Aaryn makes her nominations

August 16, 2013

A Recap of Day 57 in the Big Brother 15 House

11:00-12:00 PM: Amanda and Aaryn discussed that Spencer needs to be the one to go next week. Amanda made it clear that Helen needs to go this week. She said that she feared that Andy would be against taking Helen out, but he has been fine with it. Late last night, a Final 5 was made between Aaryn, Andy, Amanda, McCrae and GinaMarie. Amanda discussed that it was done mainly to to keep them safe if GinaMarie wins HoH, but she also is quite open to bringing GinaMarie to the Final 5.

12:00-1:00 PM: Elissa went up to the HoH room to speak with Aaryn and let her know that her being upset last night had nothing to do with Aaryn and GinaMarie. Elissa explained that she gets nervous when they have to do quizzes and she has also really been missing her family. Elissa said that she wanted to be alone and didn't want to sit next to anyone, not just Aaryn and GinaMarie. Aaryn told Elissa that she understands and was hurt because she didn't know what she did. Aaryn said that she doesn't want Elissa to feel uncomfortable around her and she has been trying to watch her mouth. Elissa said that the only thing that freaked her out was that Aaryn talked to Amanda right after she and Helen were talking to her. Aaryn said that Amanda was just trying to get her to throw the HoH competition to her, that's it.

Elissa then said that she doesn't want to be nominated, but will respect Aaryn's decision and just wants her to understand that she was not fighting with her last night. Aaryn said that she wants Spencer to go but plans to backdoor him. Aaryn told Elissa to know that even if she does go up, she is not the target and is not going anywhere. Aaryn said that Elissa can feel free to use her as a pawn in the future if she ends up using Elissa as one this week. Elissa told Aaryn that had no plans to nominate her and has never voted against her. Elissa again reiterated that there is no fight between the two of them. She said that Aaryn has grown up a lot and this has been a learning experience for her.

1:00-2:00 PM: Helen spoke with Aaryn to get an idea of what she has planned for the week ahead. Helen said that she realizes that Elissa is going to go up. Helen then said that she would not use the veto on Elissa if that is not what Aaryn wanted her to do. Helen said that she would need Aaryn to make sure that everyone sends Spencer home over her if she was to go up next to Elissa and Elissa won the veto. Aaryn said that everybody knows that she does not want Spencer around. Aaryn said that Spencer would be the replacement nominee if Helen or Elissa were to win the veto. Helen made it clear that she just does not want to go home over Spencer or Elissa, and thinks that the house will support Aaryn in her decision to target Spencer or Elissa over her.

Aaryn said that she knows that Helen will be upset if Elissa leaves but she knows that she will be on the block if Elissa stays and wins HoH. Aaryn said that Elissa and Spencer are the only two people that are disposable to her, as she cannot read them and thus does not feel comfortable playing with them. Just as she had told Elissa, Aaryn said that she would understand if Helen had to nominate her in the future if she goes up this week. Helen was well aware that she is likely going up next to Elissa because she would be a vote for her to stay.

Helen asked if Aaryn would use the veto on her if she won it. Aaryn said that she may just leave nominations the same, because she thinks that Elissa is scarier than Spencer. Aaryn explained that Elissa may not leave over Spencer, but would definitely leave over Helen. Aaryn noted that Helen, Andy and possibly Amanda would be the three votes needed to send Spencer home, so she cannot risk it. Aaryn also did not want to nominate Spencer and have him stay and then come after her. If Helen were to win the veto, Aaryn said that it would be up to the house to do what they want and choose between Elissa and Spencer. Helen again tried to make it clear that she would be open to working with Aaryn moving forward, even if Elissa were to go home. Aaryn said that that's another issue with Elissa being there, as people see Elissa as a barrier between Helen and everyone else. With Elissa gone, it would become easier to work with Helen. Both Helen and Aaryn agreed that Spencer needs to go next week. Aaryn said that people were fine with Spencer going this week up until last night when Elissa caused some problems.

