“Siesta Key” star Kelsey Owens, 25 explained on Friday (Aug 5) about how she was fired from the show without a warning, a move she referred to as truly disgusting. Kelsey, who starred on the show since 2017, stated that she wept her eyes out when MTV booted her out without a warning. Read on to learn more about this incident.
Kelsey Kicked Off Without A Warning…
If you know Kelsey Owens, you’d mostly remember her from her show “Siesta Key”, where she worked since she was 19. However, in an Instagram post on Friday (Aug 5), the 25-year-old model revealed how MTV booted her from the show without a warning. She called the move “mind-blowing and truly disgusting”.
Kelsey Owens wrote on Instagram Friday (Aug 5), that she was filming the series “at a freaking strip club of all places” when she was allegedly “informed” she would “be cut […] with absolutely no warning.”
She continued, “It’s mind-blowing & truly disgusting that after working on a show since I was 19 years old where I’ve shared things about my personal life I wasn’t always comfortable with, revolved my whole life around, and put so much effort into could come to an end in such a disrespectful manner and so abrupt.”
Kelsey further claimed that production did not even thank her for sharing the past five years of her life. The lengthy post included a picture of her modelling a bathing suit. The model claimed that the news came as a complete shock to her.
Owens detailed, “I cried my eyes out then wiped those tears and filmed my last scene the best I could with my head held high.” Despite being fired, she mentioned that she was “so grateful for the friends” she’s made, as well as the fans and the opportunities she’s had since starring on the show. “I wish I could hug each & every one of you,” she expressed.
Owens’ Support System…
Kelsey continued by stating that despite the way things were handled, she is grateful for the friends she has in her life. She also thanked the once-in-a-lifetime opportunities that she got, and most of all, she thanked her many fans. She wrote, “You have no idea how much your kind words and support have meant to me and how much they’ve helped me get through some of my toughest times.”
She added that she couldn’t have made it these past 5 years without any of the above, and feels that she is a better person today because of her friends and fans. She concluded by saying that her time on the show may have come to an end, that too in a bitter way, but she is looking forward to the new beginnings.
She wrote, “My time on the show may have come to an end but this is just the beginning for me. Time to strut my way into this next chapter.” Kelsey has decided to focus on her modelling from now on. In sharing the news of her exit from the series, Owens received support from fellow MTV reality stars and her Siesta Key stars.
“So sorry! Such an unfortunate ending. You are a star and helped make that show! on to the next chapter ??,” commented The Hills alum Heidi Montag. “‘ll always be so thankful to have met you through the show, but you my friend deserve much better and I can’t wait to see what comes next for you. ? love you always Kels,”
Amanda Marie Miller wrote while Camilla Cattaneo commented, “I’m so sorry Kelsey. You have so many great things going for you! F*** them I love you ?” Well all feel sorry for what happened with Kelsey, but such is life! We wish her good luck in her future.