‘Big Brother’: Why Christine Varner Is ‘Grateful’ Fans Hated Her After Her Season

by Jeremy Spirogis
Big Brother House guests Victoria Rafaeli, Joey Van Pelt, Brittany Martinez, Nicole Franzel, Jocasta Odom, Christine Brecht, Amber Borzotra and Paola Shea

After Christine Varner exited the Big Brother home, she grew to become the third contestant to obtain boos from the normally welcoming viewers, primarily as a result of her controversial relationship with one other houseguest. The BB16 star lately opened up about her expertise on the present and admitted she’s “grateful” for the hate she acquired after her season.

Big Brother House guests Victoria Rafaeli, Joey Van Pelt, Brittany Martinez, Nicole Franzel, Jocasta Odom, Christine Brecht, Amber Borzotra and Paola Shea
House friends Victoria Rafaeli, Joey Van Pelt, Brittany Martinez, Nicole Franzel, Jocasta Odom, Christine Brecht, Amber Borzotra and Paola Shea | Cliff Lipson

Christine Varner competed on ‘Big Brother 16’

In 2014, then 23-year-old Tucson-based Christine Varner (Brecht) competed on Big Brother 16. After the second day, she bonded with Nicole Franzel, and Devin Shepherd introduced her into the large Bomb Squad alliance with out the opposite members’ data.

Once Devin received evicted, Christine joined the opposite majority alliance, The Detonators. She labored with the group for a number of weeks after which started taking part in each side when she wished to get ally Zach Rance evicted.

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However, he came upon about her grasp plan and turned on her first, leading to her eviction. The barista positioned sixth within the competitors. During her time in the home, the then-married 23-year-old flirted with ally Cody Calafiore, creating on-line controversy.

Following her eviction, she walked out of the entrance home to Julie Chen Moonves and an indignant viewers who loudly booed her.

Christine Varner opens up about ‘Big Brother 16’ experiences

Now at 29 years of age, Varner has mirrored on her time throughout BB16. Shortly earlier than BB22 premiered, she returned to social media and commenced answering questions from followers.

Someone requested how she felt when the viewers booed her, and the BB16 star claimed two males booed her, and everybody adopted swimsuit. According to Varner, the fellows apologized to her after the present and advised her they had been there to boo Frankie Grande as a result of they thought he would go away the home that evening.

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However, the 2 guys selected to comply with by way of with the booing anyhow, despite the fact that she ended up changing into the evictee. After CBS introduced the All-Stars season, Varner posted a heartfelt message to Instagram as she expressed disappointment about not receiving an invite to return.

She admitted she’s “utterly jealous” of others who had optimistic experiences on the present and wished to grow to be one other Janelle Pierzina who’s returned a document 4 occasions.

Christine Varner doesn’t remorse showing on the present

Even although Varner acknowledged she was “utterly jealous” of those that had optimistic experiences, she revealed she doesn’t remorse BB in any respect in an August 2020 tweet.

The BB16 star continued and defined she’s grateful for the expertise as a result of it gave her the “strength” to go away an sad marriage. Additionally, the 29-year-old famous she’s “grateful” for the hate she acquired as a result of the “rough time” she went by way of impressed her to grow to be a therapist.

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One fan identified that her life would have gone otherwise had she not appeared on Big Brother, and Varner agreed, noting she’d in all probability have a toddler along with her ex and “felt stuck forever.”

Currently, the BB16 star is in class for remedy as she needs to assist others who’re going by way of a tough time. Big Brother 22: All-Stars airs Sundays at eight p.m. EST on CBS. Follow Tamara Grant on Twitter.

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