“What’s up with the, uh, broom girl?” First Officer Eddie Lucas asks in the preview of episode 9, titled “When Eddie Met Sally”. This same lady makes a (what looks like witch’s) broom float upright and talks to it.
“Sally, you wanna stand here?” the strange charter guest asks the broom as she places it on a sundeck lounge chair. “Come on girl,” she continues to the broom.
Looking at the list of charter guests joining Co-Primary Charter Guests Chelsea and Michael Gonella, it may be her friend named Larue. Chelsea stands out as a charter guest on Below Deck, too, because she has her jaw wired shut while on the superyacht, due to an icicle accident.
Rachel is Broom Girl on Below Deck
On the preference sheet, Captain Lee Rosbach reads out to his senior crew, there are a few of Chelsea’s friends’ names listed that are visible on camera. Leading Show Star News to believe it was friend Larue, who is a Reiki instructor, but it turns out that Chelsea’s friend and photographer Rachel Lena Esterline.
On top of being a photographer who takes photos of sex workers in San Francisco, she also is a “Wiccan“, a type of witch, according to First Officer Eddie Lucas.
Wes May Have A Crush on Broom Girl Charter Guest
“She’s a weirdo,” 2nd Deckhand Fraser Olender says after seeing Chelsea’s friend. It looks like most of the crew is creeped out by the broom antics from charter guest Rachel behaving like a witch. But one crew member seems to have the hots for the guest.
“I feel oddly turned on in a weird way,” says Deckhand Wes O’Dell. Did Broom Girl Rachel cast a love spell on Wes? Maybe it will make him more assertive than in the past.
For most of season 9, Wes has failed miserably trying to make a move on 3rd stew Jessica Albert.
At one point it looked like Wes got a kiss from Jessica, but it turned out to be nothing more than a little peck on the cheek. The same you would do to relative.
Speaking of Jessica Albert, she quit abruptly from working on the My Seanna after taking a lot of flack from Chief Stew Heather Chase. And speaking of Heather, what is going to happen to her after using a racist slur in last week’s episode?
Make sure to watch Below Deck on Bravo at 9 p.m. EST on Monday.