Former “Survivor” contestant from Germantown charged with rape & assault


MEMPHIS, Tenn. ( – Former “Survivor” contestant and Germantown resident Silas Gaither is facing rape and aggravated assault charges.

Gaither was arrested Monday in Shelby County. A grand jury indicted Gaither over an alleged May 2018 incident. Details of the incident have not been released.

He posted a $50,000 bond and was released from jail Tuesday morning.

Gaither was on Survivor in the 2001-02 season and voted off at the end of the 6th episode.

His arraignment is set January 9th, 2020.  

Silas Gaither / Credit: Shelby County Sheriff’s Office

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