Survivor's Cochran: People Come Up To Me and Tell Me I’m Annoying

John Cochran perhaps was the most awkward contestant out of the more than 300 ever to compete on Survivor. The Harvard law student arrived on the island so pale that he appeared translucent. He weighed 138 pounds, sported a nerdy sweater-vest and glasses, and used words his teammates could barely comprehend. But then Cochran made one of the biggest moves in the game's history, and everything changed. When the tribes merged during the show's eighth episode, he threw loyalty to the wind, and joined forces with the opposing team. Ultimately, the risky move probably cost him a hefty $1 million (he was sent home Wednesday night), but Cochran says it was never about the money anyway. "First and foremost I'm a fan of Survivor. In high school I wrote a Survivor newsletter and wore buffs to school," he says. "And when I found out I had made it on the was unbelievable!" The 24-year-old chatted with about his "bromance" with Coach, who he wants to win, and an experience he describes as the most "surreal moment of my life." Read More...


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