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Jim Bob and his wife Michelle have gained custody of their eight-year-old great-nephew Tyler Wayne Hutchins, Entertainment Tonight reported.
The couple was granted permanent custody of Tyler on November 21. Jim Bob and Michelle were reportedly initially granted temporary guardianship of the child after they filed an emergency petition on August 26.
According to court documents obtained from the filing by ET, attorney Travis Story argued on behalf of the Duggars that Tyler's mother Rachel Hutchins -- who is Michelle's niece -- is unfit to be a parent.
Story alleged Rachel "recently exhibited a pattern of behavior demonstrating that she is presently unable to meet Tyler's health, safety, and other needs" and that she is "unemployed, has no means of transportation and is currently on probation."
Rachel, 23, was arrested on felony charges for breaking and entering in April, the Independent Journal Review reported.
Jim Bob and Michelle, who previously starred on 19 Kids & Counting, are already parents to the stars of Counting On, including Jessa Duggar and Jill Duggar. The spinoff currently airs on Tuesday nights at 8PM ET/PT on TLC.
Morgan Willett, a 22-year-old publicist from Austin, TX, was named the winner of Big Brother: Over the Top, the new CBS All Access online edition of the long-running CBS reality competition, during Thursday night's finale.
Morgan won the $250,000 grand prize after surviving 65 days in the house and defeating 12 other houseguests.
Instead of having a jury of previously-evicted houseguests determine its winner, Big Brother: Over the Top allowed fans to vote and make the decision. Host Julie Chen revealed Morgan won by only 20,000 votes.
Jason Roy, a 27-year-old grocery stocker from Swansea, MA, finished in second place. Jason, a Super Fan who competed on Big Brother's seventeenth season last year on television, therefore took home $25,000.
Morgan was a member of the "Plastics" alliance this season, while Jason represented the "Misfits." Morgan seemed completely surprised she won the show, while Jason appeared absolutely devastated.
In a distant third place was Kryssie Ridolfi, a 31-year-old waitress from Schaumburg, IL. She was evicted before Morgan and Jason were declared the Final 2.
Before Morgan's victory announcement, Julie asked the evicted houseguests whom they would have voted for to win Big Brother out of the Final 3 if given the opportunity.
Shane Chapman, Neeley Jackson, Whitney Hogg and Danielle Lickey would have voted for Jason to win, while Shelby Stockton, Scott Dennis, Monte Massongill, Alex Willett and Michael "Cornbread" Ligon would have picked Morgan as the champion. Kryssie received zero votes, and Justin Duncan basically threw away his hypothetical vote by saying he'd support all three of them.
Fans will also be happy to hear that Shane and Danielle are still dating! They made their relationship work outside of the house and claim to be in love and very happy.
Courtney, a 36-year-old professional songwriter from Boston, MA who currently resides in Los Angeles, CA, landed in the bottom three with Austin Allsup, a 32-year-old who currently resides in Springtown, TX, and Aaron Gibson, a 25-year-old who currently resides in Kennesaw, GA, based on home viewer votes cast following Monday night's Top 10 performance show.
"Was I surprised I was in the bottom three? No, not at all. I expected it," Courtney told Reality TV World during a Thursday interview.
"I saw it coming... and for a couple of reasons. I started to notice that while I had many people who appreciated how I delivered the songs, there were a lot of people who didn't like my song choices. And there were a lot of people who heard pitch issues, which were definitely there."
After the three artists sang a survival song, America tweeted to "instantly save" Aaron for the third week in a row. Aaron represents Miley Cyrus' team, while both Austin and Courtney were on Blake Shelton's team.
"Was I surprised that Aaron won? No. I actually really wanted him to," Courtney admitted. "I also wanted Austin; I would've been happy if it were Austin or Aaron or myself. I think one of the most amazing experiences for me in this whole thing is how much we all really do love and support each other."
Courtney was "really inspired" by Aaron's journey this season on The Voice so far.
"Aaron had found himself there [in the bottom] twice before and just climbed himself out of that. It just was remarkable to me, and the fact he had a chance to do that again was just really cool. I love the underdog story and how he just kept coming back. It was so inspiring to me," Courtney said.
