‘Below Deck Mediterranean’s’ Peter Hunziker Fired by Bravo Over Racist Instagram Post

Click here to read the full article.
Peter Hunziker, a deck man in the current season of "Below Deck Mediterranean", was fired from Bravo and 51 Minds, the company that produces the show, for a racist and misogynistic post on his Instagram account.
Scroll to continue with the content
DISPLAY
Bravo's Instagram published the news of the dismissal: "Peter Hunziker of" Below Deck Mediterranean "was fired for his racist position. Bravo and 51 Minds are editing the show to minimize his appearance in subsequent episodes."
More from diversity
Lisa Vanderpump and Andy Cohen break the silence on 'Vanderpump Rules' fires
'Vanderpump Rules' fires Stassi Schroeder and Kristen Doute for racist actions
'Vanderpump Rules' star Stassi Schroeder dropped by publicist, agency after racist actions against co-star Faith Stowers (EXCLUSIVE)
Hunziker had posted a meme that showed a naked black woman in chains. A source near Bravo told Variety that the network had learned of the post on Friday and had dismissed Hunziker immediately.
Hunziker's dismissal took place a week after Bravo fired four "Vanderpump Rules" actors, including the original stars Stassi Schroeder and Kristen Doute, for racist acts.
In this season of "Below Deck Mediterranean", which premiered on June 1, Hunziker - self-proclaimed "Party Pete" - was already accused of sexism. He called Bosun Malia White, an experienced crew member, "Treasure" more than once and was insulted by ship captain Sandy Yawn.
Bravo doesn't seem to show tolerance for racism in his shows. However, the network has still not answered whether this applies to Jax Taylor from "Vanderpump Rules". Taylor had accused Faith Tower's crimes on social media, which led to Schroeder and Doute's layoffs.
A representative from Bravo had no comment on Taylor or the future of "Vanderpump Rules".
Best of variety
Anniversary of "Jaws": 10 films that are better than the book
The best movies on Netflix
Everything comes to Netflix in June
Sign up for the Variety newsletter. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest news.

You should check here to buy the best price guaranteed products.

Last News

Giannis Antetokounmpo with an alley oop vs the Atlanta Hawks

'Drag Race' Teaming Up With 'Brady Bunch' Original Cast For Crossover Special | THR News

The Blacklist finale recap: A blessed life, a tragic end

Samantha Bee rips apart Ron DeSantis: ‘You’re one of the worst governors in Florida history’

Read the full text of Britney Spears' bombshell testimony at her conservatorship hearing

How To Do Kegel Exercises To Get Your Pelvic Floor In Tip-Top Shape