Big Brother 15 Cast: Meet the NEW House Guests! AND The Familiar Face Is…


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The long awaited Big Brother 15 Cast has now been released just 6 days before the June 26th première episode. Every season the release of the cast identities is one of the most anticipated as it is who we will be watching for the next few months as they compete, lie, and back-stab their way to the $500,000 grand prize. Today the cast of Big Brother 15 was released and as usual it’s a mixed bag of actors, models, old and young with a super fan mixed in there to win it.

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Quick Facts About the Big Brother 15 Cast:

  • Number of house guests: 16
  • Age range: 22 – 37 years old
  • Males: Andy Herren, David Girton, Howard Overby, Jeremy McGuire, Judd Daughtery, McCrae Olson, Nick Uhas, Spencer Clawson
  • Females: Aaryn Gries, Amanda Zuckerman, Candice Stewart, Elissa Slater, GinaMarie Zimmerman, Helen Kim, Jessie Kowalski,  Kaitlin Barnaby
  • Married: 2
  • Single: 14
  • Familiar Face: Elissa Reilly sister of Season 12 & Big Brother 13 Winner Rachel Reilly


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Name: Elissa Slater
Age: 27
Hometown: Concord, N.C.
Living: Kannapolis, N.C.
Occupation: Nutritionist
Marital Status: Married Mom
Three adjectives that describe you: Effervescent, ambitious and intriguing.
Favorite Activities: I love to do Yoga. I practice every day. I also run frequently as well as play tennis. I travel a lot and I love seeing the history of other countries. I like to go to the movies and cook.
What do you think will be the most difficult part about living inside the “Big Brother” house? Not talking to my husband or son. It will be difficult because I’m not away from both of them at the same time ever. I’m with either one or the other.
Strategy for winning “Big Brother”: I am going to bring qualities to the table that the house will like and want to keep around. I’m going to try and keep to myself and not let my emotions get the best of me. I’ll be more of a listener so I can feel out what’s going on in the other houseguests’ minds.
Which past “Big Brother” cast member did you like most or least? Rachel Reilly rocks!!! I am biased. Rachel is fun, entertaining, plays the game, didn’t lie very often to get ahead and she is so hilarious. Monet was my least favorite because she was so bad at the game.
What are you afraid of? I’m afraid of heights and planes. What is the accomplishment you are most proud of: I am most proud of my son. He is so precious and such a beautiful boy and loves the Lord. It makes me feel amazing to know I contributed to his personality.
Finish this sentence: My life’s motto is… Live life to the fullest and have no regrets. Thank God for each good day he gives you and learn from the bad days and try not to repeat what caused them. Make no mistake twice. I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
What would you take into the house and why? A bible, yoga mat and spray tan. What would you do if “Big Brother” made you famous: Use it to minister and help others.


Big-Brother-15-cast-aaryn-griesName: Aaryn Gries
Age: 22
Hometown: San Angelo, Texas.
Living: San Marcos, Texas
Occupation: College Student
Marital Status: Single
Three adjectives that describe you: Outgoing, driven and spontaneous.
Favorite Activities: Snowboarding, wakeboarding, traveling, working out, Zumba, crafting, decorating, planning events, attending festivals and meeting people.
What do you think will be the most difficult part about living inside the “Big Brother” house? Not knowing who is genuine and who isn’t, and realizing that my trusting nature could be my downfall.
Strategy for winning “Big Brother”: I think I will go into the game with the same mentality I go into life: only focusing on myself and what I need to do to make it through, but I’m sure there will be moments of weakness where I second guess myself. I will use my Psychology training as best as I can and try to be strategic.
What are you afraid of? People with evil or absent minds that hurt or deceive others.
What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? I am most proud of my ability to rise above disappointment and press on with a positive and peaceful mind. I am extremely proud that each day, no matter what happens, I do my best to look at every situation in a positive light. I can see my future clearly and I’m taking the right steps to reach my goals.
Finish this sentence: My life’s motto is… what you think about, you bring about.
What would you take into the house and why? My music, books by Rhonda Byrne and my cat, Pumpkin, because these three things help my peace of mind.
What would you do if “Big Brother” made you famous? I would be entirely grateful for Big Brother putting my dreams on fast-track, and I would never forget the experience.


Big-Brother-15-cast-amanda-zuckermanName: Amanda Zuckerman
Age: 28
Hometown: Long Island, N.Y.
Lives: Boynton Beach, Fla.
Occupation: Real Estate Agent
Marital Status: Single
Three adjectives that describe you: Confident, sexy and funny!
Favorite Activities: Horseback riding, hiking, shopping and going to movies.
What do you think will be the most difficult part about living inside the “Big Brother” house? Being away from my friends, family, my dog and my job, but they will be there when I get back.
Strategy for winning “Big Brother”: My strategy is to find common ground with everyone and share individual time- and secrets to earn their trust. Keep your friends close, but keep your enemies closer.
Which past “Big Brother” cast member did you like most or least? Most – I love Britney! She’s hilarious, real and played an awesome game. Least – Jen from Big Brother 8 because she was fake, annoying and conceited.
What are you afraid of? Sharks!
What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? I’m proud of where I have brought myself to in my career.
Finish this sentence: My life’s motto is… Wherever you go, there you are. Which means to me, you choose where you want to be in life. The only person to get in your way is yourself. You are your own means to success.
What would you take into the house and why? My dog, my cellphone and my laptop.
What would you do if “Big Brother” made you famous: I would use my fame to further my real estate career and ride the five minute fame wave.