"When they called his name, I literally jumped up and down and hugged him and encouraged him, Aaron, because I just believe in him. I believe in everyone who's up there. And I feel like part of that is the mother hen in me and the one who is used to supporting other artists in that way. I don't think I'll ever lose that."
For her regular performance on Monday night, Courtney sang "If I Could Turn Back Time" by Cher, and for her "Instant Save" song on Tuesday night's live results show, she belted out "Bless the Broken Road" by Rascal Flatts.
While Courtney previously acknowledged their were pitch issues and such, she told Reality TV World, "but those people never knew what I was challenged with while I was singing or, you know, the injury I had vocally -- or have, still currently -- that I was trying to push through."
"And so, you know, I was not my best self and it was clear," she added.
Courtney was also up against some powerhouse vocalists like Ali Caldwell and Billy Gilman, whom the coaches often compliment for having perfect delivery.
"For those who are looking for that kind of flawless performance, you aren't going to find that with me. When the live [shows] started for me, I had both personal challenges and then the physical challenges that were just really hard for me to overcome, and overcome vocally," Courtney explained.
"I saw how the people had not nice things to say and wanted me gone. And I expected it because it's a singing competition and there were some that I felt were, not better singers, but I think stronger than me at that time that I was there."
Courtney said she also "just kind of knew" her time was up because of Blake's following on social media.
"I'm also on a team that is -- while Blake is the show's favorite -- I think you have Miley and [Adam Levine] and [Alicia Keys] who are huge mainstream pop stars with a mainstream following in terms of social media. So when you start to consider all of that, it also becomes a numbers game," Courtney said, referencing how home viewers' votes can be influenced on Twitter by the coaches.
"And if I was concerned with the numbers, I would've gone with Alicia when she had chosen me, but I wanted to go in a direction that I thought would be helpful in my development as an artist and also as a songwriter."
Courtney is very pleased with her overall experience on The Voice and having worked with Blake.
"I just kind of took it as it was and didn't have my hopes set on the people wanting me. My hope was set on me growing and discovering who I am. And so, I did that and was happy with my time ending when it did," Courtney said.
"We don't discriminate against members of the LGBT community in any of our shows," HGTV said in a statement obtained by Us Weekly. "HGTV is proud to have a crystal clear, consistent record of including people from all walks of life in its series."
Chip and Joanna came under scrutiny after BuzzFeed posted a video of their pastor, Jimmy Seibert, delivering a sermon at Antioch Community Church in Waco, TX, in which he affirmed the church's position on homosexuality after the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in 2015.
Seibert stated, "God defined marriage, not you and I. God defined masculine and feminine, male and female, not you and I," and that "homosexuality is a sin."
When essentially asked whether the Antioch Community Church is anti-gay, Seibert released a statement to Fox News.
"People don't know what the Bible says anymore on issues of sexuality," the pastor said on Thursday.
"People don't know what God says on homosexuality or any other issue. I felt the need to say we are all a mess -- but the fixed points were set by God -- not us. We are pro-helping people in their journey to find out who God is and who He has made them to be."
Seibert added that the heart of the church is simply to "love Jesus, preach the word of God and help people in their journey."
Many Fixer Upper fans are outraged Chip and Joanna would allegedly support homophobic views. Some followers threatened to cancel magazine subscriptions and ignore the couple's reality show entirely, while others believe Chip and Joanna are being wrongly accused and treated unfairly.
Chip and Joanna have yet to comment on the scandal.
Fixer Upper currently airs on Tuesday nights at 9PM ET/PT on HGTV.
The 24-year-old Counting On star shared a split-screen photo of herself Thursday on Instagram in which she compared her appearance at 31 weeks during both of her pregnancies.
Duggar's two baby bumps look exactly the same size and it's almost a mirror image, as even her hair is parted the same way and draped over the same shoulder. Duggar is also cupping her baby bump with her right hand in both pictures.
The only noticeable differences? Duggar was wearing a black shirt in one photo and a white one in the other. She also has a different cover on her cell phone.
But the biggest difference is the fact Duggar's current baby bump is lower on her body than her first when she was carrying a boy, Spurgeon Elliot. A few of Duggar's followers therefore guessed the Counting On star and her husband Ben Seewald are expecting a baby girl this time.
The last time Duggar compared her baby bump from both pregnancies was in late October when she was 25 weeks along.
