‘The Challenge’: Paulie Calafiore Addresses His Future on the Show

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Aside from this most up-to-date season, Paulie Calafiore has been one of many greatest and most entertaining stars on The Challenge lately. Calafiore, who initially competed on Big Brother, and his girlfriend Cara Maria Sorbello have been a power to be reckoned with on the present. With neither of them showing on The Challenge: Total Madness, although, followers have been uncertain about Calafiore’s future on the hit actuality TV sequence.

Paulie Calafiore from 'The Challenge' and 'Big Brother'
Paulie Calafiore on ‘Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen’ | Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal through Getty Images

However, Calafiore just lately took a while to speak to Showbiz Cheat Sheet, and whereas discussing varied matters, he additionally addressed his potential future on The Challenge.

Paulie Calafiore has starred on ‘Big Brother’ and ‘The Challenge’

Calafiore first entered the truth TV world when he competed on Big Brother 18 in 2016. He was really one of many twists for that season as he’s the brother of Cody Calafiore, who completed second on Big Brother 16 and is at present competing on Big Brother 22.

With an athletic background in soccer, Calafiore was a menace in competitions, however his houseguests evicted him in Week 8. Nicole Franzel finally gained that season of the present.

Then, after starring on MTV’s Ex On The Beach, Calafiore made his option to The Challenge the place he first competed on Final Reckoning in 2018.

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“It was simple (transitioning from Big Brother to The Challenge),” Calafiore mentioned to Showbiz Cheat Sheet. “I like The Challenge higher as a result of it’s method simpler mentally. All of the challenges and eliminations match simply who I’m and every little thing that I’ve educated for my complete life. I’m nonetheless determining the finals, which I believe I’ve it nailed down now. So, I believe shifting ahead any ultimate I make I’ll win.”

Calafiore has solely been on three seasons of The Challenge, however he has made the ultimate in two of these three seasons. He got here up simply brief each instances, although, as he can’t but say that he’s a Challenge champion.

He didn’t seem on ‘The Challenge: Total Madness’

Calafiore and Sorbello didn’t compete on The Challenge: Total Madness, which put a pause on Sorbello’s run of dominance. She has been on 14 seasons total and had made it to 5 straight finals previous to her break on Total Madness.

However, it seems that the break has been good for the Challenge energy couple.

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“This has also been a good time for us to take a step back from all of the craziness because we have been under the spotlight, under the microscope and people have just been dragging us through the f*cking mud for no real reason other than the fact that we’re good at a f*cking game,” Calafiore mentioned. 

He continued: “They try to pick apart our relationship and our character and all this sh*t, and it’s been good to kind of be out of the spotlight and really lock into real life and the things that matter like family, ourselves as individuals as well as together.”

Paulie Calafiore addressed his future on ‘The Challenge’

While there was hypothesis about why he didn’t compete on Total Madness, Calafiore has taken his break day to give attention to some business endeavors. This contains his Awake The Lion model, the place he coaches “people on fitness and nutrition and overall mentality transformations.” 

However, if he will get a name to be on The Challenge — he’s prepared.

“I’m always ready,” Calafiore mentioned. “So, it’s a matter of when the calls go out, if the calls go out, I’m more than willing and able.”

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He additionally appears fairly desperate to compete in opposition to his fellow Challengers.

“There’s a lot of people that have been saying a lot of sh*t that are hiding,” Calafiore mentioned. “Their cowards, so I should be given the opportunity to f*cking check them because from my world where I come from in athletics you don’t talk sh*t and then be able to go on the field and not play against the person you’re talking sh*t to. So, these people have been talking sh*t; they’ve been spreading a lot of false narratives, a lot of fake rumors about me, and they’ve been prolonging their judgment day. So, judgment day is coming.”

It shall be attention-grabbing to see if Calafiore can declare a title as a Challenge champion within the close to future.

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