Johnny Bananas & Josh Martinez Discuss ‘Worst Side of Filming’

Johnny Bananas Devenanzio has had quite a bit to say in regards to the present season of “The Challenge” because of his new podcast, “Death, Taxes and Bananas,” and he lately had on a really polarizing determine within the “Challenge” world as a visitor. Bananas was joined by the eradicated Josh Martinez, the place he informed him that his emotional character was refreshing to see and stated he hoped he would by no means change.

Josh informed Bananas that in his day-to-day life, he is a really relaxed and chill individual however on the show, he will get very emotionally invested and opened up in regards to the darkish aspect of filming the fact show. He informed the seven-time champ he wished he may very well be extra like CT Tamburello or Bananas.

You guys are capable of detach and never get as invested. Every time I’m going right into a season, it turns into my actuality, my world and I’m in it and I am unable to disconnect. That’s why all my feelings simply overflow and it takes a toll on me.

Bananas disagreed with Josh and stated he should not need to be like him. “As a lot s*** as folks provide you with on the surface, do not ever lose that as a result of… I feel that is what separates you” from others, he stated. He informed the “Big Brother” winner that he is “unapologetically, authentically who you’re and that capability to put on your feelings in your sleeve is what makes you completely different and what makes you particular.” He added, “do not ever change that.”

Bananas Said He Doesn’t Understand Why Josh Gets So Much Hate & Josh Told Him It’s the ‘Worst Side of Filming’

Bananas stated he would not perceive why Josh will get a lot hate from followers of “The Challenge” and informed him, “you’re truthfully probably the most loyal dudes that I’ve ever seen on the show and also you say what you imply and also you imply what you say.” The longtime actuality star stated perhaps Josh’s character would not translate effectively on-screen however that if folks knew Josh the best way Bananas does, they would not really feel that method. Josh replied:

If I’m being utterly trustworthy, Johnny, the worst aspect of filming the show is the hate and similar to… typically it turns into actually overwhelming… I’ve made peace with the truth that I do not go on the show to be beloved, to be accepted, for a fan base, I’m grateful for those that do help me. I do not go on the show to be understood.

Josh additionally revealed that Bananas has actually helped him with dealing with a few of the detrimental reactions he is gotten. The “Total Madness” winner stated it is possible that with time, increasingly followers will come round. As an instance, he introduced up the notorious second he stole the prize cash from his companion Sarah Rice. Almost all of the followers of the show hated him after it occurred, Johnny revealed, however with time, many have accepted it as a tremendous second.

Josh Revealed That Bananas Was 1 of the first People He Reached Out to After His Elimination

At the top of the podcast, Bananas reiterated that Josh is “such a gem” and requested his listeners and followers to go away Josh alone. He gave his co-star recommendation, telling him from his personal perspective:

I do know who issues to me in my life, my mates, my household, clearly the followers that help me… the individuals who actually know me. Not Johnny Bananas, [but] individuals who know me.

As lengthy as these folks whom I respect and whose opinions I care about, so long as they love me and so long as they respect me, then I may give a s*** much less what the remainder of planet Earth has to say.

Josh revealed that Bananas was one of many first folks he messaged after his elimination from “Spies, Lies and Allies” and that he was so devastated. He stated he would not cry as a result of it is a weak spot however as a result of he is grow to be so invested within the show over the previous 5 seasons. “I really like what I do and I actually simply wanna succeed at it… I put my coronary heart into this s***,” he added.


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