It’s safe to say that Trevor Walker getting a plane ticket home on this week’s Below Deck was foreseen by all. Well, except maybe Trevor himself! The SENIOR deckhand – recently demoted to regular old deckhand just before his much deserved firing – spoke with Bravo recently about his short, yet insanely offensive stint on the show this season.
When Captain Lee Rosbach gets wind of Trevor’s latest antics (and his awesome hair modeling #skillz), the tides shift. But – wait – there’s suddenly a new crew member to hate on now! Sierra Storm, who has been flying under the radar thus far despite her increasing ineptitude as second stew, butts heads this week with Ben when she can’t seem to scrape a simple salad together. Ooh! And there’s a love triangle taking shape as well. (Finally!) And it’s not the trio I expected. (Was it yours?)
I was looking forward to watching Ben Robinson and Kate Chastain’s complicated relationship on this season of Below Deck, but then I was thrown off when the season first started and Kate was in a romantic relationship with someone else. What was going to happen to the entertaining rapport and the flirting that I got used to watching on this show? It also makes me wonder how Kate not being single affected the actual work that she and Ben needed to get done during the charter season.
Ben and Kate always argued and made up, so I don’t see a huge difference in their dynamic other than the fact that hooking up is off the table. Other than that, I feel like they argue like an old married couple and they still get their jobs done. With that said, Ben seems to have the opposite opinion and thinks Kate being a relationship made her work suffer.
Last night’s Below Deck proved that old habits die hard. Case in point number one: Ben Robinson and Kate Chastain face off yet again amidst pressure to cook not one but TWO dinners for some difficult charter guests. Ben‘s irritability was no doubt triggered by other cooking matters though, as he spent a good deal of the charter making food for a dog. Yes, apparently Fido needs haute cuisine!
Case in point number two: Trevor Walker is a sloppy drunk who insults everyone and makes an a$$ of himself while Kelley Johnson practically tears his hair out trying to manage him. So, all is ship-shape up in here, Cap’n!
Andy starts off asking Lu some questions about her upcoming wedding. Luann says the date is still set for New Year’s Eve. She says that they have about 250 guest expected for the wedding. She’s still planning to sing for Tom, but wouldn’t reveal if it was going to be an original song or a cover. Luann says her former housekeeper Rosie won’t be there, but she is inviting Jacques. Luann also shared that Tom met The Count this summer at a wedding in Switzerland and they really liked each other. She says they didn’t register anywhere but are asking for anyone wanting to give them a gift, to donate to charity (The American Cancer Society).
What could go wrong so early in the season on Below Deck?
Trevor Walker. That’s what. SENIOR deckhand under first-time bosun Kelley Johnson, Trevor came out of the gate trying everyone’s patience (and testing our vomit reflexes with his private bunk habits), but this week he decides to secure his place as #1 Boat Villain when he snarks all over Nico Scholly about…what else? Tattoos! Yes, we’re sinking that low. Drop anchor! Grab your life vests! Every man for himself!!!!!
After reliving this week’s season 4 premiere of Below Deck, Captain Lee Rosbach pretty much thinks the same thought we all do: Most of the crew look somewhat promising, except for Trevor Walker. Trevor’s a senior deckhand under bosun Kelley Johnson this year. SENIOR deckhand. Did we all get that SENIOR part? Good. Because Trevor wants everyone to know just how high his status in his own mind is!
Captain Lee breaks down his first impressions of everyone in his blog, not pulling any punches about the assortment of individuals he will be babysitting managing this year.