Which Celebrity Does Jeff Probst Want on ‘Survivor?’

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Currently, Survivor is celebrating its 40th season, and 20th 12 months on the air, with the primary solid consisting solely of former winners. Other earlier season themes have included tribes divided by ethnicities, gender, and age, tribes divided by fame equivalent to heroes towards villains or mind versus magnificence versus brawn, and gamers towards their family members.

More themes embody divisions by social class, technology, a dominant perceived trait equivalent to heroes vs. hustlers vs. healers, and tribes divided between underdogs and overachievers.

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While celebrities have competed in seasons earlier than, Survivor has not but had an all-celebrity version. Showrunner and Jeff Probst admitted he has thought of having a star-studded season and revealed which Tony and Emmy-Award winner he wish to watch compete.

Which celebrities have competed on ‘Survivor’ to date?

Retired NFL quarterback, Gary Hogeboom (Guatemala), positioned seventh

Actor and screenwriter, Jonathan Penner (Cook Islands, Micronesia, and Cook Islands), positioned seventh, 15th (medically evacuated), sixth, respectively

Professional poker participant, Jean-Robert Bellande (China), positioned ninth

Late WWE wrestler, Ashley Massaro (China), positioned 15th

Retired Olympic observe & subject athlete, Crystal Cox (Gabon), positioned sixth

Professional gamer, Kenny Hoang (Gabon), positioned fifth

R&B singer, Taj Johnson-George (Tocantins), positioned 4th

Retired NFL coach, Jimmy Johnson (Nicaragua), positioned 18th

Retired NFL huge receiver, Grant Mattos (Redemption Island), positioned eighth

Retired NFL offensive sort out, Steve Wright (Redemption Island), positioned 10th

Country music singer and songwriter, Whitney Duncan (South Pacific), positioned ninth

Retired MLB second baseman, Jeff Kent (Philippines), positioned 10th

Child actress, Lisa Whelchel (Philippines), completed runner-up

Retired NFL defensive sort out, Brad Culpepper (Blood vs. Water and Game Changers), positioned 15th and runner-up, respectively

Former President of the Miami Marlins, David Samson (Cagayan), positioned 18th

Retired NBA participant, Cliff Robinson (Cagayan), positioned 14th

Retired MLB aid pitcher, John Rocker (San Juan del Sur), positioned 16th

Retired NFL soccer placekicker, Tyler Fredrickson (Worlds Apart), positioned seventh

YouTube sensation, Will Sims II (Worlds Apart), completed runner-up

Retired NBA participant, Scot Pollard (Kaôh Rōng), positioned eighth

Former Olympic swimmer, Katrina Radke (Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers), positioned 18th

Retired NFL cornerback, Alan Ball (Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers), positioned 15th

WWE wrestler, John Hennigan (David vs. Goliath), positioned 12th

Actor and author, Mike White (David vs. Goliath), completed runner-up

Professional poker participant, Ronnie Bardah (Island of the Idols), positioned 20th

Retired NHL defenceman, Tom Laidlaw (Island of the Idols), positioned 16th

Olympic swimmer, Elizabeth Beisel (Island of the Idols), positioned ninth

Which superstar does Jeff Probst need on ‘Survivor?’

In an IMDB Take 5 with Jeff Probst, the showrunner and govt producer revealed he wish to have actor and comic Neil Patrick Harris of How I Met Your Mother Fame compete on the present.

Probst believes the singer is aware of the best way to play as a result of he’s a self-professed Survivor superfan. Additionally, the manager producer famous Harris has social expertise, is humorous, likable, could be dramatic, and will probably “make an idol appear” because the actor can also be a magician.

Probst admitted he has contemplated having an-all superstar solid for a future season of Survivor and thinks Harris has the potential to win the sport.

Out of the a number of celebrities who’ve competed within the actuality sport present, to date, none have received. Mike White, Brad Culpepper, Lisa Whelchel, and Will Sims all got here the closest as they positioned second of their respective seasons.

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

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