Nikki Fernandez (Kiele Sanchez) was a scandalous and deceitful character on the hit ABC show "Lost." She was a Hollywood actress and a scam artist before crashing on the island. Nikki and her partner Paulo (Rodrigo Santoro) were on Oceanic Flight 815 on their way back to Los Angeles from Sydney after killing Nikki's lover and stealing his 8 million dollar diamond collection. After finding out that Paulo found the diamonds which were lost in the crash, Nikki released a poisonous spider on him and was bitten in the process. She and Paulo where both paralyzed for eight hours, mistaken for dead, and buried alive.