Sydney Segal Bashes ‘Survivor 41’ Twist

“Survivor 41” castaway Sydney Segal did not maintain again when requested how she feels in regards to the modifications to the sport this season.

Sydney was eradicated in episode 7, which aired on November 3, 2021. The Tribal Council that despatched Sydney dwelling was actually eventful. Unveiled benefits, pretend idols, and last-minute conspiring between castaways made for an unforgettable episode. In a current interview, Sydney shared her ideas on a selected “Survivor 41” twist.

Sydney Calls Hourglass Twist ‘a Lie’

In a November 2021 interview with Entertainment Weekly, Sydney revealed she is just not a fan of the game-changing hourglass twist launched on the finish of episode 6. The twist gave castaway Erika Casupanan a historic quantity of energy, permitting her to reverse the end result of the final immunity problem, guaranteeing immunity for herself and the shedding group and forcing the successful group to compete in a person immunity problem.

“I imply, it is not even a twist-it’s a lie,” Sydney instructed Entertainment Weekly. “We’re instructed one factor, after which one thing else occurs. And I believe it achieved precisely what it meant to realize. That problem was meant for sturdy gamers to win. And then that hourglass twist was meant to get a robust participant out of the sport.”

Sydney turned a goal early on within the recreation. Her daring persona and paranoia made her fellow Luvu tribe members anxious about holding her within the recreation. Sydney instructed Entertainment Weekly that the hourglass twist contributed to her elimination.

“I’m the specter of threats, in order that hourglass did me soiled. But congratulations, CBS, for reaching what you wished to realize. And that was to get a really sturdy participant out of the sport.”

Sydney Doesn’t Regret Using ‘Shot within the Dark’ Advantage

In episode 7, Sydney turned the primary participant in “Survivor” historical past to make use of the “shot at nighttime” benefit, which supplies gamers a ⅙ likelihood of guaranteeing security for the week by risking their vote. Players can select to alternate their vote for a scroll that both reads “protected” or “not protected.” If the participant scores “the protected” scroll, all votes cast towards them at Tribal Council don’t rely.

Sydney, sadly, pulled a “not protected” scroll and was eradicated from the sport. In a November 2021 interview, Sydney instructed Parade journal she does not remorse utilizing her “shot at nighttime benefit.”

“It was a calculated danger that I undoubtedly do not remorse taking,” Sydney instructed the publication. “I actually did not suppose it was going to be a detailed vote. I assumed it was going to go a method or one other means. So I’m like ‘I simply do not suppose my vote’s gonna matter that a lot.’ Then, given the optics of the folks that have been left, the idols and benefits floating round, after which the place the alliances settled, I’m good sufficient to know that leaves one individual,” she stated.

Sydney restated her thought course ofin a video posted to the official “Survivor” Twitter account. Sydney instructed followers that she’s going to by no means remorse “making ‘Survivor’ historical past” as the primary participant ever to play the benefit.

“It’s a superb metaphor for the way in which I performed the sport. I confirmed my stage of self-awareness like I clearly learn the room. I used to be like, there is a actually good likelihood I’m leaving, so I’m not going out blindsided,” Sydney stated within the Twitter video.

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


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