Tina Barta was one of many 24 returning OGs for the second season of “The Challenge: All Stars” and she or he was one of many extra iconic names that followers could not wait to see come again. The final time she was on a season of the show, she was infamously despatched house for punching Beth Stolarczyk.
This season, Tina got here into the home together with her traditional fiery confessionals and imposing presence throughout challenges, as her cast mates identified of their interviews, however within the fifth episode viewers noticed her not strive within the enviornment and get eradicated. Melinda Collins was despatched on to elimination for her efficiency within the problem and the home ended up voting for Tina to face her.
During the episode, Tina opened up about how she felt that she was an indignant individual on the exhibits prior to now and she or he’s now at a degree in her life the place she’s blissful. However, being again in “The Challenge” surroundings was making her return to the “indignant Tina” that she did not like and subsequently she did not compete within the elimination in opposition to Melinda.
Tina Said She Wasn’t Having Fun Anymore & Everyone Was Really Paranoid & ‘Losing Their S***’
In an interview with Mike Lewis on his podcast after her elimination from “All Stars,” Tina stated she does not really feel like she has to clarify herself to anybody. “But for the individuals who need to know,” she laughed, “I can clarify.” She stated when she gained her problem and nominated Jonna Mannion and Jodi Weatherton, it wasn’t a focused determination and she or he supplied to clarify her alternative at deliberation.
However, Tina stated from that second on, Jodi started considering that Tina was concentrating on her. Tina stated she felt she needed to keep true to herself and “f****** finish it, simply go away.” There had been numerous elements that led into her determination to go away, she defined, one in every of which was that she thought the show could be extra like “old fashioned” seasons with “yard video games.”
“I used to be annoyed as a result of individuals had been dropping their s***, individuals had been paranoid, loopy paranoid, and other people weren’t having a superb time,” Tina stated. “And fights would get away simply since you’re depraved paranoid.” She stated Katie Cooley and Leah Gillingwater had been a few of her favourite individuals to spend time with in the home however they had been each eradicated early.
Melinda Revealed That She Knew Tina Was on the Fence With Her Decision & Told Her Melinda Had More to Fight For
Melinda appeared on “MTV’s Official Challenge Podcast” the place she stated she knew earlier than the elimination that Tina was debating competing or not. Tori Deal identified that Melinda and Tina had been shut in earlier episodes and she or he requested Melinda if she thought Tina would have competed within the elimination if it was in opposition to anybody else.
Melinda replied, “I believe that there is a good likelihood that she would have.” She stated Tina had been going backwards and forwards all day and Melinda was telling her to compete and never have any regrets. She stated they had been watching Steve Meinke and Teck Holmes’ elimination collectively and had been whispering that they would not get bodily however simply play laborious.
The “Real World: Austin” star added that Tina stated she seemed over at her at one level and noticed her kissing her Camden necklace for her son, and informed her, “in that second, I knew you needed to be right here greater than I did.” That being stated, Melinda defined that there have been numerous elements that went into Tina’s determination.