It was direct revenge,” Ferrier stated within the Below Deck Med After Show. “And that’s really low to me.” Adding, “This is you going to take a photo and going to the captain because you were pissed off that I didn’t wanna switch cabins mid-season so that you could have cuddles with your boyfriend.”
Malia White says she wasn’t making an attempt to simply ‘get her way’
White says her relationship with Ferrier was going nicely and so they bonded when Ferrier had her nervousness assault. “Some people saw it as me wanting to get my way with the bunk situation,” she says within the Below Deck After Show. “I already had my bunk. I wasn’t thinking about those things. All I’m thinking about is doing my job the best that I can. And ensuring that everyone on board is following rules.”
“Just because Hannah is Hannah, just because she’s the chief stew doesn’t make her an exception to the rules or maritime law,” White continues. But Ferrier nonetheless thinks White’s transfer was a direct response to the bunking argument.
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White says she feels for Ferrier and believes they’ve all the time had a sure stage of miscommunication too. “We’re both very strong women,” White says. “I think her and I both have the same kind of hardships in our lives and I relate to her big time.”
White insists it comes all the way down to security
Captain Sandy Yawn informed Ferrier she was going to dismiss her as a result of she didn’t really feel protected going to sea along with her. White says the boat faces an incredible security hazard if a crew member is impaired at any time whereas at sea. Viewers questioned why White didn’t instantly report the valium however as a substitute waited till after they argued.
White says she was shaken after witnessing Ferrier’s panic assault. Adding, “As much as that is her own medical privacy it’s also a concern for the bridge. Because she is an active duty crew member.” She stated the crew all the time has to debate whether it is protected to go to sea with the individuals on board.
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“She’s our chief stewardess,” White continues. “So in the event of an emergency, her muster duty is to take care of all the guests. That’s 12 other people’s lives. It doesn’t matter that Hannah is going to bed when she takes medication. She’s still an active-duty crew member. Fires don’t just happen 8:00 until 5:00. When we’re at sea, we are literally miles offshore. We have to launch rescue boats, we have to don firefighting gear. Unfortunately, no you can’t just take medication on your own in your cabin and still stand in active duty.”