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Jeff Probst on Survivor: “I will ride this motherfucker down until it crashes me on the sand.”

Jeff Probst on Survivor: “I will ride this motherfucker down until it crashes me on the sand.”
Jeff Probst talks to Salon about how long he’ll remain as host of Survivor (“I’ve had a good run, and I will ride this motherfucker down until it crashes me on the sand.”), being both a host and an independent film director (“I’m not one of these guys who says, “Now I’m on a really hot show, better quit soon before I get labeled.”), stereotypes (“people do think you’re an idiot”), and how he got the job as host of Survivor (he begged Mark Burnett “basically on my knees”). He also says that during the first season, he was pulling for Rudy to win.

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