Ha! Russell fans here are sore losers as he is! Russell didn't play a good game. Rob said it best that he might play an adequate enough game to get to the end, but he sure as hell will never play a good enough game to win.
As for him winning Fan Favorite? Well, more of America's idiotic, questionable taste, I'd say.
Parvati and Sandra both overcame tremendous odds to get to the end -- Parvati pre-merge and Sandra post-merge -- and each definitely had WAY better cases to make than the troll. And I'm glad it came down to the two of them in the end. Both deserved it.
Insiders indicate that Parvati was only tainted by Russell in Candice and Amanda's eyes. With Colby, J.T., and Rupert, it was really more that Sandra just made a better case. She knocked their socks off, in fact. Both women actually did. Sandra just laid out her case in a much better way than Parvati did. Russell had zero chance because apparently, no one even addressed him except Danielle.