Brought a self-made "Immunity Headress" as her luxury item on Survivor (2000)
(aka "Survivor: The Australian Outback" (2001)). She made it while
being sequestered during the long interview process to get on the
Diagnosed with Celiac Disease in 2002 after being on "Survivor" and discovering that she felt better eating just rice and fish. This a serious autoimmune disease in which the body attacks itself if the person consumes gluten.
Spoke at the 2004 Republican National Convention in New York City