Survivor’s Elaine Stott Married Tonya Gambrel In Kentucky

Wedding bells lately sounded for a fan-favorite Survivor contestant when Survivor: Island of the Idols castaway Elaine Stott married her longtime girlfriend Tonya Gambrel in an outside ceremony on September 25 in Kentucky — and it appears like a fellow Survivor contestant officiated the marriage!

The Horse-Drawn Carriage Went a Little Crazy

In an Instagram publish, Stott posted a number of photographs from the massive day, writing, “Everything was excellent besides when the horse pulling the carriage determined to go loopy lol!!! I’m positive these movies shall be out quickly!!! It was nonetheless superior and we had one hell of a superb time!!! Big shout to all people who put within the work to make all of it occur! We could not have performed with out y’all!!!”

And Gambrel posted her own set of photos and referred to as it the “finest day ever.”

It appears like Gambrel wore a beautiful, lacy white robe, whereas Stott was dressed to the nines in a grey swimsuit. Gambrel’s sons had been additionally there in matching bowties. In a video of the ceremony, Stott could be heard reciting her vows, saying, “I’m so grateful for these damaged roads that we each traveled on. To go from barely talking on events, to hardly being buddies, to standing right here at this time not with the ability to reside with out you speaks volumes. It tells me we’re proper the place we’re speculated to be as a result of future and destiny stated so.”

The video additionally confirmed a shot of the officiant — who seemed an terrible lot like fellow Survivor: Island of the Idols contestant Dean Kowalski. It may very well be him! He informed Parade in his pre-show interview that he was officiating a buddies wedding ceremony in December 2019, so he has a historical past of doing it! Plus, he dropped a Survivor reference in his speech.

“Of all of the individuals you’ve got met, you’ve got discovered one another. You’ve chosen your lifelong alliance. Are you all able to be married? Let’s go, child, let’s go!” he stated within the video.

Maybe someday Stott can return the favor since Kowalski is presently courting fellow Survivor castaway Michele Fitzgerald.

Stott and Gambrel Have Been Together for Five Years

Elaine Stott + Tonya Stott Wedding Preview“We are proper the place we’re speculated to be.” I do not suppose that that may very well be a phrase that might sum up this {couples} apparent love as a lot as that. Honored to have the ability to movie survivor contestant Elaine and her lovely bride Tonya.2020-09-28T19:48:05Z

In a pre-show interview with Parade magazine earlier than Survivor: Island of the Idols debuted, Stott stated she and Gambrel acquired engaged in July 2019 and had been collectively at that time for 4 years, which suggests by now, they have been collectively for 5.

Stott stated earlier than she went on the show, Gambrel warned her about getting too shut with the gorgeous ladies on the show.

“I’m in a dedicated relationship, however I’m a little bit of a flirt. So I’ve acquired to maintain that [expletive] in test as a result of she warned me and threatened to chop my throat. (Laughs.),” stated Stott. “‘I’ll homicide you in the event you let some woman put your hair up or in the event you sleep subsequent to them within the shelter.’ I might by no means do something to place my relationship in jeopardy.”

She added, “We’ve been collectively for 4 years. I stole her from her husband. I feel that is why there are some insecurities. It’s like, “Look what you’ve got performed earlier than!” (Laughs.) I am unable to get away from it. At the identical time, if I flash any individual a smile and so they take it a sure method, I’m okay with it. It does not imply something to me. My previous woman simply would not really feel that method. (Laughs.)”

Survivor hopes to movie season 41 within the spring of 2021 for a fall 2021 premiere.



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