Deontay Wilder’s Surprising Exit from The Traitors 2

Deontay’s Abrupt Departure

Deontay Wilder, one of the 22 celebrities invited to the new season of The Traitors, left the show unexpectedly, leaving viewers wondering what happened. To fill the void, the producers brought back Kate Chastain from Below Deck, who stirred up drama in her first two episodes.

Deontay’s Struggles in the Castle

Deontay had difficulty adjusting to life in the Scottish castle. In Episode 4, host Alan Cumming announced Deontay’s departure without providing any details, respecting Deontay’s privacy.

Deontay’s Explanation

After the episode aired, Deontay shared his thoughts on his experience. He found the game more challenging than he anticipated and was overwhelmed by the number of Faithfuls compared to Traitors.

Childhood Trauma Resurfacing

Deontay revealed that being on the show triggered childhood trauma he had never addressed. The conniving, scheming, and arguing brought up painful memories that he had no outlet for.

Deontay’s Farewell

Despite the short and painful experience, Deontay expressed his gratitude for the opportunity and wished everyone well in their future endeavors.

The Traitors 2 Updates

  • Episode 6 featured a shocking vote and a cliffhanger that left fans buzzing on social media.
  • Janelle Pierzina, after being voted off, announced her retirement from reality TV.
  • Big Brother winner Nicole Franzel expressed her desire to be on The Traitors 3.

Where to Watch The Traitors 2

Previous episodes of The Traitors 2 are available on Peacock. New episodes air every Thursday at 6 p.m. PT / 9 p.m. ET on Peacock.