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Big Brother – Estelle And Michael Finally Seal The Deal BB Style

Five hook ups in three months in the Big Brother house, this must be a record. Last night Estelle and Michael finally kissed not for long but it certainly wasn’t platonic, nor was the hand caressing going along with it.

Big Brother kindly facilitated it being spooky in the house after the Halloween party. They all shrieked and jumped on Michael’s bed but she never left. Interesting to see if it heats up over the last week. Also it will be interesting to see if it effects either of their popularity in the house.

One of the things the housemates must crave is touch.

In other Big Brother news, Layla is not talking with Zoe as she is peeved about seeing the clip where Zoe was ranting how it was unfair that Layla got two guys in the house and the car. Layla thought it was not like she asked for them.

Halloween night saw them all dress up as characters selected by Facebook fans. Estelle was a vampy red devil, Layla a sexy witch, and Zoe a tombstone. She did find it hilarious but interesting that Zoe is not seen as a girl who can where pretty things.

At the dinner Benjamin talked about Brenda his evil alter ego, not sure that removes all the responsibility of some of the things he has said, however it is funny. It should be noted that without Ben this series would have not been quite as entertaining.

Which housemate do you think has given the most entertainment value in the series?

Apologies for delayed recap – Halloween festivities got in the way!

32 comments

1 Golo i Wesolo { 11.01.12 at 12:03 pm }

If Australia has degenerated to the extent that we now find bullying “entertaining,” we may as well all kill ourselves now.

Sam’s hot biceps were the most entertaining aspect of the series for me.

2 Jason { 11.01.12 at 12:07 pm }

I just hope all the people voting can see through Michael and his obvious attempt to get into Estelle’s good books in the hope of making himself look good to the public.

3 Bilsey { 11.01.12 at 12:29 pm }

Best part of the ep was Benjamin running around with the pumpkin on his head!! Hilarious! I didn’t even notice the “kiss” I noticed the movement under the doona at waist height much more interesting (read disgusting) just makes me wonder (no insensitivity intended) that if Josh was still in the house, would this “relationship” even be happening? Is it all strategy on both Michael and Estelle’s behalf? They both make me sick just watching his fake nice guy act and her lapping up the attention.. Yuk! And I found Layla to be really rude during the dinner clips we saw after Sam had a whinge.. It perfectly summed up everything Ben had said re: her getting pis$ed off when she didn’t get her way “oh whot du yoo meeean? Orrr but ewe wor tulkin ova meee!”

Ben or Zoe for the win!

4 A.P { 11.01.12 at 12:39 pm }

That is true what Layla said about how she didn’t ask for things.
Any one of them could have won the car and she just happened to be the lucky one.
As far as the guys go, maybe she was just playing the game or maybe she genuinely liked them both, who knows?
BTW, could someone please explain to Layla who Sir Winston Churchill was? What are English kids being taught these days?
I think Zoe just gets jealous of everything, if Michael had responded to her advances she would have done the same thing and she had the chance to win the car so what’s the big deal?
They are all playing the game and all want to win so they all do it in their own way hoping the viewers will like them enough to vote.
I thought last night’s episode was one of the funniest. I was listening intently to BB’s ghost story about the house being built on the site of an old graveyard. When all the spooky noises happened and they all screamed and jumped in the same bed together I laughed for probably the first time in the show! Loved the pumpkin head thing too!
At least we know how Michael and Estelle ended up in the same bed!

5 brain dead dave { 11.01.12 at 12:42 pm }

Zoe’s tombstone outfit suited her personality.

6 Suziekue { 11.01.12 at 12:48 pm }

I agree RR about Zoe’s costume. I’m not a great fan of Zoe, but I do think BB was unkind giving here the tombstone to wear. It singled her out from the other girls and reinforced stereotypes about women’s looks once again. Tut tut BB – I’m not impressed.

