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Big Brother 20 – Friday Recap

Good morning! I hope everyone enjoyed their Friday. (Doesn’t the image above look like JC is thinking of ways to kill Angela?) We were without feeds for quite a while yesterday. I needed to get things lined out for work so I missed them being blocked, luckily.  It’s rained here for 2 days (a lot) with another day of it to go. We have flood warnings in my area thru the weekend so it motivated me to plan ahead in case I’m stuck at home on Monday. I live on the river so sometimes the road (about 2 miles) from my house gets covered a day or 2 after heavy rain. Unless JC snaps, I don’t see anything urgent I’d need to stay home to watch but at least work can go on without me and I’m prepared if it does.


Yesterday was no surprise with nominations because we knew it would be Sam and Haleigh. KC made the smart move and told them both in advance. I know L6 likes the element of surprise but this is smarter for her game. It sounds like it paid off too because KC remarked on how calm the day was going and how everyone was getting along. Haleigh and Sam even shared a hug afterwards.

It also sounded like KC messed up her speech or said things that were funny. They talked about people laughing during the ceremony. Later, Sam told Haleigh she was expecting it. She said she’d had it pretty easy and there were only 7 people left. (KC reassured Sam she was the pawn plus she’ll finally get rid of Haleigh so it softens the blow of going otb)


Steve already told you about past hg’s showing up yesterday and that’s why the feeds were down. It sounds like it was Derrick, Paul, Josh, Britney, Dani, Nicole, and Victor.  Victor proposed to Nicole so congrats to them. This came a day after Jeff & Jordan had their 2nd baby. Dani & Dominic recently had a baby too. I don’t want to sound like a killjoy but I cringe a bit everytime something like this happens. It isn’t because I’m not happy for people falling in love and starting families. It’s because production doesn’t need any more help with being shomance driven. Things like this only makes them worse.

If I was really that bad, I’d make a joke about the 3rd time being a charm for Nicole.  I’d mention how the idea for the proposal is lame and unoriginal since Jeff & Jordan already had it covered. I could also be snide and say that even tho it’s where Vic & Nicole met, it’s also where Nicole met and started 2 previous relationships. Ok, maybe I am really that bad. (Don’t worry Steve, if another invite to the show is on the line, tell them I have something on you and it’s the only reason you let me recap for you. Tell them the police are involved now so you’ll have it resolved very soon.)

There wasn’t much activity but here’s what little I do have for you:

  • KC didn’t sleep well and felt sick early in the day. (Many hoh’s complain about the room being too hot. My house has a similar open balcony to the upstairs and it’s much harder to cool in the summer) Hay joked it was because she wasn’t up there sleeping but she was there to lend support the rest of the day.  If I needed to throw up, I’d want privacy, not support. Hay got several call outs from Bob to turn down the music.
  • Hay told Tyler they needed to hang out this week. He said they hang out every day so she isn’t getting reassurance from him so far.
  • There was a convo about the beds downstairs. Hay suggested they all sleep in one room together and Tyler wasn’t a fan of the idea. He said he’s a blue room kind of guy. Hay had originally wanted to sleep in the hoh with KC the first night but KC had given her a ‘thanks but no thanks’ kind of answer. Tyler thought she should get to enjoy the room alone.
  • It doesn’t sound like the past hg’s were there that long yesterday. They had cake, champagne and some small talk. From what could be pieced together, I think most of the time the feeds were down was to give the current hg’s time to stop talking about it after they left.
  • Sam wished the house had been cleaner, Derrick remarked on how clean it was and Sam was proud at least. Josh told Angela she had dirty feet. They all couldn’t believe how small Paul was and Sam had no idea who Paul even was. It didn’t sound like they realized Dani’s husband was also on BB. Britney said it was strange being back in the house. (Personally, I’m only looking forward to seeing Britney cuz I LOVE me some Britney) If things go the way L6 wants it to, JC will be “Britneyed” very soon.
  • Sam needs to relax about the house because it is WAY cleaner than most past seasons. They don’t even have ants anymore. I know Rachel is mad at some of the comments Brett’s made lately but maybe he isn’t lying. He said they haven’t had ants since Rachel left. He said she left things open and all over the place. He may have said it but other people agreed with him. She’s been on a Twitter tear lately to make sure he doesn’t get AFP. She thinks Brett’s an ass.
  • KC said she would reassure Sam every day and encouraged L6 to do it too. She’s taking it well tho and KC said Sam said it before she did so she was ok with it.
  • Tyler worked the angle of needing to watch out for JC & Brett to KC. KC isn’t worried about Brett. (I said a  long time ago that Tyler’s biggest obstacle with Angela & KC was they could be TOO loyal and not be as eager as Tyler to break them up) KC said Hay is driving her nuts and she’s saying all the stuff Tyler said she would. KC said she doesn’t want to hurt her feelings so she just puts up with it. They talked about Angela being in a bad mood and doesn’t want to be around anyone except Tyler & KC. (Angela wants privacy with Tyler. Well, tough shit, she’s in a house with 7 people so get over it…and I LIKE Angela. They’ve had the hoh room for 2 weeks and it’s a hard fall from the penthouse. Hay and Fessy were the same way after their 2 weeks. At least with Angela coming back down with the peasants, she doesn’t have to worry about being otb….Hay and Fessy did)
  • Brett & KC talked about the week. It sounded like Brett was giving her reasons to send Sam home instead of Hay but he also mentioned Hays 4 guaranteed votes so maybe not. KC told him JC would be the replacement nom if they needed one and she reinforced the 4 of them getting to the end and then fighting it out. Brett said Tyler hadn’t really felt the block since he wasn’t on it very long. (KC knows Brett & JC wanted her and Angela otb. She thinks it was JC’s influence and feels Brett is still loyal) Brett said JC would flip out if he was a have not again this week. They both agree Hay is obnoxious.
  • JC & KC talked too. He said he’d never vote her out and they are connected by being the only 2 gay hg’s. (that’s not word for word in case anyone decides to come for me because I summarized it)
  • Hay told Brett she didn’t even want to unpack this week. (I’m not sure I’d blame her for that one)

