Viewers of MTV’s The Problem had been thrown for a loop on Wednesday night time when it was revealed that Natalie Anderson was “not cleared” to compete.
Whereas the hit actuality sequence didn’t make clear the rationale for her departure, Natalie revealed what went down in a brand new interview with Us Weekly.
Anderson defined that she bowed out of the sequence after she discovered that she and Devin Perez, her boyfriend, had been anticipating a child.
The truth TV star suffered a miscarriage shortly after exiting the sequence.
Whereas filming the sequence, Natalie realized her interval was late, and that producers subsequently had her take a being pregnant check.
“It was like this bizarre wave of happiness, shock, shock, disappointment. I did not even course of what I used to be really feeling,” the Survivor alum recalled.
“I used to be similar to, ‘How am I pregnant? I wish to win this cash!’ I like my boyfriend, however he isn’t right here. It was simply essentially the most awkward technique to discover out you are pregnant, as a result of it might have been a tremendous feeling, however I did not have the chance to really feel like that as a result of I used to be simply so confused and torn about having to depart the sport, but additionally was tremendous excited and completely happy.”
Upon arriving residence, Natalie stated that she was capable of “breathe and embrace the being pregnant in a method that I hadn’t felt whereas I used to be on the market.”
She subsequently discovered that she was eight weeks alongside, however she began experiencing painful cramping shortly after the appointment together with her physician.
“I went via a miscarriage, and it was actually tough as a result of I had simply sort of come to peace with leaving the sport and saying goodbye to the competitors of the problem, which I like, got here again residence and altered my mindset into this new journey,” she continued.
“And that was then taken away from me. It was laborious for me.”
Anderson stated that she was “dreading” her episodes of the sequence hitting the air due to having to relive the expertise.
“I did all the things that I might in my energy to sort of make peace with my journey, and I am simply actually happy with the place I’m proper now and the place we’re collectively,” she added.
Natalie was a drive on Double Brokers since its December premiere, changing into the primary feminine to earn a cranium to qualify her to run within the closing.
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