February 16, 2012 04:00 PM by Lisa Princ
CBS‘ Amazing Race is gearing up for the season premiere, and among the eleven teams competing for the $1 million prize are Big Brother winner Rachel Reilly and her fiancé Brendon Villegas. Recently, the infamous duo chatted about doing the show. So, what can expect from these two? Read on to find out!
So, Rachel Reilly and Brendon Villegas survived the Big Brother house, but will they be able to survive The Amazing Race? Rachel Reilly recently explained to E! Online: “We definitely had a few struggles — which you’ll find out as you’re watching, but in the long run the race made us closer. Brendon and I are so in love, we’re getting married, and we know that if we can handle two season of BB and TAR we can handle anything.”
What kind of struggles could this super duo possible endure? Well, let’s just say it’s not their competition, but instead their big personalities. Rachel added: “Brendon and I are both really strong willed and we both want to take charge, and sometimes I pretend like I know what I’m doing when I have no idea. Then I get mad at Brendon when he tries to tell me that I’m wrong, because of course I know what I’m talking about—you should just go ahead and agree with me.”
Meanwhile, the couple said that it was a once in a lifetime opportunity that they just knew they could not pass up. Brendon Villegas definitely loves that he is not confined to one house, as they were on Big Brother. While he could not give away too much detail, Brendon did say: “I will say that Rachel never disappoints the audience in terms of drama – I will say that much.”
What do you think…will Brendon Villegas and Rachel Reilly’s relationship will survive The Amazing Race Season 20 of The Amazing Race premieres Sunday, February 19 at 8|7c on CBS, so be sure to tune in!
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