The Problem isn’t solely identified for intense competitions, fights, and drama but additionally its showmances and hookups.
In the course of the USA 2 spinoff, viewers have seen a couple of introduced, together with Survivor star Sebastian Noel’s curiosity in Tori Deal, in addition to Massive Brother stars Tyler Crispen and Alyssa Snider.
The CBS spinoff is usually a tamer model of The Problem, focusing extra on competitors and technique than the MTV present, which beforehand featured drama and hookups.
Zach Nichols, who had relationships with a number of MTV castmates throughout his actuality TV days, not too long ago spoke about what number of hookups are by no means aired and stay a secret amongst solid and crew.
Curiously, he revealed that a type of hookups throughout a earlier season led to particular events getting shut down for the solid and crew ceaselessly.
Whereas Zach didn’t give any names, a number of of his former castmates spilled some tea to provide followers an concept of when it occurred and who it might need concerned.
Zach Nichols talks about solid hookups from The Problem
Zach, a former solid member on The Actual World: San Diego and multi-time Problem competitor, now co-hosts a podcast with GOHT Media to cowl the competitors collection.
Whereas talking in regards to the USA 2 season airing on CBS, Zach introduced up how there weren’t many showmances on the spinoff, with Sebastian and Tori’s getting early highlight however seeming to fizzle.
“There’s been so many hookups that haven’t even made the air. Like it would suck to be the only showmance. Like they kind of touched on Seabass and Tori at the beginning. I kind of feel like Tori’s pumped the brakes on that,” Zach mentioned.
Whereas he commented that they appear to have was buddies, he additionally mentioned it’s nonetheless potential they’re hooking up, and it’s not likely being introduced that approach.
“That’s happened before. Dude, listen, I could drop some hookups on here that would just blow minds. Maybe we’ll do that someday,” Zach mentioned to his co-host.
The total podcast episodes seem as a part of a Patreon subscription. Zach went on to say that possibly if their quantity of Patreon subscribers doubled, he would reveal a number of the hookups on the podcast.
He additionally talked about that he didn’t simply find out about “cast on cast” hookups but additionally solid members hooking up with manufacturing or crew members.
“I could throw some real names under the bus here,” Zach mentioned, including, “I could ruin some lives.”
Did Problem OG reveal which castmate’s hookup ended ‘wrap parties’ ceaselessly?
In a clip shared on a Problem superfan’s Instagram account, Zach spoke a few particular incident involving an unnamed castmate’s hookup.
He spoke about how The Problem solid and manufacturing used to have one thing known as a “wrap party” after the ultimate completed.
“Cast and crew would come together and party their a**es off, usually like a day or two after the final, and there were some cast-on-cast hookups, some crew-on-cast hookups, and one in particular ruined the wrap party for cast members forever,” he mentioned.
From there, Zach’s co-host talked about how they would want to get to the next variety of subscribers on their Patreon for the total podcast episodes earlier than Zach spilled any additional tea.
“What do I care? Production’s done me so dirty in the past, I would love to just embarrass them,” Zach mentioned relating to giving extra particulars.
Curiously, the screenshot under exhibits that one other former Problem winner, Susie Meister, tried to provide particulars about which solid member it was.
“Save your money, it was Dunbar [Merrill],” Susie wrote in a social media remark proven in a screengrab.
She added in one other follow-up reply remark that the crew member was named “Pam” and was most likely “having regrets” about it.
One other fan account replied to Susie’s remark, claiming that Zach was speaking about former Challenger Heather Cooke being concerned within the hookup. In addition they introduced up how Dunbar was the primary elimination of the season Zach was referring to.
One other castmate says wrap events ended after the Rivals II season
One other of Zach’s castmates, Jemmye Carroll, popped up within the superfan’s IG submit feedback, seeming to produce other particulars.
Based mostly on her remark, Zach was referring to a solid member’s hookup after the Rivals 2 season completed filming. Jemmye indicated the wrap events formally stopped after this season. She additionally advised everybody she posted about it on her subscription-based Patreon.
Zach appeared in that Rivals II season with The Actual World: St. Thomas’ Trey Weatherholtz as his rival teammate. Dunbar was paired up with rival Tyrie Ballard from The Actual World: Denver however acquired eradicated early that season.
Jemmye was additionally on the season, teaming up along with her rival, Camila Nakagawa. They completed in third place within the closing behind runner-up group Cara Maria Sorbello and Cooke and the winners, Emily Schromm and Paula Meronek.
Susie wasn’t among the many Rivals II solid members, however she might have identified about hookups by conversations with a castmate corresponding to Dunbar or her buddy Sarah Rice, who additionally appeared in that season’s solid.
Based mostly on all of the tea, it undoubtedly appears it was after this Problem season that they put a wrap on the post-final wrap events for the solid and crew as a consequence of somebody’s hookup.
The Problem: USA 2 airs Thursdays at 10/9c on CBS.