Below Deck Down Under’s Luke Jones takes drastic action on social media after being fired for sexual misconduct
Posted by  badge Boss on Aug 09, 2023 - 02:54PM
Below Deck star Luke Jones has gone underground after being fired (Picture: Hayu)

Down Under star Luke Jones has gone underground on social media after being fired for getting into the bed of an unconscious colleague while n**ed.n**ed.

In of the reality series, following an incident that saw him and briefly lock himself in her bedroom after she went to sleep.

With producers and to get him to leave, the incident was then recounted to captain Jason Chambers who promptly fired Luke.

In the wake of the episode airing, the former crew member has now made his Instagram account private.

However, before he did so, Luke is reported to have been sharing posts from Dubai, where he is now believed to be based after being booted from working on the Northern Sun, which had been sailing around Cairns in Far North Queensland.

The day before the episode where he was fired aired, Luke also shared a cryptic Instagram post about ‘opinions’ and ‘perspectives’.

The bosun was slammed after climbing into crew mate Margot Sisson’s bed while she was unconscious (Picture: Hayu)

‘It doesn’t Matter what they think about you because you don’t Care,’ he captioned the post, as reported b.

‘Everything we Hear is an Opinion, Not a Fact. Everything we see is a Perspective. Not the Truth.

‘Take Ownership and move forward.’

He shared this photo of the superyacht he used to work on after the episode aired (Picture: Luke Jones/ Instagram)

The day after the episode aired, Luke also posted a photo of the Northern Sun superyacht and captioned it: ‘Self Improvement 1.5 Years On.’

Last month Luke hinted at the upcoming drama audiences were about to see play out on screen when he announced he was joining the series.

‘WATCH OUTTTTTT CARINS, IM HERE TO GET TROPICAL !!!!’ he captioned the post.

‘Come on the emotional roller coaster that is living and working in close quarters with work colleagues and demanding charter guests. Add in some special weather conditions and you got yourself a real recipe for fun.’

Margot has since released a statement about what unfolded (Picture: Mark Rogers)

Since moving to the United Arab Emirates, according to his Instagram, Luke is now the founder of two companies: Madness X Go, a workout class business, and Wave Shark Dubai, a jet board company.

Releasing an extensive statement on social media after the episode went to air, Margot said the experience was ‘eye-opening’ but thanked those who threw their support behind her.

In a message to others who have been in similar situations, she offered support and said they ‘weren’t alone’ and that the blame ‘did not belong’ on their shoulders.

She said that while she understood the episode was ‘deeply triggering and incredibly difficult for many to watch’, she believed it was ‘vital’ to show as ‘this issue is all too real and far too frequent’.

Below Deck Down Under streams on Peacock in the US on Mondays, and on hayu in the UK on the same day.

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