‘Survivor 40: Winners at War’: Boston Rob Was the First One to Look for an Immunity Idol at Tribal Council — Not Adam

by Jeremy Spirogis
Adam Klein and Jeff Probst

Since Wednesday evening, followers can’t cease speaking about Adam Klein‘s iconic immunity idol transfer at tribal council. Many individuals are making enjoyable of him for making an attempt to tug an idol off of the voting podium that Jeff Probst was standing at. However, it seems that Boston Rob Mariano was the primary particular person to search for an idol at tribal, not Adam. 

[Spoiler alert: Survivor 40: Winners at War Episode 9 spoilers forward.]

Adam Klein and Jeff Probst
Jeff Probst extinguishes Adam Klein’s torch at Tribal Council | Robert Voets/CBS Entertainment

On ‘Survivor: Winners at War’ Episode 9 Adam makes an attempt to tug an idol at tribal council

During tribal, Adam is aware of he’s going to be voted out, so he walks as much as Jeff Probst. Then he proceeds to tug on the fleur-de-lis that’s on the entrance of the rostrum. 

“Damn. Nothing, huh?” Adam says to himself as he’s yanking at it. “Not anything? Looks like maybe it was something — worth a shot. I don’t know. Maybe that was an idol?”

Both the castaways and the jury members stare at Adam, wide-eyed. Some giggle, however others need to know if the fleur-de-lis is a hidden immunity idol.

“You want to play this?” Probst asks Adam. “This thing that you can’t get off of the voting podium?” All of the jury and the castaways start snickering at this remark from Probst.

“If that is an idol,” Probst continues. “It would be historic. The first idol ever, hidden at tribal council, in plain view of all players, selected by you and played for you.”

Probst attracts out his subsequent sentence for a number of seconds earlier than he says, “That is not a hidden immunity idol.” 

All votes forged for Adam nonetheless rely, and he’s the eleventh particular person voted out of Survivor: Winners at War

Episode 1 of ‘Survivor: Winners at War’ noticed many castaways seek for idols at tribal council

During the filming of Survivor, press members have the chance to attend some elements of the present, together with the tribal council. Dalton Ross from Entertainment Weekly was current on the first tribal council.

“While it did not make it onto air, at the first Tribal, Boston Rob started full-on examining the shelves in the voting area looking for an idol while Ben looked under objects on the voting table to see if there might be any secret messages,” Ross wrote for Entertainment Weekly. “Many players felt there was a chance that an idol might be hidden somewhere at Tribal Council.”

During the season, Adam go searching a number of occasions to see if there was an idol within the voting room. He’s probably not the one one who thought the fleur-de-lis could possibly be an immunity idol. The man is the primary one to place it on the market and take a look at it. 

Immunity Idols had been hidden within the tribal council space on International ‘Survivor’ seasons

“I do know he watches worldwide Survivor and idols have been hidden at tribal in Survivor South Africa and Australian Survivor,” wrote one Reddit consumer about Adam’s reasoning. “Plus, Jeff has mentioned hiding an idol at tribal as an idea for the future.”

Fans of Adam avidly defend his antics at tribal council. They voice that the worldwide variations of the present have finished this already. 

“Jeff has literally been saying for four years now that they want to put an idol at tribal as their next big twist,” one other fan wrote. 

It appears prefer it was a really believable idea that an idol was hidden someplace at tribal council. However, it appears like Adam was not the one to search out it. Survivor: Winners at War airs Wednesday nights at eight p.m. on CBS.

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