Tumi Mhlongo is on the middle of Under Deck Mediterranean season 8 — however that doesn’t imply she doesn’t have questions as she watches the present again.
“It’s so attention-grabbing watching the present again, as a result of I don’t see or hear every thing and I’m like ‘maintain on that occurred?!’ 👀👀👀,” the chief stew wrote by way of X on Monday, October 30, after watching the latest episode of the hit Bravo sequence.
Tumi took over as chief stew on the Mustique after Natalya Scudder quickly stuffed in for her amid immigration points. Kyle Viljoen, who was given the position of second stew, joined the group in a while within the season as effectively.
As soon as Tumi took over, she rapidly ended up at odds with Natalya. Tumi subsequently warned Kyle that she wasn’t afraid to place her foot down.
“Supplying you with a heads up b/w us. I do know you’re mates together with her, however Nat wants to remain in her lane bc Tumi dropping her s—t will find yourself in her strolling off bc she had a diva second,” Tumi wrote in a textual content through the October 9 episode, to which Kyle responded, “I’m sorry to listen to this — I did let you know she’s one thing that got here for all of us.”
The textual content message got here up once more when Kyle warned Natalya that her job is perhaps in peril. In response, Natalya instructed Captain Sandy that Tumi allegedly threatened to fireside her whereas talking with Kyle — which the Under Deck Down Underneath alum denied.
Kyle later mentioned he regretted getting in the midst of the feud.
“I like [some] good gossip. However I’m realizing that my involvement has made the state of affairs worse. I shared with Tumi how my time went with Natalya [during season 7]. And Tumi’s response was, ‘I do know you’re mates together with her, however she wants to remain in her lane. Tumi dropping her s—t will finish in her strolling off as a result of she had a diva second,’” he instructed the cameras. “I’m actually good at getting info. My greatest downside? I’m not good at preserving the data. It’s not good. Belief me, I do know.”
Tumi and Natalya have been in a position to come to an understanding after Sandy steered them in the fitting course.
“You must respect one another within the office. You possibly can’t do that. That is conduct that may’t occur. On this state of affairs I must defuse it however then you have to step away and let the chief deal with it,” the captain defined. “As a result of if I draw the road for them, they’re by no means going to respect one another. Having mentioned that, if I hear Natalya screaming at Tumi once more and Tumi can’t defuse it, then I must step in and decide.”
Tumi and Natalya could have moved on from the drama however that didn’t cease Kyle from sharing his ideas on their reconciliation.
“Though I like an excellent tea and I’m glad that Natalya and Tumi made up concerning the textual content message — I’m simply not pleased with Natalya,” he mentioned. “Informing Sandy and utilizing my title in that … Me revealing Tumi’s message to Natalya was an act of friendship. It wasn’t for Natalya to weaponize me towards different individuals.”
Kyle concluded: “There’s solely room for one gossip on this boat proper now and that’s me. I’m the tea queen. Self-proclaimed.”
Under Deck Mediterranean airs on Bravo Mondays at 9 p.m. ET.