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Exclusive: Big Brother's Elissa Joins Sister Rachel Reilly on Bold and the Beautiful

  She walked away from Big Brother 15 with a $25,000 prize as "America's Favorite." Now Elissa Slater is heading to her favorite soap. The Concord, N.C., nutritionist and yoga instructor — and sister of Big Brother 13 champ Rachel Reilly — will join CBS's The Bold and the Beautiful Oct. 24-25 for the reality TV invasion that will also include Reilly and other Big Brother alumni, including Brendon Villegas, Jeff Schroeder and Howard Overby, plus Malcolm Freberg from Survivor . TV Guide Magazine spoke with the beautiful and bubbly Slater about her dip in the suds and found her to be — no surprise — totally beside herself!

'Big Brother' Star Aaryn Gries Asks For Forgiveness Over Racist Comments

Big Brother houseguest Aaryn Gries, who came under fire in early July after making ethnic and racist comments during the show's 24/7 live internet feed, is trying to come to terms with her mistakes...

Big Brother 15's Aaryn Gries Blames Texas Humor For Racist Comments (UPDATE)

UPDATE (9/20/13): After the Big Brother 15 finale, Aaryn talked to TMZ to explain her in-house comments and her post-eviction talk with Julie Chen. "I am not a racist," Aaryn said, adding, "Sometimes you can say mindless things that will haunt you." She also wishes she had left her state out of the whole thing. "Blaming Texas was the biggest mistake I made ... I was in defense mode." Original post (8/30/13): Oh man. Aaryn Gries, 22, a college student from San Marcos, Texas, was evicted on...

Big Brother's Aaryn: I Didn't Know Racial Jokes Were Offensive

Even after getting booed during her eviction interview and being fired from her modeling agency for making prejudiced comments,  Big Brother contestant  Aaryn Gries  explained to  TMZ  that those comments don't make her racist. Aaryn, who warned houseguests they might not be able to see bi-racial contestant Candice in the dark and told Asian-American houseguest Helen to "go make some rice," said she's been making racial jokes for years, but never knew they were offensive because "no one had expressed that I was taken that way."  Read More...

Big Brother 15 Post-Finale Reactions: Andy, GinaMarie Apologize to Elissa; Candice Defends Aaryn

Big Brother 15 may be over but the apology tour is still going for winner Andy Herren, runner-up GinaMarie Zimmerman, third placer Spencer Clawson, and just about everyone else in the house. Andy won the $500,000, and many past Big Brother winners congratulated him as the best gamer and most deserving of the final three. But he still had to answer for some of his own comments in the house, especially against Elissa Slater. He got pretty brutal there toward the end, as heard on the live...

Julie Chen Clarifies Plastic Surgery: Why She Decided NOT to Get a Nose Job After Eye Work

Big Brother host Julie Chen opened up about her plastic surgery during The Talk’s September 2013 secret week, and since then all she’s done is talk more to defend her decision. Julie, 43, had plastic surgery on her eyes early in her career, in response to agent pressure. After revealing that last week, she was hit with “hurtful” and “hateful” comments from people, including “‘Way to give into the Western standards of beauty!’” and “‘You’re denying your heritage — you’re trying to look less...

'Big Brother 15's' Controversial Houseguests Respond to Losing Their Jobs

Aaryn Gries, Spencer Clawson and GinaMarie Zimmerman were among those to talk to THR following Wednesday's finale about their actions inside the house.  

'Big Brother 15' Winner Reveals $500,000 Plan and Reacts to Season's Controversy

The latest winner of the CBS summer reality show spoke to THR after being crowned Wednesday night.  

'Big Brother 15's' GinaMarie Zimmerman: 'I hope people can accept my apologies'

GinaMarie Zimmerman took second place on "Big Brother 15" after being definitely one of the most colorful characters in the house this summer. She tells Zap2it that she apologizes for offending anyone with what she said in the house this summer and that she and Nick are planning their first date. Congratulations on taking second place -- when did you finally start to feel like you could make it to the end?"When the Exterminators formed, I got this great team behind me and I started thinkin' maybe we could go all the way to the end. Earlier in the summer, my guys, Kaitlin and Jeremy, all my people were getting voted out, it was just me and Aaryn and then I wasn't really sure if I could do it, but once the Exterminators formed, I felt like that was it."Were you surprised Andy took you to the finals? The general consensus online was that the...

'Big Brother 15's' Spencer Clawson: 'I'm terribly sorry if I offended anybody'

Spencer Clawson was one competition away from making it to the finals of "Big Brother 15." He tells Zap2it that it was an amazing experience, but he's ready to return to normal life.Are you glad you went on "Big Brother"? What was the experience like for you?"The experience was phenomenal. 'Big Brother' is my favorite TV show, it has been for years. I'm just an normal guy, things like this don't happen to me. The fact that I was able to participate in it and make it to the very last day is amazing. I'm very fortunate for the opportunity."Did you think that you had a chance to win the money at the end if somebody had taken you, or if you had won HOH?"Yeah, I think I had a really good shot to have won the money. I probably played the hardest game in 'Big Brother' history with as many times as I was...