What happened to Nam on The Challenge? Fans call for MTV star to return!

Nam was seen getting into the full swing of MTV’s The Challenge, but has now left the reality show. So, what happened to him?

The Spies, Lies and Allies series launched on August 11th, featuring a main challenge, nomination process, and an elimination round.

This season had players competing in male-female teams of two, with each team consisting of a US competitor and an international competitor.

So, what happened to Nam on The Challenge? Why did he leave the MTV show? Let’s look at how fans reacted to his exit, and explore the departure.

Nam. Picture: MTV The Challenge

Who is Nam from The Challenge?

Nam, 29, is a contestant who made it to the finals of the Ultimate Beastmaster 1 of The Challenge.

The reality TV star, from Germany, shared his goal of winning enough money to buy his parents a house.

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He is also a fashion and fitness model, and actor in Denmark and the US.

Nam, who competed in The Challenge’s Double Agents series, spends most of his time as head coach for Men’s Health, Deutschland.

Fans react to Nam’s departure

With Nam as one of the clear fan favourites, it was no surprise to see that Twitter was heartbroken that he left The Challenge.

And it’s not the first time he has left the MTV series.

Several viewers have previously shared their wishes for him to return for another series of the MTV series, and more so now it has happened again.

It looks like most people following the reality TV show felt empathy for him.

What happened to Nam from The Challenge?

  • Rumor has it that Nam had to leave due to a positive Covid-19 test

Host TJ Lavin revealed Nam was “deactivated”, but gave no explanation.

Season 37 was halted by production in April 2021, after a cast member had a positive COVID-19 test, meaning they had to quarantine.

When filming resumed in Croatia, Nam did not join the rest of the cast.

It is thought that he was too sick to return, following a positive Covid test. However, this has not been confirmed by Nam or the MTV producers.

Instagram account @jaychallenge, which posts speculation about the show, confirmed the rumours regarding his exit during episode one.

Nam was previously medically disqualified from The Challenge: Double Agents prior to the “Survive the Night” challenge due to injuring his back.

This marks the second time he has had to make a dramatic exit.

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