A contestant from CBS’ long-running actuality present “Survivor” was booted off with out rationalization Wednesday night time — lower than a month after he was accused on-air of inappropriately touching two feminine contestants.
Host Jeff Probst, on the conclusion of the night time’s episode, knowledgeable the remaining contestants that fellow participant Dan Spilo, a TV producer and expertise supervisor, was faraway from the present, People reported.
After the present, a message appeared on the display for viewers, studying: “Dan was removed from the game after a report of another incident, which happened off-camera and did not involve a player,” the report mentioned.
The event follows final month’s controversial episode, the place contestants Kellee Kim and Missy Byrd accused Spilo of inappropriately touching them.
The 2 girls mentioned Spilo didn’t heed warnings to cease.
The accusations led the present’s producers to become involved, talking to the solid and issuing a warning to Spilo.
That episode, quite a few contestants tried to vote off Spilo, however as an alternative Kim bought the boot.
Spilo, that episode, had apologized for making anybody uncomfortable, in response to Individuals.
“I work in an industry in which the #MeToo movement was formed and allowed — thank God — to blossom and become powerful and strong,” he mentioned.
“My personal feeling is if anyone ever felt for a second uncomfortable about anything I’ve ever done, I’m horrified about that and I’m terribly sorry.”
A rep for Spilo and CBS declined to remark when reached by Individuals.