"Survivor: One World" crowns a winner
(CBS/AP) One woman made a clean sweep of "Survivor: One World" Sunday night, winning both the $1 million game prize and the $100,000 Sprint Player of the Season award. (SPOILER ALERT)
Bridal shop owner Kim Spradlin of San Antonio, Texas, who dominated the game after the mid-season departure of an ailing Colton, was given the title by the vote of a jury of the nine most recently ousted players. The 29-year-old divorcee had orchestrated the dismissal of most jury members.
The player of the season prize was based on audience voting.
The jury ultimately voted for Spradlin over her allies, 33-year-old high school teacher Sabrina Thompson of New York and 26-year-old medical saleswoman Chelsea Meissner of Charleston, S.C. Spradlin, Meissner and Thompson worked together from the first day of the game, which originally featured two tribes divided by sex living on the same beach in Samoa.
"We were a mess at the beginning, and then we just pulled it together," said Thompson, who nabbed two jury votes to Spradlin's seven. Spradlin also received the most viewer votes, winning an additional $100,000 fan-favorite prize.
Spradlin secured her place among the final three contestants on the 24th edition of "Survivor" by winning four individual immunity challenges, including the final two physical competitions, which ousted 29-year-old career consultant Christina Cha of Los Angeles and 25-year-old special education teacher Alicia Rosa of Chicago from the 39-day contest.
Spradlin will receive her check this afternoon on the CBS daytime show "The Talk."
"Survivor: One World"
Popular in Entertainment
- James Gandolfini dead at 51
- Watch: Miley Cyrus' trippy "We Can't Stop" music video
- James Gandolfini: 1961-2013 21 Photos
- Johnny Depp falls off horse on film set Play Video
- Etheridge calls Jolie's mastectomy a "fearful choice" 144 Comments
- Palace sheds some light on Kate's baby plans
- Watch: New "Anchorman 2" trailer
- James Franco blasts "Spider-Man" reboot