‘Survivor’ castoff Monica Padilla dishes shocking blindside: ‘It sucks!’ (Podcast)

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“It sucks!” admits the latest “Survivor: Second Chance” castoff Monica Padilla during our exit interview about being blindsided (listen below). “I was going to be loyal to [Kimmi, Stephen and Jeremy]. Why would they just turn their backs on me? What did I do wrong?” Hurry — 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.

Who will win ‘Survivor: Second Chance’? See exclusive predictions

According to exclusive Gold Derby odds  derived from the predictions made by contest entrants like you, Monica’s elimination was not a shocker as she had leading 3/2 odds (41% chance) of being voted out Wednesday night.

Our readers were onto her potential ouster thanks to the CBS promos showing Monica heavily in the episode after four weeks of editing around her.

Regarding this, Monica reveals, “I definitely did a lot more legwork than you get to see and it’s sad that you guys don’t get to see that. I have my experience and I know that I have my memories and what I take from it.”

She even goes a bit further, explaining, “What it comes down to is, fans voted me to go back on. America voted. So I think America deserved to see what my story was and what I did out there. It’s not like I showed up and just sat there in the corner and didn’t say anything or speak to anyone. I definitely had relationships with people.”

Also in our chat, Monica talks about her relationship today with controversial castaway Russell Hantz from her original season in Somoa, what she thinks of Kelley Wentworth as the predicted winner of “Survivor: Second Chance” and what we didn’t get to see on TV.

Check out the overall Season 31 leaderboard to the right. Currently our #1 “Survivor” predictor is Eeric with overall 90% accuracy and 21,841 points, but there are still many weeks left to play in our contest and be eligible to win our weekly and overall season prizes. See our contest rules here and don’t forget to update YOUR predictions here.

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Make YOUR ‘Survivor: Second Chance’ predictions right now

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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