‘The Challenge’ Cast Thought Josh Martinez Would Be Kicked Off

The seventh episode of “The Challenge: Spies, Lies and Allies” noticed the aftermath of the battle between Josh Martinez and Fessy Shafaat from the second they yelled at one another, to the 2 making up on-screen later that night time, culminating in TJ Lavin issuing a warning to Josh and eradicating Fessy from the season.

During the battle, the 2 yelled at one another and Fessy pushed again his ally with a hand in his face after Josh bought in his face. Josh instantly retaliated by throwing his drink glass in Fessy’s route as safety broke them up. Fessy then stood aside from the drama and viewers noticed some stains on his shirt and he was touching his chin as Josh jumped continued to yell from the sofa. Josh additionally yelled at Amanda Garcia and smashed his glass on the bottom subsequent to her.

Once TJ bought to the home the next day, he gave Josh a warning, telling him, “You gotta relax, it is embarrassing dude.” He then advised Fessy that as a result of he put his arms on somebody, he was deactivated and had quarter-hour to pack his luggage and depart the home. After the episode aired, Fessy revealed that the cast thought Josh can be the one going residence.

Fessy Said the Cast Thought Josh Would Be the One Going Home Because of His Actions on the Show

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Fessy mentioned he hoped he would solely obtain a warning as a result of he’d seen different cast members keep in the home prior to now for comparable actions. “Everyone was hugging on Josh as a result of Josh was tremendous emotional pondering perhaps he was going to get kicked off and me, as a result of he threw the cup at my face,” Fessy revealed.

When Josh solely acquired a warning, Fessy mentioned he was hopeful that he would as nicely. He reiterated that assertion on Us Weekly’s “Watch With Us” podcast, the place he defined, “I believed the worst, so I used to be pondering there was positively a risk [I would go home] as a result of I knew I used to be within the flawed for touching Josh’s face.”

He mentioned everybody was hugging Josh as a result of “he had break up my chin open with the cup and was form of nonetheless going at it and I remained calm just about the entire night time, you already know.” On “The Challenge Aftermath,” Amanda additionally revealed the entire cast thought Josh can be the one leaving. That being mentioned, Fessy mentioned he is taken duty for his actions and is aware of he broke the foundations so he accepted his removing from the show.

Fessy Took Responsibility for His Actions & Thanked MTV for Giving Him the Opportunity to Compete

Fessy posted a prolonged assertion on Instagram after his removing from the show, thanking MTV for giving him the chance to seem on “The Challenge” three seasons in a row. “Obviously this isn’t how I wished to exit however I take full duty for my actions,” he wrote. “I take into account myself a composed particular person however it ought to’ve by no means escalated so far and it is on me on the finish of the day.”

Fessy thanked Esther Biade for selecting him as a associate and apologized as soon as once more to Josh for letting the scenario escalate. He concluded, “Someone gonna receives a commission this season and whoever does come out on high I’m certain it’s going to be nicely deserved whoever it’s.”

Fessy additionally addressed the battle on “The Challenge Aftermath” and mentioned, “I should not have put my arms on Josh… I ought to’ve by no means let it bought to that time… It was simply pleasure and being cussed.”

Later on the show, his castmates advised him he took it very nicely and Fessy replied, “It was stunning to me, however clearly, I should not have put my arms on someone… That’s how I took it, it was all on me. I might have managed that scenario otherwise.” He continued, “If I did not do this, I would not have gone residence. So it was on me.”


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