Two-time Challenge champ Ashley Mitchell has by no means been one to shrink back from an argument in individual or on-line and earlier this week she known as out Lolo Jones following a remark from the Olympian about Challenge stars. In response to Ashley’s remark about entertainers making higher TV than athletes, Lolo replied:
Tell that to Lebron he simply got here out with a film, JJ watt and Tebow, griffin and the numerous different athletes which have television exhibits after their careers . How many challengers get picked up for something after they’re achieved? Pretty a lot none. After the problem that is it. Done.
— Lolo Jones (@lolojones) April 4, 2021
The Olympian, who left Double Agents earlier this season after saying she was annoyed at not having the ability to compete in eliminations, mentioned partly, “How many challengers get picked up for something after they’re achieved? Pretty a lot none. After the problem that is it. Done.”
Ashley replied to Lolo’s tweet to level out the numerous Challenge stars who had moved on to profitable careers in leisure after their time on the show and it wasn’t lengthy earlier than a number of different Challenge stars spoke up in opposition to Lolo’s tweet as properly.
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Many ‘Challenge’ Stars, Including Veterans of the Show, Took to Social Media to Slam Lolo for Her Tweet
Trishelle said, “LoLo. Stop blaming manufacturing for you dropping. As knowledgeable athlete you have got a piss poor perspective. I used to be at a crawfish boil right this moment in Baton Rouge and it took every little thing in me to not knock on your door to get you to say this to my face. Girl, bye.”
Kendal Sheppard tweeted a sequence of photographs of Challenge stars who’ve gone on to different profitable pursuits after their time on the show. Mark Long, who’s been the driving power behind the present All Stars spinoff season, tweeted that Lolo ought to “take a peek at my resume” and shared a hyperlink to a YouTube video exhibiting him on varied exhibits as a bunch.
Jisela Delgado, who had a robust first episode on The Challenge: All Stars and is shortly changing into a fan favourite, wrote, “Please do not deflect your quick comings onto problem peeps. It’s poor sportsmanship. I’m actually undecided how your agent even allow you to do the problem. You risked all of it for excessive sports activities the identical show that your speaking all this noise about. Leave my MTV household out your mouth.”
The Argument Began When Ashley Said Entertainers Made Better TV Than Athletes But Did Not Call Out Lolo Specifically
The whole dispute started when two-time Challenge champ Ashley tweeted, “So entertainers make higher TV than athletes…hmmm who would have guessed.” Although she did not particularly check with the All Stars season in comparison with the unique Challenge show, she wrote the tweet on April 1, when the primary episode was launched on Paramount Plus, amongst a sequence of tweets concerning the episode.
The first episode of All Stars has been getting very constructive critiques from cast members of the show, previous and current, who say the show was extraordinarily enjoyable to movie and watch. It additionally featured some extremely entertaining and hilarious moments from a number of of the cast members.
The All Stars season was launched at a time when some followers and Challenge stars have said that they really feel the present show is simply too centered on the competitors and is missing among the drama that was so current in earlier seasons of the show. Some stars have additionally criticized among the newer casting selections on their Patreon accounts for being picked for his or her athletic capabilities solely and never their personalities.
The Challenge: Double Agentsairs on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on MTV and new episodes ofThe Challenge: All Starsdrop on Thursdays on Paramount Plus.
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