Alex Kompothecras was fired from the MTV reality show “Siesta Key” after allegedly making racist comments online, including for sharing white supremacist footage.
The news was confirmed to Fox News on Tuesday by an MTV spokesperson.
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“We have made the decision to sever ties with Alex and modify the current season to minimize his presence,” we read in the online press release. “He will not be in the next seasons of” Siesta Key “. “
The show’s official social media channels shared the same statement on Tuesday.
The exact messages and the extent of their alleged content are unclear at this time, but have gone around online via fan pages, People reports.
Kompothecras, 25, appeared in all three seasons of the show, according to IMDb.
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“Alex is the king of Siesta Key. He’s known for his parties and his playboy lifestyle, ”reads a biography provided by MTV. “But now that Alex has finished college, he needs to focus less on the pleasures of the reckless youth and more on his uncertain future. ”
Kompothecras’ father, Gary, was also a producer of the series, while his girlfriend and mother of his child Alyssa Salerno is also present in the cast.
MTV officials did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment, and Kompothecras could not be reached.
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Kompothecras is one of a handful of reality stars to be removed from their programs due to racial behavior, including Dee Nguyen of MTV “The Challenge”, as well as several members of the cast of “Vanderpump Rules”.