‘The Challenge’ Former Champs Weren’t Asked Back After Wins

This week’s return of “The Challenge: All Stars” for a second season will see 24 opponents come again to the fact show for his or her shot at an enormous grand prize. Two of those opponents, Jodi Weatherton and Tyler Duckworth, have spectacular information on “The Challenge,” as each gained the 2 finals they appeared in.

Jodi gained two “Challenges” out of the three she competed in and was the primary solo feminine winner on “The Duel,” whereas Tyler gained two out of 4 “Challenges” and his two wins got here on back-to-back seasons. Despite that, each these opponents had been surprisingly not invited again after their wins and opened up about it previous to their return on “All Stars.”

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Jodi mentioned after “The Duel,” “I really was by no means known as once more.” However, she added, “It actually ended up being an excellent factor for me as a result of I really feel like it could have been attractive to return, however I used to be prepared to begin a household, I received married. So it was good for me that that did not occur.”

She joked that on her final show she was “form of boring… So perhaps I used to be simply not nice TV? I do not know, I do not get as concerned typically within the drama perhaps sufficient to be appreciated. I simply go on there and I’m like, ‘I need to be me.’ Maybe that is not as thrilling of tv.”

Tyler Duckworth Also Revealed He Wasn’t Called Back After His 2nd Win in a Row on ‘Rivals’

Tyler additionally spoke about not being invited again and mentioned after they first known as him about “All Stars” season two, he thought “they misplaced my quantity as a result of I gained two Challenges in a row after which by no means heard from them once more,” he instructed Entertainment Weekly. “It felt like I used to be being punished for doing so nicely.”

He mentioned he wasn’t criticizing the show and “every little thing occurs for a motive.” Instead, he instructed the outlet he settled down along with his associate and received an awesome job. “But there was part of me that basically missed the journey,” he mentioned. He additionally instructed the outlet:

Truth be instructed, I used to be a bit [upset] that I did win two Challenges in a row and I by no means received known as again. And I may have gained what number of extra? No offense to Johnny [Bananas], however he did 20 Challenges. I solely did 4, and I used to be in my prime… I in all probability would have gained a pair extra, simply. Easily!

Tyler additionally instructed EW that he did not actually watch the opposite seasons as a result of he was too heartbroken at not being invited again. “So that is the reply: No, I didn’t watch it as a result of I used to be pondering to myself, ‘I may have beat all these people. I may have killed these children.’ And I might have. Who is aware of what number of championships I might have gained?”

Jenny West & Amber Borzotra Were Other Champions Who Weren’t Immediately Asked Back After Winning

Tyler and Jodi aren’t alone in being champions who weren’t requested again after their wins as Jenny West, who had a formidable win in “Total Madness,” ending even forward of Johnny Bananas, hasn’t been requested again to the show. She beforehand revealed in Instagram Q&As that she’d like to return and is able to compete however hasn’t gotten the decision.

Jenny additionally instructed the Chillin With Dylan podcast that she was known as for “Double Agents” and quarantined in Iceland however ended up being an unused alternate. The “Double Agents” winner, rookie Amber Borzotra, obtained the identical therapy after her win, getting cast solely as an alternate for “Spies, Lies and Allies.” However, as a result of a cast member’s departure, Amber was added to the cast quickly after the season began.


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