Are Rachel Hargrove and boyfriend Vincenzo still together? Below Deck fans are asking that question as the chef returns for Season 9, which kicks off in less than a week.
The chef will forever be remembered for her foul-mouth rant filled with her signature phrase, “eat my cooter.” Rachel lost it over a preference sheet and her desire to get to Italy to be with her man Vincenzo as the coronavirus pandemic took over the world.
Season 8 was a bumpy ride for chef Rachel, who attributed a lot of the drama to missing her boyfriend. Now, as Below Deck Season 9 sets sail, she’s setting the record straight on her relationship status with Vincenzo.
Are Rachel Hargrove and boyfriend Vincenzo still together?
In an interview with Us Weekly, chef Rachel spilled she and Vincenzo are not together. The reason for their split had everything to do with her decision to return to Below Deck for Season 9.
“I got an ultimatum of, ‘Please don’t film that show.’ And then, ‘Why are you still working on boats? So I was, like, ‘Well, you met me doing it,” she explained to the weekly magazine.
The couple broke up earlier this year. Rachel admitted it took her five months to get back to Vincenzo after filming for Season 8 wrapped. She also expressed some confusion over why Vincenzo wouldn’t want her to work.