Gina’s out and Maraamu’s down to three before next week’s merge.

Gina’s out and Maraamu’s down to three before next week’s merge.
Maraamu has the smallest pre-merge tribe ever, with just three players left after Gina was voted off the island last night on Survivor Marquesas. Maraamu won the reward challenge but after a testosterone battle between Rob and John, Rotu won immunity sending Maraamu back to tribal council again. Also, according to the preview, the tribes will merge to one next week, negating rumors that there will be three tribes this time.
+ also: Gina resigned as teacher because of harassment; refused to sign agreement non-disclosure agreement about incident.

Survivor San Juan Del Sur's dark cloud is lifted

John Rocker

In its third episode, Survivor San Juan Del Sur improved significantly as John Rocker faced off against an Amazing Race villain. But the Exile Island reward challenge remains a drag on the series.


Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.

Also: Dick claims he had no choice but to leave the game.

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