For six seasons of Beneath Deck, there have been three issues viewers might depend on it doesn’t matter what: Captain Lee Rosbach would steer the mega-yacht, Kate Chastain would lead the inside group, and drama would ensue.
Because the chief stewardess from Seasons 2 via 7 of the Bravo actuality collection, which chronicles the non-public and dealing lives of crew members on luxurious boats, Kate gave the viewers a ton of memorable moments.
From detailing the tactic behind associating her co-workers with fonts, to the rocket ship towel decor, to her “Sorry” interplay with Laura Betancourt on Season 6, Kate was by no means afraid to get petty, and go the additional mile to create leisure.
After Season 7 concluded airing in February 2020, Kate introduced her exit from Beneath Deck, a lot to the frustration of longtime followers of the present.
Whereas she did step again from yachting, Kate is much from executed with being a Bravolebrity.
What’s Kate Chastain doing now? Learn on for the newest in her profession, and to seek out out what her new position is on Bravo.
What’s Kate Chastain doing now?
When Kate introduced her departure from Beneath Deck, she teased that she would nonetheless be working in entrance of the digicam for the community. In her assertion, she additionally poked enjoyable at Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s resolution to depart senior positions throughout the Royal Household.
“After many months of reflection and inner discussions, I’ve chosen to make a transition this 12 months in beginning to carve out a progressive new land based mostly position. I intend to step again as a senior member of the Beneath Deck Household and work to change into financially impartial, whereas persevering with to totally assist His Majesty Andy Cohen,” the 37-year-old wrote on Instagram again in February of 2020.
Kate’s first “land” responsibility position was Watch with Kate Chastain, which included her giving commentary throughout episodes of Beneath Deck Mediterranean and Beneath Deck Crusing Yacht.
She is subsequent set to look on the brand new collection Bravo’s Chat Room, which debuts on the channel on Sept. 29 at 10:30 p.m. ET.
The present focuses on perception from “the community’s most opinionated ladies” as they talk about popular culture, information headlines, and all-things Bravo.
The opposite forged members embody RHOP star Gizelle Bryant, RHOA forged member Porsha Williams, and Summer season Home alum Hannah Berner.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the ladies shot Bravo’s Chat Room remotely. It’s unclear if it will change when restrictions are eased sooner or later.
The previous Beneath Deck star mentioned her pleasure for Bravo’s Chat Room with Decider.
“The brand new present is principally a dream come true,” she informed the outlet, earlier than discussing her co-stars. “We’ve a dream group of women. I’ve all the time been a Bravo superfan. Lastly, I get to speak about my true ardour, which is simply Bravo reveals and popular culture. It is so thrilling.”
Kate additionally confirmed that she and Porsha had been government producers on the present as effectively.
Kate admitted watching ‘Beneath Deck’ will probably be like “seeing [her] ex.”
Although Kate left the nautical actuality collection on her personal phrases (and she or he has a future with Bravo besides), the previous chief stew did say that it could be unusual for her to observe the upcoming eighth season.
“It does really feel like seeing my ex,” she joked to Decider. “And it seems like speaking about my ex, so thanks for bringing that up!”
“But it surely’s like, even if you break up with someone, even when you do not need to be with them anymore — you continue to don’t need them to love their new girlfriend higher. You need them to all the time be like, the one which obtained away! However in fact I am excited to see the brand new season. I solely want one of the best. I am unable to wait to see how Captain Lee dealt with it in my absence,” she shared. “I must know who introduced him his Cheerios and the way his pants had been ironed.”
She additionally confirmed that she nonetheless speaks to former castmates Courtney Skippon and Rhylee Gerber.
Season eight of Beneath Deck premieres on Nov. 2 at 9 p.m. on Bravo, and Bravo’s Chat Room airs on Tuesdays at 10:30 p.m. ET.