Lisa Whelchel of Facts of Life to Compete on Survivor: Philippines (PHOTO)
2:08 pm, August 20th, 2012
“The Facts of Life” star Lisa Whelchel will soon learn the facts of surviving on a deserted island.
The former sitcom star has signed on to compete in “Survivor: Philippines,” it was announced on Monday.
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Whelchel, a longtime fan of the show, successfully campaigned for a chance to join the reality competition.
She’ll face off against 14 others, including former baseball star Jeff Kent, and stands to win $1 million.
The actress, who appeared on “The Facts of Life” from 1979 to 1988, was last seen at the 2011 TV Land Awards, where she and her former co-stars received the Pop Culture Award.
Check out the first photo of Welchel (in red shirt) and her fellow “Survivor” contestants below!
“Survivor: Philippines” premieres September 19.
Will you tune in to see Whelchel?
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