Who won Big Brother 17 was revealed last night on CBS when the 9-member Jury cast their votes between a pairing of Liz Nolan, Steve Moses, and Vanessa Rousso. One of these three players was about to become a half-million dollars richer!
Following 98 days of competitions, stress, and emotional overload these last three Houseguests were set to face one more challenge: finale night. So who won Big Brother?
We’ve watched as Vanessa Rousso has made herself the leading favorite to reach the end and take home the crown as the winner of Big Brother 17, but she wasn’t there yet, leaving Steve Moses looking to break her chances with a win of his own. It all comes down to this.
Vanessa and Steve faced off in the third round where Steve won by the narrowest of margins on the final question with 5-4 over Vanessa. John’s question from the Jury came last and it was a bit of trick question, but not enough to throw off Steve who got it right and won the comp.
Just as we expected, and as Steve promised, he voted to evict Vanessa from the F3 sending out to join the Jury. From her look she knew this was coming, but it was still a very difficult pill to swallow. Out in front of the house Julie praised Vanessa for her incredibly strong performance this season. Here Vanessa admitted that yes, if she had won round three, she would have cut him the same way.
When it came time for the Jury Q&A we heard a lot of well prepared responses from Steve, but Liz’s were not as strong. Perhaps she wasn’t too confident she’d get to F2 or she was just too nervous. Either way Steve definitely outperformed in this portion of the night. When the votes were revealed it showed.
In a surprising move, Julie Chen reversed the order of the reveal and started at the back because she had to know how Vanessa voted. Turns out that Vanessa voted for Liz. She said she would if Steve cut her, but the sad thing is Vanessa was going to cut him and he would have still voted for her.
Vanessa’s vote wasn’t enough though and Steve Moses won 6-3 over Liz Nolan. Congrats to Steve.
Big Brother 17 – Jury Votes:
- Shelli votes for Steve
- Jackie votes for Steve
- Becky votes for Steve
- Meg votes for Steve
- James votes for Steve
- Julia votes for Liz
- Austin votes for Liz
- John votes for Steve
- Vanessa votes for Liz
It was an exciting thing for us to have been that close to the Big Brother 17 winner reveal and still not know how this season was going to end! Gotta love this season’s unpredictability.