'I really thought I could win': Devastated Chelsea sent packing on 'Survivor'

Chelsea Walker. (CBS)

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Here’s a look back at this week’s reality-TV highlights:

For the second time this season, another castaway left the game blindsided with a hidden immunity idol stashed away in their pocket. It was 26-year-old digital content creator Chelsea Walker who wasn’t anticipating her ouster on Night 11 after the Lairo tribe sent her packing following a vote of 6-2 over 37-year-old personal injury lawyer Karishma Patel, upon losing the week’s immunity challenge. “I’m completely and utterly blindsided. I’m a huge super fan. I’ve dreamed of playing Survivor since I was eight years old, and I really thought I could win this game,” Chelsea said during her exit. “I have an idol in my pocket and could’ve saved myself, so honestly, I’m just embarrassed to not even make the merge.”

Keeping Up with the Kardashians
Kim Kardashian was in high demand during this week’s eventful episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians. The KKW Beauty mogul had to balance a packed schedule that included many important engagements like the Met Ball, a cameo in a Paris Hilton video and the due date of her fourth child, who she was welcoming via surrogate. “This time is just so crazy hectic for me,” Kim vented on Sunday. “It’s all really overwhelming. I wish I had more time.” After throwing a star-studded baby shower that included guests like Winnie Harlow, Chrissy Teigen and Sia, she showed up to Paris’ music video shoot as a gesture of appreciation for the path to fame the heiress had opened up for her. “I really would want to do anything for her. She literally gave me a career. I’m just grateful that she was the one who showed me the way like that,” Kim said. With her new son due in eight days, she then jetted off to New York City to show off her now iconic Thierry Mugler outfit at the prestigious 2019 Met Gala, which was a flawless affair — except for a scare that Kim may wet herself in the skin-tight ensemble and a tiff with Kanye West over whether or not the dress was too sexy.

Dancing with the Stars
The wonderful world of Disney brought a miracle to the Dancing with the Stars ballroom this week. Not only did the remaining nine pairs deliver dazzling numbers to some fan-favourite Disney movies like Toy Story, Aladdin, The Little Mermaid and Mary Poppins — but they learned that they were all safe and would be moving on to next week without the pressure of elimination. At the end of the two-hour episode, it was Fifth Harmony star Ally Brooke and her professional partner Sasha Farber who topped the leaderboard with three 9’s from judges Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli following their contemporary routine to Ariana Grande and John Legend’s Beauty and the Beast rendition. As the first couple of the season to receive nines, they were then followed by comedian Kel Mitchell and James Van Der Beek, who both scored 24/30 with their dancing partners.

The Voice
The Blind Auditions ended and the competitive Battle Rounds began as teams faced off against each other during back-to-back nights of The Voice this week. Coaches Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson, John Legend and Gwen Stefani had the difficult task of choosing between some of their favourite singers in the competition — but Kelly and John decided not to, and used their only saves of the season, securing their impeccable rosters for the next phase of the show. Legend nominated Zoe Upkins and Khalea Lynne, who duked it out to Brandy and Monica’s famous R&B smash The Boy Is Mine. The pair delivered such stellar runs that he decided not to let either of them go. Team Kelly saw Melinda Rodriguez and Shane Q go head-to-head during a powerful performance of Sam Smith’s Too Good At Goodbyes, which made her decision to keep both singers an easy one.