What Happened to Nathan Henry on ‘The Challenge’? TV Star Talks Shock Exit

Nathan Henry has opened up about his early exit from The Challenge: World Championship following his departure from the sequence within the very first episode.

The actuality tv star, 32, who has featured on the U.Ok.’s model of The Challenge and Geordie Shore, joined the solid of the Paramount+ competitors sequence alongside large names from The Challenge franchise like Theo Campbell, Kaycee Campbell, and Nelson Thomas.

The Challenge: World Championship sees “legends” from previous seasons of The Challenge be a part of forces with international “MVPs”, like Henry, from varied editions of the present from internationally.

Each international MVP is paired with a Challenge Legend to type groups, with the Legends serving to the MVPs win energy and keep away from elimination with the intention to make it to probably the most tough problem of all of them—the brutal finale, the place they’ll battle for the grand prize of $500,000.

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Nathan Henry, pictured in episode one in every of ‘The Challenge: World Championship’. The actuality TV star has spoken out about his early exit from the Paramount+ sequence.
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The first two episodes of The Challenge: World Championship have been launched on Paramount+ on March 8 however earlier than the tip of the premiere half, it was revealed that Henry had left the competitors.

Newsweek has all the pieces you might want to learn about Henry’s early exit from The Challenge: World Championship and what he is mentioned in regards to the present since.

What Happened to Nathan Henry on The Challenge: World Championship?

Henry was seen collaborating within the very first activity on The Challenge: World Championship, which noticed the MVP gamers testing their power in a sequence of bodily challenges and psychological puzzles.

During the episode, filmed in Cape Town, South Africa, the Legend gamers watched and cheered on the MVPs as they downed two glasses of a thriller smoothie and moved a weighted tire down a runway with a sledgehammer.

They then needed to roll their approach down a observe on a concrete cylinder—with out touching the bottom—earlier than trying a puzzle that required them to rearrange weighted objects from lightest to heaviest to disclose a code to maneuver on.

The remaining checkpoint noticed gamers transport a weighted flagpole from one finish of the sphere to a different, and lift their flag to complete.

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Nathan Henry, pictured in his solid picture for ‘The Challenge: World Championship’, joined the solid of the competitors sequence after his look on the U.Ok. model. He needed to go away throughout the first episode for medical causes.
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After the primary problem, the solid was seen returning to the home the place they acquired to know their co-stars and strategized in regards to the recreation forward.

Towards the tip of the episode, the entire contestants headed to the elimination the place it was revealed that Henry had been “medically separated” from the sport. No additional particulars got.

His departure meant that his co-star, and fellow The Challenge UK alum, Tristan Phipps was protected from potential elimination and thru to the following episode.

What Has Nathan Henry Said About Leaving The Challenge: World Championship?

Speaking after the discharge of the primary two episodes, Henry revealed how he was “gutted” to have to go away The Challenge: World Championship.

“I was absolutely gutted because I was there to win, especially knowing that [there] was half a million pounds prize fund. And I was ready to play the game,” he advised Newsweek.

“I’d already made so many friends in the house on the first two days that I was there, I’d already started creating alliances from the get-go, so I feel like I would have definitely been a strong contender but unfortunately it wasn’t meant to be!” Henry mentioned.

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Nathan Henry pictured on the Launch of Paramount+ UK at Outernet London on June 20, 2022, in London, England. The star has advised Newsweek that he would “100%” do one other season of ‘The Challenge’ sooner or later.
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Despite his and his followers’ disappointment over his early departure, Henry has teased a return to The Challenge franchise, saying he would “absolutely love to return in the future” and that the crew behind the present is conscious of his want to be again.

“You never know, you might be seeing me on another challenge in the future,” the star mentioned, including that he “loves” the present.

“I love what it is, how it brings out your competitive side, how it brings out the best and the worst in people. I think it’s probably one of the ultimate reality TV shows so I would 100% return,” Henry mentioned.

The Challenge: World Championship episodes are launched on Wednesdays on Paramount+.

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