Each week, Jeff Probst will answer a few questions about the latest episode of Survivor: Ghost Island.
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: Players that go on these rewards to give back to the community — in this case, delivering school supplies — often describe it as their favorite moment of the season. How important is this to you and the crew to do these types of rewards, especially since you all have put down roots in Fiji lately?
JEFF PROBST: Fiji has been an amazing partner these last few years, and we employ many local Fijians on our crew. They have become part of the extended Survivor family, so you can’t help but become invested in their well-being. It’s very rewarding to see Americans who are representing Survivor acting as the ambassadors of goodwill. The players are usually in such an open place that they are able to easily access the empathetic and compassionate parts of themselves and just bring love and joy and supplies. We do as much as we can for the local community in lots of different ways