The message was played at the end of Tuesday's show.
It may have hurt TV ratings, but Franklin isn't bothered by the fact that she didn't parade around the stage in a bikini Sunday night.
“He’s really off on a journey to parts unknown,” his producer said as she accepted the trophy on his behalf. “We wish we were there to shoot it with him."
The actress who played Mary Ann Summers on 'Gilligan's Island' has received over $139,000 in donations.
The actor famously sold off some of his most notable items in 2014, including the "Smokey and the Bandit" Pontiac Trans-Am.