Big-Brother-15-cast-andy-herrenName: Andy Herren
Age: 26
Hometown: Aurora, Ill.
Lives: Chicago, Ill.
Occupation: Professor
Marital Status: Single
Three adjectives that describe you:
 Friendly, funny and red.
Favorite Activities: Improv, eating candy, watching TV, running, laughing with friends, playing with puppies as they walk down the street, teaching, making lists, ranking things, teaching my family’s cockatiel to call my dad “gurl,” messing with people, eating ice-cream too fast and being adorable.
What do you think will be the most difficult part about living inside the “Big Brother” house? Not having any privacy. I would be lying if I said I don’t find this intimidating.  Also, the prospect of slop is something I have regular nightmares about. I just…can’t.
Strategy for winning “Big Brother”: I would start by playing a covertly aggressive game. I would lay low on the surface and be friendly to everyone (if this is possible) while secretly establishing a concrete alliance with people I have deemed the most trustworthy. I would scope out the house very quickly for these people, as I know you need to act soon to solidify trust and bonds. I’m quite good at reading people, so I would choose people I felt comfortable with, as well as people others would not expect me to align with. I also think my background in communications improv would be great strengths. Through communication and public speaking, I know how to say what people want to hear and through improv I am able to lie without batting an eye. I’m a smiley, friendly person, so nobody will see it coming when I stab them in the back.
Which past “Big Brother” cast member did you like most or least? My two favorites of all time are Britney and Ragan from season 12. I think I would have been BFFs with each of them, and I think I would have given Ragan the kick in the pants he needed to go far in the game. I thought he played a good social game (as he seemed to be genuinely well-liked by everyone), but I thought he wasn’t aggressive enough. He never made the big moves that I know he is capable of. Britney was similar. I would have smacked some sense into her and gotten her away from Lane. Her Diary Room confessions were like windows to my soul. She always said what I was thinking. They both made it far, but with me in the house during their season I think one of them (or me) could have won.
What are you afraid of? I am slightly afraid of heights, but it is not crippling or anything. I am terrified of bees, though. And people who enjoy Tyler Perry movies.
What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? There is a wall of graffiti on the first floor girls bathroom of the English Building at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign that is solely dedicated to me. Quips include, “I AM IN LOVE WITH ANDY HERREN,” “Ha ha! I know that ginger bastard!” and “Andy Herren for President!” Pretty incredible right?!
Finish this sentence: My life’s motto is… “From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!” “Dr. Seuss, One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish.”
What would you take into the house and why? 1.  My baby blanket. I’ve had it my entire life and it would give me a sense of security and comfort while in the house. 2. a notepad and pen to take notes after competitions/while observing others in the house. DUH. 3. Skittles. Just because, why not? What am I supposed to do if there are no Skittles in the house?
What would you do if “Big Brother” made you famous?  If Big Brother made me famous, I would definitely embrace it, but to a certain extent. I would love seeing people smile in my presence (and let’s be real – having the spotlight would feel nice), but I also love my life and my friends and family, and don’t want fame to come in the way of my already-established personal relationships. Thus, I would be sad if horrible tabloid stories were written about me or my loved ones, but I understand that this comes with the territory. Long story short, being famous would be totally cool, but as long as it is on my terms. ME ME ME.


Big-Brother-15-cast-candice-stewartName: Candice Stewart
Age: 29
Hometown: New Orleans, La.
Living: Houston, Texas
Occupation: Pediatric Speech Therapist
Marital Status: Single
Three adjectives that describe you: Outgoing, loyal and compassionate.
Favorite Activities: Spending time with family and friends, traveling, shopping, cooking, watching movies & TV, and exercising.
What do you think will be the most difficult part about living inside the “Big Brother” house? Not knowing what’s going on in the world and missing my family will be the most difficult.
Strategy for winning “Big Brother”: First and foremost, be myself. Analyze the game as it comes. Be smart and quick on my feet at all times. It is a game after all.
Which past “Big Brother” cast member did you like most or least? I love Ian. I love that he was himself, quirks and all. Plus, the whole New Orleans connection is major. The person I like the least is Boogie. His game vibe just rubs me the wrong way. It came across like a shady car dealer that is trying to sell a woman who is buying her first car a lemon just to make a sale.
What are you afraid of? Honestly, I’m pretty adventurous so things don’t really scare me. I don’t like drop roller coasters, though, and I don’t particularly like rodents or bugs. I guess I am more afraid of more serious life issues like health and the well-being of my family.
What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? I’m so proud that I was able to meet my birth mother. I found out I was adopted at 26 and my life did a complete 180 in a matter of months. I am proud of my strength in pursuing the unknown and holding my family together through the struggle. Now things are great!
Finish this sentence: My life’s motto is… Always live in gratitude. I feel that life will always throw curve balls and ups and downs. The only way to keep pushing and have FAITH to weather the storm is to find gratitude in the things you do have.
What would you take into the house and why? Pictures of my family and friends. I’m sure there will be days that I need to see love and the people who love me. I would also bring a journal because a girl has to vent right?
What would you do if “Big Brother” made you famous? If I was to ever become famous either through Big Brother or another facet, I would never forget who I am. I would use the megaphone to work on causes that I am passionate about. I respect celebrities who still appear to be grounded and use their notoriety for positive causes.


