‘Big Brother 22’: Which Houseguest Won Part 1 of the Final HOH Competition?

[SPOILER ALERT: Spoilers ahead for Big Brother 22.]

The last week of Big Brother 22 is already upon us, and the remaining three houseguests competed in Part 1 of the final Head of Household competition. Who won?

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Nicole Franzel, Cody Calafiore, and Enzo Palumbo teamed up on ‘Big Brother 22’

Cody Calafiore became the first Head of Household and quickly began creating and joining alliances to guarantee his safety moving forward. He and Big Brother 16 co-star Nicole Franzel made a final two pact, as did he and fellow New Jersey native Enzo Palumbo.

Additionally, all three and Dani Briones made up the Core Four. Although they were also involved in other alliances, the group stuck together and kept each other safe. However, the group began to find Dani untrustworthy and turned on her during the triple eviction.

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Memphis Garrett became the HOH for the first half and nominated Nicole alongside David Alexander. Although he told everyone wanted David out, Christmas Abbott and Tyler Crispen attempted to flip the house and voted to evict Nicole.

However, Enzo refused to go along with the plan and sent David home. Nicole landed on the block again during the second half of the triple, but Dani unanimously joined the jury.

Nicole, Cody, and Enzo won back-to-back Head of Household competitions

Following the long night, Cody became the outgoing HOH and nominated Christmas and Tyler as he had final two pacts with the remaining houseguests. Perceived as a better physical competitor, Tyler went home.

Nicole then won her first HOH of the season and selected Christmas and Memphis for eviction as she felt more loyalty toward Cody and Enzo. The Committee founder ended up going home even though he had final two pacts with both voting houseguests.

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Enzo then won his second HOH competition of the season and nominated Christmas and Nicole as he’s closest to Cody. The BB16 runner-up won the Power of Veto and stayed true to the BB18 champ by casting the sole vote to evict Christmas.

Nicole won Part 1 of the final HOH competition

After the eviction, the houseguests faced off in the first part of the final HOH competition. The endurance comp required players to hold on to a rope while spinning and getting slammed into a wall and covered in paint.

After a few hours, the Live Feeds came back, showing Nicole won the first part. Cody, who got annoyed by the speed of the spinning and how hard he hit the wall, believes Nicole won because she didn’t have a problem gripping the rope and avoided getting hit.

The former winner was “shocked” and “shook” she won and described herself as “rock solid” during the competition because her arms didn’t hurt. Cody and Enzo also got very dizzy while spinning, whereas Nicole claimed it didn’t bother her. Additionally, the remaining three received video messages from home.

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While it’s clear the others gunned for the win, Enzo seemingly threw it as he admitted he began thinking of ways to get out of the competition after only six minutes. The Root allies will face off in Part 2 sometime this weekend, and the winner battles Nicole for the final HOH title.

Whoever wins then casts the sole vote to evict, effectively choosing who they want to sit next to and face the jury on finale night. Big Brother 22 finale airs on Oct. 28, 2020, at 9/8c on CBS.

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