Spurgeon was born November 5, 2015, just about one year after the couple got married.
Duggar and Seewald announced they have a second child on the way in late August. The baby is due in February.
According to two sources, Kardashian and Disick are officially dating again, E! News reported.
"They are back together and giving their relationship a try again," one insider said.
Despite a recent report alleging otherwise, Disick and the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star are not living together, noted the insider. However, the couple has been spending a lot of time together.
Kardashian and Disick, who have three children together, split multiple times throughout their decade-long romance mainly due to Disick's old partying habits and substance abuse.
The latest breakup was in July 2015, when Kardashian thought she dumped Disick "for good" because she caught him getting touchy-feely with ex-girlfriend Chloe Bartoli in Monte Carlo.
So why did Kardashian take Disick back again when she's given him many second chances in the past?
"Scott's mellowed out a lot and hasn't been partying," the insider explained of the self-declared Lord, who completed a rehab stint after their split last year.
Another source added that the parents of Mason, Penelope and Reign "both want to make it work for them and their kids."
Rumors of a reconciliation have circulated in recent weeks and were fueled when the pair vacationed together in Mexico and Disick posted a racy photo of his longtime love in an infinity pool on social media.
Kardashian and Disick have worked hard to co-parent their kids amicably since they called it quits, so Disick hasn't exactly disappeared. He joined the Kardashian family when they took a trip to Vail earlier this year and also celebrated Thanksgiving with them in 2015.
Kardashian told the Today show in April the future of her relationship with Disick is "in God's plan."
Zeke, a 28-year-old asset manager from Brooklyn, NY, became the twelfth castaway voted out of Season 33 of Survivor on Night 33 at the game's twelfth Tribal Council session. He also became the fifth jury member.
When Will Wahl served as the swing vote, he decided to vote Zeke out because he's a huge threat in the game. Will also admitted he was looking for a way to add to his Survivor resume to potentially win the game.
Zeke was unavailable for a phone interview but responded to questions via email. Below is the first half of our exclusive interview with Zeke. Check back with us soon for more.
Reality TV World: Did the tribe view Will as a swing vote only after Ken McNickle threw him under the bus and announced his plans? In other words, were you convinced Will was on your side before you learned he wanted to blindside you?
Zeke Smith: I observed Will running off into the woods to talk to [Hannah Shapiro] multiple times and grew suspicious that Will was flipping, particularly because the four on the bottom seemed too calm. Shortly after, Ken revealed Will flipped.
Reality TV World: So how convinced were you that you had Will heading into Tribal Council? Since Adam Klein played his hidden Immunity Idol, I'm assuming his side thought Will was leaning towards working with your group.
Zeke Smith: I wasn't shocked in the least. I expected to see my name. Walking in to Tribal, I knew Will would decide my fate and felt about 60% confident I'd swayed him back from [David Wright]'s camp. But, when Adam played his Penis Idol, I knew my torch would soon be snuffed.
Reality TV World: You told Will at Tribal Council you always wanted to work with him as a plea to stay. Did you really mean that? And if Will had voted with you rather than against you, would you truly have been able to trust Will again and move past his betrayal/flip in order to continue working with him?
Zeke Smith: Yes, from the early days of the Millennial beach, Will and I had a relationship, but I quickly was out of the numbers there. After the merge, Will comes to me and says he wants to work with me again, and I assent, because I want the Cool Kid Millennials to think I'm voting with them.
After the blindside of [Michelle Schubert], I begin cultivating Will as my ally, since he sees his crew is going down. I spent a lot of time with Will. I sat out that Immunity Challenge with Will to show him he was safe during the Taylor vote. It worked. Will eventually reveals that [Justin "Jay" Starrett] has an idol to me in order to secure our bond.
Here's the thing, I needed Will much more than Will needed me because I was the biggest target. I didn't care that Will was exploring his options, that's the game. Relationships were extremely fluid in the merge. I voted with different people almost every vote.
Reality TV World: Will wanted to take credit for the move of taking you out, but he was naturally the swing vote. So do you give him the credit or does it belong to David, who spearheaded an attempt to vote you off in last week's episode? He seemed to be the one to convince people you were the biggest threat.