Oh and are you still here Golo? Don’t know that you are the person to be calling out bullying given your well-aired bigoted views about gays. Oh and if you think your rather disingenuous comment about Sam’s hot biceps gets you off the hook for your prior hate mail, think again. Fail. Now why don’t you be a good boy and go away.

7 The Oracle { 11.01.12 at 12:56 pm }

Yes..Sam was less than impressed with Layla’s nasty little bossiness which more than likely put the kyber on any outside relationship..not that there is a hope in hell of there being one. He was a bit weak when confronting her about it though, and she of course just feigned innocence.

8 Bakerboy { 11.01.12 at 1:42 pm }

I missed the kiss. An old friend over many years dropped in to say G’Day, so I didnt get a chance to make up my own mind on it?
One thing that is clear is that 90% of the comments hat were made about ‘the kiss’ were made before the vision aired. The remaining 10% of comments have been made after the vision was aired hence I think that tells a story in and of itself; ergo: ‘the kiss’ is a load of codswollop!
The general concensus on Behind Big Brother & Whirpool is that Michael went in for the kiss and Estelle shut him down.
There is also no vision on BB showing ‘the kiss’, thus my conclusion can only be that BB dropped a bomb in order to create more interest in the show?
This sees to be the most plausible explanation for so much talk about an event that does not seem to have any merit to it?

There is no question in my mind that Estelle, Ben, Michael & Layla have all been the biggest characters on this season of BB, thus one of them must be the HM that has provided the most entertainment!
Out of all of them, Estelle has created the most divisiveness and discussion in all threads right across the spectrum; Reality Ravings; Big Brother; Behind Big Brother; Facebook; Whirlpool.
They have all been massively entertaining for 10 weeks, and wonderfully entertaining for the last 4-days, but the one thing that remains true is that in at least 60% of the time, whenever anybody blogs about Ben, Michael, or Layla, it is often within the context of Estelle.
Estelle is Ratings Gold for BB!
Without her being in the house providing a Yin to Ben’s Yang, it would be interesting to see what the overall story line would have been for BB?

Ben is good value because he is so sneaky, so manipulative, and such an accomplished liar. I have said many times throughout this season that he (Ben) would be an excellent intelligence officer in ASIO. He is a natural!

Michael is good value because he is funny and witty, yet the juxtaposition to that is that he is such a slob and a grot! I sometimes find myself marvelling at some of the things he says, but then I just want to look away in disgust because his hygiene is just so revolting…uurrgh!

Layla is the personification of Delilah, the wife of Samson. She is all mirrors and magic, trickery and deception. She is projecting the personality and image of a naive, ditzy, bimbo that is funny and harmless, but if you get fooled by that persona then you had better hope that you have some anti-venom for the bite that will inevitably occur. She is scheming as hard as the rest of them!

They have all played a great game, but I think BB would have been struggling to hold an audience had it not been for the Estelle factor!
The beat up about ‘the kiss’ that was really a non-event is perfect evidence of exactly this!
How many people would have tuned into BB last night just to check to see whether she in fact did kiss him?
How many people blogged that if she kissed him they could never vote for her again?
Estelle generates more interest in the show than any other HM!
Add to that the fact that she generated intense discussion regarding some of the biggest social issues in our community, and I think we have a winner!

Estelle for the WIN!!!

9 Isabel { 11.01.12 at 1:47 pm }

Well summed up Bakerboy!

10 ashley { 11.01.12 at 2:17 pm }

I agree completely Bakerboy. Estelle has caused the most drama this season.

For me the perfect top 3 would be Michael, Ben and Estelle. Those 3 have brought the most to the show and all 3 deserve to win

11 Calliegirl { 11.01.12 at 2:17 pm }

Well said Bakerboy. I think Ben has been the most entertaining, he either runs hot or cold on people. But having said that I have also been entertained by Estelle – and want her to win. And of course that wasn’t a ‘kiss’ last night – more of a peck.

