A little bit busy today so I don’t have any Russell Hantz screenshots from last night’s episode of Survivor: Samoa. But here is practically all of his delicious scenes from last night… (It’s unfortunate that he doesn’t have his gray boxer briefs anymore.)
To those who have been watching the show, I would like to have a discussion with the decision to vote Ben out instead of Ashley…
My opinion? Ben was the right person to be voted out; however, he was voted out for the wrong reason. He was voted out simply because of the “ghetto trash” comment he made at Yasmin from the second episode. Ben is definitely a jerk of all spades, but he was verbally abused by Yasmin who was aggressive and rude from the get-go. She had it coming, Ben got defensive and blurted out a term to hurt her, then the “race card” was used by Jaison to ridiculous levels.
Russell was pretty much overpowered by Jaison as it’s very dangerous waters to tread on a sensitive issue. I personally found it a bit humorous to get all bent out of shape to bring up racism and discrimination in a “survival of the fittest/wiliest/etc”-type of game then play up the sympathy card for someone using the term “ghetto trash.”
How about you win the game now simply because you are a minority?
Though “ghetto trash” might not be the best of thing to say, I’m sure if Yasmin called him “white trash,” there won’t be any backlash against her. I’m just getting sick and tired of the hypocrisy that we live through every day. One racism or any “ism” is better over the other simply because of their “history” (a comment that Jaison made boldly known at Tribal Council).
Anyway, I’m a bit peeved off because Russell’s plan was overpowered by Jaison’s “whiny bitching” (yes, I went there). Nevertheless, the show’s getting a lot more interesting with this turn of events. I just hope Russell makes it all the way… with Shambo, of course…
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