He's now rumored to be dating Daniele Donato from Big Brother.
Amanda Lee Kimmel (born August 3, 1984) is an American actress, model, beauty queen, and animal rights advocate who has competed in the Miss USA and Miss Earth pageants.
I knew there were good odds that I was going to home.
But I really did think that Candice was going to vote with us, just because I really tried to explain the benefit of her voting that way instead of just saying she had to save me.
Watch full episodes of TVGuide.com: As you entered that tribal council, what did you think your chances were of going home?
Amanda Kimmel: I knew they were good because a lot of talk happened before the tribal council, like Russell pulled Candice aside, and then I pulled her aside after that, and then he'd pull her back and it was like a tug of war between me and Russell with Candice.
She made the top eight in this international pageant, the highest placement ever by a delegate of the United States in the pageant's five-year history.
It was never a relationship; just a small thing Survivor does to make the show more interesting.After passing on her Montana crown to Jill Mc Lain in late August 2005, Kimmel traveled to Quezon City, Philippines, to participate in the Miss Earth 2005 pageant.Kimmel was selected to represent the United States in this pageant from a group of applicants, and did not compete in a live competition for the title.Unfortunately, the third time was not the charm for Amanda, who fell short of making it to her third tribal council.Looking back at her reality TV career, Amanda says she's proud of what she's accomplished, but has zero plans to return for round four. The 25-year-old Kimmel spoke with about her biggest mistakes, why she felt the game "got too crazy" and why she won't put herself through another season.