12 Samantha { 11.01.12 at 2:54 pm }

@ Bilsey; I agree that Layla was rude, but Sam does have a tendency to talk over people. Funny, but they used to snark at Estelle about that!

And Bakerboy said it all.

13 Miss Mars { 11.01.12 at 6:51 pm }

Bakerboy – the ‘kiss’ was completely overhyped, I watched the episode and I didn’t even see them ‘kiss’ at all… They snuggled and there might have been some neck nuzzling but it didn’t look like a kiss to me. It’s possible they had a peck under the covers and there wasn’t any footage of it but we weren’t shown anything.

I tend to follow the live updates more than the actual show as I’m often not home when it’s on. The live updates often paint a slightly different picture. There’s no doubt in my mind that Estelle loves the attention, but honestly I’m far more put off by Michael over the whole thing. I think Zoe has overreacted to the situation a bit, but on the other hand I sort of get it. I think whatever feelings she has for Michael are legitimate and to see Estelle flirting with him and honestly throwing herself at him a bit is undoubtedly hurtful, especially given that most people would find it very hard to believe that Estelle is legitimately interested in him. Also, while Zoe isn’t a favourite of mine, a lot of people have mentioned how she’s been nasty towards Estelle in the past and therefore isn’t owed the benifit of the ‘friendship code’ in this instance. I’d just like to remind everyone that Zoe was the first person to actually reach out to Estelle back when she was being complained about constantly, Zoe was the first in ‘that group’ to actually voice an opinion that she thought their treatment of Estelle was wrong and she really made an effort. From what I’ve seen any recent ‘nastiness’ on Zoe’s part is a direct result of Estelle’s percidved flirting with Michael , and I can’t blame her for reacting badly to that…

14 Carole { 11.01.12 at 7:12 pm }

I cannot believe how stupid Layla is. Fancy not knowing the Queen’s name, and Winston Churchill, the most famous British Prime Minister. You don’t have to be English to know them, they are known worldwide. She is a joke!!!!! I’ve read a few things Sam has said about her which indicate he wants her to lose weight. He told Ben or Michael, he wishes she would use the gym. If she hears of them, don’t know if she will stay with him. The halloween bit was hilarious when they were all really scared. And yeah, that kiss was a non-event. It didn’t look like much was happening.

15 Bailey { 11.01.12 at 7:15 pm }

Was it just me or did the footage of the kiss shown on tonight’s ep a lot more of a kiss? There was a lot of hair rubbing on his part..

Zoe is coming across as terribly bitter and jealous. It’s not a good look.

16 Tuffii { 11.01.12 at 8:28 pm }

One thing I was not impressed by was the fact that Ben has been going around claiming he has never nominated Estelle yet Big Brother kindly let the audience know he has in fact voted for her TWICE, once for 4 points even! Please Australia do not let Ben win!

17 Liberty { 11.01.12 at 9:21 pm }

lol, BDD you did it again (zoe/tombstone)!

What was with Ben tonight, accidentally on purposed telling the secret about Estelle spending time in bed with Michael. Troublemaker! I thought Layla knew about that, weren’t her and Sam in the kitchen when Estelle asked Michael if they could spoon last week?

Delilah to win!

18 VioletsRBlue { 11.01.12 at 9:26 pm }

Michael is such a Judas! He keeps implying that it’s Estelle chasing after him and he just tries to deal with the situation but doesn’t really like it! He is brushing it off whenever anyone brings it up! He is such a two face! He is really disgusting. It is so clear that he initiates a lot of it as well, caressing her and telling sweet things to her! I hate this type of guys who show the girl that they like her but then deny it to their friends or worse tell them how annoying it is! I lost all respect for Michael.

19 Miss Mars { 11.01.12 at 9:44 pm }

VioletsRBlue – completely agree, Michael is being incredibly two-faced about the whole thing. For someone who’s tried so hard to be strategic throughout the game, he’s really dropped the ball now. Stupid move, and it may well have cost him the win. It’s looking more and more like a Layla victory by the second, and at this stage I think I’m ok with that.

