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Posted on Apr 19, 2018 03:45pm
​Survivor: Ghost Island's Libby Vincek Knew She Was A Goner After That Moment At Tribal
The latest cast-off dishes on what went wrong... and those disgusting fish eyeballs.

Fans of Survivor know that a Hidden Immunity Idol can change everything.

Unfortunately for Survivor: Ghost Island's Libby Vincek, she discovered that first-hand during a shocking Tribal Council that sent her home with only three votes against her.

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Thanks to her former ally Michael playing a Hidden Idol, none of his plentiful votes counted and Libby found herself with her torch snuffed.

We caught up with the latest cast-off to talk about her relationship with Michael, Morgan calling her out, and those oh-so-yummy fish eyeballs.

Why do you think people went after you for being close with Michael?

Libby Vincek: Michael and I slept together some nights, which I know is dangerous, but I was freaking cold! We knew people would assume we were working together as a power couple so we rarely ever talked. That's why you don't see us really working at all together.

We kept it short and sweet, but people just wanted some reason to not like us. So, to me, it seems like they had an idea in there head and wanted to stick with it whether it was true or not.

Early on, you were called out at Morgan's tribal when she said "don't trust the cute blonde" on her way out. How did that impact your game or the relationships you had?

Libby: That was the first hard decision I had to make in the game. I had to weigh my options of either being at the bottom of a brand new alliance or making a big move with my original alliance. On a personal level, Morgan is an amazing person and I know we could have worked really well together.

But like I said during the last Tribal Council, I stick by my decision, because if Survivor was totally personal, it wouldn’t be successful. Sometimes you have to step away for a minute and remember it’s still a game.

Of course, it impacted Dom's ability to trust me, but I feel it also got me another day redeeming myself at the Tribal Bradley got out in.

What went through your head at Tribal when Michael pulled out the Hidden Immunity Idol, knowing what the conversations had been around camp?

Libby: Camp life that day was insanity, talks of Idols, fake Idols, alliances, just every kind of strategy was being brought up—confusing the heck out of everyone. The only thing I knew for sure was Naviti girls didn't like me and wanted me out. There was nothing I could really do about that.

I knew that if I had voted Michael there was a slight chance of saving myself with the others who were splitting the vote. Michael had a great plan we just didn't have enough time to gather the for sure numbers to execute.

So, when Michael pulled out that Idol my heart dropped to the bottom of the ocean. I knew I was a goner.

Is there anything you think you could have done differently to stay in the game longer?

Libby: No. I try to think back and say, “Oh, we could have done this or that,” but at the end of the day, I have no regrets. I did what I thought was right at that time and I stand by it.

Have to ask. Fish eyeballs. What do they taste like?

Libby: Ha! Yeah, I don't know if I was that hungry but I remember saying, "Dang. That wasn't too bad. Hakuna Matata!"

Salty, squishy gummy worms wrapped around really tough jerky.

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