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    Andrew David "Andy" Herren (The Winner) 

Andrew David "Andy" Herren (The Winner)

D.O.B.: Nov 14th, 1986
Age: 26 (age at time of competition)
Hometown: Aurora, IL
Current Residence: Chicago, IL
Occupation: Professor
Number Of HOH Wins: 3 HOH's
Number Of POV Wins: 2 POV's
Number Of Times Nominated: 1 NOM's
Number Of Times As Have-Not: 3 HN's
Prizes/Punishments Won: 0 P/P's
Finished: 1st Place (WINNER)
Prize Money Won: Won 7-2, Won $500,000)
Number of Votes Received (From Jury): WON 7-2 (7/9 VOTES)
Juror Votes Earned: Candice (Juror #1), Jessie (Juror #2), Helen (Juror #3), Amanda (Juror #5), Elissa (Juror #6), McCrae (Juror #8), and Spencer (Juror #9).

  • 0% Approval Rating: Many Big Brother fans hate Andy and he is one of the least favourite houseguests in Big Brother history. The reasons why are simple: he's whiny, high-pitched, scummy, and abrasive. He also loves to make lowbrow jokes and finds it funnier the more outrageous and dirty they are, and while that might slide at a comedy club or bar, this show attracts a young periphery with Moral Guardians at the ready. But if you want the biggest reason why nobody can stand Andy, look at how much trash talk he does over the live feeds, especially if the subject is Elissa. That's when Andy goes from being annoying to a total douchebag.
  • Action Hero: Both competitively and strategically. Andy won a total of five competitions plus he was by far the strongest mental player in the game. Andy was always scheming and strategizing.
  • Action Survivor: Earlier in the game. Andy didn't show that he was that competitive and depended on his alliance to win competitions.
  • Affably Evil: Will be friendly to your face but will happily stab you in the back.
  • A Lighter Shade of Grey: However, he was far from the most hated during the season due to being guilty of little more than a dirty, backstabbing playstyle and some trash talk in one of the most bigoted, vile casts in BB history.
  • Anti-Hero -> Anti-Villain: Andy was originally anti-heroic, being a Type III or a mild Type IV. As the game progresses, he crosses over into anti-villain territory; Type III.
  • Apologises a Lot: Andy always apologizes over every thing.
  • Arch-Enemy: Elissa. For some reason, Andy absolutely despises her with an undying passion. In fact, he is the one who instigates most of the bashing of Elissa in the house.
  • Attention Deficit... Ooh, Shiny!: Andy can't seem to sit in one place for too long and he is easily distracted.
  • Badass Adorable: Andy is cute but he also can be rather competitive and is actually a social and mental threat in the game.
  • Badass Boast: There was never a time when Andy was not bragging.
  • Badass Bookworm: Andy is very intelligent. He is also a professor and teaches for a living.
  • Badass Gay: Andy is the sole gay houseguest of the season ...and he outplayed everyone.
  • Badass on Paper: One would expect someone other than Andy to make it to the end and outsmart everyone.
  • Badass Teacher: Andy is a teacher for a living.
  • Badass Unintentional: Who expected Andy to be the one who ran things in the end?
  • The Bad Guy Wins: He was easily the biggest weasel in the house and went to the end by playing lowly moves. Andy won the season by a near landslide vote of 7-2 versus GinaMarie, though GM is not really good either.
  • Backstabbing the Alpha Bitch: By the final stretch of the game, Andy has turned on Amanda and plans on voting her out. Sure enough, she becomes one of the targets lined up for extermination by The Exterminators.
  • Batman Gambit: Took advantage of the idea that McCranda believed he was still loyal to the alliance and successfully framed Elissa for voting Amanda off, leading to her own eviction. Although it was revealed that McCrae is actually bending his will to the house.
  • Believing Their Own Lies: Andy would lie and convince himself that what he was lying about is the truth.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: At first, Andy seemed to be a harmless, nerdy and quirky houseguest who was not a threat to anyone. However, this turned out to be the complete and total opposite, considering that Andy became the biggest physical, mental and strategic threat in the game. This ended up earning him a win at the end of the season.
