In a shocking twist on Monday night’s episode of “Claim to Fame,” Hugo Wentzel was revealed to be the grandson of former President Jimmy Carter. Wentzel, 23, was eliminated from the competition after incorrectly guessing that another contestant’s celebrity relative was Elton John.
The reveal came as a surprise to many viewers, as Wentzel had done a good job of keeping his identity a secret up until that point. He had planted clues around the house that hinted at his famous relative, including a peanut butter jar and a copy of “Our Endangered Values,” a book written by Carter. However, the other contestants were still able to piece together the clues and figure out who he was.
After being eliminated, Wentzel gave a tearful goodbye to the other contestants. He said that he was proud of himself for being able to keep his secret for so long, and that he was grateful for the opportunity to have met his fellow contestants.
“I’m so glad that I got to come on this show and meet all of you amazing people,” he said. “I’m going to miss you all so much.”
Wentzel’s reveal has been met with a great deal of excitement on social media. Many viewers are praising him for his courage in coming forward, and for his willingness to share his story with the world.
“I’m so inspired by Hugo,” one Twitter user wrote. “He’s so brave for sharing his story, and I’m so glad that he got to meet his grandfather.”
Another user added, “Hugo is an inspiration to us all. He showed us that it’s okay to be different, and that it’s important to be proud of who you are.”
Wentzel’s reveal is a reminder that everyone has a story to tell, and that it’s important to be proud of who you are. He is an inspiration to us all, and we are grateful for the opportunity to have met him.