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Barbz Exits Upville on BigBrother StarGame


Barbz Exits Upville on BigBrother StarGame

After a tumultuous and exciting week on BigBrother StarGame, South Africa’s Barbz was evicted from Upville during Sunday’s live eviction show (24 June, live on DStv Channel 197 & 198 at 20:00 CAT) after receiving fewer country votes than Ghana’s Keitta.

An emotional Goldie explained to her housemates that she never thought she’d have to choose between Barbz and Prezzo. “I was caught up in the moment and confused – I had to replace Prezzo with Keitta. I’m so sorry Barbz,” she said as she sank to her knees in front of the South African. Barbz comforted her friend, telling her it was all ok, as Keitta headed upstairs to hurriedly pack his bags. Once the Ghanaian had his luggage ready, IK returned to the house to reveal the result of Africa’s votes. “Keitta, you’re not leaving Upville – Barbz I’m sorry you’ve been evicted from the Big Brother house,” said IK, as the despairing Goldie broke down again.

Barbz strutted her way to the front of the stage and joined IK, saying she looking forward to heading home to the people who love her and who will take care of her and that she had developed a ‘beautiful relationship’ with Keitta – “I have a thing for people from Ghana,” she said with a grin – and that she would definitely keep looking after her mom, whom she called her “pillar of strength”.

The 11th ball to drop from the random nomination box this season bore the name ‘Zambia’, meaning that siblings Talia and Tamara are up for eviction this week. Buhle spun the box again and this time round, Malawi’s ball was the one randomly chosen, meaning that Nafe and Wati are the second pair up for eviction. Voting is open and continues until 06:00 CAT next Sunday. You decide who stays in thegame, Africa, so get voting for your favourite!

There are three ways to vote to keep your favourite housemate in Big Brother StarGame – via web, SMS or WAP – and you can win amazing prizes in the process. In this week’s viewer vote competition, Edith Mushabati (Zambia) won a Big Boy Scooter, Annah Moche (South Africa) picked up a DStv Walka, and Solange Maasobong (Ghana) will be watching Big Brother StarGame on a brand new DStv HD PVR Decoder.

To vote via web or WAP, go to, log in, click ‘Vote’ and then click the appropriate button for the housemate you’d like to keep in the house. You may vote once per hour.

To vote via SMS, send the word VOTE followed by the housemate’s name to the number for your country below. SMS’s are charged per specified network tariffs in the various countries. VAS rates apply. Free minutes do not apply. Please note that you can vote 100 times by SMS per telephone number during each voting period.

South Africa
Vodacom                     33729              R 1,50
MTN                            33729              R 1,50
CellC                            33729              R 1,50

With 14 housemates left in the game, and 42 days to play, anything goes in the hunt for the USD 300 000 prize.

Tune in to DStv Channel 197 & 198 24/7 to catch all the Big Brother StarGame action, powered by Coca Cola. Join the conversation on Twitter @BigBroAfrica, visit to keep in touch with the latest news and don’t forget to vote, vote, vote to keep your favourite housemates in the game!

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