Big-Brother-15-cast-david-GirtonName: David Girton
Age: 25
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
Occupation: Lifeguard
Marital Status: Single
Three adjectives that describe you: Goofy, sarcastic and competitive.
Favorite Activities: Surfing and skating
What do you think will be the most difficult part about living inside the “Big Brother” house? Not going to the beach every day. Surfing is pretty much my life – it just makes me happier, calms me down and helps me out when I’m having a bad day.
Strategy for winning “Big Brother”: Be myself and let my personality show and hope that my good looks take me to the end.
Which past “Big Brother” cast member did you like most or least? I liked Jeff the most because he’s just a cool cat and got a great girl at the end, Jordan. She is 10/10 on my list…quite the babe to say the least. My least favorite is Erica – she is just annoying, always crying, too emotional for my taste and wears too much makeup.
What are you afraid of? Spiders, roller coasters and crows.
What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? Doing the Lifeguard Academy Finish this sentence: My life’s motto is…to have fun!
What would you take into the house and why? Surfboard if there was a wave machine, skate board if there was a ramp and a TV – I watch way too much of it and I like to be entertained.
What would you do if “Big Brother” made you famous? Open up my own restaurant of some sort or a surf shop.


Big-Brother-15-cast-ginamarie-zimmermanName: GinaMarie Zimmerman
Age: 32
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
Living: Staten Island, N.Y.
Occupation: Pageant Coordinator
Marital Status: Single
Three adjectives that describe you: Crazy, sexy and cool.
Favorite Activities: My favorite activities are singing, dancing, modeling, sports and hanging with my friends and family.
What do you think will be the most difficult part about living inside the “Big Brother” house? Waiting for the bathroom.
Strategy for winning “Big Brother”: Just be me, make friends and try to be smart.
What are you afraid of? I would be afraid of aliens, if they ever exist, and if I ever see one I would probably s**t my pants. Those movies scare me.
What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? One of my biggest accomplishments is when I won the Grand Supreme overall pageant title. It took me over 6 years to win.
Finish this sentence: My life’s motto is… Everything happens for a reason.
What would you take into the house and why? I would take my grand supreme pageant crown, makeup and clothes.
What would you do if “Big Brother” made you famous? I would use my personality and popularity to be in the spotlight and make me a household name.


Big-Brother-15-cast-helen-kimName: Helen Kim
Age: 37
Hometown: Falls Church, Va.
Living: Chicago, Ill.
Occupation: Political Consultant
Marital Status: Married Mom
Three adjectives that describe you: Stubborn, loyal and energetic.
Favorite Activities: I love taking my kids to do anything: zoo, museums, swimming, soccer lessons, etc. Because I’m an only child and my parents are older than the parents of my friends, I always wanted to have a family so I would not feel alone. Activities without my kids include running, knitting and reading.
What do you think will be the most difficult part about living inside the “Big Brother” house? Being away from my family. While I love my husband dearly, I have never been away from my kids longer than one week.
Strategy for winning “Big Brother”: My strategy is to throw HOH in the beginning and have the strongest players vote each other out. However, I would try to win POV. It is always good to gain favors from people. As the strong players start to vote each other off, I would then do my best to win the HOHs.
Which past “Big Brother” cast member did you like most or least? I like Jeff the most because he is down to earth and always was the least annoying. I like drama queen Rachel the least. I had a hard time watching her whine week to week. She has serious issues.
What are you afraid of? I’m afraid of blood, which is why I could never have been a doctor. I’m also afraid of bugs.
What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? Leaving my family and moving to Chicago was a huge accomplishment for me. I am from the East Coast and the Midwest is very different. I felt guilty leaving my parents since I was an only child. I remember the day I drove away, my father started crying (the first time I ever saw him cry). I left all my family, friends and job for my husband. It was scary, but I am so glad I did it. I am so happy.
Finish this sentence: My life’s motto is… You can live without it. It seems all good things and lost loves, you never really give them up, you just learn to live without it/them.
What would you take into the house and why? My ipad – it has pictures and videos of my kids, my kindle for reading and knitting yarn & needles.
What would you do if “Big Brother” made you famous? I would love to bring attention to infectious diseases like MRSA. There is not enough media coverage and public awareness about hospital infections, and we all should be educated and warned.


Big-Brother-15-cast-Howard-OverbyName: Howard Overby
Age: 29
Hometown: Hattiesburg, Miss.
Occupation: Youth Counselor
Marital Status: Single
Three adjectives that describe you: Observant, trustworthy and reliable.
Favorite Activities: I love playing city league flag football and softball. I love to mime and do drama skits at church. I love to read and take walks in the park or just be outside. I love to fish and hunt and shoot guns at the gun range. I love love love board games, especially Monopoly.
What do you think will be the most difficult part about living inside the “Big Brother” house? Nothing except being away from my church on Sundays.
Strategy for winning “Big Brother”: I will use intelligence without showing I’m as smart as I am and I will befriend people to get to know them and use their strengths and weaknesses against them – no matter how or what I have to use to get what I want to make my plan work.
Which past “Big Brother” cast member did you like most or least? Jason from season 2 because he was representing for the men and played a great game to the end. I didn’t like Lisa from season 3.
What are you afraid of? I hate spiders and big birds.
What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? I was the first person in my immediate family to graduate from college after receiving a full athletic scholarship.
Finish this sentence: My life’s motto is…to conduct myself in a manner that is worthy of “Christ” and to live abundantly and share it with others.
What would you take into the house and why? 1. My Bible, because it’s my guide on how to live and love 2. My head phones and iPod because I have to have my music and 3. My XBox because it keeps me competitive and calms me.
What would you do if “Big Brother” made you famous? Man, I would share it all on some level with the less fortunate and my family because I’m tired of them struggling. We would get some businesses started. Plus, I finally want my mom and sisters to ride a plane and go somewhere beautiful where there are no mosquitoes.


