Once we knew who won HoH last night on Big Brother the next question was who would be nominated this week and would the big plan to target Vanessa remain in effect. After a long night of rambling we might not be any closer to knowing.
There was so much talk this past week of getting out Vanessa, but you know, not now now getting out Vanessa, just eventually. Like sometime in October maybe. You can’t rush these things! So would this be the week to do it? There aren’t many options left as we hit Week 9 of Big Brother 17.
Overnight Austin, the new Head of Household, had a lot and I mean a lot of talks. Things started immediately after the endurance comp finished and only ended when Austin and Liz finally stopped making out and closed their eyes for some rest around 5AM.
Whispering in the hallway after coming back in from the comp Liz told Austin she was worried about what he’d have to do with his choices. Austin is in a tight spot because he got a little alliance crazy last week and made deals with everyone. Oops.
Austin made a 5/6 way deal with the Goblins and Austwins plus Vanessa on the side, but it wasn’t too serious about Vanessa being involved because the Goblins thought she’d be the next target. Then Austin made a 5-HG deal with Steve and Johnny Mac with at least John thinking Vanessa would be the next target. Then with Vanessa Austin has had a long running alliance deal. So yeah, good luck Austin.
I really don’t understand why he wanted to win this over James since they were last two in the comp. James would have gone after Vanessa and that would have been it. Austin later said he was nervous that James would have been swayed by Vanessa and having the power themselves was better than relying on someone else. I still think Austin should have let this one go.
Of course the idea I keep going back to is that Austin deep down knows evicting Vanessa would be a huge move for him and I do believe he would like to have that notch on his belt instead of someone else claiming the prize. But does he have the guts to do it?
No matter who goes up, Austin is going back on his deals in one way or another. So what are the options he’s seriously considering? There aren’t many available.
John, Steve, and Vanessa are Austin’s three possibilities and he’s trying to work out the scenarios. Vanessa had been pushing overnight for James and Meg to go up with JMac as the BD, but Austin has resisted calls for a Goblin on the Block.