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Jeff Probst Says the Sia Prize Has Ended for Survivor Contestants



Survivor has formally reached the top of an period, with the Sia Prize coming to a detailed.

Jeff Probst, the host of the long-running CBS collection, revealed on social media Friday that the pop star will now not be awarding cash to her favourite Survivor gamers every season.

“After eight years, 14 seasons, 19 players and over $1,000,000 awarded, Survivor is officially bringing the Sia Prize to a triumphant end!” he wrote on his Instagram Story. “Over the many years, Sia has brought so much joy to so many players and it was always straight from her heart.”

Probst added, “So it is with tremendous gratitude and admiration to Sia that we bring to a close one of the most unique relationships a TV show could ever have with a pop star of Sia’s global wattage. I’m really honored for Survivor to have this one of a kind association with Sia. She’s in the Survivor Hall Of Fame of Superfans!”

The “Chandelier” artist started her custom with the truth competitors present in 2016 in the course of the season 32 finale for Survivor: Kaôh Rōng — Brains vs. Brawn vs. Magnificence.

“I still vividly remember the day Sia stood up in the audience during the live finale … and made her way onstage,” Probst recalled of the second. “She was so taken by Tai [Trang]’s commitment to protecting a chicken from being eaten that she awarded him $50,000 of her own money.”

The host continued in his publish, “Tai was shocked, the audience was shocked, I was shocked! What was happening? Sia was onstage in her wig handing out money to a Survivor player!? That was the beginning of what became affectionately known as ‘The Sia Prize.’”

The singer-songwriter went on to award 18 extra gamers with numerous quantities of cash, together with seven gamers who obtained $100,000 every.

The Sia Prize is just not formally affiliated with the Survivor franchise, because the present’s winner wins a $1 million prize.

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