New Survivor: Palau Castaways Announced
Palau, a remote sanctuary in the South Pacific, will initially be populated by 20 castaways, all within one single tribe, with three dropping out in the first episode, it was announced on The Early Show.
As for who those contestants will be:
Wanda Shirk, 55: English teacher from Ulysses, Pa.
Coby Archa, 32: Hairdresser from Athens, Texas
Ashlee Ashby, 22: Fitness counselor from South Carolina
Jonathan Libby, 23: Sales and marketing professional from Dallas
Gregg Carey, 27: Business consultant from Chicago
Katie Gallagher, 29: Advertising exec from Merced, Calif.
James Miller, 33: Steel worker from Mobile, Ala.
Caryn Groedel, 46: Lawyer from Solon, Ohio
Jolanda Jones, 39: Lawyer from Houston
Willard Smith, 57: Lawyer from Bellevue, Wash.
Stephenie LaGrossa, 25: Pharmaceutical sales rep from Philadelphia
Angie Jakusz, 24: Bartender from New Orleans
Ian Rosenberger, 23: Dolphin trainer from Key Largo, Fla.
Kimberly Mullen, 25: Grad student and former Miss Ohio USA
Bobby Jon Drinkard, 27: Waiter from Troy, Ala.
Ibrehem Rahman, 27: Waiter from Birmingham, Ala.
Jennifer Lyon, 32: Nanny from Encino, Calif.
Janu Tornell, 39: Las Vegas showgirl
Jeff Wilson, 22: Personal trainer from Ventura, Calif.
Tom Westman, 41: New York City firefighter
While on The Early Show, Jakusz, the bartender from the Big Easy, displayed her body covered with tattoos and said: "I have the freak factor working for me. Like, I'm the only woman who's ever looked like this on Survivor."
Miller, the steelworker, on the other hand, showed off only hubris. He said: "I'm going to be the first redneck to win $1 million on this show."