The 34-year-outdated actuality TV mainstay abruptly left the MTV competitors present throughout the Wednesday, Jan. 13 episode, with host T.J. Lavin explaining that she was “no longer cleared” to compete.
Although she was cryptic throughout her closing episode about the motive for her exit, Natalie informed Us Weekly on Jan. 13 that she needed to go away as a result of she realized that she and Devin Perez, her boyfriend of greater than a yr, have been anticipating a child. Sadly, not lengthy after strolling away from the present, she skilled a miscarriage.
Producers had her take a being pregnant take a look at throughout the season after they realized her interval was late, and he or she acknowledged that discovering out about she was anticipating throughout manufacturing on the present wasn’t supreme.
“It was like this weird wave of happiness, shock, surprise, disappointment. I didn’t even process what I was actually feeling,” the former Survivor winner recalled. “I was just like, ‘How am I pregnant? I want to win this money!’ I love my boyfriend, but he’s not here. It was just the most awkward way to find out you’re pregnant, because it could have been an amazing feeling, but I didn’t have the opportunity to feel like that because I was just so confused and torn about having to leave the game, but also was super excited and happy.”