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'Survivor' star Lisa Whelchel picks Jeff Probst over George Clooney!

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Lisa Whelchel not only is about to have the honor of starring on two iconic TV shows three decades apart — The Facts of Life and Survivor — but that means she will have also starred alongside two notable TV hunks: George Clooney and Jeff Probst. Which got me thinking: What’s better, sharing a show with Probst or Clooney? I asked the woman formerly known as Blair Warner that exact question, and was surprised by the answer.

“Women are initially attracted to the external, and George was a lot of fun,” Whelchel told me while out on location in the Caramoan Islands, “But, you know, Jeff has depth. And that’s attractive to a woman.” Probst over Clooney! What kind of madness is this?!? To hear the rest of Lisa’s answer as well as her thoughts on her time working with a mulleted Clooney and how he’s aged since, click on the video player below. And for more Survivor news and views, follow me on Twitter @DaltonRoss.

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