Big-Brother-15-cast-Jeremy-mcguireName: Jeremy McGuire
Age: 23
Hometown: Katy, Texas
Occupation: Boat Shop Associate
Marital Status: Single
Three adjectives that describe you: Charismatic, spontaneous and fearless.
Favorite Activities: Painting, skating, boating and any sports.
What do you think will be the most difficult part about living inside the “Big Brother” house? Not being able to keep in close contact with my mom, since I always have – it would be difficult to just stop.
Strategy for winning “Big Brother”: Just to be versatile and always keep in mind that I’m there to win and not make friends.
Which past “Big Brother” cast member did you like most or least? I’ve never really watched the show…my mom loves it though. She was the one who recommended that I sign up.
What are you afraid of? Poisonous animals.
What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? Buying and owning my own sail boat, by far.
Finish this sentence: My life’s motto is…Dream as if you live forever, live as if you die tomorrow.
What would you take into the house and why? Paint supplies, skateboard and a hacky sack.
What would you do if “Big Brother” made you famous? I’m not sure…I guess work hard to stay famous.


Big-Brother-15-cast-Jessie-kowalskiName: Jessie Kowalski
Age: 25
Hometown: Beaumont, Texas
Living: San Antonio, Texas
Occupation: Unemployed
Marital Status: Single
Three adjectives that describe you: Sexy, driven and smart.
Favorite Activities: Reading, social media, yoga, swimming, taking my dog on walks, laying by the pool, cooking and dancing.
What do you think will be the most difficult part about living inside the “Big Brother” house? Being away from my Ari. He is my whole world and we have a great mom-pup bond.
Strategy for winning “Big Brother”: Lay low as long as possible and align with the smartest and strongest! Also, make a final two deal with who I have the best connection with. Try to win as many competitions as possible. Be friendly, fun and helpful… and enjoy the ride.
Which past “Big Brother” cast member did you like most or least? Danielle was my favorite because she is pretty, cool, laid back and knows the game! Dick was my least favorite. I respect his gameplay but I would be annoyed by him.
What are you afraid of? Flying and overpasses.
What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? Graduating from University of Texas in 4 years and getting this opportunity with Big Brother means everything to me.
Finish this sentence: My life’s motto is… When at first you don’t succeed, try again.
What would you take into the house and why? My dog, Ari! Just kidding, but I would love that! My iPhone 5 so I could see what my friends and family are up to and my iPod because music keeps me entertained and helps me think.
What would you do if “Big Brother” made you famous? I would be the happiest girl on the planet. I would love the opportunity to share my life with others and inspire people to follow their dreams!


Big-Brother-15-cast-judd-daughteryName: Judd Daughtery
Age: 26
Hometown: Englewood, Tenn.
Lives: Etowah, Tenn.
Occupation: Property Appraiser
Marital Status: Single
Three adjectives that describe you: Funny, unreadable and unpredictable.
Favorite Activities: I love to frog gig (frog hunting) in the summer. I also love to camp, have bonfires, cookouts, go to the river, lake, etc. I love anything outside when the weather is good. Anything with friends and family is a blast.
What do you think will be the most difficult part about living inside the “Big Brother” house? If there’s someone I can’t stand I am used to just getting the hell away from them, so in the house it won’t be that easy. I will not only have to strategize a way to get them out of the game, I will also have to think if it’s a good time to get rid of them or if it would be better to keep them around and torture my sanity for a few more weeks just so it will help me more in the long run.
Strategy for winning “Big Brother”: My strategy is to play a complete social and strategic game, which I will be very good at. I would like to find an older loyal person to work with and also have a guy who is good at competitions that’s around my age I could relate to and that is loyal, and either a really hot girl or a smart person. Easier said than done, I don’t think a set strategy would ever work going into the game. But these are key character types I am going to be scoping out in hopes of making alliance or two. I want to outplay Will and Dan’s games. Come on, its possible!!!
Which past “Big Brother” cast member did you like most or least? DanBB10, Russell BB11, Keesha BB10, are 3 of my favorite players based on their gameplay and how their attitudes were in the house. I also like Jeff, Jordan, Danielle, Cassi, Dominic, Frank, Jojo etc. (I’m a fan). I despised Ronnie BB11 and “Cowboy” BB5 and also didn’t like Mike Boogie!!!!! Mike Boogie is my least favorite player to ever play the game.
What are you afraid of? Heights and spiders!
What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? Overcoming and dealing with anxiety! I have had anxiety all of my life and never really realized it. When I was about 21 I had a panic attack. I realized I had anxiety issues and though I did get some Xanax, I also had to coach myself and train my brain how to not get nervous and it works! It took me a little bit but I have really learned how to stop it before it happens and just make myself chill. You would never understand what an accomplishment this was unless you have ever had anxiety.
Finish this sentence: My life’s motto is… Life’s a game, you should always be strategic and be ready for your next move.
What would you take into the house and why? iPhone (would never happen) camera to take crazy pics with my new friends and pranks we pull. 2. Picture of family 3. A ball ( we could make up so many games with a ball) I’m not big on material things, I would be fine with just the basic BB necessities.
What would you do if “Big Brother” made you famous? I would appreciate BB for doing that for me and I would try to enjoy my 15 minutes as long as I could. If I made a lot of money I would like to travel, donate to St. Judes, and maybe even go on a couple mission trips.