They got ANOTHER alcohol delivery and this was after having champagne earlier in the day. What is that? 3, 4, 5 times this week? JC is pissed! He isn’t as bothered by the alcohol as he is by Angela drinking it and increasing the chances (he thinks) she’ll throw herself at Tyler. He’s still mad at production for choosing the have nots based on comp results. He said he was happy to do it when it was his turn but not this way. (If it had been his turn and he’d gotten out of it for the same reason, something tells me he’d think it was a great idea.  He’s also never been “happy to do it” when it was his turn and tried hard to get out of it.) JC may make me laugh but bullshit is bullshit. After telling Brett they needed to keep their mouths shut this week about Angela, he went off to Brett about Angela. He made it around 24 hrs, if that. He wants her out bad! I loved this image of JC staring at the wine bottle while fuming. The top image was during the same time.


Angela and Tyler haven’t given up snuggling just because they had to give up the hoh room. Angela made a fake body with some hair to fool everyone into thinking she’s in her own bed:

There was also little make-out session last night:


I know there were some Vegas tweets about the Scottie situation. There’s about so been a lot of comparisons to things JC’s done and some people are mad that JC isn’t being punished too. First of all, it’s a twitter leak so we don’t actually know what’s being done to Scottie. It said he’s ended any chance of doing anything in the future with CBS. Let’s be realistic, was Scottie going to do anything in the future anyway? Was he the break out star of the season and now it’s ruined? I’m gonna say no.

Second, the JC and Scottie thing is apples and oranges. Some viewers are missing what the problem actually was with what Scottie did. The problem wasn’t WHAT he said, it was WHEN he said it. They don’t care (mostly) what’s said on the feeds. The FCC won’t fine CBS for things done and said on the feeds. BB has lots of rules but the big ones all refer to behavior during the live show. (Except violence because that’s a big one anytime) He probably got treated coldly after his eviction but they may not even take any stipend away from him. They were able to cut out the things Scottie said in time so I don’t see a risk for a fine. (I don’t blame then for being pissed tho. No one wants close calls like that on a live show)  Even if they were fined, I think the fines can be as much as a quarter of a mil so I doubt his measly stipend would’ve helped much.

