‘Survivor’ Alum Sophie Clarke Shares Season 41 Insights

“Survivor 23” winner Sophie Clarke not too long ago sat down with podcast host Rob Cesternino to debate all issues “Survivor 41.” Sophie first appeared on “Survivor: South Pacific in 2011 when she took dwelling the title of “Sole Survivor.” She later appeared on “Survivor: Winners at War” in 2020.

Sophie Shares Her Thoughts on ‘Survivor 41’

In a November 2021 episode of “Rob Has a Podcast,” Sophie shared her ideas on the brand new season.

Season 41 has obtained a good quantity of backlash from followers who really feel the brand new season has too many twists. Sophie advised Rob she is a fan of the newest twists, evaluating “Survivor 41” to a board recreation growth pack.

“They’ve rolled out the growth pack. That turns the entire thing on its head, and I feel all of us simply have to admit it is extra enjoyable,” she advised Rob. “Yes, as a participant it will suck. You may very well be a very good participant and go down. There’s all these twists and benefits, however for these small moments on TV the place you get to see one thing loopy occur, I feel it is enjoyable.”

Sophie helps the brand new adjustments to the sport, however she does agree with followers who really feel the sport has change into too difficult.

“It’s exhausting to trace episode to episode. I’ve favored the issues which might be purely in a single episode…however having to recollect three episodes later who has the additional vote is unimaginable,” she advised Rob.

Sophie stated that she thinks the extent of unpredictability within the recreation this season could also be somewhat releasing for the gamers. She shared that taking part in “Survivor” is irritating, and gamers typically really feel numerous strain to carry out nicely. She advised Rob that the brand new twists and benefits take some strain off contestants as a result of they can not management all the things that occurs within the recreation.

“I feel there’s some enjoyable on this season of just-it looks like as a participant having the ability to take the stress off your self that a few of it’s out of your fingers looks like it may very well be somewhat releasing really, as a participant,” she stated within the interview.

Sophie advised Rob she understands the backlash, however thinks “Survivor” followers will alter to the brand new adjustments over time.

“Things are going to occur to you within the recreation. The recreation is a participant onto-itself. And I feel this season is gonna be a painful transition to this new world of the sport making an attempt to outrun you, however I feel we’ll all alter to it,” she stated.

Sophie Is a New Mom

After showing on “Survivor: Winners at War,” Sophie welcomed her first baby with husband Robert “Bobby” Shady in June 2021.

On June 21, 2021, the “Survivor” alum shared a number of images of her son in a Father’s Day Instagram submit devoted to her husband. In the caption, she wrote, “A delayed completely happy Father’s Day to my [Robert Shady]. Newly grasp of the half-up half-down coiffure/way of life and new dad of 4-day old child Robinson Bullard Clarke-Shady (Robinson Sharke for brief).”

On Rob’s podcast, Sophie opened up about how motherhood modified her.

“I really feel like on ‘Survivor’ mothers are all the time speaking about how being a mother is so tough, and that makes ‘Survivor’ simpler as a result of they’ve gone by being a mother…I really feel like I’ve numerous apologies to mothers for doubting them in my head,” she stated within the interview. She advised Rob that her perspective has modified since changing into a mother and now understands why individuals say being a dad or mum is more durable than “Survivor.”

“Survivor” airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. on CBS. Season 42 of “Survivor” will air within the Spring of 2022.


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