Russell Hantz, the runner-up and fan favorite of Survivor Samoa said, I don't think she deserves it. That's my opinion. I don't think the world thinks she deserves it, because she didn't even get in the top three for fan favorite. So...
What is it like sitting next to such a gracious loser?, the shows co-anchor, Chris Wragge, asked White.
White responded, Russell is a character. Again, everybody is going to see a different game than what we actually play and ultimately, the person that wins and deserves to win is the person that gets the majority of the jury vote.