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Below Deck: Rayna Lindsey teases Season 9 ‘ends abruptly,’ talks bad edit, reunion, and costars

Rayna Lindsey is spilling the tea on Below Deck Season 9 after racial slur drama.
Rayna isn’t holding back speaking her truth after Heather said the N-word on Below Deck. Pic credit: Bravo

Below Deck star Rayna Lindsey teases that Season 9 ends abruptly, talks bad editing and the reunion shows, and disses her costars.

The most recent episode of Below Deck Season 9 has kicked off a new level of off-screen drama. It all started with Heather Chase saying the N-word on the Bravo show.

Heather did apologize via an Instagram post, but Below Deck fans didn’t buy it. Rayna slammed Bravo, Eddie Lucas, and Captain Lee Rosbach after the episode for their lack of handling the situation.

Bravo has yet to address the incident, which has Below Deck viewers in an uproar. However, Captain Lee did speak about the situation.

Now, as the hot topic continues to blow up social media, Rayna had more tea to spill on what’s to come on the hit-yachting show.

Rayna Lindsey teases Below Deck Season 9 end abruptly

In an Instagram Q&A session, Rayna didn’t hold back answering fan questions with her blunt truth.

The deckhand admitted that things get worse after the season is over. Rayna also shared that she got a crappy edit because she was afraid to be herself during filming.

Rayna Lindsey gets real about Below Deck editing.
Pic credit: @raynalindsey/Instagram

One user wanted to know if a Below Deck Season 9 reunion was in the works. The deckhand said yes and promised to air all the dirty laundry. Another fan asked if the season ended abruptly or properly.

Rayna teases Below Deck ends suddenly.
Pic credit: @raynalindsey/Instagram

Below Deck Season 8 ended suddenly because the coronavirus pandemic was taking over the world. Rayna didn’t share how Season 9 ends, but it sounds like Below Deck viewers are in for another shocking ending.

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What did Rayna say about her Below Deck Season 9 costars?

The deckhand was also asked why the other crew members remained silent regarding Heather using a racial slur. While Rayna said most of them are looking out for themselves, she did give chef Rachel Hargrove props for being a real person.

Rayna Lindsey disses Below Deck Season 9 crew members.
Pic credit: @raynalindsey/Instagram

Although Rayna didn’t mention her in the Q&A session, Jessica Albert did use social media to give Rayna a shout-out as a good friend amid all the Heather drama.

Before ending her session, Rayna let Below Deck fans know that PR is trying to silence her. She didn’t mention Bravo by name, but it’s a safe bet the network doesn’t want her giving out any season spoilers.

Rayna says she is being silenced.
Pic credit: @raynalindsey/Instagram

There’s still plenty of Below Deck Season 9 to play out. Thanks to Rayna Lindsey, Below Deck fans know drama is coming on the hit yachting show, including a not-so-smooth ending.

As the season unfolds on-screen, Rayna remains focused on her life since filming. The deckhand is one month sober and speaking out on her sobriety journey.

Below Deck airs Mondays at 9/8c on Bravo.

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  1. I think she’s taking it too far yes it was said I don’t see that they it was said intentionally they were laughing and carrying on when things went down it’s after they got back to the boat that she decided to make a big deal out of it and she continued it on and on and on I take it for how i saw it. Non-intentional!

    • Doesn’t matter, this should have been addressed immediately and action taken. Chief stew should have been fired. If this is how she speaks when drinking, it’s probably indicative of how she thinks and feels about this all the time. Her apology sucked.

      • Rayna is just as guilty! She said the N word first. I don’t care if she is black or not! This word is very offensive! Heather was wrong for saying it and so was Rayna.
        I have never seen people gripe as much about their supervisors telling them to do their jobs. I guess that’s realty TV for you

      • Rayna said the n word too. Heath repeated exactly what Rayna said. There was no I’ll intent. If Rayna is so offended by the n word, maybe she should stop saying it. If Heather has to go then so should Rayna. Rayna is a shite spreader. I’m calling BS on her story about getting beat up in an elevator by three white guys too.

