Bravo introduced that Below Deck Mediterranean Season 5 can have a digital reunion, however that doesn’t essentially imply each crew member shall be in attendance.
Logistics have made earlier reunions a problem. Some followers have been upset when Below Deck Med Season four added an additional episode in lieu of a reunion. However, some crew members had already departed to shoot season 5. So a reunion wasn’t attainable.
While a digital reunion takes logistics out of the equation, is it attainable a number of crew members gained’t be invited or will refuse to attend? It has occurred with some crew members prior to now.
Some crew members is probably not included (or conform to return)
Deckhand Pete Hunziker is one crew member who’s unlikely to obtain an invite to the reunion. Hunziker was fired by Bravo and manufacturing firm 51 Minds shortly after the season debuted.
Hunziker shared a racist and violent meme on Instagram and was digitally faraway from the present. He now not seems within the opening credit and producers vowed to reduce his picture on subsequent exhibits. Hunziker is up to now faraway from the present some followers forgot he was on the collection.
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Other crew members who’re nonetheless in query embrace chef Hindrigo “Kiko” Lorran, second stew Lara Flumiani and chief stew Hannah Ferrier. Although Lorran departed, he was a fan favourite and appeared to don’t have any arduous emotions. Flumiani was solely on the present for a number of episodes. So it’s unclear if her storyline warrants a return.
Ferrier, nonetheless, was fired after being the chief stew for almost 5 seasons. She has unfinished business, particularly with Captain Sandy Yawn and bosun Malia White. Her return for the reunion might enable for some sense of closure. At the identical time, Ferrier is pregnant and is due in October, which is probably going when the reunion could be filmed.
Crew members have been excluded (or refused to return) prior to now
Caroline Bedol from Below Deck Season 6 wasn’t at her reunion and claims she was banned from attending it. “I was blackballed from the reunion because they did not want the harassment to be exposed,” she shared in a latest Reddit Ask Me Anything. “But Andy was truly brilliant bc he aired the unseen footage, so really my absence did not prevent the toxicity of this environment from being exposed!”
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Chandler Brooks, additionally from season 6 was fired. He didn’t attend the reunion however no motive was given. Other solid members who weren’t invited or skipped the reunion have been chef Leon Walker and Dane Jackson from Below Deck Season 3.
However, Andrew Sturby, who was fired on season 2 returned for the reunion. Plus Don Abenante who instantly give up throughout season Three additionally reunited with the crew.