Maci Bookout Preps for 'Naked and Afraid': 'It's Gonna Suck, But I'm Not Gonna Quit'While many think they are up to the challenge, mother nature often wins. According to Radar Online , Bookout only lasted a single day in Nicaragua while on the show. After first meeting her partner, a man named Justin, they set off to find fresh water. Unfortunately, things quickly took a turn for the worse due to a large amount of thorns on the ground. Bookout explained while on the show:. However, the reality TV star never had a chance to make those shoes in the end as the thorns became too much.
'Teen Mom' star quits after only one night on 'Naked and Afraid'
As she navigates the remote terrain, the self-professed Naked and Afraid superfan uses her camping experience to make fires and to feed herself, even climbing a papaya tree nude with the help of her ICU nurse partner Justin. During their two-week excursion, they run into hungry predators, venomous reptiles and hyper-aggressive howler monkeys. On top of all that, a punishing dry season leaves the pair with little vegetation and scarce fresh water. If you have opted in for our browser push notifications, and you would like to opt-out, please refer to the following instructions depending on your device and browser. For turning notifications on or off on Google Chrome and Android click here , for Firefox click here , for Safari click here and for Microsoft's Edge click here. FB Twitter ellipsis More. Image zoom.
In the reality television mash-up you definitely knew that you needed, Teen Mom OG star Maci Bookout is going to be on an episode of Naked and Afraid and my popcorn is already in the microwave. And Maci is super down! She's actually a huge fan of the show! Maci and Justin will also most likely discover some super important things about who they are as people and all of that gushy, self-reflective stuff, but we know the most important thing is how soon they can build a shelter and make fire. For all you Naked and Afraid newbies, it sets up the whole episode. As Maci says in her introduction video, she has no intention of quitting.
Teen Mom OG star Maci Bookout got Naked and Afraid in the jungles of Chacocente, Nicaragua, but though she began the episode confidently, she quickly found the day challenge unbearable. Bookout made it just a short distance into the jungle before realizing the ground was covered with thorns and cactus needles.
Check out the gallery below for the all the information on Maci's foray into the wilderness, as well as two exciting sneak peeks of her appearance on reality TV's most unforgiving series:. But until Sunday night, we knew very little about Maci's experience on the show. No Half Measures. As we learned on the preview that aired during Sunday night's Naked and Afraid: XL, Maci won't be coddled just because of her celebity status. She totally stripped down, just like the show's previous contestants, and you can expect she'll be pushed to the point of severe dehydration, exhaustion and disease, like everyone else. Sounds awesome!!