‘Big Brother 22’ Live Feeds Spoilers: A Power Shakes up the Nominations and the House
[SPOILER ALERT: Spoilers ahead for Big Brother 22.]
Before the sixth Head of Household competition of Big Brother 22, the houseguests competed for three powers. Dani Donato Briones became the next HOH, and one power threw her nominations off as her target saved himself. Due to her close ties with nearly everyone in the house, she caused waves with her replacement nominee.
Depending on how the rest of the week goes because of the remaining powers in play, Dani might go from a comfortable position in the house to one of the worst.
Three houseguests won a power in the BB Basement
For the first three weeks of Big Brother 22: All-Stars, the returning houseguests had the opportunity to save themselves and someone else if they won a Safety Suite competition.
After it ended, they faced off in a BB Basement twist in which they competed in the complete dark for three unique powers. David Alexander won the Disruptor Power, which allowed him to save anyone, including himself, from initial nominations.
Described by her as “trash,” Dani Donato Briones claimed the Replay Power that lets her choose an outgoing Head of Household to compete in the following HOH competition.
Christmas Abbott has possession of the Blocker, which prevents her or someone she chooses from becoming the post-Veto nominee.
David Alexander used his Disruptor Power
After hanging on the infamous wall for nearly two hours, Dani became the next HOH. Aligned with almost the entire house, she nominated the only two houseguests she had no allegiance to, Kevin Campbell and David Alexander.
Even though the BB21 first boot pretended to cry and act upset, he saved himself a few hours later with his power. Unwilling to go after Da’Vonne Rogers or Ian Terry, HOH Dani nominated ally, Tyler Crispen.
Wanting to confuse the house, David lied about it and insisted someone else played it on him as a part of a bigger plan. A few other houseguests got annoyed with David for playing dumb. Memphis Garrett claimed he wanted to “intimidate” the truth out of the BB21 returnee.
Cody Calafiore and Tyler later compared him lying about it to accused murderer O.J. Simpson not confessing for the deaths of his ex-wife and her friend. While the majority alliance continued to debate it, David owned up to winning his first competition only to his allies Kevin and Da’Vonne.
David Alexander’s power has shaken up the house
Members of The Committee, including Christmas Abbott and Memphis, didn’t understand why Dani would nominate an ally instead of an outlier. They also believe the HOH might still have it out for Tyler as they made a pact not to target each other until the Final Six only hours before she nominated him.
Then, Da’Vonne won the Power of Veto, her first competition, and wants to save Kevin. However, she knows it will put Dani, someone Da’Vonne considers an ally, in a tough place as it will force the HOH to name a fourth person.
Additionally, Dani doesn’t know who to nominate because she fears her allies will turn on her if she selects another Committee member. She’s unwilling to target Enzo Palumbo or Ian.
In the event that Da’Vonne does use the POV, then Dani would nominate a pawn and send Tyler to the Jury House. There’s also a situation in which the HOH selects Christmas as a pawn, but she uses her Blocker power, forcing Dani to name a fifth person.
If that happens, the BB8 runner-up will likely go with Enzo. Then, Dani would have to use her Replay power to play in the next HOH competition as she’ll probably have several houseguests targeting her.
Big Brother 22: All-Stars airs Sundays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 8 p.m. EST on CBS.
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