  • Big Bad: Stepped up to this role with Aaryn and Amanda gone. After both Aaryn and Amanda were gone, Andy was actually the most dangerous player of the season and the biggest overall threat. He was also the one who was responsible for the villains (Amanda and Aaryn) demise.
  • Birds of a Feather: With McCrae, Helen and Spencer. They are all intelligent and the nerds of the season.
  • Blind Obedience: To Amanda and McCrae during the beginning to the middle of the game, before he turned on them. Andy was undyingly loyal to both of them until he realized that he was not going to make it the end and win with a power couple standing in his way.
  • Brutal Honesty: Told Amanda in his goodbye video that he formed The Exterminators and plotted her demise because he didn't want to settle for 3rd place to a power duo.
  • Butt-Monkey: Andy trying to get a moth is probably one of the most hilarious moments in the season. As Andy tries to catch the moth, he falls feet-first into the pool.
  • Camp Gay: Andy displays rather effeminate qualities, but even then, he displays these very often, making him come off as a little more than Straight Gay.
  • Cannot Keep a Secret:
    • Tell Andy any info or a secret and expect him to blab it to others. Andy sometimes shares things that he shouldn't with others, similar to Helen.
    • Averted after forming The Exterminators, he's doing his best to make sure that Amanda, McCrae, and Elissa don't find out about his alliance.
  • Cannot Spit It Out: Even though Andy has a bad case of Motor Mouth and Cannot Keep a Secret, ironically, Andy can never tell a fellow a houseguest that they are going home, that he plans on voting them out or that he is planning on blindsiding them.
  • Can't Hold His Liquor: Andy gets drunk rather easily. A few drinks and he gets going.
  • Can't Take Criticism: Andy hates it when people call him out on his behaviour but he doesn't have a problem criticizing others.
  • The Chessmaster: Does he qualify? After being put up on the block, he quickly formed an alliance with outsiders Judd, GinaMarie, and Spencer to ensure his own safety and make sure it was Aaryn walking out that door. Then, he turned the tables on the once-untouchable McCranda by getting GinaMarie to put them up on the block. All of this is while McCrae and Amanda still believes he's on their side. Yes, he definitely qualifies. In the double eviction, Andy (who voted to evict Amanda) successfully framed Elissa (who voted to keep Amanda) that she betrayed Amanda and McCrae. After that, McCrae shot his own foot by targeting and successfully evicted Elissa (who can potentially become his only shield in his game besides competitions, since the remaining competitors besides Amanda, McCrae and Elissa formed a new alliance). Best of all, after the eviction, Elissa initially thought that McCrae was the one who backstabbed Amanda and formed an all boys alliance with Judd and Spencer, her reason: Because she saw Andy looking shocked when Amanda was evicted. Keep in mind that Elissa was also one of the few houseguests that saw Andy was dangerous. And in the finale, he brought up how he actually suggested to Elissa to get rid of Nick in Week two. In short, it was one of the strongest play this summer, except for one thing: Andy bragged to Amanda every single detail in his goodbye message to Amanda. Which appeared to work out in the end - as Elissa, Amanda and McCrae all voted for him to win.
  • Chronic Backstabbing Disorder: Exaggerated. He has betrayed EVERYONE at one point or another.
  • Combat Pragmatist: Andy is the type to play dirty when he has to.
  • Complexity Addiction: Andy loves to come up with complex plans and ideas in order to cover his tracks.
  • Constantly Curious: Andy has a habit of constantly popping up and interrupting every single conversation that goes on between people in the house.
  • Consummate Liar: If Andy's mouth is moving, then he is most likely telling a lie.
  • Control Freak: Andy likes to be in control of everything he is doing, otherwise, he will become very nervous and paranoid.
  • Cool Teacher: Andy is a teacher or a professor for a living.
  • Cowardly Lion: Andy is afraid of making people mad and having people go off on him so he resorts to lying, backstabbing and blindsiding others instead of telling them the truth to their face. Andy also throws many competitions so that he doesn't have to nominate people and get blood on his hands. This is part of Andy's strategy, however, it looks pretty cowardly on Andy's part.
  • Crazy-Prepared: Andy is always strategizing and always has a back up plan.
  • Cute Bookworm: This is to be expected, considering that Andy is a teacher.
  • Cute Bruiser: Andy looks cute and innocent on the outside, but DO NOT underestimate him. He is the most dangerous player in the game by far.
