Big Brother 15 – the Jury Phase by NMD
It’s half way through the summer and probably less than half way through the longest Big Brother season ever. Thursday night was a double eviction, with both Candace and Judd heading to the jury house. But first – I think they were send to some sort of holding area so that they can have a chance of returning to the game in the not too distant future. Unless Julie Chen meant something else when she said they weren’t out of the game yet. It’s really hard to say because the producers seem to be making up the rules as the season goes along.
Take the MVP as one example. Someone must have decided the twist didn’t work because after three weeks the entire concept was retooled and America became the MVP. That was next to useless. Instead of America handing an advantage to a cast mate, the MVP accomplished essentially nothing. Well, it was probably responsible for Judd’s eviction, as the cast thought Judd was the MVP and targeting Amanda, which helped lead to his ouster.
With nine castmates left in the house, it’s time to rank their chances to win the season.
#1 – McRae
Despite being in a showmance with Amanda, McCrae is still likeable. He’s a superfan of the show and actually playing the game. His name is never raised as a candidate to go on the block. In my opinion, he’s the biggest threat because he’s got a rock solid alliance, but can also get jury votes.
#2 – Helen
Helen is also a superfan of the show and playing the game. She’s been running the house, and hasn’t picked up any specific enemies. If she makes it to the end, and is smart enough to be sitting next to someone unlikeable, she could win the show. She will have to figure out a way to get rid of Elissa at some point.
#3 – Elissa
I suspect Helen will wise up and get rid of Elissa at some point – but if she doesn’t, Elissa could win the big prize. She seems to get along with everyone and isn’t seen as a threat to anyone. She’s also in a solid alliance with Helen. But she’s probably too likeable.
#4 – Aaryon
I hate to say it but Aaryon is in a good position to make the final two. She will always be a mean girl, but has turned it around enough that she may be perceived as the less of two evils against either Amanda or GinaMarie if she’s sitting against them. Aaryon’s game is a strange one – she’s allowed herself to be a pawn of both Helen and Amanda for two HOHs. She’s sort of slid her way into being trustworthy – instead of trying to take out her enemies. It’s worked well, but when Amanda and Helen turn on each other she’ll have to pick a side. At some point they may even figure out that she’s a threat because she wins competitions.
#5 – Amanda
I know many people think that Amanda is running the house. I think she has a good chance of making the final two, but I don’t see her having the jury votes to win. She’s an awful human being – meaner than even Aaryon – and while people may be cowering to her they must also resent her. No one likes a bully.
#6 – Andy
Andy is too likeable. Like Judd, they’ll get rid of him. He’s caught in between the Helen-Elissa McRae-Amanda duos, and will likely make it far in the game but be cut near the end.
#7 – Spencer
Spencer is expendable, and it’s only a matter of time before he’s gone. He doesn’t have an alliance. His only hope is the others go after each other, and he somehow slips through. If he makes it to the end he could win because as much as America thinks he’s vile, he’s doing okay in the house.
#8 – GinaMarie
Even if she makes it to the end, GinaMarie won’t win. I suppose there is a slim chance if she’s up against Amanda. She has no game, and will be the next blindside because no one knows whose side she’s on. The only person in a worse position is …
#9 – Jessie
Somehow Jessie has become the target of the week. I don’t think anyone but Amanda really wants her out of the house, but no one wants to go against Amanda.
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