Field Trolls ‘Below Deck Mediterranean’ Captain Sandy Slams Attacks
The Under the Mediterranean Bridge the cast received “hate mail” from fake accounts and Captain Sandy Yawn was done with the trolling.
Yawn criticized a Twitter user for coming mercilessly for his sobriety and also for those who troll the cast for fodder. She reminded people that they watch the show for entertainment and that being cruel online would not be tolerated. “The hatred of Twitter and other social platforms is huge,” she shared on Twitter. “Every season, we have crews attacked relentlessly. It’s a spectacle. Enjoy it or not, put the relentless cruelty aside. It’s not humorous, it’s lazy and sad. Do you judge 1st B4 demolishing someone you don’t know.
Yawn’s comments came when someone questioned her sobriety on Twitter. She just shared a funny post about the show. But a Twitter user couldn’t help but attack him when a fan commented that Yawn was an inspiration. The person took the comment too far, that’s when Yawn had to step in. “I laughed at the fact that she is an inspiration,” the person wrote.
Another fan of the thread said that Yawn’s sobriety was an inspiration, which was encountered: “I’m not sure she really is…” That’s when Yawn had had enough. .
“How dare you!” Yawn slammed the comment. She added, “Don’t question my sobriety. I choose to help people by sharing my recovery. This kind of comment hurts everyone in the battle.
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The Under the Mediterranean Bridge The Season 6 team deployed their own negativity on social media as the season heated up. Deckhand David Pascoe shared on his Instagram story that he and the crew received negative direct messages. “You saw the episode, you saw the chaos, but you didn’t see the happiness,” he shared. “So much negativity from some fans but I only have fond memories of the good times!”
He added: “I’m reading hateful messages from fake accounts on my team this season,” he wrote with a photo of the hot tub. “Heineken and Haribo on Racists and the Forsaken.”
Deckhand Mzi “Zee” Dempers also shared on his Instagram story. He posted a photo looking through a pair of binoculars. “Looking at the enemies in the DMs,” he wrote, “Just a reminder for people to stand up for what you believe in and stand up for it.”
“For those of you who love the show for what it is,” Pascoe added in his story. “And can do it without needing to harass, intimidate, or demean cast members.”
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Pascoe has spoken openly about dealing with grief and negativity. He sympathized with Lexi Wison, who aggressively attacked the crew, but said her father had recently passed away. In a recent episode, he explained how he was overcome with grief when two of his closest friends died in a car crash. He has felt guilty and understands the range of emotions someone can experience after a significant loss.
“I have spoken very openly about my own personal battles with mental health, including a darker time in my life when I was suicidal,” he said. Star Mag, referring to the confessional. “It was an opportunity for me to talk about something heartfelt and hopefully raise awareness and be able to build a platform to move forward to help those in need.”
He also reminded fans to always be kind. “Some people have a lot of things to do in their personal lives which can negatively impact a work environment,” he replied to a fan’s question in his Instagram Stories.