Cara Maria Confirms Paulie Was Not Allowed to Compete on Season 35

Last year, rumors circulated that Paulie wasn’t allowed to compete on season 35. He posted a series of cryptic messages on his Instagram stories that came across as threatening. Apparently some cast members viewed these posts as actual threats. At least, that’s what they told production. In a recent Instagram Live, Cara Maria finally broke her silence on the issue. Luckily, the Instagram account Challengetea411 … Continue reading Cara Maria Confirms Paulie Was Not Allowed to Compete on Season 35

Ten Challengers Injured During Eliminations

This week we saw a disoriented Jay get sent home by production. After getting rocked by production, he became delusional and a medic determined he was unfit to continue. He’s not the only person to get injured in an elimination, in fact it’s not super uncommon. These are some of the worst injuries sustained while fighting for life in The Challenge. 10. Natalie (Final Reckoning) … Continue reading Ten Challengers Injured During Eliminations

11 Gray Zone Instances of Violence on The Challenge

On The Challenge, you punch someone and you’re gone. As we saw this week, spitting won’t get you the same punishment. In fact, The Challenge has been quite inconsistent with their acts of violence. While some instances get punished, others just get a slap on the wrist. These physical alternations fall into the gray zone. They’re clearly not acceptable, but they’re also not ground for … Continue reading 11 Gray Zone Instances of Violence on The Challenge

Is Ashley Truly a Challenge Shape-Shifter?

As one of the founding members of the Lavender Ladies, Ashley quickly became defined by her alliances on The Challenge. She worked with Shane, Amanda, and Sylvia on Invasion and Final Reckoning, then won both seasons. Seemingly cursed after stealing Hunter’s money, Ashley was eliminated first on War of the Worlds. Then, she returned on War of the Worlds 2. All Lavender Ladies were gone, … Continue reading Is Ashley Truly a Challenge Shape-Shifter?

Ten Best Competitors Who Never Saw An Elimination

Want to win The Challenge: Total Madness? You’ll also need to win an elimination. Throughout history, The Challenge has had many people battle their way to victory. They’ve also had a lot of people get to the final without seeing a single elimination. Some of these people got crazy lucky, and some people were just lay-ups. Other people never had to risk their games in … Continue reading Ten Best Competitors Who Never Saw An Elimination

Kyle Christie: One of the Best or Worst on Total Madness?

For the past four seasons, we’ve had a presence from the UK on The Challenge. Above all other cast members, Geordie Shore’s Kyle Christie has been representing his country on the show. He has been on all four seasons since Vendettas, making him the only UK competitor with this long of a streak. He will return to Total Madness, his fifth season, next week. Could … Continue reading Kyle Christie: One of the Best or Worst on Total Madness?

Cast Members Who Won’t Be Missed on Total Madness

MTV is in full promo swing right now! And they posted a video where they asked Total Madness cast members which other Challenger they were happy to NOT see on this season. The winner: Cara Maria. Second place: Paulie. A couple of people said other names. Wes said Georgia, and Rogan said Theo. Then Ashley and CT just deflected the question. But let’s be honest, … Continue reading Cast Members Who Won’t Be Missed on Total Madness

Total Madness Twist: You Need to Win an Elimination to Win the Game

The Total Madness trailer has given us some insight into the season, and the big twist this season has been revealed. If you want to win the season you need to win an elimination. This is a fairly unique twist. It’s kind of like The Island where competitors earned keys to the final boat by winning eliminations, but the three-way face offs allowed people like … Continue reading Total Madness Twist: You Need to Win an Elimination to Win the Game

Leroy and Kam are Together?

It looks like Kamroy is back in full swing! The two have both posted pictures on Instagram recently implying they’re dating. Leroy’s caption is a simple “nothing like it 🖤” while Kam simply wrote “Happy.” These captions are pretty ambiguous, but the comments from other cast members seem to tell the story. Cara Maria wrote “This means the world to me,” Ashley wrote “Oh my … Continue reading Leroy and Kam are Together?

Jenn Grijalva: One of the Best or Worst?

In the middle years of The Challenge, there were a lot of big names who never quite got a gold medal. One of the more notable names is Jenn Grijalva, an alumnae from Real World: Denver. She quickly became notable for her feisty attitude and ability to perform. While she had a few notable successes on field, she had just as many disappointments. Over the … Continue reading Jenn Grijalva: One of the Best or Worst?

Five Seasons With Dark Undertones

A lot has happened on The Challenge, some aired and some unaired. Every season has its share of drama, but some seasons take it to the next level. These are the seasons why Challengers fall victim to series of misfortunes, unhappy events occur, lives get ruined due to the drama. While some of these events are aired during episodes, other seasons have events swept under … Continue reading Five Seasons With Dark Undertones

Cutthroat: One of the Best or Worst Seasons?

In The Challenge world, season 30 was a spectacle. It was a marking of the show’s success and a sign of its longevity. Just ten seasons earlier, when the show hit seasons twenty, the milestone was ignored. Season 20 gave us the theme “Cutthroat.” It was a unique theme, and one that’s beloved by many longterm fans. Despite the lasting impact, the season was somewhat … Continue reading Cutthroat: One of the Best or Worst Seasons?