‘Big Brother 22’: Fans Accuse Tyler Crispen of ‘Performative Activism’ When Offering To Leave

by Jeremy Spirogis
Houseguest Tyler Crispen on Big Brother

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

After the Big Brother 22 Week 5 Power of Veto competitors, Tyler Crispen advised Bayleigh Dayton and Da’Vonne Rogers he wished to sacrifice his recreation for “the movement.” When it fell via, many followers accused the BB20 runner-up of “performative activism” and believed he solely introduced up “the cause” to save lots of face exterior the home.

Houseguest Tyler Crispen on Big Brother
Houseguest Tyler Crispen on Big Brother | Sonja Flemming

Tyler Crispen mentioned he wished to go away ‘Big Brother 22’

A few weeks in the past, Tyler Crispen advised Ian Terry that he initially rejected the invitation to return for All-Stars a number of occasions. However, his girlfriend and BB20 star Angela Rummans known as a manufacturing member unbeknownst to him and mentioned he would come again.

Every week later, Tyler admitted he wasn’t having fun with himself this season in a dialog with David Alexander. According to the BB20 runner-up, he feels “too much pressure” to stay as much as his earlier efficiency and doesn’t like that others admire him for his capacity to govern or lie effectively.

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Tyler additionally identified that he now not enjoys the “premise” of the present and hates “crushing people’s dreams” to learn himself. Even although the BB20 runner-up acknowledged that “everyone signs up for it,” he admitted, “it gets to you more than you think it does.”

After Bayleigh Dayton and Da’Vonne Rogers’ nomination, Tyler advised Cody that he would self-evict if “s**t starts happening.” 

Tyler Crispen provided to sacrifice his recreation for Bayleigh Dayton and Da’Vonne Rogers

The Head of Household Christmas Abbott additionally gained the Power of Veto and initially deliberate on maintaining nominations the identical. However, Tyler approached Bayleigh and Da’Vonne after the competitors and admitted he began self-sabotaging.

He additionally revealed he wished to “stand for something bigger than himself” and acknowledged that the women have been there for a “bigger cause.”

Therefore, the BB20 runner-up provided to talk with Christmas about utilizing the POV on one of many mates and backdooring him to go dwelling.

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Bayleigh and Da’Vonne turned emotional whereas thanking Tyler and known as his sacrifice “the most courageous thing” they’ve seen a houseguest do on the present.

The BB20 runner-up later talked to Christmas, however the dialog didn’t air on the Live Feeds. He additionally allegedly spoke to manufacturing members who satisfied him in opposition to it.

However, the HOH determined in opposition to it as a result of she’s aligned with Tyler and believed it isn’t her accountability to ship him dwelling or do anybody’s “dirty work.”

Fans accuse Tyler Crispen of ‘performative activism’

Even although some followers sided with Tyler and blamed Christmas for not utilizing the POV, others accused the BB20 runner-up of “performative activism” as a result of they really feel he solely claimed to be an ally for the viewers watching.

Big Brother pundit Aman Adwin defined that Tyler knew Christmas had no intention of utilizing the POV however strung Bayleigh alongside. The pundit believes that Tyler listed “the [Black Lives Matter] movement” in his causes for wanting to go away.

Therefore, not telling Bayleigh that Christmas wouldn’t use the POV “cheapens the gravity of the movement” vital to the allies. Additionally, he known as Tyler’s habits “performative activism” and thinks it led to the women’ embarrassment when Christmas didn’t use the POV as they anticipated.

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Several viewers imagine Tyler wished to go away as a result of he misses his girlfriend, not as a result of he cares in regards to the “the movement.” Additionally, they really feel he used BLM to govern the women.

His girlfriend and BB20 star Angela Rummans defended Tyler in a word, promising “he would never intentionally, or unintentionally, mean to hurt or cause disrespect to another person.”

She additionally insisted he would have “gladly” left to “stand up for what he believes in,” however “other factors” prevented him from leaving. Big Brother 22: All-Stars airs Sundays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at eight p.m. EST on CBS.

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