Whereas Wes Bergmann is probably not competing on The Problem anymore, he’s nonetheless watching episodes from afar as a viewer and fan.
Feedback frequently made the place forged or followers may recommend the competitors sequence is merely a recreation seemingly received Wes all types of fired up.
The 2-time champion from MTV’s present frequently shares his ideas in regards to the forged and competitors on social media and his subscription-based Patreon.
His current remarks fired again at these people who say The Problem is “just a game,” with Wes sharing it’s way more than that.
His feedback arrived after the second episode of MTV’s Battle For a New Champion, which encompasses a forged of opponents which have but to win a season.
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A few of Wes’ longtime associates and castmates can even seem as mercenaries in the course of the present, together with Chris “CT” Tamburello, Jordan Wiseley, and Darrell Taylor.
Wes says The Problem isn’t ‘just a game’
Following Episode 2 of Battle For a New Champion, Wes took to Twitter to share his ideas about critics, followers, and forged members calling The Problem “a game.”
“I’m getting sick and tired of people saying it’s just a game,” he mentioned in a single tweet, including, “To a certain extent that’s true. Which is why gaslighters have gotten away with saying it for so long.”
“Monopoly is a game. It requires no prep. It’s fake money. And it’s played in private,” Wes mentioned in his tweet.
He didn’t cease there, as he talked about that some opponents concerned in The Problem “spend months prepping their bodies” and provides a big time dedication to filming.
“No, the challenge is not JUST a game. It is, in fact, a game. But it’s much more than that,” Wes mentioned, including that those that say it’s a recreation are “usually doing so to justify either a stupid or immoral move.”
Wes has seen loads of strikes made throughout his seasons on The Problem he could not have agreed with. He’s doubtless seen some within the two most up-to-date MTV present seasons, together with Battle For a New Champion.
Wes introduced his retirement on The Problem’s spinoff present
Whereas there’s all the time a “never say never” phrase in impact when a Challenger says they’ve retired, Wes seemingly known as it quits this yr after a prolonged actuality TV profession.
Nevertheless, his retirement arrived on CBS throughout The Problem: USA 2, a derivative present based mostly on MTV’s competitors sequence.
Wes discovered himself focused by CBS castmates a number of occasions in the course of the season. He’d in the end lose an elimination to Chris Underwood, who went on to win the season alongside Desi Williams.
Wes, who gained two MTV seasons and Paramount Plus’ All Stars 3 spinoff, introduced on social media earlier this yr that he was calling it quits. His Problem retirement speech arrived earlier than his post-elimination exit from The Area on CBS’ USA 2.
He cited his enterprise tasks and that he and his spouse had been making ready to welcome their first youngster as his predominant causes for hanging up his Problem gear.
Many viewers are hoping for a big The Problem Season 40 from MTV that includes the present’s best stars. Wes appears unlikely to look in that one based mostly on his remarks and tasks.
Nevertheless, it appears he’ll proceed to share his ideas from afar in regards to the competitors sequence he loves that’s way more than “just a game.”
The Problem: Battle For a New Champion airs Wednesdays at 9/8c on MTV.