For years The Challenge has featured people from all walks of life. Stemming from The Real World, we were bound to find to LGBTQ competitors come onto the show. While The Challenge isn’t the perfect example of equality, they’ve been allowing LGBTQ competitors to compete openly on the show since its inception. While major sports have only recently allowed their athletes to speak about their … Continue reading Ten of the Best Queer Moments The Challenge Has Seen
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?
Total Madness is a season with a lot of fresh faces, meaning a few big names are taking the season off. Some could use a break while others missed an opportunity to shine. Competitors revealed the competitors they were happy not to see, but these are some competitors who may have thrived on this season. Laurel Stucky Laurel’s return on War of the Worlds 2 … Continue reading Competitors Who Should Have Been on Total Madness
Some competitors come onto The Challenge with a lot of potential. They might win a daily challenge, win eliminations, or just come across as super likable. At some point in the competition they get eliminated, then the calls stop coming, and they haven’t been back to The Challenge in a while. Here are ten people who viewers want to see return to The Challenge even … Continue reading 10 Competitors Who’ve Never Seen a Final But Should Return
Everyone loves a good relationship-based reality show designed to ruin lives and exploit emotional trauma, right? Well, that was too cutting edge for 2008, but all the rage in 2018. Let’s just pretend Ex on the Beach existed in 2008/2009. These are the people I think MTV would transplant from The Real World or The Challenge onto the show. Unlike other MTV shows, MTV loved … Continue reading Challengers & Real Worlders Who Could Have Been on Ex on the Beach… 10 Years Ago
Here we go. Another rumor article. Keep in mind, nothing here is confirmed, so everything is just a rumor. But, most of these have been discussed over time and many of them fit in plot lines of aired footage. Throughout the Challenge, a lot gets left on the cutting room floor. Sometimes this includes fights and arguments that focus around game strategy or hook ups. … Continue reading 10 Unaired Fights that Would Have Make The Challenge Better
Originally based on the Real World & Road Rules, The Challenge has had a very diverse group of people compete on the show. Reality TV has given us a lot of diversity, but The Real World (especially) has been a trailblazer for showcasing LGBT representation. Over its 33 season, The Challenge has had some kick-ass LGBT players. These are some of the best players who … Continue reading 10 Most Badass LGBT Challenge Competitors
If you’re reading my blog, you know Johnny Bananas. With more Challenge seasons under his belt than anyone else, his record is full of really high highs and really low lows. Regardless of whether you love him or hate him, you have to admit his name is basically synonymous with The Challenge. After 19 seasons (seventeen regular, two spin-off), Bananas’s Challenge career is more of … Continue reading Johnny Bananas: Every Season Ranked
MTV loves to remind us that Dirty Thirty, Vendettas, and Final Reckoning are a trilogy. Though most of the connections between the three seasons seem forced, fans have accepted these three seasons as a cohesive unit. For this reason, I am going to be ranking every single cast member from these shows. My rankings will be based on a number of factors such as: prominence … Continue reading Ranking Every Single Cast Member from the Trilogy
$500,000 is a lot of money to turn down, but many competitors claim they would split the money with their partner if given the choice. We all know Ashley wouldn’t share, but I truly believe many competitors would. If given the option to split or steal, here’s what I think each competitor would do. I’d like to emphasize: these are my thoughts. Feel free to … Continue reading Who Would Have Taken the Money: Every Final Reckoning Competitor
Almost every team this season has lost something: a Challenge, an elimination, or Redemption. There is one exception. The team who won this week’s Challenge: Joss & Sylvia. It seems like Final Reckoning has a revolving door of cast members, but Joss & Sylvia have been the one constant in the Main House. Out of the five remaining teams in the game, only two have … Continue reading Have Joss & Sylvia Mastered Final Reckoning?
We’re still chugging along. The end is near. 1. Lying With a Liar Upon Nelson’s arrival in Redemption, he is greeted with accusations from Kayleigh. Bananas told Kayleigh that Nelson was lying in bed and cuddling with Natalie, which Nelson denied. After the initial blow-out, Nelson and Kayleigh talk alone outside. Kayleigh decides to believe Nelson because she has fallen for him and their time … Continue reading The Challenge Final Reckoning: Top Moments from Episode 18