Ashley Mitchell on Elimination From The Challenge: Double Agents

The first episode of the latest season of The Challenge has come and gone and it had viewers on the sting of their seats. From new twists to characters, to energy strikes and an intense elimination battle, Double Agents is shaping as much as be an thrilling thirty sixth season of the beloved franchise.

Double Agents sees the return of many fan favorites, together with Chris “CT” Tamburello, Wes Bergmann, Kam Williams and Ashley Mitchell. Fans had been additionally launched to new rookies, like Survivor winner Natalie Anderson, skilled wrestler Lio Rush and Big Brother alum Amber Borzotra.

Episode one lined a number of floor and after it was all mentioned and executed, a significant participant was eradicated in The Crater.

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Two-Time ‘Challenge’ Champ Ashley Mitchell Was the First Person Sent Home From ‘Double Agents’

MTVAshley Mitchell’s cast picture for “The Challenge: Double Agents.”

One of probably the most profitable Challenge rivals ever was the primary one out of Double Agents. Ashley Mitchell, who received Invasion of the Champions and Final Reckoning, paired up with CT and immediately had a large goal on her again. Ashley and CT was the one pairing in the home with two Challenge champions and had been considered as large threats through the episode.

They had been voted into elimination by the vast majority of the home and subsequently despatched all the way down to The Crater reverse Wes and Natalie. However, host TJ Lavin dropped a bombshell on the rivals, revealing that it was a female-only elimination.

Ashley took on Natalie in a bodily elimination that had each rivals working their manner alongside a pole whereas hanging beneath it, and in the long run, Natalie was the victor, sending house the two-time champ.

Ashley ‘Cried a Little Inside’ After Finding Out She Couldn’t Compete With CT in The Crater


MTVChris “CT” Tamburello’s cast picture for “The Challenge: Double Agents.”

Ashley was absolutely anticipating to compete with CT within the elimination, which was the principle motive why she selected him as a accomplice. When TJ revealed that it was a female-only elimination, Ashely gave Heavy the preliminary thought that ran by means of her head:

“I assumed, why the hell did I even decide him as a accomplice?” Ashley mentioned. “I imply, clearly, it is CT, he is a Challenge legend. And as quickly as he requested to be my accomplice, I imply, my coronary heart dropped to my butt. But the principle motive was that he’s nice at eliminations.”

Ashely admitted that she hasn’t carried out her finest in elimination rounds recently and “cried a little bit bit on the within” when she knew she was getting in alone in opposition to Natalie, who Ashley thought of a significant bodily participant.

Ashley Views Natalie As 1 of the Stronger Girls on Reality TV

Natalie Anderson

Natalie Anderson’s cast picture for “The Challenge: Double Agents.”

Ashley gave it her all in The Crater, nonetheless it wasn’t sufficient to get the victory. And though she went out early on Double Agents, Ashley is proud she went toe to toe with Natalie, who she views in excessive regard.

“Natalie from Survivor, she’s most likely one of many strongest women on actuality TV within the United States ever,” Ashley mentioned. “She simply received second place on Survivor: Winners at War. To be sincere, I did not beat myself up [over losing to Natalie]. At least I went house to the queen.”

Natalie has competed twice on Survivor, profitable San Juan del Sur and inserting second throughout Winners at War. She has additionally performed The Amazing Race twice.

Although Ashley respects Natalie’s bodily prowess, she nonetheless hates being defeated. “I hate dropping, particularly like that,” she continued. “It’s embarrassing. It sucks, there is no different approach to put it.”

Ashley Said That She’s Been ‘Getting Into Her Own Head’ Lately Because of the Hype Around Her

Ashley is a significant risk on The Challenge to different rivals as she is a well-rounded participant socially, strategically and bodily. As talked about, she can be a two-time champion and has received the second-most cash within the show’s historical past, incomes greater than $1 million.

Ashley informed Heavy that she has been stepping into her head recently, which has been a consider her current exits.

Since profitable Final Reckoning, Ashley has competed on 4 exhibits and been eradicated every time. She went out early on War of the Worlds, Total Madness and Double Agents, and he or she made it to the ultimate of War of the World 2 however on the very finish, was unable to make it into the highest 4 of Team USA.

Ashley informed Heavy that she feels being often known as “Millionaire Mitchell” has created a number of hype round her, which in flip has added one other stage of strain to carry out. She mentioned that she was once excellent at eliminations, nearly defeating Olympian Lolo Jones throughout Champs vs. Pros.However, she has been struggling recently to be constant.

“I was actually good at eliminations,” Ashley mentioned. “I feel I simply have lately been getting in my very own head, when you might have all this hype behind you, like ‘Millionaire Mitchell.’ I’m not used to that, I nonetheless see myself because the underdog. And I feel the entire strain on me has actually been making me break the previous few seasons. Instead of fueling me, it is type of making me anxious and one thing I’m actually going to work on for subsequent season. I actually received to get my confidence again as a result of I’ve misplaced it a little bit bit.”

Ashley Has Goals to Cement Herself As the Most Succesful Female Contestant Ever

Double Agents is just not the final time followers will see Ashley, the Challenger informed Heavy. Ashley has the aim of changing into probably the most profitable feminine competitor ever. She has already received more cash than any girl ever, nonetheless there are cast members who’ve received extra Challenges than her.

“There are women which have received 3 times, despite the fact that they haven’t received as a lot cash as me, and that is certainly one of my principal objectives,” Ashley mentioned. “I positively need to be the lady who’s received probably the most instances, 3 times with probably the most cash. I imply, 4 instances can be nice, however I get older. I positively need to be the lady that has received probably the most.”

Evelyn Smith has received three seasons, The Inferno 3, The Island and Rivals. Veronica Portillo has additionally received three seasons, The Challenge 2000, The Gauntlet and The Inferno.

Ashley additionally desires her title again because the cast member who has received probably the most cash on the show. Ashley held the title after her $1 million payday on Final Reckoning, nonetheless Johnny Bananas handed her final season after profitable Total Madness.

“This already goes with out saying, you already know I received to get that cash title again from Johnny Bananas,” Ashley laughed. “I am unable to simply have Bananas working round right here with probably the most cash, that simply does not sit proper with me.”

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