Alex Kompothecras, the star of “Siesta Key,” has been fired from the MTV reality TV show after his alleged racist social media comments resurfaced.
On Tuesday, the network announced that it had parted ways with the 25-year-old and is in the process of editing his appearances in the current season.
“We’ve made the decision to cut ties with Alex and are editing the current season to minimize his presence,” a spokesperson said in a statement to TMZ. “He will not be in future seasons of ‘Siesta Key.’”
This statement was also posted on the “Siesta Key” Twitter and Instagram accounts.
According to fan pages, Kompothecras allegedly wrote racial slurs against Black people on Instagram.
Last week, Kompothecras and girlfriend Alyssa Salerno welcomed their first child together, a baby girl named Alessi.
“The most incredible moment of my life... is when I met you Alessi,” he wrote on his page.
Back in 2017, Kompothecras received backlash when a friend of his was seen in a video with others dragging a shark behind a boat.
Alex’s father, Gary Kompothecras, is one of the executive producers of “Siesta Key.”