Big-Brother-15-cast-kaitlin-barnabyName: Kaitlin Barnaby
Age: 23
Hometown: Vadnais Heights, Minn.
Lives: Minneapolis, Minn.
Occupation: Bartender
Marital Status: Single
Three adjectives that describe you: Persevering, tenacious and analytical.
Favorite Activities: Enjoying music and coffee in a shop, taking walks and just being outside on beautiful days biking, running, etc.
What do you think will be the most difficult part about living inside the “Big Brother” house? Being cut off from the outside world. I am very dependent on the people in my life.
Strategy for winning “Big Brother”: Stay strong and focused! Don’t let these people play you since they can be very manipulative and fake. I’m a very closed off person and will keep to myself.
What are you afraid of? Spiders and the dark mostly…also dying alone.
What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? Overcoming the obstacles in my life and things my family has thrown at me and the person it has made me today.
Finish this sentence: My life’s motto is…People are as happy as they choose to be.
What would you take into the house and why? My computer to stay somewhat connected to my friends and family, my closet because I’m clothes and shoes crazy and my Sudoku or a book to help me sleep at night.
What would you do if “Big Brother” made you famous? Pay off all of my debt, enjoy my 15 minutes of fame and send my money towards good causes.


Big-Brother-15-cast-mccrae-olsonName: McCrae Olson
Age: 23
Hometown: Oak Grove, Minn.
Occupation: Pizza Delivery Boy
Marital Status: Single
Three adjectives that describe you: Funny, observant and calculating.
Favorite Activities: I love playing ice-hockey out on the ponds. I also love reading comics and playing video games. Typical boy stuff.
What do you think will be the most difficult part about living inside the “Big Brother” house? Just having my own privacy. It’s going to be tough having cameras on you 24/7 and trying to find a little peace in there.
Strategy for winning “Big Brother:” My strategy is to play like James from Big Brother 6. Play smart when you need to, play physical when you need to and lay low.
Which past “Big Brother” cast member did you like most or least? My favorite player is of course Will Kirby. The way that man played the game is like watching the most beautiful ballet ever. It just seems like his mind was built for this game. There is something so beautiful about it.
What are you afraid of? Mice and ventriloquist dummies.
What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? Right now I am working on this cartoon that I created and wrote. I am so proud of it.
Finish this sentence: My life’s motto is…Don’t take life too seriously…have a little fun with it.
What would you take into the house and why? A book, pen and paper. A book because I love reading and it’s going to be tough not reading anything in the house, and pen/paper because then I could write scripts, skits and draw to entertain myself.
What would you do if “Big Brother” made you famous? I would use that fame to tell better stories through the video medium.


Big-Brother-15-cast-nick-uhasName: Nick Uhas
Age: 28
Hometown: Hilliard, N.Y.
Lives: New York, N.Y.
Occupation: Entrepreneur
Marital Status: Single
Three adjectives that describe you: Positive, adventurous and excited.
Favorite Activities: Skating, running, biking, lifting, hiking, skiing, snow-boarding, traveling, anything and everything that keeps your body moving…haha, yes…everything.
What do you think will be the most difficult part about living inside the “Big Brother” house? Not having information coming in from the outside world…. it will be like a nuclear bomb shelter living … I can still rock, it will basically be like wrestling season or studying for the MCAT operates.
Strategy for winning “Big Brother”: Make quick and personal relationships with a very select few. Stick with them through the thick and thin…. this is really the only way to rock n’ roll.
Which past “Big Brother” cast member did you like most or least? Mike Malin the most! He is the man! His personality and attitude are perfect and on point…he’s an entrepreneur and smart as hell. I disliked Ashley… she’s a spray tan technician.
What are you afraid of? Actually nothing…my body is afraid of heights because there is potential damage… but my mind knows how to deal with it. My body will react to things like grinding a 20 foot drop rail and 540’ing off to the flat pavement with nervousness… but my mind is stronger, which is why I am a great roller-blader… overcoming your physical fears with your mind!
What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? I placed 7th place in the North American World Championship, Aggressive Skating Association (stunt rollerblading); 4th place, Division 1 wrestling State of Ohio 135 lbs; Graduated with a 3.92 B.S. biology (Pre-Med major), minor at Yale University in Economics.
Finish this sentence: My life’s motto is…Work wild, live free.
What would you take into the house and why? Organic Peanut Butter and Jam with cracked wheat bread: I live on PB and J’s… I know they are good and healthy and I love them! My phone to Instagram all the crazy stuff that goes down. Tony Robbins CD’s (every single one of them): to stay focused, sharp and on point!
What would you do if “Big Brother” made you famous? I would use all of the brand equity as a entrepreneur and keep the ball rolling and build the life I want… the exact life!!! Hosted Shows, Web Shows, Partnerships, branded products as residual of shows, collaborations, restaurants, coffee company, expert press consulting, the sky is the limit!!!