Zeke Smith: I don't think anyone needed convincing I was the biggest threat. I had trust with everyone and was revealed to be the hub of information. Will does get credit for the move. The question then becomes, is it a good move. Credit for a bad move isn't necessarily credit worth having.
Reality TV World: Why do you think Will ultimately chose to vote for you when Ken had screwed him over? And are you surprised Will turned on Jay when he was basically his closest ally in the game up to this point?
Zeke Smith: Will, like me -- and like a lot of us out there -- is a massive Survivor super fan. I think he saw his window to make a mark on the game closing and wanted to act. I understand where he's coming from, because I had the exact same impulse.
Reality TV World: Your alliance was scared Dave had an idol and that he could play it for Ken or Hannah, but what about Adam? Did anyone talk about him possibly having one?
Zeke Smith: No one knew for sure that Adam had an idol, but we did know there was an unaccounted for idol from the Millennial beach. Adam was suspected to have the idol.
Reality TV World: How close did your alliance come to choosing Ken as your target instead of Hannah?
Zeke Smith: Very close. It was a last minute decision to flip the vote to Hannah after Ken's blow up with Will. We thought Ken might be too obvious and that an idol could be played for him.
Reality TV World: As a jury member, what did you base your vote on? What did you consider the most important criteria when choosing a winner of Survivor?
Zeke Smith: I voted for the person who played the most strategic game.
Check back with Reality TV World soon for the concluding portion of our exclusive Survivor interview with Zeke Smith.
During a preview clip for the Friday, December 2 broadcast of Marriage Boot Camp released by WE tv, the Bachelor in Paradise couple is asked to address the group one at a time and share their feelings about self-hate, meaning fears or demons they struggle with in life.
Dr. Venus Nicolino asked Roper to stand up and speak first, and she was already trying to fight back tears.
"I want you to walk through each one, and I want you to explain," Nicolino said in the clip.
Roper then told the cameras in a confessional, "Right now, I'm really self-conscious. This is really vulnerable for me, for my comfort zone -- this is a big leap."
Roper told the group, "I hate..." and then after a moment of hesitation, she noted, "I'm disgusting."
Dr. Nicolino questioned the Season 19 The Bachelor contestant, "Why do you feel you're disgusting?"
"Because I was told I was every day," Roper replied. "Like, everything I do, I taught myself that."
Fellow Marriage Boot Camp co-star Karen Gravano from Mob Wives then shared her opinion about Roper's admission with cameras.
"If Jade lets what happened in her childhood -- things that her mother said to her -- affect her, it's going to affect her marriage," Gravano explained. "It's just sad she views herself as something totally different than people view her."
Roper continued, "I always feel like I'm a burden to people because I'm insecure."
Roper's husband was up next, and Tolbert confessed, "I'm scared of getting a divorce."
Tolbert said the thought of getting a divorce is why he often shuts Roper out.
"In the back of my mind, it is scary that something could change for you down the road because I saw that happen with my family," Tolbert told Roper.
Tolbert, who competed on Season 11 of The Bachelorette, informed the group afterwards, "Me and Jade did rush into a relationship, and we haven't had that time to go through everything together. We [skipped some steps]. So that's probably my biggest fear."
Roper and Tolbert fell in love on Season 2 of Bachelor in Paradise in Summer 2015, got engaged during the finale after only a couple months of filming, and then wed in January 2016.
The next sixth-season episode of Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars airs Friday at 9PM ET/PT on WE tv.
Since the Dancing with the Stars community is so tight and many of the pros have been working together for so long, there seems to be a new rumor every couple of months about which professional dancers are hooking up or dating.
Longtime pro Cheryl Burke even previously admitted she had kissed Maksim Chmerkovskiy -- who has actually been engaged to two different female Dancing with the Stars professional dancers -- and "tried to have fun" with Mark Ballas.
"I think we all dated each other at one point," Burke said during an April appearance on the Allegedly with Theo Von & Matthew Cole podcast.
So what are the latest hookups, marriages and engagements? Who are some of the cutest couples in the Dancing with the Stars world, and which dancers have found love elsewhere?
