It was an emotional Tribal Council for the Naak tribe as they faced host Paolo Bediones in the second elimination of Survivor Philippines. In the end, they decided to vote out sewing machine technicianEmerson Diño.
Emerson became the target of his tribemates after his behavior during the first immunity challenge and hisconflict with farmer's daughter Vevherly Gador. But it was not easy for therest of the Naak tribe to send him packing.
Before voting, host Paolo Bediones asked the Naak tribemateshow they felt about the last Immunity Challenge, which they lost for thesecond consecutive time. The Naak tribe felt they were cheated by the Jarakaytribe in a very physical challenge where they had to slug it out to bring a single pillow to their respective mats.
Laundrywoman Zita Ortiga felt they were cheated, while businessman Kiko Rustia was overwhelmed by emotion after being tricked be Jarakay member Jace flores in the Immunity Challenge.
Basketball player JC Tiuseco, meanwhile, cried upon realizing thatSurvivor Philippines is more than just a game and it became so hard to eat one of their own. Although they've been together on the island for only six days, they already managed to develop close ties with each other.
In the end, they had no choice but to say goodbye to one of them. Emerson became the second castaway to be voted out after receiving five of the eight votes.
In his exit interview, Emerson defended his actions. He saidthat the people should not judge him on what he did during his short stint inSurvivor Philippines because it's different when you're actually playing the game.
Meanwhile, Jarakay's Patani Daño, a nanny who aspires to bea star, brought laughter to her tribemates during a bonfire. She recited againlines from StarStruck and even danced to the delight of the whole tribe.
Next week, the remaining 16 castaways will engage in another set of challenges to determine who will be voted off next.