‘Survivor’s’ Monica Padilla Shares a Wild Story From Filming

Two-time “Survivor” castaway Monica Padilla lately shared a narrative from “Samoa” that was so startling it even freaked out the cameraman who was filming it. Read on to seek out out what occurred and likewise what manufacturing gave her that they usually will not let contestants have.

Padilla Said A Beheaded Chicken Clucked

In an interview with “Entertainment Weekly,” Padilla revealed two fascinating issues that did not make it to air when the reveals had been on TV.

During her first season, “Samoa,” season 19, Padilla stated a beheaded rooster clucked at her and it was so startling that the cameraman obtained freaked out.

“In Samoa, I needed to de-feather a rooster after the boys beheaded it, and in the course of de-feathering it – thoughts you it was now headless – it freaking clucked! I used to be so shocked! Even the digital camera man checked out me like, ‘What the HECK?!’ And they are not actually imagined to work together with us or react to something,” stated Padilla.

Then in season 31, “Cambodia,” her second time taking part in, Padilla stated that the situations had been so terrible on the seaside that she had over 600 sand flea bites and ultimately manufacturing needed to intervene.

“In Cambodia, my physique obtained attacked by sand fleas and I used to be coated in bites and welts. I used to be bored ready to begin a problem and counted over 600 bites. They had been so itchy and painful! I suppose they began to put eggs in my pores and skin, and it was getting contaminated as a result of manufacturing gave me an antihistamine and so they hardly ever offer you something. They attempt to preserve the sport intact and keep true to ‘surviving the weather,'” Padilla recalled.

Padilla additionally revealed that her largest remorse from the show was how laborious she performed throughout “Cambodia,” which led to her early elimination.

“I remorse getting into a bit too aggressively on ‘Second Chance.’ It was such a whirlwind being on the market once more, I want I had actually linked with extra of the gamers and never tried to play so laborious to play the sport proper off the bat,” stated the castaway.

Padilla Also Said Returning to Normal Life Was Difficult

As is the case with a variety of castaways, returning to the true world after filming “Survivor” was a problem. Padilla stated that after her first season, she got here house with the horrible behavior of eavesdropping on folks and likewise “could not cease consuming” after being so disadvantaged of meals throughout filming.

“After my first season, … [I] discovered myself eavesdropping on conversations again in the true world — in eating places and even shops. I used to be out to lunch with a girlfriend and was like, ‘Oh that desk over there may be going to the music awards as visitors!’ My woman was like, ‘Ummm, is that this a brand new factor we take heed to strangers’ conversations??'” stated Padilla.

She continued, “I additionally could not cease consuming and gained about 40 kilos in a month, obtained an eye fixed an infection, and developed an allergy to laundry detergent.”

Finally, regardless of being “so bummed” that she “did not do higher within the sport and was voted out early” the second time she performed, Padilla gave an uncommon reply when requested if she would play “Survivor” once more: “Nope.”

Most castaways say they might completely return to the sport, in order that’s a little bit of an unusual response.

“Survivor” returns for its forty first season in September 2021 — more than likely the 15, 22, or 29.


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