Click the gallery link below to find out who some of your favorite Dancing with the Stars professional dancers -- including Alec Mazo, Allison Holker, Anna Trebunskaya, Artem Chigvintsev, Derek Hough, Emma Slater, Gleb Savchenko, Edyta Sliwinska, Kym Johnson, Lindsay Arnold, Mark, Maksim, Peta Murgatroyd, Sasha Farber, Val Chmerkovskiy, and Witney Carson -- are romantically involved with!
Austin, a 32-year-old country singer from Fort Worth, TX who currently resides in Springtown, TX, was eliminated from The Voice's eleventh season when the Top 8 were determined.
When Reality TV World asked Austin in a Thursday interview if he made it further than he expected to on the show or didn't make it as far as he hoped, Austin replied, "I wanted to make it to the Top 8 for sure."
"But I didn't really want that until I got Top 10," Austin said with a laugh.
Austin didn't enter the reality singing competition with very high expectations.
"When I went out there for the Blind Audition, I just wanted to get on a team. You know, I've never really had winning in mind," Austin explained.
The Voice's Blake Shelton was the only coach to turn around for Austin in the Blinds, so it was impressive the artist survived many rounds of cuts afterwards.
Austin improved every week and was on a roll, but he never set a goal for himself to make it all the way to the finale -- nevermind win the title of "The Voice" and a recording contract.
"To be quite honest, I didn't want to win," Austin confessed to Reality TV World.
"I've got a lot of music out there. I've got a lot of things that have been going on in my own life with all these songs... and I knew that if you won that, then you would have to succumb to the fine print of those contracts."
Austin is therefore very happy with how the season turned out.
"I'm really glad to be where I'm at right now to be quite honest with you," Austin insisted.
However, Austin isn't sure whether his song choice of "Missing You" for Monday night's Top 10 performance show was a hit or a miss. It showed a much softer, vulnerable side of the country artist.
"Part of me wants to say I went and shot myself in the foot and another part of me wants to say that I grew and learned something new about myself," explained Austin, who got raving reviews from The Voice coaches about how powerful and emotional his performance was.
Still, the performance landed him in the bottom three on Tuesday night, and he ultimately got sent home.
Singing the John Waite tune "probably wasn't the smartest move for me -- to do something that different at this time in the show," Austin noted.
"But you know, to me, music is like art. You do it, you put it out there, you move on, you do the next song, the next record, the next show, whatever it is. You don't think about the bad brush [stroke] on the canvas from your last painting; you just frickin' paint a new painting."
Austin said "that's really what it's all about" to him, but it also didn't help he was feeling ill this week.
"I hate that I was so sick. I mean, I had an awful upper-respiratory infection and a fever and snot flying out of me every time I went to sing," Austin revealed. "So, you know, for me to have barely gotten beat on my worst day, I can't feel too damn bad about that."
And you shouldn't, Austin!
Victoria's Secret seems to up its game every year with bigger and more intricate wing designs, the participation of popular celebrities, and music uplifting enough to get fans on their feet. This year was no exception.
Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid and Bella Hadid joined the lineup of gorgeous and sexy models who walked the runway representing the clothing, swim and lingerie line fit for Angels. The Hadid sisters are the daughters of former The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Yolanda Foster, who watched the girls proudly from the front row.
The Weeknd, Lady Gaga and Bruno Mars served as the musical guests for a night that was truly a celebration, especially for the models who spent weeks working out, dieting and beautifying for this highly-anticipated, televised event.
Victoria's Secret Angels Adriana Lima, Alessandra Ambrosio, Lily Aldridge, Elsa Hosk, Martha Hunt, Lais Ribeiro, Sara Sampaio, Stella Maxwell, Romee Strijd, Taylor Hill, Jasmine Tookes, and Josephine Skriver all participated.
In addition, the event's participants also included Alanna Arrington, Bridget Malcolm, Brooke Perry, Cindy Bruna, Devon Windsor, Dilone, Elsa Hosk, Flavia Lucini, Georgia Fowler, Grace Elizabeth, Camille Rowe, Herieth Paul, Jourdana Phillips, Kate Grigorieva, Kate Lindgard, Kelly Gale, Lais Oliveira, Lameka Fox, Leomie Anderson, Liu Wen, Luma Grothe, Maggie Laine, Megan Williams, Ming Xi, Rachel Hilbert, Sanne Vloet, Sui He, Xiao Wen, Zuri Tibby, Barbara Fialho, Joan Smalls, Lily Donaldson, Maria Borges, Iza Goulart, Daniela Braga, and Valery Kaufman.
