Michele Fitzgerald was on the heart of plenty of drama on the final season of “The Challenge,” her rookie season, regardless of not making it additional than a number of episodes. Michele was concerned in a showmance together with her co-star Emanuel Neagu and it appeared like she left with nice connections however she’s been since fallen out with Amanda Garcia.
Amanda was seeing Fessy Shafaat on the show however after Michele and Fessy had been eradicated, the 2 met up for a go to in Florida, they stated on the reunion. Amanda stated her relationship with Michele went south as a result of she felt just like the “Survivor” champ wasn’t upfront about what occurred with Fessy. “[Michele] was my pal earlier than, however she’s a liar,” Amanda instructed Johnny Bananas on his podcast.
As the season was airing, Amanda additionally repeatedly known as out Michele, calling her faux and shady. Michele lately spoke about whether or not that is modified her thoughts on eager to return to the show for an additional season.
Michele Spoke About Whether the Drama Has Changed Her Mind About Returning to ‘The Challenge’
Although it appeared like Amanda and Michele left the season as mates and even participated on an Instagram Live collectively after the primary episode, issues quickly turned and Amanda tweeted, “Too a lot s*** is including as much as equal a FRAUDDDDDD. So to reply your questions: I do not observe ppl which can be faux or liars periodddttttttttt.” At the identical time, she unfollowed Michele on social media.
Amanda additionally defined that she thought Michele was “calculated” and “making an attempt to make connections with each single participant however she’s speaking shit about all of them behind their backs.” Michele addressed the drama in a latest Q&A, the place she was requested, “Has all of the toxicity/drama soured your curiosity in going again on the problem?” Michele replied:
TBH sure, a bit. It’s been a studying expertise on the place/who I give my power. I consider in taking accountability and self-growth. It has been painful however I consider the show is in the end value it as a result of the great outweighs the unhealthy.
Michele’s Co-Star Corey Lay Came to Her Defense on Social Media During & After the Reunion
If Michele had been to return to the show, she has one other rookie firmly in her courtroom as her elimination accomplice Corey Lay lately went to bat to defend Michele towards Amanda. While the reunion was airing, Corey tweeted that he was “Team Michele and known as out Amanda for being indignant with “a single lady for one thing a single man did… Grow the f*** up.”
He stated he solely began disliking Amanda when she “determined to relentlessly harass Michele after the season ended.” He instructed followers he was not the kind of pal to sit down by and let somebody he cared about get attacked on TV. He wrote, “you are silly as hell if you happen to assume this lady can simply assault Michele again and again and I will not pop as much as defend her. I’ll at all times have Michele’s again.”