Below Deck’s Kate Pokes Fun at Ben’s Engagement After Baby Rumors

Below Deck's Kate Chastain Pokes Fun at Ben Robinson's Engagement After Baby Paternity Rumors: 'She's Going to Be the Best Stepmom Ever'

Kate Chastain and Ben Robinson.
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In on the joke. Kate Chastain had a particular means of celebrating Ben Robinson‘s engagement to Kiara Cabral — by poking enjoyable at current rumors about her former Beneath Deck costar being the daddy of her baby.

Chastain, 40, took to Instagram Story on Thursday, Might 11, to share Us Weekly‘s unique protection of Robinson’s information, writing, “Congratulations! She’s going to be the very best stepmom ever.”

The Florida native’s shady remark comes shortly after she introduced the arrival of her first baby. Days after welcoming her child boy, the Bravo star slammed hypothesis that Robinson, 42, was the daddy of her baby.

“For the report, the one factor this good-looking man has in widespread with any chef is the tendency to get emotional round meal instances,” Chastain, who was linked to Robinson between seasons 2 and three of Beneath Deck, tweeted on Monday, Might 8, alongside a photograph of her son, Sullivan.

The England native, for his half, beforehand gushed in regards to the subsequent chapter in Chastain’s life. “Who knew that Kate Chastain and I’d be the identical weight at some point… However to be truthful I’ve been hitting the health club! Please want my nice good friend @kate_chastain a simple supply and a wholesome lovely child! I’m so pleased with who you may have develop into and the mom you’ll quickly be❤️,” he wrote by way of Instagram in April.

Robinson, who appeared on numerous seasons of Beneath Deck and Beneath Deck Mediterranean, first hinted at his romance with Cabral, 29, in 2020. He later gushed in regards to the bond his then-girlfriend shaped along with his longtime good friend.

“Kate’s excellent pals with Kiara and all of us dwell in the identical constructing,” he completely advised Us in August 2021 throughout a joint interview with Chastain, who added, “The explanation it really works is as a result of I like his girlfriend. Not in that means. They came visiting me final summer time once I rented a home [in Florida] throughout the pandemic, and she or he lives down there and our canines get alongside. It’s nice.”

After greater than three years of courting, the skilled chef introduced that he’s engaged to Cabral.

Below Deck's Kate Chastain Pokes Fun at Ben Robinson's Engagement After Baby Paternity Rumors: 'She's Going to Be the Best Stepmom Ever'

Ben Robinson and Kiara Cabral.
Courtesy of Kiara Cabral/Instagram

“I pulled all of my family and friends into this excellent love affair, and with their assist we are actually proudly engaged and I stay up for a lifetime of love and laughter with the beautiful Kiara,” he completely advised Us on Wednesday, Might 10, about popping the query earlier this month. “It’s an incredible feeling safe in such a stupendous romance and friendship.”

Robinson went on to mirror on the early days of his romance with Cabral. “Kiara and I met about seven years in the past by way of mutual pals. The celebs had not fairly aligned for us again then,” the truth star shared with Us. “I used to be on a Beneath Deck roller-coaster, and she or he was too younger and too skeptical for that racket. However we remained pals.”

He added: “We truly began courting simply earlier than the pandemic, and she or he moved in with me. We began residing and dealing collectively. We had been completely inseparable, and it felt proper. In reality, during the last 4 years we’ve spent lower than 20 days aside.”