‘Big Brother 22’: Julie Chen Thinks Dani Donato Briones Is Running the House After Being Janelle Pierzina’s ‘One Big Enemy’

by Jeremy Spirogis
Julie Chen

A variety of Big Brother followers had been sorely upset when longtime fan-favorite and now-four-time alumna, Janelle Pierzina, was voted off within the third week. Host Julie Chen gave some perception into the eviction in a latest interview, giving loads of credit score to Daniele “Dani” Donato Briones for Pierzina’s downfall.

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‘Big Brother’ legend Janelle Pierzina was voted out of the home early

Pierzina is among the most iconic Big Brother forged members ever, and that is why she was possible focused early in the home. While many followers thought that old-fashioned gamers would all align collectively, two of them Briones and Memphis Garrett determined to align with Tyler Crispen and Cody Calafiore. The solely full, true ally Pierzina appeared to have was Kaysar Ridha, particularly after Keesha Smith left within the first week.

It began to go downhill as soon as Smith was axed. The subsequent week, Nicole Anthony was voted out. Though Pierzina and Ridha had been attempting to save lots of Anthony was satisfied they had been attempting to betray her. Anthony finally left, persevering with to depart a goal on Pierzina and Ridha’s again. Pierzina would get evicted the next week. Now, Ridha is on the block and it appears just like the time for these two in the home is really up.

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Julie Chen says All-Star particularly that’s operating the home proper now

Though Briones was not the Head of Household and was not the one who essentially orchestrated Pierzina to be voted out, she is part of the alliance that had their sights set on her and Pierzina. Briones made it particularly clear in the home that she wished to take Pierzina out.

Still, Briones was one of many two votes that received forged in Pierzina’s favor. But each votes weren’t meant as pity votes, however as a substitute had been to forged the blame on another person to stir issues up. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Chen talked about how she was shocked by Briones’ vote earlier than realizing what was happening. “At first, I thought Dani was throwing a vote to spare Janelle just so Dani wouldn’t become the target of a hate campaign from Janelle’s fiercely loyal fan base,” she mentioned. “Then I thought no, she did it to pin it on someone else so she can take out another strong player.”

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Chen additionally acknowledged that she thinks Briones’ cleverness at serving to oust Pierzina put her in a very good place inside the home. “It doesn’t matter how legendary you are,” she defined. All it takes to be taken down is one unhealthy enemy. Dani, in my view, was that one massive enemy. Dani is kind of intelligent. Even with out successful any competitions but, she’s type of operating the home together with her skillful means of planting seeds in folks’s heads and letting these folks do what they do after which Dani will get what she desires.”

Big Brother airs Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays on CBS.

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