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.

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