‘Celebrity Big Brother’: Teddi Mellencamp Reveals She Couldn’t Resist Carson Kressley’s Slutty Brownies

Teddi Mellencamp attributed some of her 10-pound weight gain on Celebrity Big Brother to Carson Kressley’s irresistible “slutty brownies.”

She went into the Big Brother challenge with the mindset that she would use the time to get in the best shape of her life. But admitted that staying focused on solid nutrition was hard when others were constantly cooking incredible meals, which included Kressley’s brownies.

Carson Kressley made impossible to resist ‘slutty brownies’

Mellencamp planned to get in top shape while in the Celebrity Big Brother house. But then came Kressley’s brownies and she had to surrender. “At first I was like, I’m going to use this time to get in the best shape,” she said on her Two Ts In A Pod with Teddi Mellencamp and Tamra Judge podcast.

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“Then I got to the house and Carson was making things he called slutty brownies. And I was like, delicious!” Mellencamp exclaimed. “Plus, I was really dedicated to doing the dishes.” Co-host Tamra Judge joked about how Mellencamp said during her exit, “Have fun doing the dishes!”

Mellencamp added, “So I would do the dishes. Cynthia [Bailey] would clean the bathroom. Cynthia would cook. Carson would cook. So it was incredible. And when somebody takes the time to cook for you. You just eat the food.”

‘Celebrity Big Brother’ meal prep was a challenge

The food game at the house was a challenge within itself, Mellencamp recounted. “Before you come, you put in if you have any restrictions so if somebody was vegan or whatever it was,” she shared. “But nobody really had any restrictions but Miesha [Tate], just because she’s following her training protocol. So there was just the food was stocked when we got there. But stocked with so many things.”

“Like there was 75 almond milks,” she continued. “And you’re like, nothing else fits in the fridge because we have 75 almond milks. So it’s just like chaotic in that way.”

Mellencamp said food orders also caused tension in the house. “And then every day there was a sheet of paper that was in the storage room and you could put one request on there,” she said. “But only 11 requests would be filled a day. So like, what would happen is somebody would write five requests on one line, and then it would take away the person below’s request. That caused more fights.”

Teddi Mellencamp said she gained 10 lbs. in the house

Mellencamp was in the Celebrity Big Brother house for about 11 days and shared a bikini selfie after she returned home.

“Today I stepped on the scale for the first time since going away 20 days ago. Not as punishment but to see where I am after nonstop candy and cakes in @bigbrothercbs,” shared on Instagram. “I gained 10 lbs. while there.”

“It’s not about a number on the scale but how I feel when I am eating clean and taking care of my body and mind — my anxiety decreases,” she said. “Today I am posting to hold myself accountable to making my overall health a priority again.” She added that even fitness influencers can fall off the healthy eating wagon. And apparently Kressley’s brownies and how the meals were structured had a lot to do with why it was easy to gain weight.

Now Kressley needs to make his slutty brownie recipe available to everyone.

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