‘Below Deck Sailing Yacht’: Paget Berry Hilariously Describes Chef Adam’s ‘Heroic’ Tree Branch Run-In
First mate Paget Berry from Below Deck Sailing Yacht had a front-row seat for chef Adam Glick‘s ultimate head smack into a tree branch. He shared with Showbiz Cheat Sheet exactly what happened from his perspective, which makes the moment even funnier than it was on television.
Glick was determined to score a bouquet of flowers for chief stew Jenna MacGillivray. She told him she’d never received flowers from a boyfriend and he wanted to be the first to deliver.
“I get romantic so infrequently,” he says in a confessional. “But she’s been putting up with charter guests flirting with me. I want to do my best to be a good boyfriend right now. I have no time to pull this off but I’m gonna make it happen anyway.”
Glick tells Berry he needs to visit a nearby beach to forage for garnish for the charter guests’ dish. But instead, he’s going to pick flowers for his girl. He clearly had rainbows and sunshine in his eyes as he completely misjudges a giant tree branch on the beach and Berry said it the run-in was nothing short of spectacular.
Glick was definitely being coy about where he was headed
Cameras capture Glick telling Berry he was going to the beach for garnish. “With everything that’s going on in the boat, he asked to be run to the shore,” Berry recalls. “I’m like, ‘What do you need to go for?'” Berry says Glick fibbed and insisted he was gathering garnish.
“But we go and it’s f**king weeds all over the place,” Berry says laughing. “I’m like, ‘You’re gonna put this s**t on guest’s plates, really?’ But he didn’t tell me what it is for and I just drop him off. And I see him running all heroic and then just smack! He just really whacked his head.”
“And I just burst out laughing,” he recalls. “And the camera guy is like wobbling and trying not to crack up and everything. We were totally losing our s**t. But then he tries to sort of make it out like nothing happened! But I mean f**k it definitely happened. I’m glad they caught it because it was so funny.”
Thankfully, Glick wasn’t really hurt
The only thing that was truly bruised was maybe Glick’s ego. As the first mate on board Berry usually handles the first aid. But he said the tree branch run-in didn’t cause any damage to the chef, at least not physically.
In fact, Berry wasn’t worried that he was injured at all. “I didn’t take a look at him,” he says. “He seemed coherent and fine.”
“I felt for him though because love is blind,” Berry laughs. Also, Berry notes that the jig was up as far as “garnish” fib at that point. “When he came back with the flowers I could tell they were definitely not for a guest,” he laughs. Meanwhile, the episode made it clear that gathering the flowers and running into a huge tree wasn’t the thing that would hurt Glick the most.
Below Deck Sailing Yacht is on Monday at 9/8c on Bravo.