        • I’m not saying that it needs to be swept under the rug. Absolutely not! When she went to Eddie, her direct supervisor, he should have gone to Captain. Not sure why Reyna did not go to Captain when Eddie didn’t. Sad, sad world we live in.

          • Rayna went where she needed to go – Heather – and Heather apologized. Rayna accepted the apology and then kept it in her back pocket for whenever she wanted to distract from her own deficiencies.

      • FIRED?? Rayna and Heather were singing a song together! This whole thing has been blown out of proportion! PERIOD! IT WAS NOT INTENTIONAL AND THE CHIEF STEW IS NOT RACIST! BLACK PEOPLE are able to now believe to firmly understand someone’s personal life?? It MATTERS! If white people are getting fired for things they say why are black not getting fired as well?The current internet is filled of racism about white people. Funny how you never hear about a black cop killing a white or black person, I assure you it happens! One more thing I just read that Rayna claims she was edited to make her not sound or act like “herself” was that before or after when she said and I quote, “”my choocie was pulsating for the cute white guy”! Wow could that be edited to make her look bad? Rayna did that to her self! The whole situation should have been brought to Captain Lee’s attention that very morning!! He’s white so I don’t believe black people would believe anything he said!

    • I agree – over the political BS and also sick of Jake – apparently if he can’t be naked, he thinks he wont get any attention?

  2. Instead of taking responsibility and owning up to the fact that they’re just a-holes, “It was the edit” is the go to excuse that the problematic like to use

  3. From what I have seen so far, Rayna needs to grow up!! Her work ethic is pathetic at best; she comes across as very entitled. I do t think the use of a racial slur was anything more than a drunken moment; she was parroting what Rayna said first. It’s all bs!!!

  4. Wasn’t Heather singing a song? Or just talking in general before hand? Funny how Rayna Didn’t have a problem with it until she had to Clean the deck again. She came on board Looking for something to be mad about🙄 Should Heather lose her job? Nope! Maybe be mad aware that Racist people will call you Racist if you talk the same way they do.

      • Yep. That’s what I saw also. And Rayna had sex with him. But Heather gets all this grief for repeating the exact same song lyrics a few seconds after him??? Rayna is a shit-starter and a back-stabber plain and simple. Not an honest person. Heather truly liked Rayna. She thought they were friends. Has anyone checked out Rayna’s story about being beat up on an elevator by white supremacists? I was horrified when she said that and felt so sorry for her. Odd that she never mentioned it again after hearing her crew mates say the N-word. Now I’m wondering if that was just a Jussie Smollett story.

  5. Rayna having said I got you to Heather that same night and obviously didn’t have her, immediately afterwards complaining to everyone else except the one person involved, there was on malice suggested in any way shape or form, I wonder what Raynas intentions were?

  6. Rayna used the n**** word in playful banter but is totally pissed when Heather playfully bantered back what Rayna said. The 2nd time it was used was in a rap song Heather and one of the other crew members sings along with Heather. Those 2 even “drummed” along with Heather. Rayna is the perfect “black people can say/do but white people can’t. Give me a break. When Rayna uses the n***€ word, it should be insulting to her race. If Heather has to go, Rayna should have to go. Jake, Rayna and Frasier should keep their clothes on! Who wants to witness there disgusting, pathetic copulating, especially in public.
    Love my boat daddy. But about to stop watching it at all!!

  7. Who would ever hire a slovenly, mouthy, narcissistic, easy to get in bed drunk like Raina to blow up your entire operation while she stands damn proud of herself for doing it?! I would steer clear of that poor dumb thing! She needs attention in the worst way. SAD to watch. Truly a human train wreck. Tragic and distracting but not fun or interesting or engaging. Just dumb. Don’t be like Raina!🤮


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