‘The Challenge’: Zach Nichols Was Once Caught on a Dating App While in a Relationship With Jenna Compono

by Jeremy Spirogis
Jenna Compono attends

We’ve seen plenty of drama on The Challenge: Total Madness, and Jenna Compono’s struggle with Zach Nichols was the focal point. Nichols and Compono have been collectively for years, they usually truly met on the present. But many have warned Compono that Nichols doesn’t deal with her proper — and their struggle on the present actually exemplified his ailing therapy of her.

Despite the whole lot followers have seen and warned Compono towards, she’s now engaged to Nichols. While the 2 appear to be doing higher than ever, we are able to’t neglect that Nichols was as soon as uncovered by one other Challenge competitor for being lively on a courting app whereas nonetheless in a relationship with Compono. Here’s what occurred.

Zach Nichols put Jenna Compono on blast on ‘The Challenge: Total Madness’

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We’ve seen loads of fights between Nichols and Compono, and what occurred on Total Madness was fairly extreme. While Compono was competing, she referred to as Nichols at house — and he refused to choose up at first. When she lastly acquired to talk with him, he admitted he went by way of her outdated direct messages from two years in the past. And he discovered messages from different males.

Compono advised the cameras that these messages had been acquired when she and Nichols had been on a break, and she or he advised Nichols she’d by no means cheat on him. By episode 7 of the season, Nichols advised Compono that she needed to depart the present and are available house or else he’d kick her out. This left Compono fully conflicted about the complete scenario.

“Jenna was like, every day like, ‘I want to go home.’ I mean, she was not in a great space, so we all thought, you know, at some point, she was gonna go,” Aneesa Ferreira advised the Challenge Mania podcast.

Amanda Garcia uncovered Nichols for having a courting app whereas with Compono

Nichols definitely isn’t in a very good place to accuse Compono of dishonest. Not solely has he referred to as Compono one other girl’s identify on the telephone previously, however he was additionally uncovered by fellow competitor Amanda Garcia for having the courting app Bumble on his telephone.

“Zach was on Bumble when we got eliminated,” Garcia advised Compono throughout War of the Worlds, based on MTV. “He showed me and Da’Vonne — ask Da’Vonne,” Garcia added. Nichols then yelled that Garcia was a “liar,” and it prompted a struggle with Compono.

According to Nichols, he did redownload the app after Final Reckoning — however he claims he by no means truly interacted with it. Unfortunately, Compono had hassle believing what was happening, and it prompted Nichols to explode as soon as extra.

“If they can find a weakness, they’re going to attack that, and I think certain types of people play that game. It’s a dirty game,” Nichols advised MTV. “It’s very cutthroat, and people don’t care what they do in order to get a leg up, and you really realize that when you’re in a relationship.”

Compono thinks the scenario was ‘blown out of proportion’

Jenna Compono attends 'The Challenge XXX': Ultimate Fan Experience
Jenna Compono attends ‘The Challenge XXX’: Ultimate Fan Experience | Lars Niki/Getty Images for MTV

The mud has settled because the Bumble incident. Since then, each Compono and Nichols have mirrored on what occurred — and Compono thinks the whole lot turned a approach larger deal than it ought to’ve.

“I definitely think it was blown out of proportion,” Compono advised Us Weekly. “That night, we were all drinking. Obviously I’m not a fan of Amanda, and she’s not a fan of me. Looking back, I feel like I could have handled it a lot better — maybe sat him down instead of just screaming at him and acting like a complete psychopath.”

Compono added that she is aware of Nichols “shouldn’t have been on it and he knows that,” so we’re hoping he’s stayed off of apps since then. “I’m not going to lose a guy that I’ve been crazy about for the past five years over a stupid fight on a TV show,” she continued.

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