20 A.P { 11.01.12 at 9:59 pm }

How jealous is Zoe becoming, she just went on and on tonight, still bagging Estelle and chasing after Michael. She is so desperate, its plain he doesn’t like her that way and she blames Estelle for everything, never Michael or herself.
Keep going Zoe, this is the way to lose Big Brother!

21 Gabby formerly Beau { 11.01.12 at 10:02 pm }

Tuffii, I am with you anyone else except BEN, no way can Ben win. He was back to his nasty back stabbing ways again tonight. “I love Estelle, but”, the usual BS he comes out with. If he said he loved her once in that scene in the bedroom with Zoe and Layla he must have said it about four times. Definitely stirring up trouble between Zoe and Estelle. Evil man!

22 VioletsRBlue { 11.01.12 at 10:11 pm }

Miss Mars, I think that Michael totally lost the plot and any touch with reality! He got so involved in playing a game with the housemates and trying to manipulate them that he lost a sense of the cameras and people watching. I think that’s probably what happens after a long time in the house they lose the sensitivity to being watched by all the cameras. Or otherwise he is really really stupid. In any case his denying tactics will impact his popularity. I used to somewhat like him but now I find him extremely unpleasant to watch. And Zoe’s behaviour is very annoying as well!
Also I hope that Ben will somehow figure out how is Michael really behaving with Estelle! His reaction would be hilarious!

23 Gabby formerly Beau { 11.01.12 at 10:28 pm }

A.P. could not agree more Zoe is getting on my nerves. She is making a fool of herself. I thought she was going to stop with all this rubbish after seeing herself the other night but she is going on worse than ever. For goodness sake Zoe give it a rest, you really are looking to be the first one voted off. Leave the show with a bit of dignity.
VioletsRblue. Everything you said about Michael YES to. I could not agree more. Yes, yes, yes! Horrid man.

24 Isabel { 11.02.12 at 8:26 am }

Did they have to spend so much time showing Zoe and Layla putting on their mascara. Most females I’m sure don’t have so much time just for that …

25 The Oracle { 11.02.12 at 10:01 am }

I think in the BB house though there’s lots of time to kill.

26 Bailey { 11.02.12 at 10:19 am }

Haha Isabel I wondered the same thing! Way too much mascara, it was getting all clumpy!

27 Jane { 11.02.12 at 2:14 pm }

Zoe always seems grouchy to me. She seems to have great friends and a good family so she shouldn’t winge about the hand she’s beeen dealt re her looks. Plenty of peoplle are worse off.

28 linda { 11.03.12 at 7:19 am }

Pleeease give zoe a makeover bb, bradly got one, it mite make her feel better about herself. Its painful to watch.

29 Jane { 11.04.12 at 5:14 pm }

Zoe looks awful with make-up but perhaps you’re right Linda. Maybe she just needs a makeover from someone who isn’t going to do the same eye-make up …(one size spider lash fits all).
Zoe should go on Farmer wants a wife and she can stay natural.

30 Sexy { 11.07.12 at 1:19 am }

I love you Estelle from bottom of my heart, you are trustworthy and loyal person. You always true to yourself and you are the only person who went through much in the BBH so please people vote for Estelle she deserve this one. Micheal I hope you kill yourself absoulately hypocrite dishonest and ugly red head stupid cow. The most boring HM this year. Good luck Estelle keep up the good work sweetheart. I love you baby girl xxxx mwah mwah
100% biggest fan <3<3<3

31 Goło i Wesolo { 11.07.12 at 1:26 am }

@ 30: I wholeheartedly agree, except I’d include Ben on that same wavelength as Michael.

GO ESTELLE!!!

32 Stellion { 11.07.12 at 10:03 am }

VOTE ESTELLE!!! May she prance with ponies in fields of lavender forever!!!