MTV’s The challenge is back with a new season and fans can’t wait to see their favorite veterans return to the small screens. The challenge Season 38 has a “Ride or Dies” theme, meaning contestants will team up with their closest allies. And Nam Vo returns to the cast after an unfortunate disqualification from Season 37. Unfortunately, it looks like more misfortune will befall Nam ride or die. Here are The challenge Season 38 spoilers regarding Nam’s fate.
[Spoiler alert: The Challenge Season 38 spoilers ahead regarding contestant Nam Vo.]
The challenge The season 38 cast is stacked with an all-star veteran roster. Nam Vo is in good company with the other veterans including Devin Walker, Fessy Shafaat, Turbo, Nelson Thomas, Jay Starrett, Johnny “Bananas” Devenanzio, Jordan Wiseley and Darrell Taylor.
Showrunner Emer Harkin spoke to Entertainment Weekly about the new format that will match gamers with the person they trust most. “There are a few twists and turns throughout the season — there are times when you don’t know if your ride or die is still behind you or if they’re actually working against you,” Harkin explained. “They could break up and get back together. The game keeps everyone guessing all the time and there are massive surprises and bombs along the way that will shock fans because we’re doing a few things we’ve never done before The challenge.”
Harkin also teased a “shocking” return for Nam. “And we have a reappearance of Nam [Vo] this will shock you all. Oh my god, poor Nam, that’s all I’m saying.”
So what happens to Nam Vo in The Challenge: Ride or die? Corresponding The challenge Season 38 spoilers posted on Reddit, Nam Vo, and Emmy Russ are paired at the start. Emmy got her reality TV start on shows like Beauty & the Nerd, Celebrity Big Brother Germany, and Secret History Spain. Unfortunately, she reportedly leaves the show early in the competition, forcing Nam to be disqualified from the sequel.
It’s unclear why Emmy would want to leave the competition so early. A Reddit user has confirmed that Nam participated in the first challenge, but apparently he left shortly after.
Spoilers also note that Nam and Emmy entered the competition to potentially replace Aneesa Ferreira and James Simon, as well as Kaycee Clark and Kenny Clark. Aneesa, James, Kaycee and Kenny have been forced to remain in a second coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine longer than the rest of the cast. Kaycee, Kenny and Aneesa rejoined the cast, but James went home.
The challenge Season 38 spoilers related to Nam Vo are giving fans deja vu. Nam left unexpectedly during season 37. Though he never fully explained why he had to leave the show, he did post on Instagram about his unexpected departure.
“But what I can tell you is… believe me when I tell you that it was one of the hardest times I’ve had to go through in my life,” he wrote on Aug. 26, 2021. “I was absolutely devastated and heartbroken. I absolutely do not wish on anyone what I had to go through.”
“But I survived, I recovered, I’m getting back up because I will never give up no matter what!” he continued. “My life has never been easy, so this was just another experience to draw my source of willpower from.”
The challenge Season 38 premieres on MTV on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 8 p.m. ET.
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