Summer House star Carl Radke honors Below Deck’s Captain Lee Rosbach on his birthday ‘forever grateful’

Carl Radke from Summer House and Captain Lee Rosbach from Below Deck
Carl and Captain Lee have a close bond. Pic credit: Bravo

Summer House star Carl Radke took time to honor his good friend Below Deck star Captain Lee Rosbach as the latter celebrated his birthday.

Captain Lee and Carl became friends after the captain reached out to Carl when the latter lost his brother to a drug overdose.

As Below Deck fans are aware, Captain Lee knows that loss all too well following the death of his son Joshua who also died of an overdose in 2019.

Their bond remains stronger than ever, especially after they spent time together at BravoCon last month.

Captain Lee turned 73 years old on Tuesday, November 15, and the Summer House star was one of many who honored him.

Carl used social media to gush over the man who helped him in so many ways.

Summer House star Carl Radke celebrates Captain Lee Rosbach

Taking to Instagram, Carl revealed in his heartfelt message to the captain that the two had just met in person for the first at BravoCon. Carl kicked off his Instagram Post with a simple happy birthday but then got real about the captain.

“I am forever grateful for the time you reached out to me at such a pivotal moment in my sobriety and grief process. As you know, losing a loved one is really hard but having you as a support system these last two years has been a huge blessing,” the reality TV star wrote.

Carl went on to express his happiness of finally meeting the captain in person. The Summer House star thanked Captain Lee for his kindness while also making it clear Carl cherishes their friendship.

The IG post ended with Carl hoping to see Captain Lee in Florida soon.

Below Deck’s Captain Lee Rosbach responds to Carl Radke’s message

The Below Deck OG popped up in the comments section of Carl’s Instagram post to gush over his pal too.

Captain Lee gave his friend Carl made props for doing “all the heavy lifting.” The captain revealed he’s proud to have Carl as a friend while also reassuring Carl that the stud of the sea will always be there for him.

“Believe me when I tell you I get back much more than I give. Thank you sir,” was the end of Captain Lee’s response.

Captain Lee responds to Carl's IG Post
Pic credit: @carlradke/Instagram

It’s so sweet to see the admiration and friendship Captain Lee Rosbach, and Carl Radke have created.

The Summer House star will likely be tuning in with the rest of Below Deck fans next week when Captain Lee returns for Season 10 of the hit yachting show.

Below Deck Season 10 premieres on Monday, November 21 at 8/7c on Bravo. Summer House is currently on hiatus on Bravo.

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