Burying the hatchet? Perhaps so. Paulie Calafiore and Johnny “Bananas” Devenanzio haven’t at all times gotten alongside on The Problem — however issues might. be altering.

Whereas Devenanzio, 33, was shut pals with Cara Maria Sorbello, that modified after she started courting Calafiore, 32, in 2018. Not solely did the three not work collectively on the present, however all of them criticized one another’s private lives on social media by way of the years, making a longtime rift. So, followers had been shocked final month when the Massive Brother alum and the First Look host posed collectively for a photograph at a Los Angeles occasion — inflicting many to surprise if a friendship had fashioned.

“I’m not going to provide away something that was mentioned that night time. Folks have identified for a very long time that Johnny and I had been at one another’s heads, and I feel we’re each at a spot the place we’ve taken sufficient time without work. She’s taken sufficient time without work the place we’ve been capable of take away ourselves from that facet of issues,” Calafiore stated on the Thursday, October 7, episode of the “Watch With Us” podcast. “The place him and I actually butted heads wasn’t a lot within the recreation, it was a budget pictures exchanged outdoors of the sport. He would alternate an affordable shot. I might attempt to have a less expensive shot. He would come again with a less expensive shot. … The best way that we left it was, ‘Hey, no matter occurs between you and I, depart her out of it, depart the connection out of it.’”

In September 2019, Devenanzio, 39, opened up solely to Us Weekly about his damaged friendship with Sorbello, 35.

“Our relationship at this level is just about lifeless on arrival. We’ve just about regressed on our friendship again to the place we had been pre-parasite coming into the institution. I get it. You’ve gotta select your pal or your boyfriend. She’s doing what she’s gotta do. I don’t hate her for it,” the seven-time winner, 39, stated on the time. “She’s in a darkish place proper now with a darkish particular person. I don’t fault her for being slightly bit, I really feel like, misguided. It’s unlucky. … She’s only a completely different particular person. She’s modified lots.”

The 2-time winner, for her half, was additionally seemingly stunned by the reunion and confirmed she hasn’t spoken to Devenanzio in years.


Whereas Sorbello and Calafiore are at present internet hosting their first VIP expertise referred to as The Ten Escape, they’re open to returning to the present finally — however are usually not feeling the present forged of Spies, Lies and Allies.

“The individuals which might be there proper now, I don’t belief the problem of their palms,” she advised Us. “I’ve bought nothing in opposition to the rookies, however these vets are usually not doing it justice.”

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The Problem: Spies, Lies and Allies airs on MTV Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET.

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