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‘The Challenge’: Johnny “Bananas” Teases End of Alliance With Rival Wes (EXCLUSIVE)

Making it to the ultimate on MTV’s recreation present The Problem, it’s a must to be mentally and bodily powerful. 

The long-running MTV recreation present pins actuality stars head-to-head in a sequence of maximum bodily challenges, which embody puzzles, psychological methods, labor-intensive occasions, and extra. After watching the present for greater than twenty years, a number of family names have branded their legacy into the MTV sequence… primarily as a result of they know the way to stir the drama-filled pot all whereas successful the grand prize cash.  

Johnny “Bananas” Devenanzio is arguably the GOAT of The Problem. With 15 years’ expertise underneath his belt, six wins in a last, and a plethora of information on the way to play and win the sport, the fact star is certainly a feared competitor when he enters the sector. 

However, this recreation would not get any simpler. In Season 35, the opponents face their hardest challenges but. Pressured to stay in an underground bunker with synthetic mild, air, and no home windows, The Problem: Complete Insanity has a very becoming identify.

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Distractify spoke completely with Bananas about one of many greatest storylines on the present — his rivalry with fellow veteran participant Wes Bergmann. Nonetheless, this season, the opponents determined to place their feud apart and kind an alliance that nobody noticed coming. Will it work or do these vets let outdated feelings spill over into the sport? 

Johnny and Wes determined to work collectively to cease placing pointless targets on their backs.

It is the rivalry heard world wide… effectively, at the least with regards to The Problem. For years, viewers have watched Wes and Bananas duke it out, with one sometimes rising victorious in outsmarting the opposite. However, their outdated tips are not working and each Wes and Johnny have been despatched residence sooner than anticipated. 

So, what modified?

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“Coming in and instantly going after the opposite one, all we’re doing is making the street for these new youngsters even simpler. … Everybody is aware of that so long as Wes and I are in the home collectively, we’re gonna be going at one another,” Johnny completely instructed Distractify. “The 2 of the fellows who we think about the neatest guys within the recreation, to be taking part in a recreation that doesn’t profit us and it solely advantages different individuals, it’s dumb.”

After being eradicated early from Warfare of the Worlds 2, the pair determined to make amends and work collectively. The fact star defined that the dialog occurred on the way in which to the MTV Film Awards. 

“We determined to place our variations apart, attempt it, see the way it works. Very early on I used to be very skeptical that it was ever going to work, however by some means we managed to do it and also you’re going to be very shocked if you see this subsequent episode,” he teased. “Our alliance goes to be on full show.”

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Will Wes or Johnny backstab the opposite on ‘The Problem’? Followers must tune-in to seek out out!

Whereas the alliance appears to be going effectively, Johnny defined that the 2 play very totally different video games, and generally their egos get the higher of them.

“What stored us from working collectively for therefore lengthy had lots to do with our egos. What occurs with this season with our alliance, in addition to it is working, it’s nearly as if our egos as soon as once more find yourself getting the perfect of us,” the MTV star teased.  

Including, “The one factor I can say about how our alliance involves an finish, the one factor crazier of how our alliance started is the way it ends this season.”

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So, are Johnny “Bananas” and Wes truly pals?

Whereas the 2 have been at one another’s throats on The Problem for years, Johnny revealed that they really do not hate one another exterior of the present. 

“I truly actually like him exterior of tv,” he stated. “The issue is I don’t just like the persona he’s on tv and he doesn’t just like the persona I’m on tv. Me and Wes, our true selves get alongside.”  

He continued: “Our actuality tv personas have by no means gotten alongside. After we’re there we simply play two totally different video games and we normally work with totally different sides. I’d be mendacity if I stated there wasn’t egos concerned as effectively.”

The Problem: Complete Insanity airs on Wednesdays on MTV.

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