The 34-year-old actuality TV mainstay abruptly left the MTV competitors present throughout the Wednesday, Jan. 13 episode, with host T.J. Lavin explaining that she was “now not cleared” to compete.
Though she was cryptic throughout her remaining episode concerning the motive for her exit, Natalie informed Us Weekly on Jan. 13 that she needed to go away as a result of she discovered that she and Devin Perez, her boyfriend of greater than a yr, had been anticipating a child. Sadly, not lengthy after strolling away from the present, she skilled a miscarriage.
Producers had her take a being pregnant check throughout the season once 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 superb.
“It was like this bizarre wave of happiness, shock, shock, disappointment. I did not even course of what I used to be truly feeling,” the former Survivor winner recalled. “I used to be similar to, ‘How am I pregnant? I wish to win this cash!’ I really like my boyfriend, however he isn’t right here. It was simply essentially the most awkward approach 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 go away the sport, but in addition was tremendous excited and completely satisfied.”