“I’m okay being a witch,” says the latest “Survivor: Second Chance” castoff Ciera Eastin to Gold Derby following her elimination. “I didn’t know they were calling [me, Abi-Maria Gomes and Kelley Wentworth] that until I watched the episode back. I know people are offended because when there’s three guys they call them the three amigos and when there’s three girls it’s the three witches, which kind of has a bad ring to it. But I kind of liked it. I’m a big fan of ‘Harry Potter.'”
Listen to our full exit interview below and then make your “Survivor” predictions for a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift certificate. It’s fun and easy, so get started by scrolling down to predict which castaway will be kicked off the island next.
According to exclusive Gold Derby odds that were derived from the predictions made by contest entrants like you, challenge beast Joe Anglim was the #1 choice to go home with leading 7/5 odds (42% chance). However, it ended up being Ciera and Stephen Fishbach who got sent packing during last week’s back-to-back episodes.
Even though she went home, Ciera wasn’t necessarily voted out. In fact, only because Jeremy Collins used his hidden idol to save Stephen did Ciera get eliminated, as she had the second-highest number of votes. Is there some comfort in knowing she wasn’t supposed to go home that night?
“Definitely, definitely,” says Ciera. “My strength is socially maneuvering and finding those cracks and convincing people to vote with me. I was able to do that with Kelly Wiglesworth and I was able to do that again with Stephen [and also Woo Hwang]. But Jeremy decided to play that idol and there’s not a whole lot I could do about that.”
Also in our chat, Ciera talks about the major differences between “Second Chance” and “Blood vs. Water,” how she used reward victories to her strategic advantage, Andrew Savage‘s reaction to seeing her at Ponderosa and why her mother Laura Morett may not be able to return to “Survivor.” Scroll down to listen to our complete Q&A.
Check out the overall Season 31 leaderboard to the right. Currently our #1 “Survivor” predictor is Smartdude with overall 84% accuracy and 94,239 points, but there are still many weeks left to play in our contest. Currently, Smartdude is predicting that Tasha Fox will win the season. Don’t forget to update YOUR predictions here.
At the end of each week, the eligible user with the highest prediction accuracy and most points will win a $100 Amazon gift certificate, so it’s beneficial to keep coming back often and making/updating your predictions.
To vote for who you think will be voted out next, drag your chosen castaways over from the left to the right and arrange them in your predicted order. Every time someone logs their predictions, the racetrack odds of the contestants are automatically updated.
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Who’s going home next? Making your “Survivor” predictions is fun and easy. Just log into your Gold Derby account (or you can register for a free account via Facebook, Twitter or Google) and then start casting your votes.
Remember that coming out on top doesn’t just mean answering that week’s questions correctly. You also have to use your three big bets (500 points and two of 200 points) strategically to score the most game points. If you bet on a longshot who pulls off an upset, you can really rack up the points, so don’t take them for granted.
Get started by making your prediction as to which castaway will be voted off the island next by using our easy drag-and-drop menu below our podcast with the latest castoff. And be sure to sound off on the current season of “Survivor” in Gold Derby’s reality TV forum.
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