Chuck Norris’ grandson has been kicked out of Kevin and Frankie Jonas’ new TV show ‘Claim To Fame’ for cheating

Through Becca Longmire.

July 12, 2022 7:00 a.m

Spoiler alert: This story contains spoilers for the series premiere of Claim to Fame.

The series premiere of Kevin and Frankie Jonas’ new show “Claim to Fame” was eventful to say the least.

On the show, “celebrity relatives step out of the shadows of their famous family members and live together under one roof, hiding their identities and lineage in pursuit of their own fame and fortune.”

In the first episode, which aired on Monday, American martial artist and actor Chuck Norris’ grandson, Maxwell Norris, was kicked out of the house for smuggling in a phone, which is not allowed.

Kevin shared: “As you know, when you came in we took all your devices with us to protect your identity, keep information out and make sure the game was fair for everyone.

“And one of you broke that rule. As you know, we take this very seriously. We want you to take the game seriously. It really is a competition.”

Maxwell Norris. Credit: ABC/John Fleenor

“Why the hell would you cheat?” Contestant Logan questioned, after Yahoo! “I would be nervous going home to my grandfather, and my grandfather isn’t even Chuck Norris. So good luck. Have fun Max.”

Max has since spoken out in a statement about his exit Weekly entertainmentShe admits, “I didn’t tell my grandpa that I was going to be on Claim to Fame.

“I’ll let you know when he’s finally watching and share any reactions he might have to my brief appearance. Most kids don’t want to disappoint their grandparents, and nobody wants to disappoint Chuck Norris!”

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Maxwell Norris.  Credit: ABC/Maarten de Boer
Maxwell Norris. Credit: ABC/Maarten de Boer

Kevin tells United States today He was briefed on the cheating at the evening’s ceremony and revealed how he “threw us all for a curveball.”

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“It was definitely not staged,” he insisted. “This person actually smuggled in another phone. It’s like you didn’t see the 98 cameras alone in your room? I do not get it.”

Admitting he thought it might jeopardize the entire competition, Kevin continued, “I actually thought, ‘Oh god, it’s all over. We go home. There is no more show. It’s over.’ But luckily they had a plan.”

Frankie added that he thought, “Wait, this is great TV. This is fantastic.”

Check out some of the fan reactions to the episode below.

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