If Haleigh doesn’t win the veto, I wonder if she’ll blame Scottie for her eviction. She isn’t big on taking any blame for her own mistakes. (Remember, it’s Rockstars fault that Hay didn’t put Sam otb)  If people in L6 use the “you’ve got 4 guaranteed votes” as the reason to evict her, I think she’ll blame Scottie for blabbing it. I could see her forgetting that she spread the same info thru the house as soon as Scottie told her. She could win the veto and if she does, I won’t know if I’m right or wrong. Either way, I’m very anxious to see how this one ends today but I’m also torn. I think Haleigh’s played terribly so I’m fine with her leaving even if it makes the week predictable. I’m also fine with Sam leaving because she barely acknowledges a game is being played. I think I’m leaning towards wanting Haleigh to win just so JC can finally go otb. (It could be fun and torture for us) It could also give Haleigh a confidence boost and she could start playing better. Stranger things have happened and I don’t mind L6 having a harder road to get to the end. It’s what I’m here for after all. Before any JC haters get excited, I don’t see JC going home even if he has to go up. Things with Tyler could change but unless they drastically change, JC isn’t going anywhere this week. Tyler isn’t going to let that happen.


Have a great Saturday and check back later for Steve’s veto results!


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  1. Joy

    Thank you Mel! Great as always. Scottie oozes immaturity to the point of stupidity.

  2. HappyHippo

    I love me some Britney too! Hay ho needs to go. But I won’t cry if Sam leaves either What Scottie did was stupid but I thought he was stupid beforehand. I still like JC and I have a feeling nothing will change that. Lastly, screw Rachel’s ass the only reason she hates Brett is cuz he turned her down. Get over yourself Rachel

  3. Avatar

    I would love to see Sam win the veto so that JC at least feels the block but Haleigh still goes home.

  4. Jannie

    Thanks Mel. Hope you’re ok with all of the rain. Trying to get caught up…worked 8 days at the MN State Fair ending on Labor Day. Fun way to end the summer!
    I would love to see Hay win the Veto. Not because I’m a fan, but JC needs to go otb and feel a little heat. If Sam goes, oh well. At this point I don’t care who wins in the end. Unlike other seasons, in this group there is no one I absolutely like or dislike…no drama this summer. But it is refreshing after the horrible season with Paul last year. I never thought I would be a fan of Brett, but he is starting to grow on me. And I’m glad to see Kaycee has stepped up. I think she could beat anyone in the finals. Tyler and Angela? Both have comp wins and deserve to make it to the end, but I can’t quite figure out why I don’t like them. Tyler – too many “deals” with everyone and Driftwood seems a bit arrogant. Either have a showmance or not, no one cares except JC.
    Have a great weekend, everyone!
    NK Sweetie…what are you doing up so early on a Saturday? 😀

    • Colby

      I can’t fault Tyler for some of his deals. He was approached and the deals were proposed to him.
      What was he supposed to do? Tell them no?

      • Jannie

        I guess I just wish the rest of them would figure it out… Level 654 has been pretty out there with their alliance and yet the rest just blindly think Tyler is their guy. Not his fault, he deserves to win with his gameplay, but I want him to sweat a little before it’s all over.

    • Jannie

      Thumbs down, oh well.
      I’m not personally invested in any of them, I just want to see a a little drama and scrambling in the next two weeks…not predictability. 🙂

    • NKogNeeTow

      Jannie! I had to get up early to run some errands. Heavy rain is expected for the entire weekend, and I was trying to get out and back home before it started. You know I’m not usually a morning person…lol

  5. Sassy

    The other thing that different between what JC did and Scottie, was when the Hg were called to the DR for JCs incident, they did not have a problem with it, whereas they did with Scottie. I think if Ty or any of the others would have been offended by JCs actions, they might have taken a different course with him.

  6. Charlotte

    As it looks now, I will be evacuating this week. I live in the same county as Tyler, but just north of Hilton Head. As part of my evacuation plans, I am making sure my CBS account is up to date so I can watch the double eviction show on Friday! And of course, I will rely on this site for live updates Thursday night. It’s the only thing that will keep my mind busy, otherwise I’ll go a bit crazy with the severity of this storm. I know there are way more important things to worry about, and believe me, we have everything covered. But I am very grateful for all of you and your updates…..and my phone, because that will be my only available device once power goes out. (I’m not making light of the storm. I’ve lived here all my life and am very familiar with evacuation plans, as well as the aftermath with cleanup, etc. been there, done that. But having something to look forward to, like one of my favorite shows, helps keep me sane!) when Hurricane Matthew came through we were without power for 9 days. It was during Survivor season. I remember watching Survivor on my phone in my back yard. It’s the small things…… :-).

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