The presentation was 40 minutes long, according to CBS, and featured neon-flashing lights and Swarovski crystals galore. And who can forget the grand finale -- a $3 million Fantasy bra modeled by Jasmine Tookes?!
Since fans have to wait until Monday, December 5 at 10PM ET/PT to watch The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show on CBS, click the GALLERY link below to see photos of over 20 of the show's hottest looks.
WE tv has announced Ashley Hebert and husband JP Rosenbaum will be among the cast members starring in the next season of Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars, which premieres Friday, January 6 at 9PM ET/PT.
Hebert and Rosenbaum got engaged during The Bachelorette's Season 7 finale and went on to marry in a televised ABC special in December 2012. They are parents to son Fordham Rhys, 2, and newborn daughter Essex Reese.
Hebert and Rosenbaum will be following in the footsteps of The Bachelor franchise's Jade Roper and Tanner Tolbert, Michelle Money and Cody Sattler, and Sean Lowe and Catherine Giudici, who all participated in previous seasons of Marriage Boot Camp.
The other couples who will be starring on the seventh edition of Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars are former 19 Kids & Counting star Amy Duggar and husband Dillon King, PreMadonna and fiance Buck Thomas from Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta, Gabi Victor and "baby daddy" Victor Tarrats from Bad Girls Club, and Renee Graziano and boyfriend Joey Gambino from Mob Wives.
These couples will undergo extreme counseling led by the show's new experienced therapists, Dr. Ish Major and Dr. Venus Nicolino, in attempt to save their relationships. The pairs will participate in mentally and emotionally-draining exercises.
In the premiere episode, Amy -- a cousin of the famed Duggar family -- and Dillon shock their castmates by deciding to undergo boot camp after only being married for seven months. Their lack of respect for one another is apparent.
Ashley and JP disagree on parenting approaches for their son, Ford. Ashley is also frustrated by JP's "tunnel vision with work," while JP finds Ashley's inability to put him first "reprehensible," according to the network.
PreMadonna and Buck don't have a wedding date after being engaged since last year. Buck seems to have cold feet, looking for problems to fix, while PreMadonna believes their problem is pushing off the wedding.
Gabi and Victor have issues stemming from her unexpected pregnancy, as they are trying to raise a toddler in "a very tumultuous relationship." Gabi's best friend and co-star, Dani, also hates Victor and is asked to be a surprise guest on the show.
Renee and Joey have been secretly dating for two years, keeping their relationship hidden from Renee's dad, notorious mobster Anthony Graziano. Renee thinks Joey is ashamed of her, but Joey may be afraid of how her father will react. An abusive ex is also in Renee's past, and their battles affect her present romance.
Boot Camp will begin with the couples being ambushed by a surprise press conference. Video footage highlighting the couples' most intimate secrets will be played before the media, and then the stars must deal with paparazzi chaos.
Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars is produced by Thinkfactory Media and executive produced by Adam Freeman, Adam Reed, Erin Richards, Leslie Greif, Lauren P. Gellert and Suzanne Gladstone Murch.
Zeke, a 28-year-old asset manager from Brooklyn, NY, became the twelfth castaway voted out of Season 33 of Survivor on Night 33 at the game's twelfth Tribal Council session. He also became the fifth jury member.
"It's possible I went after [David Wright] and his side too early. I think maybe I was excited to play a little hard, but I didn't come here to ride coattails," Zeke said following his ouster.
"I came here to throw some punches and I wasn't going to go down without a fight, because I think when you play at this high a level with this caliber of players, it just makes you want to play it better. And maybe one day I will."
The Survivor broadcast began on Night 30 with Hannah Shapiro crying about how guilty she felt considering Jessica Lewis went home in her place. Jessica refused to write Hannah's name down so the tribe was forced to draw rocks at the previous Tribal Council.
David and Sunday Burquest assured Hannah that everyone decided to take that gamble and it wasn't her fault. Meanwhile, David was upset he had burned his idol for no reason. He had played it for Ken McNickle, but Ken didn't receive any votes.
David acknowledged he was in the minority alliance now with Hannah, Ken and Adam Klein so he needed to find a crack or else the other five castaways would pick them off one by one starting with him.
