Big Brother alum Rachel Reilly Villegas says she gave up breastfeeding her daughter to seem on the fact competitors show “The Amazing Race.”
In an interview for Yahoo Life’s parenting weblog So Mini Ways, Villegas revealed that in an effort to compete on the show, contestants wanted to get a yellow fever vaccine. “I went in they usually had been like ‘oh you need to cease nursing,'” Villegas mentioned. “It was tremendous exhausting. I had to surrender breastfeeding to go on that show.”
Villegas’s daughter, Adora, was two on the time. The actuality star confessed that the toughest a part of being on the show was the time spent away from her youngsters. Contestants on “The Amazing Race” are usually not allowed to contact their mates or relations, as can also be the case with “Big Brother” houseguests. “I might sneak and write letters to them (her youngsters) and I attempted to mail them, however after all, in different international locations you’ll be able to’t,” Villegas informed So Mini Ways.
Villegas Is Keeping Family Close for Her Next Reality Show
The Villegas household aren’t strangers to actuality tv. Rachel Reilly met her husband of 8 years, Brendon Villegas, within the “Big Brother” home. The couple additionally competed on “The Amazing Race” collectively twice. It’s solely becoming that “Brenchel”, the couple title given to Brendon and Rachel after they had been a “Big Brother” showmance, creates their very own household actuality show. And that is simply what they did. “I Love the Brenchels – Moving On” begins filming in June and can air on bspoketv.
In a May 7 interview with Nicki Swift, Villegas mentioned it was a no brainer for her to do a household actuality show. “I really feel like I’m such a sharing type of particular person and it is type of enjoyable as a result of I’ve shared my journey in little bits, after all, on social media. We all do, proper?,” she mentioned.
The “Big Brother” alum even informed So Mini Ways that she would “completely be supportive” of her daughter Adora doing actuality exhibits when she’s older. “I’m banking on occurring “The Amazing Race” with Adora…we have got a number of years,” mentioned Villegas.
“I Love the Brenchels – Moving On” will comply with the Villegas household as they street journey throughout the U.S. doing group service with visitor stars from hit actuality exhibits. Villegas informed Nicki Swift that the concept for the show got here to her when her physician husband opted to do a program known as The Match, which randomly assigns residency placements anyplace within the nation. “During the match course of, you do not even know the place you are ending up,” Villegas mentioned. “We actually simply came upon the place we’re transferring.”
Villegas is Encouraging Audience Participation within the Show
The Brenchel matriarch can be asking her viewers for assist come June. She informed Nicki Swift that “I’m going to be going to those totally different places and I wish to actually contain individuals in every particular person group.” Villegas added that if somebody is making a distinction in any of the communities she visits, “we actually wish to one way or the other get them concerned with the show.”
Fans who’re desperate to take part ought to control Villegas’ Instagram page. In an April 15 Instagram post, the fact star wrote, “I’ll be posting tons and asking for plenty of recommendations on who’s at present making an influence and the way your group is being modified for the higher!”. She inspired her followers to tag charitable organizations and mates who’re making a distinction of their local people.
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