Every season of Survivor, castaways struggle to make it to the merge. It’s a major milestone that signifies they’ve endured the game long enough to have impacted it in a major way, while solidifying their spot in the jury, even if they do wind up ousted next.
Samantha O'Connor, Special to Postmedia Network
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During the third season of Big Brother Canada, beauty queen Sindy Nguyen solidified her spot in the reality TV hall of fame when she entered the BBCAN house ready to shake things up with her gutsy gameplay, even if that meant putting her own life in the game on the line.
It’s difficult to picture the Big Brother Canada franchise without poster-boy, Gary Levy. With fierce makeup and a whole heap of glitter, the 25-year-old Ajax-based artist left his mark on the BBCAN house as the inaugural season’s runner-up and has since been an integral presence each season, from after shows and BBCAN awards.
It takes a certain amount of ego to play the game of Survivor, which is why over the years many players have given themselves a lot of hyperbolic titles. But when Sandra Diaz-Twine calls herself “queen,” she isn’t lying. No other player in the history of the game has managed to try to win the $1 million prize and has successfully done so twice.