“The Challenge” Star Jemmye Carroll Explains His Return To Reality TV For “All Stars”


seven times The challenge contestant Jemmye Carroll appeared on MTV Ex on the beach: Peak of Love after his last season. During the dating show, she recapped the episodes on her YouTube channel. After the series finale, Carroll announced his departure from reality TV and the video-sharing platform. However, she returned a few years later to All stars. In a recent four-minute YouTube video, the 32-year-old explained why she chose to give the competition series another chance.

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Jemmye Carroll appeared in seven seasons of “The Challenge”

The Real World: New Orleans (2010) star Jemmye Carroll debuted in a spin-off The challenge for 2012 Battle of the seasons alongside some of his former roommates.

However, they didn’t perform well together and ended up being knocked out quite early in the competition. The reality TV star returned for Rivals II teamed up with veteran Camila Nakagawa where she placed third, winning $ 7,500.

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She has appeared in five other seasons, but has yet to make another final. Shortly after her last appearance, Carroll appeared on Ex on the beach: Peak of Love (2019) like The challenge The ex of star Marlon Williams.

During the season, she recapped episodes on her YouTube channel and shared behind-the-scenes information.

She then quit reality TV and her YouTube channel

In a now-deleted April 2020 Instagram post, Carroll announced his “indefinite” departure from reality TV and his YouTube channel. She began by calling the COVID-19 pandemic “uncharted waters” and explained that the unexpected outbreak had given her “clarity”.

After communicating with herself, God, and the universe, Carroll noted that she had decided to “move away from reality TV and my YouTube channel” due to a new direction.

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She ended her announcement with “where you invest your love; you invest your life. Going forward, I plan to focus my life on what matters to me more than ever, service. May we all rise up like a phoenix from its ashes. ”

Carroll explains his decision to return to reality TV for “All Stars”

After her announcement, it’s unclear how Carroll got involved in the service, but she didn’t return to The challenge or his YouTube channel until almost a year later, in March 2021.

In a four minute video, she explained that she used midlife to “focus” on herself and work on her “inner growth”. While Carroll noted that she found what she was looking for, she still had no plans to return for another season of The challenge and claimed that she had rejected several invitations to return.

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However, the 32-year-old has agreed to return for the first season with old-school players, fallout All stars. Describing herself as a “fan” of the competitive series, Carroll explained that she couldn’t turn down the chance to compete with people she grew up watching.

Therefore, she quickly signed up for the spinoff show. Additionally, the MTV star will be returning to her recaps as she claims to have behind-the-scenes stories to share. However, she posts her videos on the paid platform Patreon instead of YouTube. The challenge: the stars premieres April 1 on Paramount +.


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