‘Big Brother 22’: Bayleigh Dayton Calls Out a Double Standard When Referring to Christmas Abbott’s Behavior on the Show

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Bayleigh Dayton is out of the Big Brother 22 home, however she continues to be giving her followers loads of content material to observe. Dayton not too long ago shared her ideas and emotions about this season in a YouTube video, and, after all, there have been loads of subjects for her to debate. One houseguest who followers had actually wished to listen to her discuss, although, was Christmas Abbott.

Bayleigh Dayton and Chris "Swaggy C" Williams from 'Big Brother'
Bayleigh Dayton (from left) and Chris “Swaggy C” Williams at The Paley Center for Media on Dec. 11, 2018 | Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for WE television

Abbott put Dayton up on the block subsequent to her friend Da’Vonne Rogers, which in the end led to Dayton’s eviction from the home. Abbott additionally bought right into a controversial confrontation with Dayton and Rogers throughout that very same week. Dayton ended up addressing the argument within the video, however she additionally addressed the double commonplace on the present with houseguests of various races.

Bayleigh Dayton’s ‘Big Brother’ houseguests evicted her

Abbott gained the fifth Head of Household competitors on Big Brother 22. She then put Dayton and Rogers up on the block, as the 2 had been a decent pair all season.

Dayton and Rogers each had an opportunity to save lots of themselves within the Power of Veto competitors, however Abbott gained that comp too. She then selected to not use the veto, which in the end led to Dayton going residence by a 9-Zero vote.

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“I’m actually so disappointed in the way that things turned out because I do feel like I went out of my way to be nice to Christmas, I went out of my way to include her, I went out of my way to game talk with her,” Dayton mentioned in her YouTube video. “Just so many things where I’m like, ‘Let me be nice to this girl.’ And she was receptive, so it was frustrating.”

Dayton additionally added, “That’s the only way I can get hurt — when I get caught off guard.”

Christmas Abbott had a confrontation together with her and Da’Vonne Rogers on ‘Big Brother 22’

After Abbott gained the Power of Veto, Tyler Crispen mentioned that he wished Abbott to make use of the veto. This was so he may go on the block after which go residence rather than Dayton and Rogers. Crispen mentioned that he felt accountable for them being on the block. He additionally admitted that they have been there for a much bigger goal since they’re each Black girls.

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Things didn’t go as deliberate, although, and Dayton and Rogers ended up staying on the block. This then led to an argument between them and Abbott.

During the argument, Abbott yelled at Dayton and bought in her face. Many folks — houseguests and followers — imagine that Abbott was within the incorrect for the way in which she spoke and acted towards each of them. Dayton has since given her ideas on the state of affairs.

Bayleigh Dayton referred to as out the double commonplace on ‘Big Brother’

In the video, Dayton and her husband, Chris “Swaggy C” Williams, discussed the confrontation, they usually in the end introduced up Abbott’s felony report.

According to TMZ, Abbott was arrested in November 2018 for a confrontation she had with a lady in August 2018. She didn’t get arrested in August because of the truth that she was eight months pregnant. Abbott then later took a plea to a lesser cost of misdemeanor felony mischief.

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“There’s no judgment, no anything,” Dayton mentioned. “There was double standards in the game with the way she treated [us], the way she clapped, the way she pointed, the way she was in my face, but there’s also double standards when it comes to things: if you casted a Black person period — male, female, does not matter — if they have a criminal record, with mugshots, with a history, they’re going to say, ‘Absolutely not, I’m not going to put them in that house. It’s an unsafe environment.’”

Dayton continued, “Christmas, on the other hand, can have all of that background, and she has had this history where she has been violent with people, but she’s in the house, and it’s not a threat.” 

Dayton additionally referred to a few of Abbott’s controversial feedback in the home. Before placing Dayton and Rogers on the block, Abbott claimed that she thought she would get shot if she put them up.

“Yet I’m the one who you say, ‘Oh, I’m going to get shot, I’m going to get stabbed.’ What? I should be worried about my safety from you,” Dayton mentioned. “How is that OK when I’ve never been in a physical altercation in my life?”

Big Brother 22 airs Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays on CBS.

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