It seems everyone on the tribe — Tai, Andrea, Ozzy, Debbie, Sarah — had their moment of telling Jeff in very strong language that what he did was completely unacceptable.
I think the response from the tribe, as it so often does, mirrors what the vast majority of society will feel. Witnessing that moment was so powerful because from my seat at Tribal, I could see it all.
The couple tied the knot Monday before a small group of family and friends at a private home in Los Angeles.
Russell, 39, and Probst, 49, began dating in August 2010. Russell has two children from her marriage to former "Saved by the Bell" star Mark-Paul Gosselaar. Probst was married to psychotherapist Shelly Wright from 1996 to 2001.
That moment — when a police officer from a conservative Midwest background without much exposure to the “gay and lesbian and transgender world” realized her own growth, her own metamorphosis, it completed the circle. Watch PEN Fan Forum: Survivor, on the new PEOPLE/Entertainment Weekly Network (PEN) here, or download the free app on your Smart TV, mobile and web devices. He was very engaging, gifted in his ability to manipulate with his words, and he wore this crazy Hawaiian shirt and had poofy hair.
And there is another moment that I hope was as inspiring for others as it was for me, and that was when Sarah told Zeke she was glad she got to know Zeke for who Zeke is and would never see him any other way.Jeff Probst tells People magazine no one is more surprised than he is that he would find love on “Survivor.” Probst says they started dating after he e-mailed her to say hello once the show was over. She’s the one who weeped in the finale because Chris double-crossed her.JEFF PROBST: I’m pretty sure my reaction was the same as viewers watching at home. But this is a unique situation that falls outside the normal boundaries.
I saw Jeff Varner turn to Zeke and make what was essentially a statement — vaguely disguised as a question: “ On one hand, it was such a tiny moment… I cannot imagine anyone thinking what was done to Zeke was okay on any level, under any circumstances, and certainly not simply because there was a million dollars on the line.
He also dated Julie Berry, a finalist from "Survivor: Vanuatu," from 2004 to 2008.