'Survivor' Finale Finishes With Marriage Proposal

8:14 PM PST 05/15/2011 by THR staff
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Contestant David Murphy proposes to Carolina Eastwood, who competed on a previous season.

Perhaps the biggest surprise on the finale of CBS' Survivor: Redemption Island wasn't who the winner was but instead what happened at the end of the live finale.

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David Murphy, a contestant on this season, revealed that he had begun dating Carolina Eastwood, a contestant from 2009's Survivor: Tocantins, after filming his season of the show.

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And at the end of Sunday night's finale, Murphy proposed to a surprised Eastwood, who was in the audience.

"Survivor loves blindsiding you," Eastwood quipped before saying yes.

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This won't be the first marriage to have happened between Survivor contestants: Redemption Island winner "Boston" Rob Mariano met his now-wife, Amber Brkich, while competing on Survivor: All-Stars in 2003.

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