BB18 Episode 25 – August 14, 2016
<– Previously, I Was OVER This Season
I went a whole like TWO or THREE episodes there. The Executives alliance and the total dickishness of many of the guys in it was just not my cup of tea. And lo and behold, it seems the Big Brother producers read this here blog as they went and remedied that situation stat: as of last night’s episode, that bromance alliance is kaput. Donezo. Hasta la vista, baby. How’d this happen?
We Can Thank Michelle & Bridgette
Honestly, their work in getting Zakiyah out the door last week as the first eviction during Double Elimination was instrumental, as it broke up the “PP” alliance of Paul & Paulie. Neither agreed on who should go home between Michelle & Zakiyah, and it was clear to Paul that Paulie was just using him and didn’t want to have anything go in Paul’s favor. Then Bridgette rallied the other side of the house to make a move against Paulie by targeting Zakiyah, getting James on board to use his power of knocking two votes out. As we saw in the beginning of this episode, that information did get out to Paulie ahead of time and he of course turned his asshole meter up to 11. Where the fuck did the fairly sweet Paulie go from Month 1? As this current incarnation has totally lost his mind, and is showing that Cody definitely got the chill vibes of the family.
So then Zakiyah goes, followed immediately by Bridgette due to the Fluke of the Century win by Corey of HoH AND Veto, and it certainly seemed like the “Executives” had made up, but nope nope nope…
Paul & Paulie Are NOT Good
This bromance is completely over. They exchange platitudes about moving forward and all that, but Paulie doesn’t trust Paul anymore and Paul is well aware that Paulie’s gameplay is erratic and destructive after witnessing his reaction to Natalie’s conversations and just knowing that Paulie only has Paulie’s interests in mind. Paul is ready to make some moves and go big game hunting for once.
And happily for Paul, he’s got his original buddy from the newbies to work with, Victor. It’s clear that Paul is running that twosome for his own purposes and Victor is all too easily manipulated accordingly. At this point, I’m totally down for a Paul win this season, as he’s really the only one left that has been hustling every fucking second to stay in the house and win. Let’s see if he can pull it off.
HoH for Victor, But Let’s Be Honest….
Step 1 for Paul’s plan is to ensure that Paulie doesn’t win HoH. Sure enough, that goal comes to pass as in the end of this competition, it’s Paul vs Victor, with Victor grabbing the win. Or Paul hands it to him, Continue reading And We’re Back, As It Just Got Interesting