Austin Matelson told Vanessa Rousso that he had found a renewed joy in life with the discovery of this magical flower, Liz Nolan. He’s so desperate to spend the summer by her side in Jury that he’ll do whatever it takes to stay near his princess. This would of course be a different princess from the one back at his castle which he explained to us preseason. So what does Liz Nolan think of all that?

Liz Nolan feeling overwhelmed by Austin fauxmance

Liz Nolan feeling overwhelmed by Austin fauxmance – Source: CBS All Access

Don’t tell Austin, and no one seems interested in doing that, but Liz wants nothing to do with him aside from whatever game protection he can provide. Oops. Last night Liz laid it all out.

Flashback on your Live Feeds to 5:45 PM BBT 7/25 as Liz arrives in the HoH to hear what Vanessa wants to tell her about Austin running his mouth and lying to their side about it. Liz makes her feelings very clear: “I don’t even liiiiike hiiiim,” whines Liz. “You guys don’t even know, I’m not even attracted to him at all,” she tells Vanessa and Shelli. Flashback to 5:53PM BBT.

When Shelli reveals that she knows about “this kiss” Liz is very embarrassed. Liz was worried that she’d be portrayed as a homewrecker since he has (had?) a girlfriend back home. So she was none too pleased when he grabbed her face and kissed her on Friday night. As Liz describes his kiss attempts, “ewwwww.” Seems she’s not a fan of his beard and how it felt against her.

Liz admits that she knows Austin likes her “a lot more” than she likes him, but she knows he’s looking out for her game and that’s why she’s going along with it. We had already seen her tell Julia in the DR that she was “whoring herself out” with him. So yes, this is game play by Liz and it’s at least working in one aspect, but is she creating a monster?

Liz explains she’s afraid that Austin might do to her what Caleb did to Amber last season where she was targeted for not returning the infatuation he had for her. Flashback to 6:10PM BBT to hear her express these concerns. She thinks if she tells Austin the truth then he’ll ruin her game.

She doesn’t want anything long term and especially doesn’t want to be in the Jury house with him “because he’s going to creep up to my room and try to have sex with me.” Well if it gets to the point where they’re both in Jury then I’d hope she’d tell him the truth considering the game is over.

My oh my, Liz. So Liz definitely doesn’t like Austin, but later Austin pours his heart out to Vanessa telling her he has fallen in love with Liz. He’ll do anything, anything at all, to be able to spend the rest of the summer with her in Jury. It’s sad. Austin is madly infatuated with this girl, which he interprets as being in love with her after just a few short weeks, but Liz is not even in the same ballpark. Yikes.

One thing is for sure, if Liz can tame this beast then she’d be crazy to let him go this week. This guy will fall on his sword for her at any chance. Letting that go now would be foolish for her game. Lucky for her, it sounds like Vanessa is going back on the Backdoor Austin plan already. Or maybe that’s not so lucky. We’ll have to wait and see.

What do you think of this mess that Liz is in? Is it wrong for her to manipulate Austin this way or is that a reasonable strategy? Tell us what you think.


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