  • The Cutie: Andy is so adorable and looks so much like a kid that you can't help but go "awww" when you look at him.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Andy is very witty and sarcastic.
  • Defector from Decadence: Andy got away from McCranda while the going was good.
  • The Determinator: Andy always wins when he has to and when he wants something, he will make sure he gets it.
  • Did You Just Punch Out Cthulhu?: Did it to Helen and Amanda by voting both of them out.
  • Dirty Coward: Some of Andy's game moves were very cowardly in nature.
  • The Ditherer: Andy could not make up his mind or make decisions to save his life. Probably because in the game, he was playing all sides of the house and if he made a solid decision about something, he would show his cards and end up getting caught.
  • The Dragon: For Amanda and McCrae. For the vast majority of the game, he's playing the game for the two of them and he's basically nothing more than their puppet or minion who does all of their dirty work for them.
    • Co-Dragons: With Aaryn for Amanda (and McCrae). It almost seems as though Andy is playing the game for them. Andy serves as The Mole for the two of them, while Aaryn would be the one who wins the competitions in order to get out all of the people or targets that Amanda wants. While Aaryn seemingly had more loyalty to Amanda before she was evicted, Andy didn't have the same degree of loyalty to them and he became The Starscream by turning on the both of them.
    • Devour the Dragon: Once Aaryn leaves, Andy decides to turn on Amanda and McCrae and no longer give them his loyalty. Interestingly enough, Amanda and McCrae are completely oblivious tot the fact that Andy no longer had any loyalty to the both of them and he planned, plotted and schemed with the other houseguests to get them out of the house. Andy gets his first opportunity to strike against Amanda and McCrae on Double Eviction when he ends up being one of the votes to send out Amanda (along with Judd and GinaMarie as the tiebreaker). Once Amanda leaves the game, Andy ends up taking her place and becoming the most dangerous player and biggest threat in the came.
    • Dragon Ascendant: Andy was working for Amanda and doing all of her dirty work for her. However, in the grand scheme of things, Andy was actually the most threatening and dangerous player much to Amanda's obliviousness. Andy becomes the true Big Bad after both Amanda and Aaryn are evicted.
    • Dragon-in-Chief: Andy was actually much more dangerous than Amanda. In all actuality, Andy has been the one who's manipulating everyone and everything in the house, including Amanda herself. Even though Andy is the true Manipulative Bastard who's the biggest threat that's controlling things, he had been making Amanda feel as if she's the one in control when she's really not. He was behind Amanda's (as well as Helen and Aaryn's) ultimate demise.
    • Dragon Their Feet: Both Amanda and Aaryn are evicted before Andy. Afterwards, Andy becomes the real or true Big Bad of the season.
    • Dragon with an Agenda: Although Andy had been loyal to Amanda and McCrae since the beginning of the game, Andy had other plans for himself later on in the game. Andy planned on turning on McManda and creating a new alliance (The Exterminators) for himself, leaving McManda in the dust.
    • Mouth of Sauron: Andy would gather information from the other houseguests and would relay that information to Amanda and McCrae. He would often take over for Amanda and he did the dirty work for his alliance.
    • Noble Top Enforcer: Is arguably much more noble than Amanda.
    • The Starscream: Andy spent the majority of the game being loyalty Amanda, but he eventually turned n them when he voted against Amanda because he did not want to play the game for a showmance.
    • Villainous Friendship: Has a friendship with both Amanda and McCrae.
  • Drunk with Power: After The Exterminator rise to power, Andy becomes much more hateful, cocky, and arrogant.
  • Effeminate Misogynistic Guy: Andy is gay and has surprisingly made some rather misogynistic comments about the female houseguests, primarily Elissa.
  • Extraverted Nerd: Andy is very sociable and eccentric.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: Andy had very good relationships with many houseguests, including Helen, Judd, GinaMarie, Candice, Jessie, Spencer, Amanda, Aaryn and McCrae.
  • Evil Albino: Andy has very pale white skin that he almost looks albino. Even the Zingbot made fun of Andy's pale skin by calling him "pasty white".
  • Evil Feels Good: Andy does get a high off of bashing people that he doesn't like. He's talked trash about every single houseguest at some point, with Elissa being his major target of bashing. Every time that Andy would bash Elissa, he would do it with so much happiness and glee and he got off on it.