Big-Brother-15-cast-spencer-clawsonName: Spencer Clawson
Age: 31
Hometown: Conway, Ark.
Occupation: Railroad Conductor
Marital Status: Single
Three adjectives that describe you: Mouthy, opinionated and chill.
Favorite Activities: Watching TV and renovating my other house.
What do you think will be the most difficult part about living inside the “Big Brother” house? Being away from my dogs and trying to play my way through the game, the stress and the mental gymnastics you have to put forward to get through this thing.
Why will you make a great houseguest?: I’m highly competitive, assertive, very funny but I’m also polarizing. People tend to either really like me or not like me. I feel like I’m very easy to get along with as long as I’m doing what I want to be doing. I understand that Big Brother is a very complicated game and I’ll be laying ground work from the very beginning to get me through to the very end. Being from Arkansas I’ve got a real laid back personality and people are drawn to me.
Which past “Big Brother” cast member did you like most or least? I liked James from season 6 and all-stars and Enzo the most. I like Chima the least.
What are you afraid of? I don’t have any phobias.
What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? Getting my job at the railroad on my own merit.
Finish this sentence: My life’s motto is…A smooth sea never made a skillful sailor.
What would you take into the house and why? Picture of my dog Murdock because I love him, a good coat because I get cold easily and some Twix.
What would you do if “Big Brother” made you famous? I’d think it was awesome.

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So, I have read them all, to be honest, I am quite pleased with the cast. I’m however a bit worried I may find some rather irritating, especially the GinaMarrie girl, but never judge a book by it’s cover, to all the HGs, I can only wish them the very best. I hope that they provide us with very different personalities as their bios seem to say they have and I hope we as loyal fans of the Big Brother game enjoy them, the drama, the suspense and more. Also…make the feeds interesting please, do some early morning game talks like Boogie (Even though some of them don’t seem to like him…haha). Simon, Dawg and anyone else working on OBB, I’ll be looking forward to you guys keeping me updated, you always do a great job as I won’t be able to watch the feeds all day, I rely on this site, I’m so glad I found it in 2011.

Best of luck, do your best HGs, keep us entertained!


I hope Elissa will end up winning the competition like Rachel did. She will have Reilly family winning tradition.

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WooHoo, new season’s almost here! Not a very diverse cast and no one real young/much older. Looking forward to the show, this great site and the fun folks who post here!


I hope another Reilly family tradition win this competition.


I voted 10 times for the pizza delivery guy. Love my pizza and I love the guys/gals that bring my pizza to the front door. Only thing I had to go on.


A couple of people already talking about floating……………….”Floaters better grab your lifevest”…………….hate those players, cant wait !!!!!


To be completely honest, I am not happy with BB putting Rachel’s sister in the game, because this is just another underhanded way for them to show Rachel again. I am so tired of her.


You are so right Gabby.It was bad enough to have Rachael on Amazing race.Rachael,Go away!


I’m not thrilled about the women they cast. I’m still not totally sure how to feel about Elissa in the house, but it’ll be neat to see how her and her sister are alike/different. If I had to put my money on any of these women to make it far, I’d have to say Amanda. She seems to have her head on straight. Well, for now.

I am super stoked about the male cast however. They’re all pretty interesting guys. I watched the video interview with Jeff Schroeder for Nick and Spencer and I like them both a lot. Nick’s extremely charismatic and Spencer’s definitely your average super fan, which I love to see. I can understand Judd’s struggle with anxiety and it’s not an easy task to overcome that with the sheer power of your mind. He’ll be someone to watch out for based on that. I got a feeling that Andy is going to do really well, maybe even win! (Though I don’t make my winner’s predictions until after I see the premiere, so we’ll see!) My favorite so far is McCrae. I’d love to hang out with him! He seems to be a pretty cool dude! My least favorite is Jeremy…his face is strange and there’s something to be said about someone who’ll go on Big Brother and can’t even spit out the NAME of a freakin’ houseguest. Just throw me a name man! You don’t have to watch the show but dagnabbit make me believe!!

All in all, I’m super excited about this cast and can’t wait for the premiere. I hope the ladies prove me wrong and the men don’t let me down!!


I voted for Aaryn

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I don’t know who I like more Elissa or Amanda both say there strong competers that’s what I always go for the janelles the danelles the evil dicks but for now I’m go stan for Elissa hope she get MVP I also like Andy I think he go play a smart game I don’t like nick he looks like he is going to play hard fast, Simon just like every year I can’t waite to talk to you and every one hear on online big brother (:


I am going ahead and calling a Texas alliance


Nick Uhas seems like the douchebag of the house.


Voting for contestants we never saw act and interact, solely based on their looks, statements and resumees seems to me like a middle school sociology experiment to teach children “what not to do”…
Remember BBCanada? Suzette stated prior to entering the BB house that she wasn’t going to use her family to create sympathy… We know how that turned out…
I’m really curious to see how they’ll interact, and I hope the game just let things happen as organically as possible.

I hope there are some “real” people in there who have honest discussions, not just b.s. to manipulate the other players or b.s. to impress the viewers. I’m worried the latter will be quite dominant since the mvp twist will reward those who tell the cameras about how they saved a drowning puppy after helping a grandma cross the street.


