Former Huge Brother star and two-time finalist on The Problem, Paulie Calafiore, was among the many shock forged members revealed for The Problem: USA 2 on CBS.
Inside the first episode, viewers noticed him reunited with a number of castmates with whom he’d been in heated altercations throughout earlier Problem seasons, together with Johnny Bananas and Josh Martinez.
All of them seemingly put their earlier variations previously and ended up on the identical crew, making for an fascinating redemption story in Paulie’s return to the competitors sequence.
Based mostly on on-line reactions, Paulie’s actuality TV return was well-received by loads of followers, who famous that they favored the calmer, extra mature model of the hot-headed competitor they noticed in earlier seasons.
Whereas a lot of his supporters would’ve favored to see him on the spinoff season longer, he was an early exit as he obtained eradicated by his former rival Bananas.
At the least one former castmate didn’t shrink back from taking some pictures at Paulie, as Journey or Dies winner Devin Walker fired off a number of messages about his elimination. Paulie lately reacted to these remarks.
Paulie Calafiore learns about Devin’s tweets about USA 2
Paulie has been making the rounds with varied podcasts and publications since his look on The Problem: USA 2. In an episode of the Actuality TV Aftershow podcast, former Survivor contestant Jonny Fairplay requested Paulie what he considered his former castmate’s tweets.
Paulie stated he hadn’t actually been trying, so Fairplay learn off one of many tweets during which Devin stated it “had to sting” for Paulie to lose to his “biggest enemy” after all of the “s**t” he talked. Devin additionally referred to as Paulie a “loser” in his tweet.
“That is a classic Devin tweet to a T,” Paulie stated, including, “It almost has a high school feel to it.”
“I’m almost like, ‘Can we get past the part of The Challenge where we use terms like we’re in high school?’” Paulie requested.
“I could imagine him typing that while he’s drunk. Like, ‘I kinda like wanted to just tweet this and stir the pot and see if I’ll get a response or reaction,’” Paulie stated.
Why is there beef between Devin and Paulie?
Paulie and Devin appeared in only one season of The Problem collectively, 2018’s Closing Reckoning. That was Paulie’s debut within the sequence, the place he reached the ultimate alongside Natalie Negrotti.
In the meantime, Devin entered the sport as a mercenary with Cory Wharton. After profitable in an elimination towards two of the groups within the unique forged, Cory obtained into an altercation with castmate Tony Raines and was kicked off the present, that means Devin additionally needed to depart.
Devin and Paulie had been amongst these on the Closing Reckoning reunion and are additionally featured in MTV’s “6 Most Explosive Challenge Reunion Moments” spotlight video.
Paulie was a spectator as Devin obtained as much as confront Bananas over what he felt had been insensitive remarks about his deceased father.
Whereas Devin and Paulie didn’t have any incidents throughout that season, Paulie had been vocal whereas away from MTV’s The Problem. The previous castmates exchanged on-line remarks through social media and in interviews. That included Paulie calling out the “vacation alliance” and Devin for his or her “scared” gameplay.
Throughout Paulie’s latest podcast look (above), he stated possibly Devin was getting “jealous” about how Paulie bonded with Bananas throughout the spinoff as if he was “stealing his boyfriend.” Viewers noticed Devin and Bananas patch issues up from their Problem feud throughout MTV’s Journey or Dies.
Paulie talked about that his USA 2 castmate, Wes Bergmann, might also have been jealous about Paulie and Bananas’ mended relationship.
Paulie revealed Wes hadn’t stated something to him since they filmed collectively attributable to Paulie mendacity to him forward of filming about being within the forged. That was a part of a loopy wager that Bananas made with Wes, which can have resulted within the scene the place Wes jumped bare right into a pool in USA 2, Episode 5.
All Stars OG obtained concerned in Devin’s messages to Paulie
Curiously, it was additionally talked about that MTV OG and All Stars competitor, Laterrian Wallace, responded to Devin’s tweet about Paulie.
“You’re a champ so you’re allowed to talk yo s***. Ive never done a challenge with either of you two so don’t really know the history but geez some of y’all cut deep with tweets! FYI never speak to me like this I’m a different kind of man,” Laterrian stated in his reply to Devin’s tweet.
“I literally don’t know who you are,” Devin replied to the Street Guidelines and Problem OG, together with a facepalm emoji.
Fortunately for Devin, it doesn’t seem he and Laterrian will cross paths anytime quickly, with Devin seeming to proceed showing in MTV’s model of The Problem and LT seeming carried out after a number of returns for the All Stars spinoff.
So far as Devin and Paulie crossing paths, that could be a unique story. Relying on the path of MTV’s Season 40, these two might find yourself competing towards each other, ought to they each get and settle for requires the present. Is a Devin vs. Paulie showdown on the horizon?
The Problem: USA 2 airs Thursdays at 10/9c and Sundays at 9/8c on CBS.