There has been tons of speculation on which "Dynamic Duo's" will be going back into the Big Brother house for season 13. CBS listed Six 'couples' but then yesterday Allison Grodner claims that was CBS's selection, implying there might be other couples that could be going in, even going as far to say all they could fit on the web page was six couples. So is there any way to figure out who ISN'T going back in?
Here are a few things to consider and my own thoughts. In the end I really have no clue for sure who is going back but there are a few I can say aren't.
First lets take a look at the list CBS provided and talk about each.
Will/Boogie: This one is easy because yesterday Will posted on his own fansite that he isn't going back in the house and that his days on competition reality shows is over.
Jessie/Natalie: Much tougher and not a very 'popular' couple. They were seen by most as Jessie the BB10 guy worshipped by the season 11 HGs and Natalie the coatail rider who brought nothing to the game once Jessie was gone. I follow both on Twitter and Natalie hasn't put anything up since October so thats no help. Jessie hasn't tweeted since June 17th so again not a lot of help. We know Jessie would probably love to go back in the house but we also know there are a ton of Big Brother fans that would revolt if he did. I'm not so sure about Natalie as she got married after leaving the house and has never seen to be one to love the spotlight.
Enzo/Hayden: These two are tweeting like crazy - if they are sequestered and entering the house today or tomorrow then they are either being allowed to use twitter - or they have someone doing it for them (a possibility). I imagine they both might be willing to go back in the house - but Enzo does have a child so that might make his decision a bit tougher.
Brendon/Rachel: I almost assume these two will be back. Rachel is ALL about the entertainment industry (although I have yet to see her in a Vegas Ad) and Brendon doesn't really have a job. The only thing about them is if Brendon is to be believed, they just moved to North Carolina where Brendon claims he will be doing research. Brendon's last tweet was June 30th and Rachel's June 29th so that keeps them as strong possibilities. I would put them down as in the house.
Dick/Danielle: This is the one I would guess will be in if it weren't for the fact that Danielle is still tweeting as of today. The most recent tweet said, "Just got done tickle fighting w Allison Grodner. I'm getting in one way or another!" So it could be her or someone tweeting for her. She did 3 shows on Real with Ragan but wasn't scheduled to do any once the season began which is a BIG indicator to me (Ragan continues on solo for the season). Dick's last comments were on June 30th asking what people thought of the cast and the last one being, "Let the shit talking begin..." (dot dot dot implies a LOT to me). If I had to bet I would say they are in.
Jeff/Jordan: America would LOVE to see this 'couple' back in the house. And if Brendon/Rachel and Dick/Danielle get in you need a little sappyness to offset the anger and meaness the other two couples bring. Jeff hasn't had a 'real' job since BB and has done two stints of an online around the world show for CBS - they both visited the show last season - so why wouldn't they come back? Jeff's last 'tweet' was June 29th and Jordan's was back in April so no online activity from either to indicate they are out and about. Thats my 3rd couple in the house if I had to bet.
So you think Allison was honest when she said CBS could only fit six couples? Maybe - but the three that I think are going in are on that page. Allison tossed out a few other names but many, Marcelleas and Amy for example, are still active online today (even joking about it). I think maybe Allison would have preferrd if they listed 10 couples but CBS said only room for six.
I think we'll see the three couples I mentioned and that works out to a total of 14 houseguests (8 + 6) and thats how many spaces are on this season's memory wall. My guess is they eight new ones will enter the house first (Saturday or Sunday), possibly even spend the first night alone, and then be joined by the others the next day in a 'shocking twist.'
If you want to 'follow' any of the former HGs (and even a couple of the new ones) I have a list I maintain on my twitter account. Just go to http://twitter.com/#!/BBGossip/big-brother-hgs/members and you can add any you like. Some of them have to approve you to follow them. I don't actually follow them all myself but I can check their tweets by going to that page to get to them.
Comment away and PLEASE tell me if you think I am wrong and why!!
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