Rachel Robinson Calls Out Sexism on the Show: ‘Hard to Watch’

“The Challenge: Spies, Lies and Allies” is midway by the season and viewers have lastly began to see the vets having to go towards one another with only a few rookies left. A typical sentiment among the many remaining vets has been to need to goal the champions if they can not goal rookies to see a brand new veteran win the show.

The champions on the thirty seventh season are Ashley Mitchell with two wins, Amber Bozotra with one and Chris “CT” Tamburello as the one male champion, with 4 wins beneath his belt. After Amber’s elimination within the earlier episode, solely two champs stay and the tenth episode noticed a number of cast members categorical their need to place Ashley down within the Lair.

However, it appears that evidently so far this season, solely Amber and Ashley have been focused as threats whereas CT has flown beneath the radar, with nobody plotting about the best way to take him out. That did not sit properly with one two-time champion of “The Challenge” and he or she referred to as out what she stated was ‘blatantly clear’ sexism. Rachel Robinson, who was seen as a powerhouse feminine competitor within the earlier seasons of the show and gained “The Gauntlet” and “The Duel II,” tweeted:

The sexism is so blatantly clear to go after [Ashley] & Amber for being champs when none of those non champs point out CT the general most wins there by far! This show is difficult to look at…option to go Ashley for standing up for your self! Amber option to struggle.

Rachel Defended Her Position in Several Follow-Up Tweets to Fans Who Disputed Her Take on the Situation

Many followers replied to Rachel’s tweet, some agreeing along with her ideas whereas others countered her level, with one particular person commenting that Amber and Ashley have “90% much less buddies in the home” which is why they’re focused over CT. Rachel disagreed, writing, “1. Not true. They really most likely have extra buddies should you add it up. 2. I’m not saying I need CT’s title thrown in, I’m merely saying the best way the cast targets profitable girls time and time once more by attacking their character is telling.”

Someone else stated the cast members seemingly did not need to threat CT profitable an elimination and coming again and going after them however Rachel replied, “You lose both method! What’s the purpose to make it to a closing solely to lose.”

One commenter identified that Ashley and Amber had been most likely focused for bragging about profitable, writing, “CT would not parade round calling himself a champ. Not even in his particular person testimonials. That’s all Amber and Ashley do. You cannot name your self Millionaire Mitchel and anticipate to not be focused.” Rachel replied to that particular person additionally, saying, “He might name himself millionaire CT and it would not make a distinction.”

Rachel clarified that “the best way they go after profitable sturdy girls’s character is difficult to look at.” She continued, “I’m very pleased with [Amanda] & [Ashley] for standing so agency collectively! Great staff there!”

Rachel’s Last Appearance on ‘The Challenge’ Was ‘Battle of the Exes’ in 2012 But She Hasn’t Ruled Out a Return to ‘All Stars’

Rachel is now a preferred health teacher for her personal model, Rachel Fitness, in addition to at Barrys in Miami the place she works because the Director of Trainer Development and as a coach. She lives in Miami along with her spouse Natalie Gee and the couple has three youngsters collectively.

The “Road Rules: Campus Crawl” alum hasn’t appeared on “The Challenge” since 2012’s “Battle of the Exes” however the return of many fan favorites and OGs on “The Challenge: All Stars” has sparked followers’ hopes that they may see the sturdy feminine competitor additionally return to the favored actuality show.

After the primary season premiered, Rachel revealed,”Yes, I used to be requested, and sure, I’d at all times take into account [season two], if the timing and circumstances had been proper,” E! News reported. Aneesa Ferreira additionally addressed Rachel’s return on the “Challenge Mania” podcast and stated the timing hadn’t been proper as a result of additional week of quarantine. Luckily, it sounds just like the door is not closed for Rachel because it’s solely a matter of timing and we’d see her return to the show sooner or later.


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