Tina charges $50,000 to speak; Ethan plans to stay with soccer, coaching kids.

Tina charges $50,000 to speak; Ethan plans to stay with soccer, coaching kids.
Survivor 2 winner Tina Wesson has burned through most of her $650,000 after-tax winnings on a house and other things, but she isn’t short on cash; she’s charging $50,000 per speaking engagement, and “[s]he’s booked for months,” according to The Fresno Bee. Ethan says he wants to stay with his “passion,” soccer, probably by coaching kids. The paper also looks at other past survivor contestants and what they’ve used their 15 minutes of fame for. + also: Clarence lands Zima ad.

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