The Problem Season 39 options 24 contenders who’ve but to win a championship on the MTV competitors sequence. One will develop into a first-time champion and win substantial prize cash.
Within the premiere episode, host TJ Lavin launched the opponents to the Battle For a New Champion format with its three phases. The primary featured everybody working collectively as a crew.
Returning forged members Tula “Big T” Fazerkley, Melissa Reeves, Michele Fitzgerald, and Jay Starrett have been readily available to carry their expertise to the present.
They have been joined by different non-winners, equivalent to Journey or Dies finalists Horacio Gutierrez and Olivia Kaiser, their castmates Chauncey Palmer and Nurys Mateo, and one-and-done Complete Insanity competitor Asaf Goren.
There was additionally a gaggle of relative newcomers, together with Massive Brother’s Kyland Younger, The Problem: UK’s James Lock, and The Problem: Australia’s Jessica Brody.
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As with most episodes of The Problem, Battle For a New Champion included an elimination in its premiere, with one particular person despatched house from the sport.
The Problem 39 started with the Management stage
It was a Problem first within the premiere episode as everybody was working collectively as a crew within the opening day by day problem. This was known as the Management stage, the place the crew wanted to regulate a state of affairs, aka their mission. They’d financial institution more cash by working collectively to finish the day by day mission.
Gap Management concerned the crew racing from the beginning level to slip into a big gap within the floor. It was a mud pit with a steep wall they needed to climb as much as escape. The aim was to retrieve all of the poles from it, get everybody out of the opening, and remedy a puzzle by placing the poles within the appropriate order in below 10 minutes.
They’d financial institution $50,000 in the event that they accomplished it, which was added to the ultimate’s $300,000 prize pool. They wouldn’t get that $50,000 added to the prize pool in the event that they failed the mission.
Everybody bought out of the opening, however the puzzle-solving didn’t work out. TJ revealed they didn’t remedy the puzzle appropriately and failed the opening mission. That meant $50,000 was misplaced that might’ve been added to the prize pool.
TJ informed the opponents to go again to The Problem home and get acquainted with the place they’d reside. He additionally informed them to deliberate on who may go into elimination. TJ mentioned they’d discover out who would compete at The Area.
First deliberation reveals a candidate for elimination
Early on, Massive T mentioned she was making an attempt to tug a “Wes Bergmann” by having alliances with everybody in the home she might. She revealed that Melissa, Jay, Corey Lay, and Hughie Maughan have been amongst her allies and the UK guys.
One other alliance that includes Olivia, Nurys, Ravyn Rochelle, Moriah Jadea, and Michelle was revealed. They talked about sending in Berna Canbeldek, who was standoffish and defensive to everybody early on. Additionally they talked about eliminating Melissa, who they noticed as “Big T’s crutch” within the recreation.
A gaggle of the boys mentioned saying Massive T’s title for the elimination, though Corey prompt it might come again to chunk them attributable to how she performs a strategic social recreation.
Olivia talked to Melissa, Massive T, Michelle, Nurys, and others about how she’d been informed that Jessica Brody was speaking about eliminating the sturdy ladies in the home.
An argument broke out at deliberation between the women and men about who tousled within the day by day mission. The fellows mentioned it was the ladies who failed, whereas the ladies mentioned the fellows got here up with the plan, and it didn’t work.
Jessica dug herself a gap through the deliberation with an enormous speech, saying she didn’t care about profitable the cash within the closing however wished to work with everybody to assist another person win it.
Who went house within the first elimination of Season 39?
Every competitor bought a vote at The Area, and Jessica was the unanimous vote. Horacio voted for Massive T, although. Jessica had to enter elimination, and TJ gave her “ultimate control” to choose another feminine as her opponent.
Jessica known as Massive T down as her opponent, saying she was “weak and not helping the team.” They competed in Fall Out. They have been every locked in a cage suspended above The Area.
The item was to filter coloured tiles in the course of the cage after which seize the rope hanging between two cages. They wanted to seize the hammer in the course of the rope to smash out the underside of their cage and be the primary to fall out.
Jessica admitted she fears heights, making this elimination scary for her. Massive T mentioned in confessional she wished to show to others she’s not a weak competitor. She positively proved it by utterly destroying the elimination to win.
A dissatisfied Jessica was formally eradicated from Battle For a New Champion, whereas Massive T received and rejoined the group. TJ informed everybody they wanted to “take control” of their recreation. Massive T joked in her post-elimination interview she doesn’t discover Horacio sizzling anymore after he voted for her, and she or he’ll be watching him.
The Problem: Battle For a New Champion airs Wednesdays at 8/7c on MTV.