Ok, lets be honest here:)) I am going to talk about good and bad things about the contestants here we go the first one which is my favorite so far out of the contestants her name is Aaron. Good things… Aaron seems bubbly, sweet, confident and seems like she is an Ashley from Ian’s season. Bad things… she is quiet and kinda want’s to be famous but over all she is totally my favorite this season over all of em TEAM AARON:)) Now on to Haward. Good things… I like how he is into his community he seems like an Russell from season 11 but Howard is sweeter I don’t like Russell so that could be both good and bad also he is smart Bad things… He kinda seems like a gang member of some sort and get a women pregnant and leave the women and the child behind that is my concerns overall seems like a down to earth guy he may go far because he is soo strong I would probley send him hope mabe week 6,or 7. Now on to Andy Good things… I like how he misses his family and friends I like how he is friendly and nice Bad things… He seems dumb he said he cries a lot (hopefully he is not an Amber from season 8 Dick Donoto) he sounds gay which is ok but not great I would probley send him home week 4 or 5. Now on to Judd Good Things he is cute, (not the cutest out of all but cute:) ) and he is from Tennessee which is close to my home but not that close Bad things… He sounds drunk and in my opinion I don’t think you come in drunk for an interview that is totally not right but don’t think he is he sounds lazy but fun lazy means he just’s go digs for frogs BORING however going to the lake is totally fun sounds like he has been through a lot I think he should stay tell week 9. Now on to David Good things… he is probley one of the cutest there confident, smart, strong and may go far sense he is strong and is also one of my brother’s friends name Bad things… I mean look at his teeth they are DISGUSTING I don’t like his lifestyle a beach lifeguard I don’t like that however I do get that it’s cool doing it because you save people who drown that is amazing to help but another I don’t like he don’t take a shower and don’t wash his hair I mean come on that is NASTY If I was dating someone that don’t washes there hair I would say I AM DONE if he starts washing I would be like good job keep doing that because that is DISGUSTING to not wash your hair for me he would be gone in a heartbeat he may be cute but no outta here he would be gone week 2 or three but I am soooo sure he might win or be in the finals. Now on to McCrae Good things… I like his accent and is from Minnesota and likes his smile I also like that he is a Big Brother fan I also is one too Bad things… I donot like his job a Pizza Boy like out of all jobs a Pizza boy hmmm weird?? You can get shot and killed for doing them kind of jobs however I do get that he works there because of the economy he doesn’t get enough I DON’T think he is cute at all doesn’t he look like a guy from American Idol? I think it was during Carrie Underwood’s season?? For me so far he is my worst contestant on this season he should be gone week 1 or 2. Now on to GinaMarie Good things… she seems fun and kinda cute:/ smart funny nothing really good about her:/ but she is a pageant director with kids that has to be soo fun and cute BUT DRAMA DRAMA DRAMA lol and I also liked what she said in the video on CBS Bad things… she seems like a DRAMA girl that gets in cat fights nucky but I LOVE watching cat fights because it gets ya pumped up lol she seems like a tattoo person which im never getting but didn’t seem to connect on camera but I do get that she is going to be on camera mabe all season long she’s a fighter but I would send her home week 10 or 11. Now on to Candice Good things I LOVE her accent I love that she works with kids with sickness the kids are sad to hear but they are still smart and just like us people I love that she is sweet and kind and just laid back and most important connects with the camera y’all lol I just love the word y’all lol I love that she loves this show and is competitive if I spelled it right? Bad things I like that she is an NFL Cheerleader but don’t play that many sports if your competitive than you should play more sports that doesn’t make sense? However that isn’t nothing major its minor nothing serious I love her so far:)) also TEAM CANDICE she would be my top 5 or 6 for the win that’s pretty great for her. Now on to Amanda Good things… I didn’t watch Big Brother Canada but she kinda reminds me of the winner Jillian whatever her name is mabe if she play’s like her than she might win she is pretty, smiles and has on a happy face I don’t like her simple is that. Bad things… I think she may come off rude-ish I think she may have been flirting with Jeff lol she said she is dating but will be flirting with the guys and saying she is single in my opinion I don’t like that because you got to be honest and say im dating someone then they’ll say omg im sorry she should at least be honest of who she’s dating she can lie of how old she is I don’t care just becareful what you say when your dating when you get home he will be like im done with you you cheated on me opps sorry your falt you shoulda told the truth strait up. I don’t like her she may be gorgeous but she is a gonner I would send her home week 4 or 5 she is gonna go far hope not but for me nope she is a gonner. And seems like she don’t care about anyone but herself. Now on to Kaitlin Good things… She totally reminds me of one of the girls from Dancing With The Stars she was partner’s with Sean Lowe from The Bachelor but with a blonde DWTS I love her attitude sometimes could be rude-ish but still like it Bad things… Like are you serious?? Nothing to come up with when your afraid of going into the Big Brother house there’s gotta be something your afraid of and well there is going to be a whiny person in there so you’ll have to deal with it if you can’t then just leave that simple she’s ok I like her better than Amanda Amanda is prettier than her though she’s a gonner to so but she Is not the first to go but she is probley 6 or 7th to leave. Now on to Elissa is she the celebrity pick?? Hmm I think so? Good things… I know there is ALOT of haters for Rachel and Brendon but I love Rachel and Brendon and I guess this is her twin sister? Iv never