‘Big Brother’ Star Paul Abrahamian Reveals They Prefer Gender-Neutral Pronouns

by Jeremy Spirogis
Paul Abrahamian competes in Big Brother

Two-time runner-up and probably the greatest bodily and strategic gamers in Big Brother historical past, Paul Abrahamian, didn’t return for the second All-Stars season, probably resulting from a budding music profession. During their seasons, Abrahamian beforehand recognized with “he/him” pronouns and referred to themselves as “your boy.” A few years after their final BB look, the previous actuality star revealed they most well-liked “they/them” and gender-neutral pronouns.

Paul Abrahamian competes in Big Brother's HOH Competition
Paul Abrahamian competes in Big Brother’s HOH Competition | Sonja Flemming

Paul Abrahamian competed on ‘Big Brother’

Four years in the past, then 23-year-old California-based clothes designer Paul Abrahamian debuted on Big Brother 18. They have been nominated each time for the primary three weeks and misplaced their preliminary allies back-to-back.

However, the competitor made it via by successful three Head of Household competitions and saving themselves from the block 3 times with the Power of Veto.

Also thought-about probably the greatest social gamers, Abrahamian regularly talked themselves out of conditions and secretly masterminded a number of evictions.

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Even although they seemingly performed the very best recreation on paper, the jurors voted Nicole Franzel the winner, primarily as a result of harsh means they talked concerning the different houseguests.

The runner-up returned for the next season and initially centered on manipulating the rivals as an alternative of successful competitions. However, they nonetheless dominated bodily, taking residence three HOHs and a record-tying 5 POVs.

Abrahamian made it to the ultimate two, changing into the second participant to achieve the top within the U.S. franchise’s historical past. However, they misplaced once more as a result of the jurors felt like they overplayed and unnecessarily backstabbed everybody.

Paul Abrahamian exterior of ‘Big Brother’

Before showing on Big Brother, the California-native designed garments for his or her model and moniker, Deadskull. Their rock-inspired attire regularly options the “f” phrase, darkish humor, and skulls.

The two-time runner-up additionally served because the lead singer for an alternate rock band, Van Alden. The group launched EP You’re Not Who You Used to Be in early 2019, after which visited a number of cities on tour.

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Van Alden has but to drop any extra music collectively, and Abrahamian has seemingly left to go solo. The clothes designer has launched a few singles to date beneath their moniker, probably making ready for a solo EP or album.

Abrahamian hasn’t been a big a part of the BB neighborhood since showing as they’re primarily centered on their music. Additionally, they didn’t return for Big Brother 22: All-Stars however retains up with the season and infrequently tweets about it.

Paul Abrahamian got here out utilizing gender-neutral pronouns

Sometime in late September 2020, the musician modified the pronouns of their Twitter biography to “they/them.” One of their followers tweeted the BB star and identified the pronoun change by stating they stood in “solidarity” with the clothes designer.

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The two-time runner-up “liked” the tweet after which responded with a black coronary heart. Even although the BB star modified their most well-liked pronouns, it’s unclear if Abrahamian is popping out as non-binary as a result of the 2 aren’t all the time mutually unique.

Big Brother 22: All-Stars airs Sundays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at eight p.m. EST on CBS.

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