‘Survivor 42:’ Swati Reveals Reality Behind ‘Number One’ Scenes

Episode 4 of “Survivor 42” noticed 19-year-old Swati Goel of Ika despatched packing after her duplicity caught up along with her. After her tribemates Romeo Escobar, Drea Wheeler, and Tori Meehan all realized that she advised every of them that they had been her “primary,” all of them determined that she was untrustworthy, resulting in a united vote towards her.

However, as followers of the show know, the edit can typically give the fallacious impression of what actually went down. Although Swati laughed off the humorous lower, she additionally revealed that there was extra to the flashback scenes than the viewers noticed. In addition, it seems that heractual primary would possibly’ve been the one one that we did not even see her say it to. Here’s what you must know:

Swati Explains What Happened in ‘Number 1’ Scenes With Romeo & Drea

In her exit interview with Rob Cesternino, Swati revealed that there have been extra to those specific flashback scenes than had been proven. She defined that the rationale she mentioned so with Romeo and Drea particularly, as an example, is as a result of they really mentioned it to her first. “In my protection,” she mentioned, “Drea advised me she was my primary…actually, I believe, seconds earlier than that clip.”

She mentioned the identical was true of Romeo. “So,” she defined, “it simply appeared like the fitting factor to do, to say it again.” She added that she did not assume both of them meant it both, so her response was little extra than simply mirroring theirs.

In an interview with Parade, Swati additionally revealed that her “actual primary” was “positively” both Tori, or Rocksroy Bailey, whose bond with Swati wasn’t showcased a lot throughout the show. “I actually wished to work with Tori, [and] I actually wished to work with Rocks,” she mentioned. “Rocks and I had been really very, very shut.” It can also be price noting that Rocksroy was the one one on the tribe who did not vote for her final episode (he voted for Tori, with whom he didn’t get alongside).

Drea & Romeo Were Giving Her ‘Good Vibes’ Before Tribal Council

Swati additionally make clear what the hours earlier than Tribal Council had been like from her perspective, revealing that Drea and Romeo particularly had led her to imagine she was protected. “I used to be getting actually good vibes…from Drea and Romeo earlier than Tribal,” she mentioned, per Parade. However, she mentioned, her fears had been heightened about half an hour earlier than Tribal, when Drea went to Romeo and advised him, “We want to speak.” Swati went on:

I believe [Drea] might need even mentioned, like, ‘We want to vary the plan,’ or one thing alongside these traces. And I used to be like, ‘Damn, it is going towards me proper now.’

I do not know precisely what it was that made Drea change her technique proper earlier than Tribal. But then I used to be like, ‘OK, I assume the one resolution right here is to struggle as a result of they clearly are planning to vote for me.’

Nonetheless, regardless of the fractured relationships Swati could have had with the opposite three whereas on the island, she holds no sick will towards them. “I believe folks in my tribe are all nice folks,” she mentioned. “I did not love all of them essentially whereas I used to be on the island. But rewatching it, I haven’t got any feelingsof bitterness, actually. I want all of them the very best for the remainder of this season.”

“Survivor 42” airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. Eastern on CBS.


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