The hot topic in the Big Brother 17 house was – to no one’s surprise – Vanessa. Everyone, including her closest allies are onto her and are just buying time until someone else takes her out.
Vanessa is becoming aware that something is up because, as she says, everyone is treating her like a pariah. But don’t get too excited, there are no plans on backdooring her this week. Liz and Austin are too afraid she would blow up their game if they turned on her.
Big Brother 17 Live Feed Highlights – Sunday, August 16, 2015:
10:30 AM BBT – HGs are up and around. Vanessa and John are out back.
10:50 AM BBT – James and Meg chatting about the game and past decisions like not taking $5K and Clay quitting for Shelli.
10:55 AM BBT – HGs enjoying their cinnamon buns from Big Brother as voted on by Feedsters.
11:30 AM BBT – Becky sharing a lot of #BeckyUpdates on her past travels and adventures.
1:20 PM BBT – Vanessa chatting with Steve but getting frustrated with his lack of responses. (It’s a slow day.)
2:05 PM BBT – Austin mentions how he didn’t watch BB16 and now regrets it. (He was a finalist and didn’t make it so he refused to watch.)
2:40 PM BBT – Liz wants Austin to make sure John feels good about them and to promise John Austin’s vote. Austin says he’ll talk to him. Shortly after Liz makes a similar request to Julia.
3:10 PM BBT – Liz and Julia discussing Vanessa. They’re done with her, they say.
3:15 PM BBT – Vanessa shows up and starts complaining to the twins about Becky. Vanessa wants the twins to know they can trust her.
3:25 PM BBT – Vanessa wants to keep John next week, but says James and Meg need to go. She also admits she threw the DE HoH competition.
4:35 PM BBT – Julia is very upset about Liz letting Austin give her hickeys. She reminds Liz this is shown on TV.
5:45 PM BBT – Photobooth is open again and the HGs are enjoying it. Vanessa stays alone outside. (She might be stressing Veto ceremony.)
6:45 PM BBT – HGs playing in the pool having contests with the inflatable shark, Gronk.
7:15 PM BBT – Becky asks Liz if things are still on track. Liz assures Becky not to worry. (Becky should worry.)
7:40 PM BBT – Liz updates Austin on her talk earlier with Vanessa. They make plans for dealing with Becky and letting her know later this week. They’re keeping in mind she could return later.
7:45 PM BBT – Austin says they’ll blame everything on Vanessa. He wants to think of ways to lull Vanessa so she’ll throw next HoH comp.
7:55 PM BBT – Vanessa is freaking out to Steve that everyone is treating her like a pariah. She wants to know if she’s going to be a renom. Vanessa says she feels all alone. Steve says he tries to hang out with her. Vanessa starts complaining about Steve and how he acts around her. Basically, she’s being a jerk.
8:00 PM BBT – Liz knows Vanessa is out there talking to Steve in the backyard. She wants to go break up the talk. Julia wonders if Liz would even consider a BD of Vanessa this week. They’re not really considering it, but just discussing the idea.
8:05 PM BBT – Austin tells Julia if he were HoH this week he’d just go ahead and BD Vanessa. What??
8:10 PM BBT – Steve went to get Austin and tell him they need to calm Vanessa and pay more attention to her. They come out and join Liz with Vanessa. Everyone tells Vanessa she’s great. They like her a lot. They’re her friends. And they’re definitely not looking at ways to get rid of her. Definitely not.
8:15 PM BBT – Becky is worried. She tells Meg she’s not getting the usual assurances that everything will be okay. She asks Meg to listen out for info.
8:25 PM BBT – Liz, Juli and Austin discuss Vanessa. They say they just have to keep pretending to be her friend even though she’s “off her rocker.” Austin says if Vanessa is tired of the game she can hit the button and go home.
8:42 PM BBT – Steve tells Johnny Mac not to leave him alone with Vanessa.
9:15 PM BBT – Booze delivery. They got three cans of beer and two bottles of wine. The twins get loud and annoying over it.
10:10 PM BBT – HGs drinking and just talking about this and that. Liz asks if Jerry from Big Brother 10 is dead (no he isn’t).
11:35 PM BBT – Steve tells John he should be safe this week and it’d take a big flip to make that change. John worries the Goblins will go unchallenged now that it’s just the two of them. They wonder how Austin will handle Liz and Julia’s obvious F2 deal.
12:50 AM BBT – Austin wants to throw the HoH to JMac so he’ll BD Vanessa. Austin also promises John he’ll survive this week’s vote.
1:10 AM BBT – James and Meg think they’re playing for second place and that wouldn’t be too bad. They agree that Steve needs to go.
1:25 AM BBT – Meg doesn’t like lying to Becky about her impending doom this week. James doesn’t think it’s so bad since she didn’t tell them everything either.
1:30 AM BBT – Austin relays to John that Vanessa threw the DE HoH because she felt good about her position.
2:50 AM BBT – Austin reminds Liz they need to start faking friendly to Vanessa better so she doesn’t keep getting paranoid.
There were back and forth contemplation overnight for just getting Vanessa out this week, but it won’t happen. Noms will stay the same on Monday and Becky will likely go on to Jury unless there’s another revelation and shift of plans.
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