6:00-7:00 PM: Feeds returned following the have-not competition. The have-nots for the week are Amanda, Elissa, GinaMarie and Helen. America voted on the have-not food, giving the houseguests habaneros and head cheese. Elissa asked Amanda who the target for the week was, seeing as Aaryn told her that it would not be her. Amanda told Elissa that Spencer is the target. Helen then spoke with McCrae and filled him in on what Aaryn had told her. Helen expects to go up and said that if she wins veto, Aaryn wants Elissa to go over Spencer. Helen told McCrae that they need to vote out Spencer. In the event that she stays on the block, Helen told McCrae to make sure that Amanda doesn't "backdoor" her. McCrae said that Amanda knows that she needs Helen.

Helen then briefly spoke with Amanda, going over the same thing that she did with McCrae. Helen explained that they need to take out Spencer over Elissa. Helen said that Aaryn, GinaMarie and Spencer can control the votes as of next week, so they need to get Spencer out while they can. Amanda agreed with her. Andy informed Aaryn that he is fine with taking out Helen, but he will be throwing the veto competition once Helen and Elissa are eliminated. Aaryn was fine with that. He then told the same thing to Amanda, McCrae and Spencer. Amanda told Andy that he just needs to make sure that Helen feels very safe this week, even suggesting that he should tell her that he would understand if she took luxuries in the veto competition if any were available.

7:00-8:00 PM: Aaryn went through with the plan, nominating Helen and Elissa for eviction. Elissa and Helen discussed that they absolutely have to win the veto. Elissa said that hopefully Amanda or McCrae would be nominated in their place. Helen said that it's not going to happen, as Spencer is the one that would go up. Helen went to Andy and said that she is concerned that Amanda wants to keep Elissa over her, seeing as Elissa is a bigger target. Helen told Andy that he cannot let that happen after she has done so much for Amanda. Helen said that she needs to find a way to save herself and Elissa, getting Spencer to be the one to go home this week. She said that Aaryn, GinaMarie and Spencer control the votes if either she or Elissa goes home. Helen is aware that Amanda will not want nominations to change, out of fear of her being backdoored. Andy told Helen that he would still use the veto on her if he wins it.

8:00-9:00 PM: Andy told Spencer, McCrae and Amanda about his talk with Helen. He said that Helen didn't have any doubt that he would use the veto on her, so there is no way that he can win it. Amanda said that it wouldn't matter if he won and didn't use it, cause Helen is leaving anyway. Andy tried to get her to understand that that would majorly screw up his game. Andy also informed them that Helen plans to try to shift the target to Spencer. Amanda plans to tell Helen that the only way that Elissa is staying is if Elissa wins the Power of Veto. Amanda wants to start trying to pull Elissa and Helen apart. She said that she already started the process with Elissa, telling her that Helen was upset with her and throwing her under the bus last night.

9:00-10:00 PM: Elissa told Amanda that she feels as though Helen is blaming her for her being up on the block. Amanda said that Helen is. Elissa pointed out that Helen is the one that convinced her not to keep Kaitlin. Amanda then said that the only way that both she and Helen will stay is if Elissa wins the veto. Amanda then continued to try to drive a wedge between Helen and Elissa, telling Elissa that Helen made her sound ungrateful for the Big Brother opportunity. Amanda said that Helen was bagging on Elissa and didn't put her in the nicest light last night. Amanda then asked if there is any chance that Helen would throw veto to Elissa or use the veto on her, seeing as they would clearly have the votes to evict Spencer over Helen. Elissa said there is no way that Helen would do that. There was then some talk of whether or not Elissa will go to jury if she is evicted. Elissa said that she didn't want to talk about it. Amanda said that she would understand if Elissa decided to leave and not go to jury, saying that she wouldn't be mad at her for it.

10:00-11:00 PM: Amanda informed McCrae that Aaryn told her that she wants to take them to the Final 3 over Andy. Amanda told Aaryn that they plan on doing the same. Amanda said that Andy needs to go before the Final 4 because he knows that the two of them will take each other and not him. Amanda also pointed out that they both don't believe that they can beat Andy in the end. McCrae was skeptical that Aaryn would take them to the Final 3. Amanda explained that she would because she feels that she can beat them but not Andy, which Amanda agreed with. Amanda is also still hoping to take Elissa deep into the game because she sees her as someone that would be easy to beat. McCrae is not as anxious to do such a thing. He is fed up with Elissa, as he can't believe that she would walk from jury if she were to be evicted. McCrae revealed to us that he was the one that told Aaryn that Elissa did not want to sit next to her and GinaMarie last night. He said that it worked out so well and that it created a shit storm.

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