Welcome back BB Fans!
Every summer, Big Brother host Julie Chen warns viewers to expect the unexpected, but this year the game will really be turned upside down as 12 brand-new houseguests move in with four returning all-stars who aren't necessarily after the $500,000 grand prize.
This marks the second year in a row Big Brother has invited back past houseguests, and while Grodner understands it might not be a popular choice with some fans, she argues it always helps to have familiar faces. "The truth is, there are some people we love to watch, and it will be interesting to see how they handle coming back.
Season 14's contestants will be greeted by an "urban pop" decor that Grodner describes as "very youthful." An array of headphones adorns the walls of a music-themed bedroom, while miniature robots and Godzilla action figures are scattered throughout the abode. Of course, there's always a chance Big Brother 's famous master of the takedown Zingbot could surprise the houseguests when they least expect it.
Big Brother 14 premieres Thursday, July 12 at 9/8c. The new houseguests are:
Jenn Arroyo, 37
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
Current City: Brooklyn, N.Y.
Occupation: Musician, former bass player for the female metal group "Kittie"
Joe Arvin, 41
Hometown: Lexington, Ky.
Current City: Schererville, Ind.
Frank Eudy, 28
Hometown: Marion, Ark.
Current City: Naples, Fla.
Jodi Rollins, 42
Hometown: Englewood, Colo.
Current City: Calipatria, Calif.
Occupation: Restaurant server
Willie Hantz, 34
Hometown: Vinton, La.
Current City: Dayton, Texas
Wil Heuser, 24
Hometown: Louisville, Ky.
Current City: Louisville, Ky.
Occupation: Marketing consultant
Ashley Iocco, 26
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
Current City: West Hollywood, Calif.
Occupation: Owner of a mobile spray tanning company
Shane Meaney, 26
Hometown: Bennington, Vt.
Current City: Bennington, Vt.
Occupation: House flipper
Kara Monaco, 29
Hometown: Orlando, Fla.
Current City: Los Angeles, Calif.
Danielle Murphree, 23
Hometown: Grant, Ala.
Current City: Tuscaloosa, Ala.
JoJo Spatafora, 26
Hometown: Staten Island, N.Y.
Current City: Staten Island, N.Y.
Ian Terry, 21
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
Current City: New Orleans, La.
Occupation: Engineering student
Before you ask...yes Willie is Russell Hantz's brother....
Let's see what he's got!
Well, this is different. Willie did good for himself, hope he keeps it up. Sucks that Jodi got canned first day.
And my question for this season is--why didn't the just get the winners of BB to coach, not half-assed people like Brittney or Mike Boogie (dork)?
Mike Boogie did win 1.
Brit did nothing but piss and moan all through her season. On the live feeds, she was the meanest person in the house.
Whadda trainwreck!!!! LOL!!!
Seems like the only person interesting/worth watching IS Hantz.
I hope Hantz plays a good game. But that name will probably kill him, so he needs to have a good social game to kill off that stigma (stench). He's he only one who could make this year's season watchable.
Dan should have picked one of the 2 girls and a guy as his first 2 picks...but I think with the other 3 coaches taking the strongest 3 guys Dan didn't have a strong field of men left to pick from..Joe the oldest, Willie the Hantz and Ian the tiniest dude ever (love him though!)...might be why Dan made such a dumb decision in trying to steal the "good ladies" from the other coaches...Dan's team is a snoozefest unless they get showmantical up in there. Boogie has a really great team...even though I'm not a Boogie fan lol. And Britney has the most volatile team...Willie and Jojo? and Shane the showmancer (i mean house flipper). She's gonna have to fight to maintain order. Janelle's team are the 3 people I was least excited about from their interviews...sooo I like Janelle and her team has potential but its not impressive to me yet. So happy Big Brother is back on though! And this mentor twist may prove to be one of my more preferred twists...we'll see though.
I saw Willie on Russell's show. He is a complete idiot. They had a trailer that they were using for an office while working on a house. He decided that while working on the house he would also make tacos to sell, cooking in the office and almost burned it down.
My guess is this may be why he'll entertain us!
Janelle's sitting pretty. Her three, with perhaps the exception of Joe, are totally likable and seemingly non-threatening and everyone seems to like them. Boogie and Britney have the two strongest teams are are targeting each other, and Dan is down to one fairly weak player. Unless someone targets Janelle's players, which is unlikely, nominations will probably be Shane and Willie, thus leaving Janelle with the strongest team.
I find Frank and Joe to be my least favorite contestants this season. I'd take Boogie over Frank any day. Now... regarding the situation with Willie. I'm not trying to say that he hasn't done things wrong in the house, but it seems like people were constantly berating him for trying to play the game. Hopefully CBS will give it up with the Hantz family, it's clearly not working out anymore. I do think that Willie would have at least provided entertainment in the house this summer. Now we get to hear Frank talk about farts and his daily bowel update. Awesome.
When this season is over and the players go home and watch it, I hope that there are some players that are ashamed of themselves; no game is worth treating people like they treated Willie this last episode!! Willie definitely came into the game with an unfair target on his back and Joe really made that target bigger by lying about him to Frank the 1st week!! Although he did make some game mistakes (including losing his temper) I actually really like Willie, but I am completely disgusted with some of the other players!! I'd much rather associate with someone like Willie than Joe, JoJo, Frank, Janelle or Britney after seeing this last episode!! I think that Willie was just a little too brutally honest to people to their faces to be in a game that requires a lot of backstabbing like BB does and he played too hard too fast. Joe is just the worst kind of person to encounter in life...nice to your face but making up things behind your back; also a coward that will always go along with the group and turn on whoever is the easiest target for the moment (your best friend one day and your worst enemy the next!!). JoJo was horrible to Willie...I can guarantee that Willie would have stuck by her if the tables had been turned.
I started off liking Britney...but after this episode I am disgusted. I had high hopes for her, but she is the worst coach ever! Rather than pouting, she could have got the team together and worked at smoothing over everything rather than leaving Willie by himself wounded and defeated!! Janelle is worse than Britney, she is going to just aline with whoever the best team to aline with that week is.
I thought Boogie would be the #1 overly arrogant douche this season, but I can see Frank is going to beat him at that title. The way Frank sat and laughed when Julie announced that Willie was evicted was really disgusting. So far Dan seems to be the only coach this season that has a heart and really cares about his player, not just himself. If he can figure out a way to pull himself back in the game and continue to play the 'weak' card until the right time he might have a fighting chance to make it to the end!!
I am so sickened seeing how bullied Willie was in this show. His own coach bullied him and made his own team go against him. They should have investigated more about the situation and then made a decision. Joe was a big part in it and for him to say what he did at the end just sickens me. Everyone was not a team players and from the beginning made him out to someone he is not. He didn't even get a change to show who he was. I am so ashamed that CBS allowed this bullying to go on without any discipline. You allow a lot of people in a house and not tell them to stop saying things to others.....CBS allowed this to go on. They could have stopped it and told them individually to stop bullying.
They all singled him out from the beginning. If you put a group of people together and then all of them single a person out....do you not blame that person from getting upset or angry. He had no one to stand up for him. He had the coaches ganging up on him and making their team players to do the same. Shame on you Britney for what you did and as for Joe....you egged him on. You should be out of the game as well. Very upset that Big Brother didn't look at the entire picture!!!!! How dare this show allow bullying!!!!!! Makes me sick!