With the conclusion of The Problem: USA on CBS, forged members are talking about their expertise on the present, together with how issues are going with sure castmates following the season.
That features Enzo Palumbo, one of many many rivals on the present from the world of Huge Brother, who lasted till TJ Lavin’s last.
Viewers noticed him battle previous his buddy and ally David Alexander in Episode 10’s elimination, a lot to the dismay of a few of his castmates who didn’t need Enzo as a associate within the last.
The primary leg of the ultimate appeared to show that the ladies had the precise concept about Enzo. TJ introduced again The Algorithm, which randomly paired Enzo with Desi Williams.
To start the ultimate, she and Enzo had been required to finish an extended, chilly swim collectively to get to shore after which clear up a puzzle. Nevertheless, Enzo panicked through the swimming half, flailing round and yelling for assist after a number of minutes within the water.
That in the end led to him getting rescued by a ship and telling them he was quitting, which because of the guidelines, meant his teammate on the time additionally received disqualified from persevering with within the last. Footage confirmed Desi in tears as she may now not compete for $250,000.
Enzo talks about his state of affairs with Desi after the ultimate
Primarily based on feedback in interviews after The Challenge: USA final aired, Enzo stated he’s fully “devastated” by his efficiency through the present’s grand finale.
On Thursday, he appeared on YouTube’s Rob Has a Podcast (under) in a twin interview along with his buddy Ben Driebergen. Throughout the exit interview, host Rob Cesternino requested Enzo about what occurred in that first leg of the ultimate.
Enzo confessed he didn’t even watch the present’s last episode as a result of he didn’t need to relive what he known as his “worst second of TV.” He described the water circumstances and stated he felt terrible for what he did to Desi.
“The water was chilly. You already know, I want it was calm as a result of I believe I’d’ve completed it if it was calm, however I believe simply being uneven because it was, it was arduous for me to catch my breath rather a lot, and I believe that’s when the panic began to settle in, however no excuses I gotta get that executed,” Enzo stated of the swimming activity.
“I received a associate there in Desi, who was a beast…I gotta do it for her, and like I stated, I broke her coronary heart, and I gotta put on that on my sleeve now. I take into consideration this s**t each single day,” he stated.
Rob additionally requested Enzo the place issues stand with him and Desi now. He stated he “apologized 1,000,000 occasions out in Argentina” after which despatched a prolonged message to her on Instagram.
“So, we’re associates, however I do know she needs to punch me within the face. I do know she does, and I’ll let her if she needs to if that’s what makes it higher,” he stated, including, “She’s an superior woman. She didn’t deserve that.”
Enzo Palumbo on how he’d have executed in the remainder of TJ’s last
The swimming was solely a part of TJ’s last in Patagonia, as rivals needed to clear up puzzles, run, hike, transfer dust, eat massive onions with garlic, and battle the weather as they tried to rack up probably the most factors and get to the highest of a tall mountain.
Enzo received requested how he thinks he would’ve executed if he received previous that swimming portion of The Problem: USA last and reiterated that he felt horrible after his efficiency.
“I’m upset with myself…The eating- look I’m Italian. I’ma eat garlic. I’ma eat onions. I may do this. Once I heard what my brother was telling me about, like they had been in just like the moist and the chilly and this and that, perhaps that would have an effect on me slightly bit, however I’d’ve been glad that I used to be on land, and I’m like, ‘let’s go,’” he stated.
He continued to share how annoyed he was about his efficiency in Episode 11 of the spinoff season and his poor exhibiting within the last.
“I’m upset at myself as a result of I wished to get to these phases, and I wished to see how I’d’ve fared. You already know what I imply? I wished to get to that time, and look man; I’m devastated, bro, and that’s why I couldn’t watch it yesterday. It’s simply one thing I take into consideration on daily basis. It eats at me on daily basis,” Enzo shared.
After the present’s last episode aired, Desi commented about Enzo in different exit interviews. The previous Survivor star stated she’d had time to heal since then, nevertheless it nonetheless upset her to observe issues again and relive what occurred as a result of feeling she may’ve gained $250,000.
The Problem: USA episodes can be found on Paramount Plus.