Peter Hunziker joined the crew of the tremendous yacht The Wellington for Season 5 of “Beneath Deck Mediterranean,” which aired in 2020. The deckhand had a fame for rubbing his crew members the incorrect means, particularly the feminine bosun, and his boss, Malia White. Hunziker bumped into issues throughout the constitution season after he referred to White as “sweetie” or “sweetheart.” After Captain Sandy Yawn had a dialog with Hunziker about his alternative of phrases, the deckhand continued on for the rest of the season.
Although he made it by means of the season, Hunziker wasn’t precisely a serious presence on episodes of “Beneath Deck Med.” The community minimize ties with the yachtie after uncovering racist posts of his on social media. As per Day by day Mail, the deckhand sparked backlash after viewers discovered a meme he reposted that confirmed a unadorned Black lady in chains. Shortly after, Bravo introduced through Instagram their determination to fireside him from the franchise. “Bravo and 51 Minds are modifying the present to attenuate his look on subsequent episodes,” the community wrote in its announcement in 2020.
Hunziker took to his Instagram (through Individuals), to problem a public apology. “Somewhat over 3 months in the past somebody despatched me a meme on social media and I thoughtlessly reposted it,” he wrote. “I now notice how painful the imagery and symbolism is and, upon deeper consideration, I notice that the implicit bias that exists within the temporary textual content written within the meme is offensive,” he wrote.