Kendal Sheppard: Reunion Snub Was ‘Incredibly Disheartening’

The tenth and ultimate episode of “The Challenge: All Stars,” the reunion, was launched on Paramount Plus on Thursday, June 3, and it quickly had followers commenting on social media a couple of key omission within the reunion cast. Kendal Sheppard, who gained two eliminations and each day challenges and was steadily focused and talked about on the show, was notably absent on the reunion.

The whole first phase of the reunion was centered on Kendal and her co-star Kellyanne Judd was seen coming to her protection, however followers have been questioning why Kendal wasn’t there to defend herself. After it aired, Kendal revealed that she truly wasn’t even invited to be on the reunion.

She even informed a fan that she supplied to hitch by means of Zoom. Reality TV star Angela Babicz slammed the choice: “Not having @KendalSheppard at #TheChallengeAllStars reunion was a missed alternative contemplating she was the subject of dialog for the primary 10 minutes.”

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Kendal Said It Was ‘Incredibly Disheartening’ to Not Be Invited to the Reunion

In an interview with Us Weekly, Kendal mentioned, “It was extremely disheartening to not be invited.” The “Inferno” winner had been focused on the show from the start and went into elimination 3 times, successful twice earlier than getting despatched residence proper earlier than the ultimate. After her elimination, she informed the outlet she felt remoted from the group:

[Some thought] I used to be attempting to isolate myself from everybody, like, possibly I did not like anyone or one thing [and was] simply attempting to keep away from folks after I felt like I wasn’t actually acquired nicely and I form of retreat in battle. It type of grew to become this cycle of me isolating as a result of I did not really feel welcome, however then me isolating made me not welcome.

Kendal additionally replied to “The Challenge’s” tweet concerning the reunion phase which labeled her transfer in the course of the trivia problem as a “forfeit.” She wrote, “I’m sorry, what? A forfeit?!?”

Kellyanne Defended Kendal During the Reunion as She Was Criticized By Various Cast Members

During the reunion, a number of cast members criticized Kendal, together with Jemmye Carroll and Jisela Delgado, particularly for her failure to fall from the platform in the course of the trivia problem. Jisela accused Kendal of getting “scatterbrained when she will get nervous” which was why she voted for her since she thought she could not depend on Kendal.

Jemmye mentioned her “difficulty” with Kendal was that the “Inferno” star watched the show for years and had a “Twitter marketing campaign to get again on the show” however arrived on set and “acted like she did not know what to anticipate.” As Kellyanne replied to the 2 ladies and mentioned it is easy to attract a clean when on the show, Eric “Big Easy” Banks chimed in and mentioned it gave the impression of Kendal requested her to defend her on the reunion.

That being mentioned, later within the reunion, Jisela revealed that she’d favor to work with Kendal than Aneesa Ferreira on a future “Challenge” and mentioned the 2 may work collectively till the tip. One fan replied to Jemmye’s remark and said, “Jemmye, if you are going to use @KendalSheppard campaigning on Twitter to get again on the show towards her, then how about we use you saying on Twitter that you just have been retiring from television for good towards you.”


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