Below Deck’s Kate Says Ben Loves Fans Calling Him Her Son’s Dad

Kate Chastain and Ben Robinson usually are not involved concerning the false rumors swirling round about him being the daddy of her 3-month-old son, Sullivan.

“I don’t even suppose they appear alike. All I can do at this level is snort. It’s a excessive praise to Ben, so I’m glad for him,” Chastain, 40, solely informed Us Weekly on Monday, August 7, throughout a joint interview with Captain Lee about their upcoming Bravo sequence, Sofa Discuss With Captain Lee and Kate.

The previous Beneath Deck star, who welcomed her son in Might, stated Robinson, 42, has discovered the hypothesis to be humorous, including, “I believe he loves it. Ben loves it greater than I do for certain.”

Chastain has been addressing questions on her son’s paternity since she introduced her being pregnant in December 2022. After confirming her plans to boost her youngster solo, Chastain slammed insinuations that Robinson secretly fathered Sullivan.

“It might be nice if folks would cease commenting and messaging me ‘child Ben!’…….each single day,” she tweeted late final month alongside images of Robinson, whom she briefly dated from 2014 to 2015, and her son as infants. “For reference that is Ben as a child on the left subsequent to Sullivan. Clearly not associated.”

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Chastain has been far more excited to debate her child boy’s milestones.

Kate Chastain.
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“It’s good whenever you’re doing all this work to get a bit of reciprocation [such as] a bit of smile or a bit of giggle. That’s simply good. They modify so quick at this age that day by day he does one thing new and it’s how they get you,” she quipped to Us on Monday. “There’s a lot work, however day by day there’s a new shock. So it simply retains you in love with them, which is basically sensible on their half.”

She additionally opened up about her ongoing journey as a brand new mother.

“Sullivan’s 3 months now, so I believe I’m lastly discovering a groove and I’m actually having fun with it. I find it irresistible a lot, however I’m continually shocked by how a lot work it’s. And that’s coming from me who was recognized on Beneath Deck for working rather a lot. It’s loads of work that I really like a lot,” Chastain shared. “Postpartum was no large deal [for me] simply because I used to be so distracted by having this child. I’m very lucky in that approach and I’m simply completely obsessive about him.”

She continued: “A number of my [family and] mates have been like — earlier than I had Sullivan — stated, ‘Hear Kate, it’s OK should you don’t like him at first. Don’t really feel dangerous.’ And I used to be like, ‘Does your youngster know you’ve are telling me this recommendation?’ So I’m very fortunate that I’ve simply been in love since day one.”

Captain Lee, 73, for his half, has been thrilled to see his offscreen buddy embark on this subsequent chapter of her life.

“I’ve stated this to Kate earlier than, I believe probably the most obvious vital factor about being a guardian is to really be a guardian first,” he stated throughout the joint interview. “You’ve acquired loads of time to be their buddy later. As they’re rising up, they want a guardian.”

Despite the fact that Chastain has been having fun with her first months with Sullivan, Bravo followers shouldn’t anticipate to see the toddler on display simply but.

“We watch Bravo — Captain Lee and I — on Sofa Discuss previous Sullivan’s bedtime typically,” Kate defined about why she hasn’t filmed together with her child for the present. “However in my family, Sullivan needs to be a Bravo fan. That’s all now we have on.”

Chastain went on to say that the very best a part of reuniting with Captain Lee has been listening to his scorching takes on all issues Bravo. “Captain Lee is so humorous and I don’t know why I’m continually stunned by it,” she detailed. “On the cellphone or doing Sofa Discuss, I have a look at him and I’m identical to, ‘You’re so humorous.’ I believe I ought to simply settle for it. However he all the time surprises me with that.”

Lee, in the meantime, considers his Sofa Discuss sequence with Kate a challenge that was a very long time coming.

“I’ve been trying ahead to this for years as a result of I’ve all the time thought that Kate and I had a sure chemistry that labored very well collectively. I attempted to pitch Bravo on a chat present idea years in the past they usually simply weren’t going for it till they did,” he informed Us. “Doing that is a lot simpler than [filming Below Deck]. It’s again to the great previous days. If one thing must be accomplished, Kate simply does it. You don’t have to fret about it.”

Sofa Discuss With Captain Lee and Kate premieres on Bravo Monday, August 14 at 10 p.m.

With reporting by Christina Garibaldi