‘The Challenge’: Wes Bergmann Seems to Already Be Preparing for Season 36

by Jeremy Spirogis
Wes Bergmann attends the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards

Wes Bergmann didn’t win The Challenge: Total Madness, however he appeared to have a successful technique. Instead of competing towards his nemesis, Johnny “Bananas” Devenanzio, he labored with him — and it appeared to serve him effectively. We’re unsure if Devenanzio will participate in season 36 of The Challenge, however Bergmann is already giving clues that he’s prepping for an additional season. Here’s what he’s posting to social media.

Wes Bergmann couldn’t make it to the top of ‘The Challenge: Total Madness’

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Spoiler alert ⁣ ⁣ This was a improbable episode. But I misplaced. ⁣ ⁣ Why did I lose? I misplaced a bit little bit of focus. I might have been a bit extra methodical. I mis-read the structural integrity of an equipment that I ought to be acquainted with. Notice one thing? I’m not saying…it is manufacturing’s fault; Bananas cheated; I obtained robbed; this is not honest; woah is me! I misplaced honest and sq.. This loss rests firmly on my shoulders. ⁣ ⁣ I’d wish to formally congratulate Bananas on his win, and a really deserved crimson cranium. He’s at all times been jealous of my crimson cranium, and now has his personal. ⁣ ⁣ It was a shit load of enjoyable working with him this season. I hope that nobody, particularly him, interprets my transfer as something apart from each of us understanding it was time to go in. ⁣ ⁣ I’m pleased with how I performed this sport. ⁣ -I solely had a single vote forged in my path your entire season, by a person who was promptly eliminated. ⁣ -I received extra each day challenges than anybody else, and used that energy to make strikes that led to the demise of the folks that stood the very best shot at hurting me long-term.⁣ -I’m pleased with myself for the braveness it takes to volunteer to enter an elimination when technically, I had full management to sit down again, safely. ⁣ ⁣ I’m additionally extremely pleased with MTV for creating the best competitors present on the planet; & I’m grateful to be a small a part of that machine. But extra importantly I’m pleased with how they’ve dealt with these main societal hurdles that the world is battling. MTV is greater than TV; they seem to be a robust voice of my era. They’ve pointed me in the proper path previously a number of months about the place to donate. They’ve vetted partnership organizations for me about who wanted essentially the most help, & might accomplish essentially the most with the added promotion/funding. They’ve inspired motion instantly upon it turning into the proper factor to do versus after it turned cool. They’re the rationale why I’ve been surrounded by essentially the most various folks on the planet, making it simpler for me to be empathetic to all walks of life. They’ve turned my colleagues & I right into a weapon of peace and alter. These wars are usually not over. We’re not on the end line. But I see you. And I like what I see

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Bergmann and Devenanzio made an unlikely duo on Total Madness — nevertheless it appeared to work. While the duo linked previous to the present and created an alliance earlier than stepping foot within the Challenge home, few thought it’d really work. However, they proved they will really work collectively fairly effectively, and so they even sustained a friendship by way of their time on the present.

One misstep value Bergmann his sport, although. He selected to go towards Devenanzio in an elimination spherical, as he didn’t suppose he’d get many extra alternatives to earn his crimson cranium, which was additionally his ticket into the ultimate. Devenanzio beat Bergmann within the elimination spherical and despatched him packing.

“He was never going to nominate himself to go in. But then when I did, I think the thought of … my nomination of myself completely overshadowing his third win,” Devenanzio informed the Challenge Mania podcast.

“Wes loves having attention, dude,” Devenanzio continued. “But me winning for a third time, that nomination overshadowing his third win. And the idea of me potentially going into an elimination and coming back with a red skull when he was just sitting there with his three wins which essentially, at this point, were meaningless, I don’t think he could handle that.”

Bergmann seems to be prepping for season 36

While Bergmann would possibly’ve made a judgment error on Total Madness, it appears he’s seeking to come again robust in future seasons. MTV introduced The Challenge will probably be again for season 36. And Bergmann posted a video to Twitter and Instagram of him doing a little weighted pull-ups.

“I’m a jacked, Jack of all trades,” he captioned his video. And followers appear to suppose it is a signal he’s prepping his physique for what’s to come back.

“You gotta win the next season bro. It’s your turn,” a fan tweeted to Bergmann.

“Wes about to win the next season,” one other commented.

Others are curious in regards to the present Challenge timeline. Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, filming for season 36 was postponed. But it appears many Challenge vets are prepping for his or her return.

“Everyone is training. Does this mean theres a Challenge in the near future??” one other Twitter consumer famous to Bergmann.

Another competitor stated Bergmann’s scheming behind the scenes, too

Wes Bergmann attends the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards
Wes Bergmann attends the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards | David Crotty/Patrick McMullan by way of Getty Images

While Bergmann could also be getting match for The Challenge, he actually shines with regards to forming alliances and utilizing politics to navigate his strategy to the top. And earlier winner Ashley Mitchell appeared to name him out on Twitter about reaching out to different opponents to scheme forward of the season.

“Some of these people already making up story lines…. Can we get real ones only,” Mitchell initially tweeted on July 22. Then, she tweeted, “Also want y’all to know the same old, old characters already up to their old tricks. Sliding in dms, making pre alliances, and figuring out fake fights. Make reality real again y’all.”

Bergmann noticed Mitchell’s tweet and made his personal remark. “Wes + Big Brother + alumni VS Ashley,” he tweeted in response. “All cameos purchased this week will buy more cricket wireless minutes I’ll be using to exclusively call rookies and scheme with OGs. Also Instagram is charging me extra for all the DMs I’m sending.”

It seems to be like followers are on Bergmann’s facet for calling out Mitchell right here as effectively. Perhaps Mitchell and Bergmann will proceed their rivalry on-screen for season 36 — we’ll have to attend and see.

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