Bravo’s “Below Deck” Star Captain Lee is not holding back one bit when it comes to the latest controversy on “Below Deck Down Under” Season 2!
Captain Lee spoke with US Weekly Magazine and shared his thoughts on Bosun Luke Jones and Stew Laura Bileskalne who were both fired for inappropriate behavior towards co-workers on the Bravo series’ Aug. 7 episodes.
“Their behavior was despicable, both of them,” Lee told Us Weekly on Aug. 10. “And I’m sure they’ll be paying the price for it for a long time to come as they should. I don’t know if I would have had the wherewithal to remain as calm as Captain Jason did, but he certainly stepped up to the plate and did it right. It’s a tough spot to be in. When there’s the captain, you’re responsible for everything and anything that does happen. Jason handled it superbly.”
Luke crawled into Margot Sisson’s bed while she was asleep. Lee said he’s “impressed” with how production stepped in to stop the unwanted sexual advances and applauded Jason and Chief Stew Aesha Scott for “not getting rattled” amid the drama.
Captain Jason and Chief Stew Aesha reunite for an unforgettable, full-throttle charter season with a lively new crew and wild guests in the stunning waters of Cairns, Australia – the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef.
Jason is at the helm of the vintage M/Y Northern Sun, where he navigates tumultuous crew dynamics and unprecedented shake-ups throughout the season. Each charter includes nonstop adventure and breathtaking underwater sight-sea-ing, but unruly guests break Jason’s rules, putting their holiday in jeopardy. Now a more seasoned leader, Aesha takes on some of the biggest obstacles of her career while looking out for the crew’s well-being. Mouth-watering menus and flavorful spreads delight the guests, but frustrations simmer between Chef Tzarina and Jason when he assists in the galley.
Initially understaffed, the deckhands make costly errors as they struggle to find their stride on the unpredictable, aging vessel. The interior experiences smooth sailing until a clash of work styles creates a rift between the stews. Unexpected newcomers rock the boat throughout the season, including a shocking franchise crossover with the arrival of a polarizing familiar face. A slew of hook-ups, break-ups, and a rare “love pentagon” leaves the crew reeling as tension spills over on deck.
“Below Deck Down Under” is produced by 51 Minds, with Nadine Rajabi, Mark Cronin, Cristina Lopez, Jill Goslicky, Tania Hamidi, Christian Sarabia and Zachary Klein as executive producers.
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