The Challenge world was shocked throughout episode 4 of Double Agents when Fessy Shafaat appeared to betray his ally Nelson Thomas and volunteered to enter the “Hall Brawl” elimination towards him, finally sending his buddy packing. After a couple of days of silence, the Total Madness finalist opened up concerning the determination and added extra context to his transfer.
In an look on the Challenge Mania podcast, Fessy advised hosts Scott Yager and Derrick Kosinski that he took offense to folks saying he performed soiled through the elimination. During the Hall Brawl, some followers accused Fessy of throwing grime in Nelson’s eyes and focusing on his injured hand by digging his knee into it.
After the primary spherical ended, host TJ Lavin was heard telling Fessy to cease enjoying soiled. Fessy advised the Challenge Mania hosts he wasn’t enjoying soiled and he’s offended that folks would suppose that. “That form of rubbed me the mistaken method once I heard folks, you realize, of their confessionals saying Fes is enjoying soiled. Cause I might by no means try this, you realize, and I wanna win it doesn’t matter what however I might by no means play soiled. I did not suppose I performed soiled.”
He added that when he watched it once more he seemed on the footage and mentioned, “What was soiled? Like my hand slipped in his face masks after which I moved it immediately, you realize what I imply? There’s solely a lot you are able to do in there you realize.”
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Fessy Explained That He & Nelson Weren’t as Close as People Thought & He Wanted to Prove Himself in Elimination
During Fessy’s rookie season on Total Madness, it appeared that the previous soccer participant was taken below the wing of Cory Wharton and Nelson and Instagram images posted after the season confirmed that the trio frolicked exterior of the show. However, Fessy advised Scott and Derrick on the podcast that they weren’t really as shut as followers had been led to imagine and he and Nelson had really had a falling out earlier than going to movie Double Agents.
He mentioned the 2 fell out final summer time when Nelson approached him with a enterprise proposition that fell via and so they hadn’t talked till the day earlier than they flew to Iceland to movie Double Agents. Fessy mentioned Nelson referred to as him and requested in the event that they had been “good” and he advised Nelson they had been and he had no dangerous emotions towards him.
However, he added, “nowhere within the first couple of weeks or the primary couple of episodes did you see me and him strategizing; that is trigger we barely talked in the home as a result of it was awkward.” He mentioned for these doubting him, interviews posted to the Challenge Instagram web page of rivals sharing who their foremost allies had been confirmed Nelson itemizing Cory as his foremost ally and and Wes Bergmann, with out mentioning Fessy.
The Big Brother alum additionally mentioned that if he hadn’t gone in, the facility couple would have despatched in his buddy Josh Martinez so both method he would have misplaced a buddy within the elimination. Once he noticed it was Hall Brawl, he determined that he wished to go in and show himself and stop his buddy Josh from probably going residence. He mentioned, “both method my buddy’s going residence and all people thinks I’m afraid of elimination, which I’m not, like I’m not scared to go down and face anyone one on one.”
Fessy Dismissed Nelson’s Claims That His Dislocated Finger Prevented Him From Competing at His Best
Fessy additionally spoke up about Nelson’s claims that he was affected by a dislocated finger and that he wasn’t competing at full power. In an Instagram story, Fessy confirmed off a few his accidents and wrote: “Everyone has accidents… Next excuse.” He confirmed off his finger which bent sideways and a shoulder challenge that hadn’t totally healed.
He additionally introduced up the damage dialog on the Challenge Mania podcast and mentioned, “Let’s not use that as an excuse, please, let’s not try this, let’s not go there.” Co-hosts Scott and Derrick agreed and mentioned, “Everybody’s received accidents on the show.”
Whether followers agreed with Fessy’s transfer or not, the Big Brother alum has definitely made a stir in the home thus far this season and time will say what influence his transfer could have on the home and his sport. The Challenge: Double Agents airs on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT.