‘Big Brother 22’: Julie Chen Says Bayleigh Dayton Was Like a ‘Brand-New Houseguest’ This Season

by Jeremy Spirogis
Bayleigh Dayton and host Julie Chen

Though Bayleigh Dayton didn’t make it to the Big Brother 22 jury, she was in a a lot better place in the home earlier than she was controversially placed on the block for eviction. In a current interview, Julie Chen talked in regards to the variations in Dayton’s gameplay on this season in distinction with Big Brother 20.

Bayleigh Dayton and host Julie Chen
Bayleigh Dayton and host Julie Chen on ‘Big Brother’ | CBS Broadcasting, Inc.

Bayleigh Dayton on ‘Big Brother 20’ vs. ‘Big Brother 22’

Dayton was first on the 20th season of Big Brother, the place she quickly received right into a showmance with Chris “Swaggy C” Williams. They have been a well-liked couple duo despite the fact that Williams was voted off early within the competitors. The two have been topic to racism and microaggressions in the home and in addition acquired plenty of racist assaults on-line and on social media from individuals who seen the present. Once Williams was evicted, Dayton was capable of keep for a number of extra weeks. She received the Head of Household competitors one week and went on to grow to be the primary jury member.

During this season, she performed a muchh totally different recreation, making key relationships everywhere in the home. Her greatest ally was Da’Vonne Rogers of their Black Girl Magic alliance. She additionally formally patched issues up with Tyler Crispen and in addition befriended Janelle Pierzina and Kaysar Ridha.

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Dayton and Rogers selected to ally primarily with The Slick Six alliance. Even although this was an alliance, nobody actually took it significantly and used it as a backup. When Christmas Abbott turned Head of Household, their alliance members primarily had no difficulty with Rogers and Dayton being nominated. Abbott ended up placing them up, however Crispen stated that he wished to be evicted as a result of he felt responsible and in addition wished to assist them of their aim of getting a Black particular person go far within the competitors. This didn’t find yourself occurring, as Abbott didn’t need to put Crispen up and Crispen additionally say manufacturing advised him that will of towards the principles. Dayton ended up being evicted by the week’s finish.

Julie Chen provides her two cents

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Chen talked about final week’s eviction and what she made of Dayton going house.

Though followers and different houseguests have been divided on if Crispen was genuinely eager to go house to assist Dayton and Rogers’ recreation, Chen thinks that he was being truthful and actually wished to go house, in addition to assist their trigger and the Black Lives Matter motion.

“It felt totally genuine to me, she said. “Based on what I have seen in the house, Tyler is a good person. I think he was missing Angela while asking himself… why am I here and can I look at myself in the mirror at the end of the day? He’s young, but he’s not tone-deaf to what’s happening in our country.”

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The host stated Dayton was ‘almost too honest’

Dayton performed a a lot totally different recreation than she did the final one, principally as a result of she isn’t in a showmance this time. She additionally was extra trusting than she was final time, particularly with houseguests like Crispen and Abbott.

“She was almost too honest,” defined Chen. “Honest to a fault. By that I mean she was SO trusting of Christmas — because she likes/liked her personally — that she told Christmas too much. Bayleigh cost herself the game by telling someone who was about to win power crucial information that ended up hurting [Bayleigh’s] game. I love that she found the love of her life in Swaggy the first time in the house and that this time around we got to see who she is as a player with no distractions. It was like watching a brand-new houseguest experience the game as it’s meant to be played.”

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

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