‘Survivor 40: Winners at War’: Tony Vlachos Returned to Twitter to Support ALS Campaign

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Cagayan winner Tony Vlachos hasn’t been on lively on social media for some time as he made up for “family quality time” he missed whereas competing on Survivor. However, he just lately returned to Twitter to help Yul Kwon and different co-stars within the battle towards ALS.

[SPOILER ALERT: This article incorporates info revealed in ‘Survivor 40: Winners at War’ Episode 7.]

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Tony Vlachos on ‘Survivor 40: Winners at War’

After profitable Cagayan (Season 28) and a short-lived stint on Game Changers (Season 34), New Jersey-based police officer Tony Vlachos returned to compete on Winners at War (Season 40).

Due to his earlier flashy video games, the Cagayan champ knew he can be an instantaneous goal. Therefore, he put himself “on probation” and resisted the urge to search for idols, which obtained him into bother final time.

The police officer additionally started putting extra emphasis on his social recreation and shortly grew to become very well-liked amongst his fellow Dakal tribemates. He ended up within the majority in a tribe swap alongside Sandra Diaz-Twine and Kim Spradlin-Wolfe with former Sele tribe members, Denise Stapley and Jeremy Collins.

Right earlier than their first Tribal Council, Tony reverted to his previous techniques and hid in a spy shack for a couple of hours. However, as soon as he popped out, nobody talked about him as a goal, and so they agreed to vote off Denise.

Much to the shock of everybody on the tribe, the Philippines champ performed two idols, one on herself and the opposite to avoid wasting Jeremy, and single-handedly despatched the Queen to the Edge of Extinction.

In the latest episode, NuDakal averted Tribal Council by barely profitable the immunity problem, however Jeremy seemingly pegged Tony as a menace.

Tony Vlachos returned to Twitter to help ALS marketing campaign

In Episode 5, Yul Kwon opened up about his friend and Survivor co-star Jonathan Penner and his spouse, who has ALS. As a result of the illness, Stacy can’t discuss or stroll and requires fixed care from her husband.

Yul revealed he returned to play for them and commenced a marketing campaign to assist his buddies in addition to others with ALS. The Cook Islands winner has already pledged to match the primary $50,000 in donations, and several other different Survivor stars are leaping on board.

Tony, who has not been lively on social media to date, returned to Twitter to join the campaign. He has responded to a number of followers to date, thanking them for his or her help and promising Team TV t-shirts are on the way in which.

Additionally, Tony clarified an Instagram mishap when the official Survivor Instagram web page tagged an account, which contained a hyperlink to an inappropriate web site, mistakenly believed to belong to the police officer.

Several followers took to social media to welcome his long-awaited return and referred to as it the “best news of the year.” They additionally applauded the police officer for coming again to social media to assist promote the marketing campaign as they consider it confirmed his “awesome” persona.

Many viewers already suppose Tony would possibly win this season, and now they’re rooting for him extra. One Reddit consumer famous, “the dude actually has a decent shot,” and another person identified that “halfway into the season he has one of the best edits.”

Survivor 40: Winners at War airs Wednesdays at eight p.m. EST on CBS.

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