One look at Goel’s broadly grinning face and “I just thought, excuse me, this kid is the cutest king child in the world,” Sasso said of the UCLA graduate who ran for governor of California. “He looks like a handsome man and you can tell he has a heart of gold.”

Sasso was adept at “feeling people’s energy” and continued, “As soon as I met Shoobs, I said, ‘Man, this is my type, and we’ll go all the way together. “And we did.” It was this certainty that cemented her bromance for Goel. He finished eighth out of eight after the players rated each other on the first night. “I did it,” he admitted. “I said to everyone, ‘Guys, it’s been my pleasure, I think they boot me.'”

Then Sasso interfered and said: “Shoobs, brother, we’ll do this to the end. Don’t worry,” thought Goel. “It was such a special moment. I think that was really the basis for everything.”