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The Problem star Wes Bergmann’s castmate Shane Landrum shared a constructive story and feedback about him following latest criticism. Pic credit score: Paramount+

With Wes Bergmann receiving vital feedback from a number of castmates not too long ago, just a few others have seemingly stepped up in his protection with their very own tales or opinions about their castmate.

The Problem’s Shane Landrum and Sylvia Elsrode have every appeared in seasons with Wes and appear to have constructive opinions of him.

Particularly, Shane recounted a narrative from when he was on MTV’s The Problem: Champs vs. Stars 2 spinoff season with Wes, indicating that he “got gay bashed” at a Karaoke bar.

“@westonbergmann jumped a four foot fence and flying-decked my attacker. Everyone done f–d up on this show – NO ONE FROM OUR ERA is EXEMPT – so if you ARE EXEMPT YOU AINT AN OG,” Shane commented.

“the thing ALL OGs have in common is decades long behavior recorded and filmed for TV. Just bc you watch it Today be it OLD or NEW it is a TV Show filmed for entertainment and players doing their best to make TV and make money,” he mentioned.

Shane known as Wes a pal in actual life who’s “loyal and fun to be with” based mostly on his experiences.

“IDGAF but I can’t let cancel culture run the narrative,” he mentioned, earlier than joking he nonetheless wouldn’t be Wes’ ally on the present as a result of he “IS A SNAKE AND A PIECE OF S**T.”

Shane’s message ended with an attention-grabbing word wherein he instructed The Problem “need to be damn casting mentally stronger people like the LAVENDER LADIES” and plenty of different castmates he tagged.

Amongst them have been Marie Roda, Da’Vonne Rogers, Aneesa Ferreira, Cara Maria Sorbello, Amanda Garcia, Kam Williams, and Ashley Mitchell. Curiously, Shane additionally listed Laurel Stucky and Rachel Robinson, who beforehand blasted Wes in social media feedback.

Shane additionally indicated that the present “would rather cast FOLLOWER TRASH over strong gay men and women WHO CHALLENGE THEM and that’s WHERE THE CANCEL CULTURE NEEDS TO GO – STRAIGHT TO MOTHER F***ING MTV/CBS/BMP CASTING.”

Sylvia additionally defended Wes: ‘This is wild to me’

One of many people that Shane tagged was Sylvia Elsrode, who was a part of the Lavender Women clique on The Problem. She reunited with Wes on the All Stars 3 spinoff, and so they’ve remained mates exterior of The Problem.

Sylvia commented on a submit by a Problem fan’s account, which reposted vital remarks Laurel and Rachel initially made about Wes. She got here to Wes’ protection, calling it “wild” to see the criticism and backlash about him.

“I didn’t have a great first impression of Wes but as someone who’s had the pleasure of getting to know him outside of the challenge world. This picture that’s being painted of him is crazy to me. I’m sure he’s done and said things he’s not proud of my like myself and ALOT of challenge folks,” Sylvia commented.

She known as Wes a “great guy and great friend and overall person” from realizing him exterior the present.

“It’s a f***ing show. For f**k sakes,” Sylvia mentioned.

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Pic credit score: @jaychallenge1/Instagram

With Wes showing on CBS’ The Problem: USA 2 spinoff, castmates have introduced him up of their confessional interviews on the present. Some have talked about him being sneaky, a snake, or a mastermind behind the scenes. Wes and different solid members are seeing these interviews because the present airs.

None of what’s been mentioned about Wes appears overly vital of his character, however quite his gameplay. He not too long ago gained an elimination in Episode 6 and defected to the Blue Group, becoming a member of MTV vets Johnny Bananas, Tori Deal, and Faysal Shafaat.

Earlier than that, he’d turn out to be a goal for a number of CBS actuality TV stars, together with Desi Williams, Michele Fitzgerald, Michaela Bradshaw, and Cassidy Clark.

Particularly, Cassidy singled Wes out as a rival as a result of he voted her into elimination, which he’d performed after his Inexperienced Group teammates deceived him into pondering they have been all voting that method.

Throughout USA 2, Episode 6, Wes mentioned leaving his pregnant spouse at residence to movie the present and contemplated it being his remaining time on The Problem. Regardless of a number of emotional scenes hinting it was his final look, he gained a surprising elimination towards Dusty Harris to stay within the sport.

After the episode aired on CBS, he took to social media to seemingly affirm his retirement from The Problem. Wes mentioned that specializing in his enterprise and parenthood have been a part of his causes for that,

Of their interviews, he additionally talked about castmates “trashing” his title behind his again. He indicated he’d give extra particulars about it in his unique content material for Patreon subscribers. Wes’ spouse additionally posted on her Instagram Story to defend her husband towards castmates’ criticism.

Some castmates talking about his gameplay throughout USA 2 included Desi, Cassidy, Michaela, Cory, and Faysal. Cory additionally not too long ago appeared on the Loss of life, Taxes, and Bananas podcast. In a part of the episode, he known as out Wes’ “poor me” conduct through the spinoff season.

As Monsters and Critics reported on Friday, two of Wes’ castmates posted vital feedback on social media wherein they known as him out for a number of incidents throughout his Problem profession. Among the many occasions talked about have been him pouring soda on castmate Cara Maria and “threatening” Derrick Kosinski’s household whereas trash-talking throughout an elimination occasion.

The Problem: USA 2 airs Thursdays at 10/9c on CBS.

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