Zeke, however, felt like a warrior and he was proud of his gameplay. He spoke to Will Wahl, Bret LaBelle and Justin "Jay" Starrett that David had to go next. Zeke's group promised each other they were "five strong" going forward, and Zeke felt great about the fact David was going to lose this game.
On Day 31, Ken noticed a gift in his bag at camp. It was the "Legacy Advantage" Jessica had left for him. If Ken is still around on Day 36, he'll receive some type of advantage, and he was thrilled and grateful.
Ken said he had made powerful and genuine relationships in this game and now he had a good shot to give his daughter a better life.
When the Vinaka tribe met with Survivor host Jeff Probst for a Reward Challenge, they quickly learned it was the loved ones' visit. Adam immediately broke down into tears, as did a couple of other castaways.
The loved ones who traveled to Figi were Sunday's husband Jeff, Bret's dad Don, Jay's sister Melanie, Hannah's mom Liz, Adam's brother Evan, David's dad Doug, Ken's brother William, Zeke's dad Sam and Will's mom Irene.
Adam was overcome with emotion and announced to the group that although he had a "Reward Advantage" to use, he could not possibly steal a castaway's opportunity to spend time with his or her loved one after 31 days away from home. The tribe thought Adam's gesture was thoughtful and selfless.
It then became for the challenge, and the castaways were competing for Reward in the form of love.
The players were each attached to a rope that was woven through a series of obstacles. They had to race through the obstacles while unwinding the rope along the way. Jeff explained the winner would be able to take his or her loved one back to camp for a "good old American barbeque."
In the end, Jay won Reward. He was allowed to choose one castaway and his or her loved one to join him, and Jay picked Will and his mom. Jeff then told Jay to pick another pair, so he opted to take Sunday and her husband.
In a surprise twist, Jay got to ask one more castaway to join him, and although he had been "brawling" with Adam for most of the season, he said in tears he wanted to give Adam time with his brother since the player opted out of using his Reward Advantage, which was a move he respected.
Back at camp, Adam's brother revealed their mother stopped her lung cancer treatment because the side effects of the pill were too much for her to bear. Evan said their mom was getting stronger now, but Adam was upset, knowing she can't beat cancer without treatment.
Adam knew his mom was looking forward to watching him on TV, so his brother's visit inspired him to continue fighting and move forward in the game.
Adam then decided to give Jay his Reward Advantage with "no strings attached." Adam told the cameras he was playing for so much more than $1 million and the title of "Sole Survivor."
On Day 33, Will realized he needed to start playing the game because no one was giving him the credit he deserved. He therefore talked to David about how Zeke could beat them all in the end, and David was fully onboard with a Zeke blindside.
Will didn't want to be dragged to the end as a goat, so he was preparing to make a big move.
It then became time for the season's next Individual Immunity Challenge.
Each castaway was instructed to keep two handles tense in order to keep a steel bar in place. If a player's arms released any tension, the bar would drop, a tile would break, and that person would be out of the challenge.
Jeff said the winner would be guaranteed a 1 in 8 shot of winning the game.
The castaways were eliminated from the challenge in the following order: David, Hannah, Will, Bret, Sunday, Zeke, Ken, Jay, and finally Adam, who won.
Once the tribe returned to camp, Adam said in a confessional he was making his Survivor dreams come true and his one checkbox left was winning the game. Adam also had a hidden Immunity Idol in his pocket to use if necessary.
David then told Hannah to vote Zeke no matter what anybody says. David was a little terrified that he was in the backseat of Will's plan, but he thought it could work.
Zeke could tell something was off because the four minority players were "calm." He talked to Bret and Jay about going after David, however, since he has "a nose for idols," the better target would probably be Ken. Zeke pointed out it would be too risky to vote for David.
Will tried to buddy up to Ken in order to sway his vote towards Zeke, but Ken wanted to "test" Will's integrity and values. He needed to confirm he could trust Will going forward, and in a matter of no time, Ken determined Will was authentic.
Will then told Ken that Zeke and his group were voting for him. Ken, in shock, immediately ran to Jay and asked what was going on. Will couldn't believe that Ken would blab the news, saying there was "about to be a rumble."
