Big Bro, Season 11
I haven't written about Big Brother 11 yet this season, mainly out of a lack of time -- but oh, it's time, baby. As they say, shit is going down in the Big Brother household.
(Wouldn't that be a much better tagline for the promos?)
As it was, last Sunday ended with a reference to a player breaking down on Tuesday night and being kicked out of the house - not by the houseguests, but by the producers. It's happened before, but rarely.
Click below not only to see who got kicked off, but my thoughts on the season thus far.
After hearing that someone was going to lose it, there were only three possible candidates. In reverse order of probability, I thought it would be:
3. Natalie. The irate little Tai Kwan Do champion is a serious hothead, and also seemed possibly rudderless after Jesse was kicked off.
2. Russell. The Mixed Martial Arts fighter is, perhaps unsuprisingly, a massive hothead. Even though the house swung in his favor last week, he is always a possibility to absolutely lose it.
But the obvious - and accurate - choice was ...
1. Chima. She was a massive diva in all of the bad senses of that word, and it was clear that when the tables were turned on her - in a game, let's remember - she couldn't deal with it. Apparently, she stopped adhering to the basic rules of the show - like wearing a microphone the entire time, going to the diary room when asked (which appears to have been a season-long trend), and such.
Losing Chima is no loss for the show, as she appears to be a totally loathable person. (With, it should be pointed out, a horrific childhood including being raped and attacked, according to what she told the household. Even still, her personality was, in a word, wretched. Completely self-indulgent, arrogant and mean-spirited.)
But the season has actually been quite good, because of the random guests whacked out personalities. Natalie managed to believe that Chima's willful breaking of the rules was the fault of Michelle who did the ungodly thing of nominating Chima for eviction - which of course, is the entire point of the game. As Kevin or Lydia mentioned, all Chima had to do was win the Power of Veto and it was over.
So, who do I want to win? Really, at this point I just can't handle it being Natalie - which seems unlikely. The only genuinely likeable people are Jeff and Jordan, but I'd be fine with Russell or Michelle winning as well. I actually have no idea who is going to win at this point, which means the rest of the year is going to be fun.
Good times in the Big Brother household.