Kompothecras isn't the only reality TV personality recently fired over alleged past social media posts. Kompothecras’ father Gary is the founder of the 1-800-ASK-GARY medical referral service and an executive producer of the show. On Tuesday (June 16,) the MTV reality star was fired after it was found that he had made racist comment By continuing to use our site, you accept our use of cookies, revised Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. What MTV's 'Siesta Key' has to do with 1 800 Ask Gary. USA TODAY has reached out to reps for MTV and to Kompothecras for further comment. As the country’s collective microscope is tuned in like never before on racial inequality, broadcast networks are also watching their stars closely, including Siesta Key star Alex Kompothecras. The 20 Most Expensive Homes in SarasotaSarasota Magazine. https://globalnews.ca/news/7077448/siesta-key-alex-kompo-fired US Zachary Stieber Feb 8, 2018 Share Facebook Twitter Copy Link (Manatee County Sheriff's Office) Gary Kompothecras, the founder of the famous 1-800-ASK-GARY, was arrested for a DUI in Florida this week. He also owns the Crescent Club, which his son manages on the show. Kompothecras and Salerno did not respond to PEOPLE's request for comment at the time of his firing. Gary Kompothecras, the founder of the famous 1-800-ASK-GARY, was arrested for a DUI in Florida this week. Well, Alex Kompothecras's dad, Gary, thought his son and his friends would be perfect on-camera, so he hired a producer to actually make it happen. Source of Wealth: Reality Star: Net Worth 2020: $100,000 - $1M: Earnings in 2020: Pending: Yearly Salary: Under Review: House(s) He lives in Florida, United States : Cars: There are no vehicles shown to the public: All net worths. https://heavy.com/entertainment/2019/01/alex-kompo-dad-gary-siesta-key "Below Deck Mediterranean" star Peter Hunziker, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. Gary Kompothecras, who likes to be called Dr. Gary, is a chiropractor who acknowledges that, if you cross him, he can be a bulldog. He made himself a multi-millionaire building clinics to treat people hurt in car accidents and by creating the 1-800-ASK-GARY … "We’ve made the decision to cut ties with Alex and are editing the current season to minimize his presence," read the tweet. 'Teen Mom OG' star Taylor Selfridge fired by MTV over 'past racist statements'. The show “follows a group of young adults confronting issues of love, heartbreak, betrayal, class, and looming adulthood as they spend the summer together in their beautiful hometown,” according to MTV. 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The 20 Most Expensive Homes in SarasotaSarasota Magazine. https://t.co/VYotPA7m1L pic.twitter.com/YIpxQQMihc, — Siesta Key (@SiestaKey) February 8, 2018. "He will not be in future seasons of Siesta Key.". Instead of airing back-to-back episodes as previously scheduled, Tuesday's premiere was adjusted to only one episode. The network also cut ties with "Below Deck Mediterranean" star Peter Hunziker after he reshared a racist and misogynistic post online amid anti-racism and police brutality protests. The announcement came on the same day as the show's premiere of new Season 3 episodes after a three-month hiatus. Along with founding 1-800-ASK-GARY, Kompothecras served as a producer on MTV’s “Siesta Key.”, #JAlex is back on! Alex Kompothecras, 22, leads the cast of Siesta Key, a Laguna Beach-style reality show that was picked up after his father Gary funded a pilot. When deputies pulled him over they could smell the odor of alcohol coming from the vehicle, reported WFTS. “Our family is very disappointed with MTV and we are exploring all our options,” Gary Kompothecras told the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. Siesta Key \u2014 Ask Gary mansion of attorney, on Crescent Beach . (Gary currently serves as a producer for ‘Siesta Key.’) “Our family is very disappointed with MTV and we are exploring all our options,” Gary Kompothecras told the newspaper. © 2021 USA TODAY, a division of Gannett Satellite Information Network, LLC. Oh, no! He also owns the … The 57-year-old was driving 100 miles per hour on I-75 in Manatee County on Feb. 7. MTV is cutting ties with another one of its reality show personalities over alleged past racist social media posts. Gary Kompothecras, producer of MTV's 'Siesta Key,' was . Bravo confirmed on June 9 that "Vanderpump Rules" stars Stassi Schroeder, Kristen Doute, Max Boyens and Brett Caprioni would not be returning to that reality series. He also owns the … He declined to comment on the allegations of racism his son was booted for, and did not if he will stay on as a producer for the show now that Alex has been fired. What MTV's 'Siesta Key' has to do with 1 800 Ask Gary. The outlet said, “Kompothecras believed the lifestyle of his son’s group of friends on the beach would make good television and contacted a company last year that specializes in creating TV pilots and then shops them around to networks.”, Gary Kompothecras, Founder of 1-800-Ask-Gary and Producer of MTVs ‘Siesta Key,’ Arrested for DUI, © Copyright 2016 - 2021 All Rights Reserved. Not the 1-800 Ask Gary guy!. Local premiere party of MTV's 'Siesta Key' canceled due to . Bravo fires 'Below Deck Mediterranean' star Peter Hunziker over 'racist post'. And "The Flash" actor Hartley Sawyer, who plays Ralph Dibny/The Elongated Man on the CW series, was also ousted after several problematic Twitter posts recently resurfaced. The phone line 1-800-ASK-GARY is a free lawyer and doctor referral service with physicians group for people involved in an auto accident or other types of personal injury, according to its website. Or you might know of her controversial husband, Dr. Gary, the chiropractor who created the “1-800-Ask-Gary” legal and medical referral service; also creator and producer of “Siesta Key” and an Siesta Key \u2014 Ask Gary mansion of attorney, on Crescent Beach . Alex’s father, Gary Kompothecras, is the founder of the 1-800-ASK-GARY medical referral service and an executive producer of the show. He was booked into jail around 2 a.m., reported the Bradenton Herald. Gary Kompothecras is the founder of accident and injury helpline 1-800-ASK-GARY. This includes personalizing content and advertising. Fifty-Seven of the companies are still active while the remaining forty-five are now listed as inactive. But Is it for real this time? Local premiere party of MTV's 'Siesta Key' canceled due to . According to its website, 1-800-ASK-GARY is a free attorney and medical referral service for people involved in an auto accident or other types of personal injury in Florida. “Nothing is off limits while these friends come of age, figuring out who they are and who they want to become.”. Gary Kompothecras' House (Google Maps). https://pagesix.com/2018/02/08/siesta-key-producer-arrested-for-dui He then failed field sobriety exercises but refused to provide a breath sample. The 57-year-old was driving 100 miles per hour on I-75 in Manatee County on Feb. 7. Alex Kompothecras’ father Gary Kompothecras, the wealthy chiropractor of Physicians Group LLC and 1-800-Ask-Gary fame, is an executive producer on Siesta Key. Youtube and Adsense cut off my ability to monetize a couple years ago. 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