tribes finally merge, kick off Ken.

tribes finally merge, kick off Ken.
With eight people left on Survivor Thailand, the tribes finally merged. The new Chuay Jai tribe was shown clips from videos sent by family members, and after Brian won the reward challenge, they watched his wife’s video as she showed the world how rich he is (maybe from the porn film residuals). After Clay won immunity (and “the ugliest immunity necklace ever”), Sook Jai’s remaining three members tried to recruit him to their side, but he didn’t jump. The vote was again along tribal lines, and Ken was voted off the island.

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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