Daisy, for her part, was correct—Ashley didn’t skip the reunion because she busy. As Ashley explained in an Instagram Live on June 26, she was a no-show because “at the time the reunion was filmed, all of the stuff with the bedroom scene was coming out,” Ashley said. “And people had been being very cruel, and I felt like it wasn’t something that I wanted to have to deal.

The 24-year-old also insisted that she wouldn’t have been able “to really tell my side of the story.” 

The show continued without her, naturally. The reunion saw Tom address the issue that caused his firing. However, Daisy was still able to ignite romance rumors. Gabriela BarraganReflection upon leaving the charter and many other things.

The third season of Below Deck Sailing Yacht is now streaming on Peacock, where the reunion episode will launch on Tuesday morning.

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