seen her to be honest she does look wayyyy better than Rachel but Rachel has a better laugh lol while im talking about Rachel are they still together? She is so pretty. Bad things… All she did was mostly talking about Rachel and laughing like her you are there to connect with the camera and talking about herself not her twin sister I want to get to know her better but she just lets just say acted like her twin sister so for her advantage the contestants are going to be asking are you Rachel’s twin sister and she is going to say yes she is going to be a MAJOR target and so for that she may go home the first episode but I hope not im going to give her a chance like all other people would I hope she don’t go home the first episode so I think she may go home MABE week 2 or 3 I hope she stays long-er. Now on to Jessie Good things… she may not be the pretty girl for you guys but for me she is adorable she is soo happy to be there you can really tell by her face she is a cutie she seems bubbly and friendly that’s what I love about her and I love what she said in her interview Bad things… I know I know I know she is so adorable BUT her clothes for the first interview are bad but I love that she is showing her tan skin arms lol another thing she connects with the camera but the thing is she is really short with the questions her questions needs to be longer but I understand its the time tic tock tic tock tic tock lol. But nothing major I still think she is pretty and will go really far im a fan of hers I hope she makes it the top 2 with Aaron because right now so far its Aaron for my Favorite for the win but if Jessie stabs Aaron in the back im gonna be soo mad but you never know they might form an team and keep each other tell the end. Now on to Helen Good things… I love how she just goes into the conversation and not have Jeff go after question after question after question were there to get to know her not Jeff so I love that part she is probley the ugliest girl there however the dress isn’t ugly the ugliest dress is probley Jessie’s I love that she’s talking about her and her kids and her husband that’s what we need right there good for her. Bad things… She is kinda loud and too bouncy and too much hair bouncing around like I said she is the ugliest one there however she shouldn’t be the first to go I think it should be McCrae for the 1st to go then 2nd should go is… Mrs Helen come on down your the next one to go goodbye Mrs Helen oh and she is not from China or Japan but doesn’t she look like someone from China or Japan?? she should be the 2nd week to go mabe the first well see. Almost done 3 more to go:)) Now on to Spencer Good things… He reminds me of Adam from Big Brother 13 is he the new Adam?? Well see first off I am cheering for my 3rd favorite because I am from Missouri and if you take Highway 65 from Springfield Missouri to Arkansas you are there it is a very quick ride from Springfield to Arkansas and love the drive there its quick and easy:)) He is the closes to my home so ill be watching him WOOO HOOO go Spencer ill be cheering for ya my buddy he seems like a nice guy that drinks beer and smokes lol don’t know him but seems like a good guy:)) Bad things during his video he seems like he is not smiling very much seems like he is unhappy and his shirt has to be better than that that is an interview I would think like a nice shirt with a tie like your applying for a job you need to dress nice and smile other than that he is looking good so far be ready man I don’t think he’ll make it to finals BUT he may go in the Jury and vote I hope so and he may get out the same week Adam did lol it would be weird but cool lol our community deserves this money I mean its better than all them texas girls on here from a different city not get it even though he is not from my small town he’s still close to Missouri so im cheering for him cheering him on. Now on to Jeremy Good things… He is one of the cutest guys in the house right now he might win so far he s my 2nd favorite guy he is charming that’s all the good. Bad things… He did floors on a boat huh?? that is disgusting what if someone was there like the owner and tried to kill him like the show Dexter however its not that dangerous the Pizza thing is way more dangerous be carefull and seems like he was talking to fast lets just say some people think he’s arrogant not me e just talks fast he does skateboarding yikes dangerous lol. I could see him going far mabe te’ll final 12 mabe less but im cheering him on:)) Now last one finally lol.Now last one on to Nick Good things… I think he reminds me of an Ian last season’s winner but cuter he’s dressed good he looks like a fashion designer lol he really does he’s great looking and sounds and looks like a TV host lol Bad things… He is a stunt Roller Blader haha yikes that my buddy you would fall and get hurt lol but you make lots of money for it probley so I wonder why he signed up if he does have a lot money?? Hmm weird?? Well, that’s all that was a lot of typing sorry for the harsh words but that’s just my opinion you agree or you don’t. Good luck to all contestants they are alla winner no matter what:)) I will tell my 4 favorites so far 1. Aaron 2. Candice 3. Jessie and finally 4. Spencer so far I love these contestants:)) Next step hmm who knows?? There you have it thanks so much


Love, love Amanda…. She is pretty, smart and in big brother to win…. Her interview with Jeff was so funny and honestly after seeing all the interviews. She sold him on her. It was obvious he loved her… So my MVP vote goes to amanda


Another Rachael!And her sister.Not another year I am going to suffer watching her sister and will have to boycott until her sister is voted out.I like the other houseguests.HATE RACHAEL,


Jeremy worked at Katy pump it up

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Well I bet they all feel dumb now.


First Patricia Hampton you need to go. Elissa and Helen are the best players in the house. They are the most honest in the game. Amanda, Aaron, Howard, Spencer, and Andy need to go. They are all backstabbing liers. You need to watch the live feeds. Go Elissa and Helen!!!!!


Aaryn’s fears: “people with evil or absent minds who try to hurt or deceive others”



I love Amandas good bye messges there so funny