Reality participants quit Farmer Wants a Wife, The Summit.

A farmer walks away leaving single ladies loveless, while a trekker demands a chopper remove him from Nine's mountain.

Making Reality TV takes a toll on participants if last night’s vieweing is anything to go by.

Two cast members threw in the towel, giving producers unexpected drama.

Farmer Bert, arguably Farmer Wants a Wife pin-up bachelor this year quit the show, walking away from three remaining ladies.

Bert put a 24-hour date with Brooke on hold due to accruing farm work only to return with bombshell news reminiscent of Honey Badger on The Bachelor -he wasn’t choosing any of them.

“Coming into this experience, I was looking for someone to share my life with. I think all the girls are wonderful, but I don’t have what it takes to be in a relationship right now. I just don’t have the emotional time to be the person that people are deserving of. That’s the reality of it,” he said.

“Goodbyes are pretty hard for me. It always hurts but I know that deep down that it was the right choice for me to make. I was fully open to the idea of falling in love.

“I guess along the way the stress of it all, the workload, everything just got too much. The farm never stops taking. There’s always more work to be done. Before I start a relationship with somebody, I want to be happy with the farm, happy with my life, and I guess happy with all of it.”

Brook, one of his remaining three ladies said, “I didn’t expect that tonight. Obviously, you want to be the girl at the end, or someone that he’s sure of and falls madly in love with, but I care deeply about him, so I feel okay about it.”

Karli, another single added, “I want what’s best for him and this is what has to happen at this point in time.”

Meanwhile on The Summit, poker player Glen ‘Sharksey’ threw a right tantrum after failing to precariously cross a ravine with former McLeod’s Daughters star Simmone Jade-McKinnon.

‘Sharksey’ who has presented as one of the cast’s more abrasive participants, told producers he wanted to quit.

“I’m not playing a fixed game. All the girls go through it easy. Everyone got through it easy but me. I feel like it’s scripted,” he says.

“I play poker professionally. Shit sticks out like dogs balls to me.”

While a producer tried to calm him down, and contestants urged him to stay, Sharksey said he was “already rich” and didn’t need the show anyway. He demanded his passport and a chopper to remove him from the game (along with the $53,000 in his backpack).

Producers did just that. Drama sorted.

At least there weren’t any single ladies left standing on The Summit.

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