Viewers of MTV’s The Challenge have been thrown for a loop on Wednesday evening when it was revealed that Natalie Anderson was “not cleared” to compete.
While the hit actuality collection didn’t make clear the rationale for her departure, Natalie revealed what went down in a brand new interview with Us Weekly.
Anderson defined that she bowed out of the collection after she discovered that she and Devin Perez, her boyfriend, have been anticipating a child.
The actuality TV star suffered a miscarriage shortly after exiting the collection.
While filming the collection, Natalie realized her interval was late, and that producers subsequently had her take a being pregnant check.
“It was like this bizarre wave of happiness, shock, shock, disappointment. I did not even course of what I used to be truly feeling,” the Survivor alum recalled.
“I used to be identical to, ‘How am I pregnant? I wish to win this cash!’ I really like my boyfriend, however he isn’t right here. It was simply probably the most awkward strategy to discover out you are pregnant, as a result of it might have been a tremendous feeling, however I did not have the chance to really feel like that as a result of I used to be simply so confused and torn about having to depart the sport, but additionally was tremendous excited and completely satisfied.”
Upon arriving residence, Natalie stated that she was capable of “breathe and embrace the being pregnant in a method that I hadn’t felt whereas I used to be on the market.”
She subsequently discovered that she was eight weeks alongside, however she began experiencing painful cramping shortly after the appointment together with her physician.
“I went by a miscarriage, and it was actually tough as a result of I had simply type of come to peace with leaving the sport and saying goodbye to the competitors of the problem, which I really like, got here again residence and altered my mindset into this new journey,” she continued.
“And that was then taken away from me. It was onerous for me.”
Anderson stated that she was “dreading” her episodes of the collection hitting the air due to having to relive the expertise.
“I did the whole lot that I might in my energy to type of make peace with my journey, and I’m simply actually pleased with the place I’m proper now and the place we’re collectively,” she added.
Natalie was a pressure on Double Agents since its December premiere, turning into the primary feminine to earn a cranium to qualify her to run within the ultimate.
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