Wes Bergmann Addresses Claims ‘The Challenge’ Is Rigged

“The Challenge” has been round for a formidable 37 seasons so it is regular that over time, some followers have puzzled whether or not the show is rigged or scripted. Whether it is as a result of their favourite contestant getting eradicated, or an elimination setup that appeared to favor one contestant over one other, these conversations on social media have taken place all through the seasons.

Several stars of the show have additionally spoken out at numerous moments to state that the show is not rigged or scripted and longtime “Challenge” star Wes Bergmann is the most recent competitor to take action. Wes appeared on “The Right Reality” podcast and stated he is at all times blissful to debate that subject as a result of “the reality must be talked about.” He stated:

There shouldn’t be one motive to rig ‘The Challenge.’ If there was one motive, they’d rig it. There’s not one. Because irrespective of who wins, it is good for them. If a fan-favorite wins, yay. If a fan-favorite does not win, then a brand new fan-favorite will emerge.

Wes Explained That CT Winning Might Have Made Fans Happy, But It Can Also Be Seen as Boring

Wes additionally requested the hosts, “does it matter who wins?” between Kaycee Clark or Jenny West or Cara Maria Sorbello, for instance. He added, “CT [Tamburello] successful did not make individuals blissful. The CT followers had been like ‘yay’ however on the similar time it is also form of boring, so there isn’t any reward to rigging it.”

Wes stated that however, there’s a lot going into making the show and the ultimate that it is regular for errors to be made. “Some of that makes issues unfair typically, and I’ve been the sufferer of this actually greater than anyone else and it sucks however I take it on the chin,” he stated.

“They do not care who wins,” he added. “It’s too dangerous to rig it, it is not sensible.” The two-time champ stated the one motive he likes to debate the topic is that he enjoys making enjoyable of people that declare it is rigged.

Other Stars Have Responded to Rigging Claims within the Past, Including Beloved Host TJ Lavin

Wes is not the one “Challenge” star to shoot down hypothesis about how the show is developed and filmed. TJ Lavin replied to that query very firmly, after a fan wrote him on Instagram, “A number of gamers claiming it is all arrange and never an actual competitors. Really ruined the show for me trigger I cherished it a lot now I simply surprise if it is all only a ‘script.'”

TJ replied, “100% NEVER been scripted. I can promise you that as a result of from season 11 on I’ve been there to see it…” Cara Maria additionally repeated that in an interview with #ALISTERS, the place she stated, “‘The Challenge’ is what ‘The Challenge’ is. It’s a actuality TV show above something, however the producers take a variety of delight in ensuring that they do issues as pretty as attainable.”

She defined that “nothing can ever be excellent.” Because the producers are creating video games which have by no means been tried earlier than, something can occur and there’s the chance that issues go mistaken, in contrast to a sport that is performed the identical method again and again. “It’s like a model new factor that no one’s ever completed,” she added, particularly eliminations, so she stated they don’t seem to be arrange for particular winners.


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