‘Big Brother’: Ian Terry on the current state of friendship with Nicole Franzel: ‘Time Will Tell’


previous Big Brother Champions Ian Terry and Nicole Franzel were the only former winners to return for Season 22. Therefore, they quickly teamed up for protection. However, Nicole had to turn on her ally during week 6 and send her to the jury house because she had stronger loyalty to the other guests.

Even though Ian wasn’t mad at her for lying and voting him out of the house, he got annoyed after learning Nicole was laughing as Memphis Garrett apparently laughed at him. Shortly after the season, Ian appeared on a podcast and gave the current status of their friendship.

Winning guest Ian Terry poses with host Julie Chen at the Big Brother Finals | Sonja flemming

Nicole Franzel made fun of Ian Terry behind her back

Former winners and real-life friends Nicole Franzel and Ian Terry have returned for Big brother 22 and made a final pact on day one. In week 5, she, Dani Briones, and Christmas Abbott discussed Ian’s self-soothing technique, rocking back and forth.

Dani claimed that her constant movement was stressing her out, and Nicole agreed. Shortly after, Memphis Garrett walked into the room and also noted that his tilt was bothering him.

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He described the former winner as the “redrum” of the season, a reference to the horror film The brilliant, and claimed that he would have nightmares of Ian swinging over him while he was sleeping. The ladies, notably Nicole, laughed at Memphis’ remarks, angering the BB fandom and several former guests.

Many fans reached out to Nicole’s podcast and Instagram sponsors and demanded that they sever ties with the BB16 champion for her actions. Several companies, including Olay Skin, agreed.

Nicole says she apologized to Ian

After the season, Nicole did a few interviews and talked about her third competition appearance as well as the reactions to the conversations that took place around the house.

Speaking to ET Canada, she admitted that the negative reactions had caught her off guard, but that she planned to work on her mental health before apologizing and talking to “the people I need to talk to.” ‘having conversations’.

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Nicole noted that she had spoken to Ian before and that they “had a very positive conversation”. She also claimed that she apologized to her friend and he agreed. According to the former winner, she is focused on her relationship with Ian and wants to make sure he “gets it all”.

Additionally, Nicole acknowledged others who were offended by her actions and noted that she “was still trying to figure out the big picture”. While the reaction from fans shocked her, Nicole vowed that she would learn of the incident.

Ian talks about the current state of his friendship with Nicole

After Nicole voted Ian out of the house, the BB14 champion noted that he had no resentment about it and felt it was a good move. A few days after his interview aired, Ian appeared on Nicole Anthony’s podcast to discuss Big brother 22.

He said he looked at the footage of the incident and admitted it was “definitely stung”. Although Ian noted that the two spoke out after the season and accepted his apology, they are still not on good terms.

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Regarding their friendship, the BB16 the winner said “time will tell” due to the multiple levels involved in the situation. Additionally, Ian confirmed that he had received an invitation to Nicole’s wedding, but declined because he already intended to travel elsewhere. Big brother 23 returns next summer.

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