Michael Skupin on 'Survivor: Philippines' return: 'I have no fear of the fire - it won't take me out this time'

It took 12 years, but Michael Skupin has finally returned to "Survivor" as one of three medically evacuated castaways competing in "Survivor: Philippines." Skupin, now 50, famously passed out and fell into the fire in "Survivor: The Australian Outback," severely burning his hands. We're still queasy thinking of the skin melting off his hands as he tried to cool him in the water. But Skupin -- the first contestant ever to leave "Survivor" without being voted out -- couldn't be more thrilled to be back in the game. "I've never given up hope that one day I'd be back," told us on set in the Philippines. "It's an amazing show, and never stops being amazing." Even after his horrific injuries, Skupin didn't want to leave. "When I sat in that river to cool my hands, I said, I've got to figure out a way to fool these people that I'm not hurt," he told us....



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