The Problem: Wes Bergmann explains his retirement, says it might be ‘irresponsible’ to depart for competitors
Wes Bergmann known as it a wrap on The Problem: USA 2 spinoff present, indicating he wouldn’t be again once more for The Problem.
Whereas host TJ Lavin stated that Wes might return anytime he needed to, the 38-year-old maintains that he’s retiring from the competitors sequence he’s been a part of since 2006.
Viewers noticed Wes ousted from CBS’ USA 2 spinoff by Survivor’s Chris Underwood in an elimination occasion earlier this week after votes had been despatched his manner by three castmates, together with his good friend and ally, Josh Martinez.
As Monsters and Critics reported, after Wes’ aired elimination loss, he known as out his castmate’s “pathetic” tears in the course of the episode, as Josh was proven struggling together with his resolution to vote for Wes.
Following the episode, Wes has additionally spoken with a number of retailers about retiring from The Problem.
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He defined why it may be tough for some followers to understand his leaving as a result of causes he’s given for his retirement.
Wes calls it ‘too irresponsible’ for him to return to The Problem
A number of weeks in the past, the primary phrase of Wes retiring from The Problem arrived throughout an episode of USA 2. Within the episode, Wes confronted potential elimination and acquired emotional when discussing how he’ll develop into a father very quickly because of his spouse anticipating their first youngster.
He wasn’t eradicated throughout that episode, however Wes seemingly confirmed his retirement on social media after it aired, citing his household and companies as a part of his resolution.
Whereas speaking to Pop Tradition after his official elimination in USA 2, Episode 10, he stated he was “very, very sad” to depart The Problem. He additional defined his resolution and why followers won’t perceive it.
“I’m not sitting here saying, ‘I dislike it,’ or, ‘I am not good at it anymore,’ and I’m obviously in great shape and all this kind of stuff. So, it’s like none of the… There’s not any on-paper reasons to not do it. But, what they’re not seeing is just how hard it is for a business owner of my size to leave for two months,” Wes stated.
He defined that many individuals depend on him exterior of actuality tv, which is a part of why he can’t preserve leaving to be on any model of the present.
“There’s more people that depend on me for their livelihood than there are entire Challengers in the game. And there’s more money for me to lose than the entire prize pool combined every single season, so it’s too irresponsible,” he stated.
Wes stated he received’t maintain again in opinions about castmates now
Whereas talking with Pop Tradition, Wes additionally stated there are “no repercussions” now for him to talk his thoughts about his castmates since he’s not a part of The Problem sport. Prior to now, he could have bitten his tongue to maintain himself secure with allies and castmates.
He was requested what set issues off relating to the social media storm in the course of the USA 2 season, as he stated people had been speaking badly about him regardless of performing like his associates on the present.
Wes indicated that Desi Williams, whom he thinks is a “f***ing queen,” continued a cycle of doing one thing dangerous to him within the sport after which apologizing for it. He stated he repeated that a number of occasions, after which her confessional interview was the “straw that broke the camel’s back.”
That specific confessional aired in the course of the episode the place Wes first talked about retirement in USA 2 and went on to defeat Dusty in an elimination. In the course of the episode, he acquired emotional about issues, together with his retirement and upcoming life as a dad.
Nevertheless, a number of castmates known as him out throughout and after the present. Desi claimed in her confessional that Wes was attempting to achieve sympathy from others together with his retirement discuss.
“That’s not true. I’m losing something that’s been a part of my life for 20 years,” Wes stated, including, “Part of the reason she’s here is because of my investment in the game because there wouldn’t be a game if not for some of the people that put 20 years towards this.”
One of many examples Wes gave of one thing that Desi did was telling him that their staff was voting for Cassidy Clark reasonably than his MTV castmate, Amanda Garcia. That transfer made Wes seem like he was going after Cassidy and created an enemy for him.
Throughout his interview, he defined that not one of the “bad” issues Desi did to him on USA 2 was something he’d take into account greater than a one or two on a scale from one to 10. Nevertheless, the buildup of a number of issues, together with her confessional remarks, set issues off.
Wes additionally prompt that the Survivor stars could have made the precise transfer, as many are nonetheless competing for an opportunity to win the season. He’ll now watch the rest of the season, doubtless rooting for his MTV castmates as he continues his journey past The Problem.