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But even before fireworks broke out during the crew's dinner, Brian de Saint Pern and Tanner Sterback were quite taken aback by Rhylee's entrance right when she climbed aboard the Valor, the deckhands explained during their appearance on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen Monday night. Tanner said that Rhylee gave him an unexpectedly "warm welcome," but not for the reason that you think. We'll just let the yachties explain in the above video.
“I think that this is the perfect time and the perfect person to come in because I think that the boys onboard are becoming a little too much of a fraternity,” the chief stew said during a recent interview with Decider. “I think Rhylee’s good at her job, I’m happy to have her back because I like her, so I’m happy for so many reasons.”
Unsurprisingly, Ashton Pienaar was more cautious about Rhylee joining the Season 7 crew. “Her coming on again, I couldn’t get emotional, I couldn’t get flustered," he told Decider. "My biggest thing was just not to bring baggage from last season and give her the opportunities that she didn’t have last season. Let’s play it her way, give her what she wants, and let’s see what we’ll get out of Rhylee then.”
We'll see the aftermath of Rhylee and Kevin Dobson's drama in an all-new episode of Below Deck Monday at 9/8c. Watch a sneak peek, below.
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