DREADED DOUBLE EVICTION LEAVES BIG BROTHER CANADA HOUSE SHAKEN, NOT STIRRED

Chelsea Bird and Eddie Lin Evicted from Big Brother Canada House

Watch Big Brother Canada Sunday at 8 P.M. ET/PT on Global to See Which Houseguest Finds the Secret Blood Veto in the Leon’s Lounge

Toronto, Canada – Shocking. Positively shocking. The destructive double eviction wreaked havoc on the Big Brother Canada house leaving the agents absolutely stunned. The first eviction of the night saw Chelsea Bird from Edmonton, Alberta lose her secret clearance to BBCAN HQ in a unanimous vote. After Chelsea’s departure, Arisa delivered the devastating double eviction blow to the remaining agents immediately turning them all into possible marks. And it was Eddie Lin from Montréal, Québec who ultimately lost the battle, becoming the second casualty of the night in a highly emotional eviction.

Earlier this week, Head of Household Dane Rupert took a shot at radio host Chelsea Bird and bartender Kyra Shenker, nominating the close friends for eviction. After a dramatic POV challenge, neither of them were able to pull themselves off the block, leaving their fate in the hands of winner, agent Cory Kennedy. With Cory choosing not to use the POV, Chelsea mistakenly called out some of her closest allies in an effort to save herself, which called into question where her loyalties lie and eventually sealed her ill-fated future in the house.

“I was really devastated to be nominated and I let that break me a little bit,” said Chelsea Bird. “And then I thought that I could target Dane and deflect the target off of Adam, Sam and myself onto Dane and people would go with that, but I couldn’t flip the house.”

After Chelsea’s eviction, Arisa let the house in on the biggest shocker of the season yet: the double eviction. With the turbo-speed mission in play, the remaining agents fought hard for Head of Household in a trivia competition called “Before or After” testing their memory of chronological events in the house. It was a nail-biting challenge with Mark Drelich, Eddie Lin, and Adam Pike making it to the final question. But it was Adam who bested the rest and nominated Kiera Wallace and Eddie Lin for eviction. With the Veto competition being the last hope for the nominees, it was Kiera who won the quick but challenging competition, choosing to use the Power of Veto on herself sending Kyra Shenker up as the replacement nominee. In a unanimous vote, the agents took their shot and evicted cryptocurrency developer Eddie from Montréal, Québec.

“I feel like my dream ended so roughly”, said Eddie Lin. “I’m sorry Canada, I know that I’ve been very boring to watch. It was very hard to adapt to a new environment and I just felt like sometimes I could not relate to hockey and hookups.”

Watch Global’s The Morning Show today at 9 a.m. ET to see how Chelsea Bird reacts when she learns that agent Eddie Lin’s time in the house came to an end after Thursday’s double eviction. Viewers can also catch an exclusive sit-down with both of the evicted houseguests on ET Canada at 7:30 p.m. ET only on Global.

For fans looking for an extra dose of Big Brother Canada, eviction night begins on ET Canada. Big Brother Canada personality Ika Wong joins the ET Canada team as their Special Correspondent, bringing viewers unprecedented access every Thursday night, all season long. Tune into ET Canada each week before an all new episode of Big Brother Canada for exclusive content viewers won’t see anywhere else and click here to see tonight’s show.

Airing exclusively on Global, Big Brother Canada plucks a group of hand-picked strangers from their homes, sequesters them from the outside world, and places them inside a house outfitted wall-to-wall with cameras and microphones that capture their every move. Each week the houseguests battle in a series of challenges that give them power or punishment, voting each other out until the fate of the final two is decided by a jury of fellow houseguests. This season, the winner of Big Brother Canada will take home a grand prize of $100,000, a $25,000 home furnishing makeover from Leon’s, $10,000 worth of groceries courtesy of Summer Fresh, and an unforgettable trip for two anywhere in the world with Contiki Holidays.

Big Brother Canada continues to offer unparalleled digital extensions that augment the social dynamics and real-time momentum of the 24/7 television production. #BBCAN7 extends from series to site at BigBrotherCanada.ca with exclusive content, full episodes, 24-hour live feeds, and a host of surprises and opportunities that allow fans to directly impact the show.

Big Brother Canada airs Wednesdays at 7 p.m. ET/PT, Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT, and Sundays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Global. For Season 7, viewers can stream #BBCAN7 live on GlobalTV.com and Global TV App by signing in with their TV service provider credentials or catch up the next day on GlobalTV.com and Global TV App (now available on Apple TV, Google Chromecast, and Amazon Fire TV), and BigBrotherCanada.ca.

Commissioned by Corus Entertainment, Season 7 of Big Brother Canada is produced by Insight Productions Ltd. in association with Corus Entertainment and Endemol Shine. Executive Producers are John Brunton and Erin Brock.

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