Only two episodes of the thirty sixth season of The Challenge have aired to this point and certainly one of its main stars has already mentioned they will not be showing on the subsequent season. Wes Bergmann, two-time Challenge champ, instructed his Double Agents co-star Fessy Shafaat this week that “there ain’t a f****** likelihood in hell I’m going on the subsequent season.”
Wes joined Fessy’s Instagram Live for a portion of Fessy’s dwell recap of Wednesday’s episode and the 2 mentioned how the season was going to this point. Wes made the remark concerning the subsequent season after Fessy joked that Wes was such recreation participant that he was already stirring the pot in preparation for the subsequent Challenge season.
Wes responded, “I’m throwing out a bit of seed right here, in order that approach the fandom can already begin to recover from this, there ain’t a f****** likelihood in hell I’m going on the subsequent season.” He continued, “I would like the jealousy to die down.” He mentioned he’d “clear home” on Cameo and Patreon, let the “jealousy” die down, carry weights and return for season 38. “That, to me, is my gameplan trigger the jealousy is simply too actual.”
Wes gave some extra context to his determination and defined that he’d given comparable recommendation to longtime competitor Johnny “Bananas” Devenanzio:
I at all times mentioned this to Bananas, I’m like ‘Bananas you want to simply take one [season] off.’ And I mentioned that years in the past, I used to be like, ‘simply f****** take one off, let everybody simply settle down since you step into that factor and everyone seems to be simply, your identify simply comes out of their mouth regardless.’ And now I really feel like why am I simply not taking that very same recommendation?
Don’t get me incorrect it’s going to harm my coronary heart to sit down out. I will probably be jealous, I’ll nonetheless be calling everyone for gossip and lava, however I simply watched a bunch of my buddies tonight, on nationwide tv, write down my identify for zero purpose. And so I simply want it to settle down a bit of bit and I believe that only one season off is the recipe for doing that.
Wes Explained How Difficult the First 2 Episodes Were to Watch Due to Betrayals From Contestants Like Aneesa, Leroy & Theresa
Wes additionally spoke to Fessy about how tough the season had been to observe to this point and that he was harm that many individuals who he thought-about buddies or had by no means crossed earlier than determined to show on him. He additionally mentioned it wasn’t simply that they turned on him, however that lots of them mentioned destructive feedback about him in their confessional interviews.
He mentioned, “Well it has been annoying as a result of I’ve been on the brunt finish of a gameplay the place it does not work out for me, like I’ve performed sufficient the place that occurs. But individuals are doing gameplay stuff to me after which going to their interviews and calling me a bit of s*** like Theresa and Leroy and Aneesa.”
He continued,”And who is aware of what number of different individuals are gonna say imply shit. Cory bought near saying imply shit tonight, it will come. I’ve by no means voted in Aneesa, or Theresa or Leroy or Nelson or Cory.” He defined that he went into Double Agents with out having any rivals or enemies cast on the season, which is why he instructed his associate Natalie Anderson that he is buddies with or in an alliance with all of the male cast members.
“So it is simply actually irritating to enter a home with a bunch of people who I’ve performed with earlier than, by no means as soon as crossed, and discover myself getting picked on so badly and it is unnecessary,” he mentioned.”They do not perceive why I’m upset. It’s going proper over their f****** head.”
Wes Has Taken Several Seasons Off From ‘The Challenge’ Since His Debut in 2006 on ‘Fresh Meat’
Wes is a longtime veteran of the show and has participated in 14 seasons, together with Double Agents, however has taken far more day off than his former enemy Bananas, who has participated in 20. Wes made his debut on Fresh Meat in 2006, the place he went to the ultimate. He then appeared on the subsequent season, The Duel, and gained the season. After these two Challenges, Wes took 4 seasons off earlier than returning.
Wes additionally took a protracted break after Rivals III, which was filmed in late 2015 and aired in 2016. It was the twenty eighth season of The Challenge, and Wes did not make his return till the thirty third season, War of the Worlds, which filmed in late 2018 and aired in 2019. Since then, he is appeared in all 4 seasons back-to-back.