Cassie Roma wasn’t too happy about Te Kohe Tuhaka’s assertiveness. Picture / TVNZ
Have you learnt what my favorite factor about Movie star Treasure Island is?
Studying the skills of the forged.
Mangō’s Te Kohe Tuhaka can catch a crab together with his eyes (virtually) closed, Dylan Schmidt can do the splits and Courtenay Louise? Nicely, she will try a handstand, fail, then brush it off as a extremely awkward model of the worm.
If solely this was essentially the most entertaining a part of tonight’s episode. Buckle in Kiwis, the drama is simply beginning.
After the unofficial expertise present, we kick the episode off with a problem that may solely be described as spiderweb netball.
I used to be about to skip forward as a result of something spider associated provides me the chills however then host Matt Chisholm tells the celebs that the successful workforce will get a fishing equipment and look ahead to it … Dame Susan Devoy.
Sure, our favorite squash participant and the primary intruder is able to enter the sport and he or she’s stoked, I am stoked, everyone seems to be stoked … effectively virtually everybody however extra on that quickly.
Devoy is joyful as a result of not solely did she say sayonara to psychological well being advocate Mike King and former All-Black Rob Cribb – who have been most likely doing her head in with their bro chat – however she can also be getting into the sport as a captain.
Chisholm explains that whichever workforce wins the problem will resolve what workforce Devoy joins and subsequently turns into captain of.
It is a transfer that has everybody’s feathers ruffled – all besides Kuaka’s comic Man Montgomery who appeared like Santa Clause had simply arrived.
“This lady is a weapon,” he enthusiastically grinned.
Mangō wins the problem they usually – sorry, Tuhaka, resolve Devoy will be part of Kauri which kicks their captain Lynette Forday and her sassy sparkly scarf to the aspect and surprisingly upsets each Melodie Robinson and Devoy.
“They most likely thought let’s throw one other stroppy lady right into a workforce that is already bought an entire lot of stroppy ladies and see how that seems,” Devoy instructed the confession cam.
As for why Robinson is down within the dumps about her new teammate, it’s revealed over at camp Kuaka by radio host, Alex King that Devoy and Robinson have butted heads a couple of times.
“So understanding Mel exterior of the present, I do know that she’s had some disagreements with Dame Susan Devoy, and I additionally suppose TK knew that as effectively.” she smized.
However earlier than we get to any Imply Ladies-style confrontation, Mangō has some scores to settle.
Businesswoman Cassie Roma will get again to camp and immediately goes in on Tuhaka as a result of he voiced the workforce’s determination as a substitute of their captain, Boss Babe, Iyia Liu and all I can consider is how Mangō is similar to District two within the Starvation Video games.
No room for egos whenever you’re within the Starvation Video games or no matter President Snow stated.
“It was vital for me to take possession,” Tuhaka says however Roma is not having it. She pulls Louise and Liu for a chat and sternly tells her captain, “Take everybody’s opinion however you get to make a name.”
Louise rapidly realises it is time to ditch her vocation as an novice dancer and slip into her new function as a hype woman, “We’ll again you.” She says to Liu.
Whereas it was supposed to be a really women-empowering ladies chat, Liu did not precisely admire being instructed what to do. She is a boss babe, in any case, and is aware of precisely the best way to deal with her employees – sorry, teammates.
Talking to the confession cam she admits, “I believe Cassie was very fast to defend me but when I truly did need to discuss I might have stated one thing.”
“And that is how a boss babe does it,” I write in my pocket book.
Lastly, the producers give us what we would like and pan again to workforce Kauri to see how the most recent workforce member is settling in.
The reply? Nicely, the jury continues to be out.
Devoy waltzed into the camp along with her captain stick and, with out a second thought, she eats the workforce’s final can of spaghetti. Cue the tragic music.
Dancer Elvis Lopeti is internally crying whereas ZM’s Cam Mansel is getting nervous. He is aware of he’s surrounded by a bunch of strong-headed ladies, and he would not know what is going to occur subsequent.
“Are all of them going to butt heads? That is the most important query on our minds proper now,” he nervously laughs to the confession cam.
But it surely’s very chill. Robinson grabs Devoy they usually take a beautiful stroll alongside the seaside. Simply two outdated frenemies catching up and plotting in opposition to everybody.
Obtained to maintain your folks shut and your enemies nearer. I see you, Devoy, I see you.
We conclude the sport with a captains’ problem the place the three captains are learn a truth, they usually should guess who it is about.
Everybody was anticipating Devoy to lose as a result of she is so new to the sport and barely is aware of anybody however come on workforce, she’s a Dame. That entitles her to FBI-level data on each single one among you.
“What’s she, a blimmin detective? She’s come to arrest us or one thing?” Kuaka’s Shimpal Lelisi stated.
He’ll sleep with one eye open any more, I can inform.
Devoy wins the problem and positive factors her workforce the chance to steal a successful workforce’s reward.
“Snaps for Susan,” Lopeti sasses.
• Movie star Treasure Island airs weekly, Mon-Wed, 7.30PM on TVNZ2 and TVNZ+.