Roommates Jenny West and Johnny “Bananas” Devenanzio had been allies throughout The Challenge: Total Madness and each received, taking dwelling $500,000 apiece. Throughout the season, a few former solid members and plenty of followers have accused the manufacturing crew of “rigging” it so the veteran would get his seventh win. However, host T.J. Lavin, Devenanzio, and now West have all denounced the experiences.
Jenny West and Johnny ‘Bananas’ Devenanzio received ‘The Challenge 35’
After getting eradicated earlier than the finals final season, two-time competitor Jenny West and veteran Johnny “Bananas” Devenanzio returned for Total Madness.
The Survival of the Fittest champ obtained off to a quick begin as she received the primary day by day problem. She then obtained arguably the best purple cranium of the season by single-handedly defeating rookie Jennifer Lee with the assistance of ally Dee Nguyen.
After realizing that Nguyen thought of turning on her and throwing her into elimination, the British native and Devenanzio focused her first. Therefore, they blindsided her and despatched her into Purgatory towards Mattie Lynn Breaux. However, the Australian-native received, returning to the home and foiling the bunkmates’ plan.
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Devenanzio already earned his purple cranium towards Wes Bergmann, so each had been certified for the finals, however the British native’s poor social sport landed her in Purgatory towards Nguyen.
The bodybuilder pulled out the win and went on to the finals, the place she completed in first place. Cory Wharton despatched the veteran into the final elimination in the midst of the finals.
Still, Devenanzio defeated Rogan O’Connor, persevering with within the competitors the place he positioned first for the males. The bunkmates took dwelling $500,000 every.
Rumors circulated that manufacturing ‘rigged’ the season for Johnny ‘Bananas’ Devenanzio
Before the season started, veterans Cara Maria Sorbello and Paulie Calafiore claimed they weren’t on Total Madness due to the 38-year-old. They insisted manufacturing needed them out of the best way as a result of they knew the couple had been going to gun for the veteran as they did in War of the Worlds 2.
Sorbello additionally accused folks behind-the-scenes of the competitors collection of rigging the season so the veteran would win his 20th season.
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According to Challenge insider Gamer Vev, finalist Kyle Christie claimed the foundations modified from one winner taking all to the highest female and male so Devenanzio may get his seventh win.
He additionally reportedly said that manufacturing requested West if she would cut up the million-dollar prize together with her ally to incorporate the 38-year-old as one other winner, and she or he agreed. However, the British native denounced the rumors a number of occasions after the finals.
Jenny West slams rumors she cut up cash with Johnny ‘Bananas’ Devenanzio
In the center of celebrating her first win on Twitter, the bodybuilder acknowledged the experiences of rigging. She rhetorically requested why she would share her winnings with Devenanzio if she received the total million, noting she’s “nice but not stupid.”
West claimed, “someone who hates Johnny” began the rumors and insisted “there is no way it was edited out.” In a follow-up tweet, she stated it’s “disgusting” that her ally isn’t receiving credit score as a result of he labored onerous this season.
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Additionally, she claimed the present at all times supposed for the female and male winners to split the million-dollar prize. The British native additionally refuted the experiences in an Instagram Question and Answer she did after the finals.
Host T.J. Lavin and Devenanzio have each denounced the rigging rumors as nicely. The Challenge 35 reunion airs on July 22, 2020, at eight p.m. EST on MTV.