Big Brother 12 started on July 8 this year. The twenty-first episode aired on August 22. This season, 13 people are locked inside the Big Brother House to participate in a competition to win $500,000. In a series first, one player will play the game not to win $500,000 but to wreak havoc and sabotage the other players. You can learn more about each house guest by reading their bios here. If you missed previous episodes’ of Big Brother 12, check the links at the end of this article, read on for a recap of the twenty-first episode.
A recap from last week: Enzo needing a taste of being on the block. Brittany nominates Enzo and Brendon. Enzo frustrated with being on the block and threatens to come after Brittany next week. Matt loving the way nominations came out. Brendon and Enzo chatting in the Have Not room about the nominations. Brendon mad about not sending Brittany home last week and her breaking the deal they had. Enzo heads upstairs to talk with Brittany. She talks with Enzo about him not being her target. Enzo doesn’t trust what Brittany has to say.
Hayden and Lane talking in the backyard about Matt. Hayden thinks Matt feels he owns this place. They talk about making a power move this week. Their plan is to backdoor Matt this week. They want to make the power move before Matt does. Lane goes upstairs to talk with Brittany about the plan. He tries to convince Brittany that Matt is the bigger threat. Brittany feels safer with Matt then with Brendon.
The veto competition begins. The players include: Brittany, Matt, Enzo, Brendon, Lane and Hayden. Ragen hosts the competition. The Big Brother Zoo is the competition. The players will be given 10 offers to earn or loose veto points for accepting prizes or punishments. They player with the most points will be the winner of the POV. The players who win prizes will not be revealed to the houseguests. The players with the punishments will be revealed and will carry out the consequences. Some of the prizes in the game are $5000, a trip to Hawaii, and a have not pass. Brendon wins some veto points for taking a “chum” bath.
The punishments and prizes are revealed. Chum bath for 24 hours- Brendon. Handcuffed to a houseguest- Brendon (he picks Brittany). Phone call- Lane claims he wins this. Have not for 3 weeks- Brendon. Shave head- Brendon. Being a penguin for a week- Enzo. Hawaii vacation- Hayden or Matt? Have not pass- no takers. Five thousand dollars- Hayden. Donate clothes to charity- Enzo. Winner of the competition- Brendon.
Brendon is pleased with himself for winning the POV. Lane wants to backdoor Matt. Brittany is mad the other house guests took prizes over supporting her in getting Brendon out of the game. She retreats to the HOH room. Ragen joins her to talk. Brittany claims to have not received any prizes. Matt joins them in the conversation. The rest of the house is talking in the have not room about who Brittany is going to put up as a replacement nomination. They think Matt won at least two prizes.
Lane goes upstairs to find out what Brittany is thinking. She asks Matt and Ragen to leave while they talk. She suggests the boys throw the competition. Lane admits to earning the phone call. Hayden claims to have not won any prizes. Lane insists Brittany will be safe next week. Brittany claims the boys don’t understand how Brendon impacts her. She reports feeling used to do the dirty work and won’t get any votes in the jury house. Lane reports he isn’t going to put her in harms way. Brittany reports he needs to understand she is pouty about it. Lane reports he isn’t going to let her act like that. In the DR he claims he will manipulate her to get what he wants and his loyalty is with the Brigade.
Brittany is faced with Pandora’s Box. She is enticed with being about to talk with a house guest from a previous season for advice. She decides to open the box. She is greeted by Jesse from season 10 who talks with her about getting in shape so she can look like him. Meanwhile, the other houses guests have a feast in the backyard. Brittany is obviously annoyed with Jesse. The other house guests enjoy their feast.
Brendon and Brittany are handcuffed together. Brendon also has to take chum bath’s every time a bell rings. This goes on all night and neither one gets any sleep.
Brittany talks with Matt about who she is going to put up as a replacement nomination. Matt downplays his loyalty to Ragen and starts to throw Ragen under the block to save the Brigade. He talks with the other Brigade members about it- not realizing the Brigade is after him this week. He continually talks with the other Brigade members about talking to Brittany about putting Ragen on the block. Lane reports Matt has been on him all day to talk with Brittany about putting Ragen up.
The Brigade members do talk with Brittany, but not about putting Ragen up. Enzo talks with Brittany about making it to the final four. Matt continues to throw Ragen under the bus. Brittany goes to the backyard to talk with Ragen about what Matt is saying.
The Veto Ceremony starts. Matt claims they have made a “last ditch effort” to get Ragen on the block for the Brigade. Matt is hoping Brittany comes threw for them. Brendon uses the POV on himself and takes himself off the block. Brittany names Matt as the replacement nomination after congratulating Brendon on winning the POV. Matt is obviously mad about being on the block. Brittany reports she nominated Matt because she no longer trusts him and wanted to make a bold move.
Who will go home- Enzo or Matt?
Watch the episode here.
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