Captain Sandy From ‘Below Deck Med’ Responds to the Backlash From Recent Instagram Shares

by Jeremy Spirogis
Captain Sandy Yawn

Captain Sandy Yawn from Below Deck Mediterranean acquired a substantial quantity of backlash to a couple movies she just lately shared on Instagram.

Captain Sandy Yawn
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She and girlfriend Leah Shafer have been procuring and shared that they forgot to make use of the directionals that are actually lining many retailer flooring. The directional tape is designed to have consumers keep away from crowding in aisles. Plus it’s supposed to assist consumers keep the six-foot distancing guidelines meant to cut back the unfold of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Shafer and Yawn weren’t carrying masks. Yawn lives in Colorado and the governor just lately urged individuals the state to put on a masks when procuring or strolling outdoors. Yawn joked about utilizing the pet canine filter on Instagram to offer her with safety. Later, Yawn posted one other Instagram video however deleted it. Fans shared a screengrab of Yawn expressing her disappointment that concert events and sporting occasions have been canceled till 2021.

Some followers have been indignant

Fans lashed out at Yawn on Twitter. “Whatever her intention, people with high profiles need to step back and be more careful at expressing an opinion on what’s best during this unprecedented situation,” one individual wrote. Another added, “So disappointed in @CaptSandyYawn … you’ve been so vocal about staying safe. Frustration and restlessness aren’t excuses for potentially endangering more lives. You’re an incredible human being but this statement is horrid.”

Several followers got here to the captain’s protection. “Maybe she tired and frustrated like the rest of us and just had a moment of anger..it happens..Captain Sandy is so nice and positive, everyone is entitled to an off day..” one viewer wrote. Another fan added, “You had a bad day, understandable. We are all stressing about Covid19. Ppl are allowed to vent, and sometimes it doesn’t always come out the way you want. No one is perfect, and that’s what makes us humans. We know where your heart is.”

Yawn apologized a number of instances on the thread too. “Appreciate this so much. It hurts me if anyone is hurt by my words. Never my intention.” She additionally clarified why she was annoyed. “Its was about the lack of funds for the people out of work and not making rent or buying food, Including family.”

But she issued a proper video apology too

Although she clarified her place and apologized, she shot an apology video but additionally shared that she was struggling. “I learned a lesson,” she captioned her video. “Thank you for understanding that sometimes even people who lead can make a mistake. I will own what I did and will allow myself to be human. I hope you do as well. Thank you for your message and the kindness it takes to share your thoughts about someone’s mistake. I need a #belowdeckmed mask!” Yawn mentioned in her video she and Shafer don’t presently have masks as a result of Shafer donated them to medical services.

She shared in her video that as somebody in restoration, she will’t sit by the pool with a glass of wine or take an edible to cut back stress. “So I think my actions were that of an unconscious person that’s just feeling the strain and the pressure,” she mentioned. “So I’m really, really sorry and I learned a lesson.”

Yawn instructed Showbiz Cheat Sheet that folks in restoration have been seemingly going to have a tough time with quarantine too.

“Obviously, it’s in you,” she mentioned. “What do people do when it’s stressful? A lot of people take a drink. So many people relax by drinking a glass of wine or here in Denver smoking pot or having some edibles, right?”

“I don’t have that luxury,” she added. “Because I have it in my genes. I’m an addict, an alcoholic. I have to exercise, go to meetings. And know that this will pass. This too shall pass. That’s what I keep saying to myself. I call my sponsor, I stay engaged with people in recovery. And it’s hard, it’s a struggle.”

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