Jay was frustrated Will had snitched their plan, insisting he's just a young kid trying to prove himself. However, Jay admitted he still needed Will on his side. Will's plan to vote out Zeke came to light, and Will revealed to the whole tribe he was just trying to build his Survivor resume.
Jay told Will to wait it out until the five of them were left and then they could start talking about making big moves, like the Zeke vote. Ken told his alliance that Zeke's group didn't appreciate Will and they were taking advantage of him, but Will was furious at Ken for opening his mouth.
Will told the cameras that Ken preached honor and integrity but all he has is a big ego. Adam agreed Ken's "test" was more like a "betrayal," and he was really scared to lose Will as a number. Hannah thought her alliance lost Will as well because of Ken.
Zeke then spoke to Will, Bret, Jay and Sunday about how they should vote for Ken or Hannah since David probably has an idol. They needed to figure out which castaway David was least likely to play his idol for.
David and Hannah both assumed they were the target of the majority alliance. It all came down to Will, a swing vote, who had a big decision to make between sides. Will was proud that he was finally in control of the game.
At Tribal Council that night, the sides were explained to Jeff -- Bret, Jay, Zeke and Sunday vs. Ken, David, Adam and Hannah. Will was sitting pretty in the middle.
Will disclosed how he wanted to flip on Zeke but then Ken told the entire tribe the plan.
Sunday said Will didn't want to sit on the sidelines and was swayed to vote for Zeke. Will argued that people underestimating him was the problem and he was never "swayed," rather, he came to conclusions on his own. Will said he came to play hard.
Zeke pitched to Will that he wanted to play with him and had protected him in the past. Zeke said Will saved him at the last Tribal Council, and if Will voted to keep him in the game, he'd do the same for Will going forward. Zeke acknowledged he'd owe Will his life.
Before voting commenced, Will admitted Jay was the only person in the tribe who had ever treated him like an equal. Jay did agree they made moves together, like the Michaela Bradshaw vote. Adam also insisted Will was an equal part of their alliance's decision making, which Will didn't really buy.
Hannah said Jay was just "fluffing" Will up. Jay, feeling a little defeated and tired, told Will to make his mind up on his own and just go with his gut and what he feels is right.
Before the votes were revealed, Adam decided to play his hidden Immunity Idol for Hannah.
Jeff then read the votes aloud in the following order: Hannah, Hannah, Hannah, Hannah, Zeke, Zeke and Zeke.
"It's been an honor to play with you all. Keep fighting," Zeke told the tribe on his way out.
The episode's closing credits later showed that Zeke, Sunday, Jay and Bret voted for Hannah, while David, Hannah, Adam, Ken and Will voted to oust Zeke from Survivor.
Scheana filed for divorce from her husband of more than two years on Wednesday, and shortly after the news broke, she shared a short and sweet message on Twitter.
"Thank you all for the love today! It's never easy to split with someone you still love, but we will always remain friends," Scheana, 31, tweeted yesterday.
The couple had announced their breakup in a joint statement obtained by Us Weekly.
"While we have made the difficult decision to move forward separately, our story will continue on through the love and mutual respect that we have cultivated throughout our 15-year friendship," Scheana and Mike told the magazine.
"Much of the recent speculation and reporting on our relationship has been misguided, and we have come to an amicable decision on all matters. We might have failed at our marriage, but we are committed to succeeding as friends and will continue to support each other's personal happiness and professional success."
According to a source close to the pair, "the relationship was strained" following an incident in which Mike disappeared for several days in early November. When Mike failed to return home after band practice, Scheana reportedly began worrying the musician -- who is sober after an eight-year painkiller addiction -- fell back into his old bad habits of substance abuse.
However, Mike later slammed rumors he's fallen off the wagon again, insisting on Instagram, "I am not missing. I am sober. I am Happy!! I love my wife and will always love my wife. Whatever is going on between us will stay between us!"
Scheana hinted her marriage troubles may play out on TV while teasing the fifth season of Vanderpump Rules several days prior to its November 7 premiere on Bravo.
"You will see a different side to our relationship this season, and that's all I'm going to say," Scheana had told Us at the time.
Scheana and Mike wed in July 2014 at Hummingbird Nest Ranch in Santa Susana, CA, and the ceremony aired on Season 3 of Vanderpump Rules.
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