"Big Brother" promised heightened drama with a double ejection Thursday night. The CBS reality series did not disappoint.
SPOILER ALERT: In the first round, University of Florida grad Zach turned on the charm and the poetry in pleading to stay in the house. "The wrong choice may cost ya ... please vote to evict Jocasta," he said.
Members in Zach's alliance had considered voting him out, but ultimately realized they were stronger with him in the house.
Minister Jocasta was out by a 6-2 vote. She said she wasn't surprised, and she was the first player sent to the jury house.
But host Julie Chen said she could have a chance to get back in the game.
In round two, Caleb won head of household. He nominated Hayden and Donny for eviction. Yet Donny won the power of veto by placing first in an elaborate game of finding rubber ducks.
Donny saved himself, and Caleb put up Nicole.
In a vote of 5-2, Hayden was out, and the Hayden-Nicole showmance was over, for a while.
Hayden, who also went to the jury house, was thrilled by the chance he might get back in the game.
But his initial reaction to ejection was crude. "I got boned. Sorry," he told Chen. "I thought I had it so good."
Back in the house, Nicole was in tears and chewing out devious Christine.
What of that showmance? Hayden told Chen that he and Nicole might have to go on a date because they are "super, super different."
Where does the show go from here?
"Maybe I'll change my ways and not be so hateful," Zach said in his speech to stay. He also plugged his social media presence on Instagram and Twitter. He's RanceyPants.
Zach doesn't seem as if he'll change his ways, based on his rowdy reaction following the votes.
But well played, RanceyPants. The show would lose a lot of energy without him in the house.
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