Johnny “Bananas” Devenanzio made his triumphant return to “The Challenge” on season 38 and confirmed everybody why he is a seven-time champ with a decisive win in his first problem of the season alongside accomplice Nany Gonzalez.
In reality, Bananas shared that having Nany as a accomplice was one of many causes he determined to return again to the show after taking a two-season break. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Bananas mentioned there have been a number of elements that helped him resolve, together with scheduling, in addition to feeling mentally ready because of the size of his break.
The “Total Madness” champion mentioned though he’d been absent for 2 seasons, having Nany as a accomplice meant that he’d have all of her relationships working in his favor and that she had constructed nice relationships within the final couple of seasons.
Bananas additionally mentioned whether or not his return on “Ride or Dies” was a one-time expertise to see if he nonetheless had it or if it ignited in him a need to proceed to compete in future seasons.
Johnny Bananas Devenanzio Said He Fell in Love With ‘The Challenge’ Again & Wants to Return
Luckily for Bananas’ followers, it sounds as if his expertise on “Ride or Dies” fueled his love for the competitors show. Comparing the “Challenge” to a dysfunctional relationship, Bananas informed EW that the show is nice in some ways regardless of the “psychological anguish” it will possibly trigger.
“You break up for just a little bit, then you definitely miss one another, and then you definitely’re like, ‘Let’s give this yet another shot,'” he shared. “That’s the place I’m at proper now, dude. We had our little break from one another, however I’ve fallen again in love.”
The “Real World” alum mentioned the show is essential to him and it is arduous to think about his life with out it. While his hiatus was crucial to assist him “reset,” he defined that “Ride or Dies” was simply the beginning of that new starting on the show.
What this season did is show to me that I do in actual fact nonetheless have what it takes to compete at a really excessive stage.
It reignited that aggressive flame that is at all times burned inside me, and it is made me much more hungry to not simply come again and win, however to remind all people why Johnny Bananas is and at all times would be the best of all time.
Johnny Bananas Devenanzio & Nany Gonzalez Came in With a Bang & Won Their First Challenge
Episode 2 of “The Challenge: Ride or Dies” started with Bananas and Nany coming into the sport proper after the primary elimination of the season. The two shortly bought caught up on all the things that was occurring in the home, together with the rookies’ win within the first episode and their massive shot at veteran groups.
At the heights over water problem, Nany and Bananas have been certainly one of only a few groups to efficiently full the duty and TJ Lavin introduced that they have been additionally the quickest, making them the ability couple.
It appears as if the battle strains will proceed to be drawn between rookies and veterans as Bananas and Nany focused largely rookies and their allies for the 4 nominated groups. However, attributable to Turbo Çamkıran’s earlier argument with Nany, the “Real World” alums determined to decide on him and his accomplice Tamara Alfaro to compete in elimination, which they finally misplaced.
Bananas and Nany’s energy transfer meant that they removed the one different male “Challenge” champion in the home and a really sturdy competitor in Turbo — after all, that was earlier than Jordan Wiseley entered the sport instantly afterward, with the trailer teasing four-time champ Darrell Taylor’s eventual arrival as effectively.