‘The Challenge’: A Past Player Called Cara Maria Sorbello Out for an Inappropriate Joke She Made on an Old Season

by Jeremy Spirogis
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MTV has began holding their actuality stars accountable for inappropriate actions. Dee Nguyen from The Challenge made inappropriate jokes on Twitter concerning the Black Lives Matter motion, and he or she was subsequently axed from the community. Now, followers are calling out Cara Maria Sorbello for a joke she made on The Challenge years in the past. Here’s what occurred.

Cara Maria Sorbello was known as out for a racist joke

Johnny 'Bananas' Devenanzio and Cara Maria Sorbello
Johnny ‘Bananas’ Devenanzio and Cara Maria Sorbello | Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal through Getty Images

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Sorbello is a fan favourite from The Challenge, as she’s confirmed to have the bodily and psychological fortitude to win time and time once more. Unfortunately, a clip from years again is resurfacing that reveals her making a joke that appears to have racial undertones throughout Rivals I.

The clip {that a} fan posted to Reddit reveals the Challenge solid crowding round a monkey. It’s clear one of many contestants is holding the digicam that’s recording the interplay with the primate. And Sorbello’s voice will be heard within the background of the recording.

“Is that his name? Monkey?” Sorbello asks. “Or should we call him Tyrie?”

Laurel Stucky’s voice can then be heard making an attempt to dissuade the joke. “Stop, clearly that’s Ralph,” she says.

For context, Tyrie Ballard competed on Rivals I in addition to a variety of different Challenge seasons. His final season of the present was Rivals II in 2013.

Fans assume MTV ought to take a stand

Cara Maria Sorbello on stage during 'The Challenge XXX': Ultimate Fan Experience Cara Maria Sorbello on stage during 'The Challenge XXX': Ultimate Fan Experience
Cara Maria Sorbello on stage throughout ‘The Challenge XXX’: Ultimate Fan Experience | Lars Niki/Getty Images for MTV

It appears Ballard is now calling out Sorbello for the joke she made years in the past at his expense and Stucky for being the one posting it.

“@laurelstucky hey. We should chat about a video on your YouTube page,” Ballard tweeted at Stucky, in response to Reddit. He then famous that he’d “seen the video” and was making an attempt to determine what he ought to do subsequent.

Fans are ready to face with Ballard on this one, too.

“I am happy he is speaking out about this,” a Reddit person famous. “It is gross and not OK.”

“Feel actually dangerous for Tyrie, that was only a terribly insensitive hurtful ‘joke,’ to see how she (and MTV since she’s mainly been The Challenge‘s poster woman for years) spin this,” one other famous.

Others assume MTV was conscious of this clip and purposely haven’t addressed it, because it’s simpler to comb it below the rug — although after every thing that occurred with Nguyen, they might really feel extra strain to say one thing now.

A couple of gamers from MTV’s ‘The Challenge’ are getting known as out for previous racist actions

We’ll have to attend and see if MTV decides to take any motion for this video that was recorded 9 years in the past or in the event that they’ll determine to disregard the previous. But Sorbello definitely isn’t the one participant who’s discovered themselves in sizzling water for racist feedback and jokes. Aside from Nguyen’s canceling, Jordan Wiseley was additionally below fireplace for his racist remarks and actions that occurred on The Real World: Portland.

As for what occurred on The Real World, Wiseley received right into a bodily and verbal altercation with contestant Nia Moore. He made monkey gestures at her and in addition used a racial slur.

Moore and Wiseley have tried to quell offended Challenge followers by addressing the incident head-on through Instagram Live. The two appear to be associates now and haven’t any dangerous blood between them. But others assume MTV is suspending Wiseley over the resurfaced incident.

We’re undecided precisely what is occurring with Wiseley going ahead. And we’ll have to attend and see if the MTV will maintain Sorbello accountable for her joke as effectively.

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