‘Big Brother 22’: Christmas Abbott Says She Wishes She Evicted Dani Briones Over Bayleigh Dayton
[SPOILER ALERT: Spoilers ahead for Big Brother 22.]
Even though Christmas Abbott seemed dedicated to her alliance, The Committee, she’s seemingly having a change of heart. While venting in the Love Room after the eighth Big Brother 22 Head of Household competition, Christmas admitted she wished she would have gotten rid of Dani Briones under her HOH instead of Bayleigh Dayton.
Christmas Abbott a part of The Committee
During the first week of Big Brother 22, Memphis Garrett approached Christmas Abbott about joining an alliance alongside Cody Calafiore, Dani Briones (formerly Donato), Nicole Franzel, and her final two partner, Tyler Crispen.
She agreed to it but continued playing the middle, making others believe she had no allies. For example, the BB19 finalist loosely aligned with Kaysar Ridha and received information from him before leaving.
However, her true allegiance lay with The Committee and members Dani, Nicole, and Tyler frequently dropped hints that she should go after friends Bayleigh Dayton and Da’Vonne Rogers.
After a tense knockout-style Head of Household competition in Week 5, Christmas came out on top after Da’Vonne missed the last question.
Bayleigh Dayton left under Christmas Abbott’s Head of Household
The BB19 finalist nominated Bayleigh and her “untouchable,” Da’Vonne, because the friends weren’t in her alliance. Christmas then won the Power of Veto and kept her nominations the same, ensuring one of the allies would leave that week.
After the POV ceremony, Christmas attempted to hug Bayleigh, who rejected it. The HOH later spoke to Da’Vonne about the situation, and the three-time competitor tried to explain that Bayleigh felt betrayed.
However, the BB19 finalist didn’t see things the same way as she thought the BB20 star took a game move personally. Christmas became heated during the exchange, so Da’Vonne left and went outside.
Bayleigh entered the bathroom at the tail end of their argument and tried to explain her side, but it also resulted in a yelling match. The BB19 finalist later apologized to both of the allies for her part in the argument.
Believing Bayleigh would be a bitter juror, the houseguests chose to send the BB20 star home pre-jury.
Christmas Abbott wishes she evicted Dani Briones instead
Da’Vonne followed Bayleigh out of the door two weeks later, and Cody won the next HOH. Even though Christmas should feel safe because her alliance maintained power for another week, she became agitated after the competition.
Dani claimed she “stomped” around afterward, and Christmas admitted to Memphis she wished she would’ve won HOH. The BB19 finalist also vented about her alliance member and stated she felt like Dani started rumors about her so others will target her first.
She later went into the Love Room and cried as she told the cameras she no longer wanted to “be in their stupid alliance anymore.” Christmas called Dani “quad face, not double face” and said she’s tired of the others’ “fake crap.”
The BB19 finalist also pointed out how ruthless the other houseguests are when they pretend to be nice while lying to their faces. She continued venting and admitted she wished she would’ve gotten rid of the BB8 runner-up instead of Bayleigh. Christmas also stated she wants to evict Dani badly and said her ally “sucks.”
The CrossFit coach finished her cry by telling the Live Feed viewers stories about her son, who has a birthday coming up in the next couple of weeks. Big Brother 22: All-Stars airs Sundays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 8 p.m. EST on CBS.
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