Each week, host Jeff Probst will answer a few questions about the most recent episode of Survivor: Blood vs. Water.
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: So, Rupert’s wife Laura and John’s wife Candice are voted out of their tribe just minutes into the game and you give Rupert and John the opportunity to switch places with them and go to Redemption Island instead. Rupert then takes the bait and does it. How bad a strategic move was that? Because it seemed pretty damn bad from where I’m sitting.
JEFF PROBST: Well I’m sitting here with Parvati, Malcolm and Cochran after just live-tweeting during the premiere so I may ask them to weigh in if appropriate. Okay, Parvati and Malcolm both say it was very bad because you put someone there who is already on the outs — she has nothing to contribute. I agree. I think Rupert’s ego got the best of him. He wanted to “look” good so he made a big move and I think he was second guessing it when he talked with his wife. He had already committed and so it was hard for him to change his mind. So yes, we agree. Bad move. It will be very hard for him to win his way back in — but if he does, it will go down as a huge hero move. Remains to be seen. READ FULL STORY