Wipeouts newest host, WMI provider, has announced he will not be taking part in tonight’s Survivor: The Amazon Islands live stream, as his contract with the company has been up.
In a statement to TheWrap, host Sami Callihan confirmed the cancellation to The Hollywood Reporter.
“As a member of the WMI Provider, I cannot go on tonight’s live stream,” he wrote.
“I will not participate in the show and the Wmi Provider has a very clear contract with me.
I wish them all the best for the future.”
The WMI Providers contract with Survivor: Amazon Islands runs until July 11.
Callihan has previously told TheWL, a sister site of the publication, that he felt that his contract was up for the entirety of Survivor: Worlds Apart.
However, the WME Group, which runs Survivor, was not immediately available for comment.
Calligram, which also runs Survivor and its sequel Survivor: Pearl Islands, had previously said it would be taking a break from the series in the wake of the news.WME Group has previously said that it was committed to the series, and will be in the studio for all of Survivor’s final three episodes.
TheWrap has reached out to the producers of the live stream and Survivor: Philippines to confirm if this is the case.