  • Evil Genius: Andy is very intelligent and strategic. He's the most manipulative houseguest in the house next to Amanda. He's so strategically brilliant that he outplayed and outlasted both Amanda and Helen, two of the strategic power players of the season.
  • Evil Gloating: Andy is the biggest gloater and bragger left in the game. In his DR's, he's constantly laughing and bragging when he gets his way in the game or has made a game move that he knows is the best for his game.
  • Evil Is Hammy: Andy is a Large Ham because he has a very over the top, upbeat and extroverted personality.
  • Evil Is Petty: Andy can be very petty, mean spirited and cruel. He is not outwardly mean to other houseguests but instead, he would resort to trash talking other behind their backs. He would constantly talk about how much he hated Elissa. He's frequently called Elissa many derogatory names and his hatred of her comes off as mere Irrational Hatred.
  • Evil Redhead: Andy turns out to be the most dangerous player and the main villain of the season and he happens to be a redhead.
  • Extreme Doormat: Andy was this for Amanda and McCrae when he was working for them. He would do everything that they say and offer them info when they needed it. Eventually, however, Andy grew sick of being tied to McCranda and decided to turn on them for his own game.
  • Face–Heel Turn: Andy went from being a friendly, sociable, decent and reasonably nice houseguest to a much more hateful, arrogant and manipulative person as the game progressed.
  • Face of an Angel, Mind of a Demon: Andy may look innocent but his intentions are otherwise.
  • Fair Weather Friend: Andy threw his friends and allies, Candice, Helen, Jessie and Elissa to the wolves when they needed help in the game all because he was afraid of being exposed or them being onto his game of playing all sides of the house and being tied or aligned with McCranda. Eventually, Andy ended up throwing Amanda and MCcrae to the wolves as well. It only showed how ruthless Andy could really be.
  • Fan Nickname: Fans have given Andy the nickname "Code Red". Another nickname that fans have given him is "Rat" and "Rat Boy".
  • Fashion-Victim Villain: Andy has very bad fashion sense.
  • Faux Affably Evil: Can be completely polite to your face but have zero problem with stabbing you in the back and throwing you under the bus.
  • Fiery Redhead: Andy can be rather snarky, opinionated and feisty.
  • Final Boss/True Final Boss: Andy was the most dangerous player in the entire game and was the actual true "villain".
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: Andy started out as an innocent, overly curious, harmless and adorkable houseguest to the most dangerous player in the entire game.
  • Gay Best Friend: Seems to be this for Spencer, Judd, and McCrae, all of whom are straight.
  • Geek: One of the token geeks of the season along with McCrae.
  • Geek Physique: Andy is of the skinny type.
  • Genki Boy/Keet: Andy is very hyper, high energy and eccentric.
  • Good Is Not Nice: Before he did a full on Face–Heel Turn.
  • Good Is Not Soft: Before he did a Face–Heel Turn and became a villain later on in the game, Andy was nice but he didn't extend that same kindness to those who were not on his side. He may not have beeb aggressively mean to those that he disliked, but he would be subtley cruel to his enemies.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: Andy has a jealous streak. He was clearly jealous of Elissa.
  • Guile Hero -> Manipulative Bastard: Shares this with McCrae two of the most intelligent individuals cast this season.
  • I Fight for the Strongest Side: Andy saw that McManda were the biggest targets in the house and were a sinking ship, so he decided to join the side of the house that wants to get rid of the power couple.
  • In-Series Nickname: Reptar. Also, "The Agent".
  • Innocent Bigot: Makes comments which are deemed to be highly inappropriate and offensive.
  • Innocently Insensitive: Some of the comments that Andy has made while in the house are very inappropriate and vile.
  • Insufferable Genius: Andy constantly brags to the other houseguests how good of a player he is, how many moves he's made in the game and how many jury votes he think he would receive if he went to the final two.
  • Irrational Hatred: Has this towards Elissa later on in the game. Andy concisely bashes Elissa and talks badly about her and says how much he despises her.
  • It's All About Me: Andy is very selfish in the game and constantly talks about how good at the game he is and how he outplayed everyone.
  • Kid-Appeal Character: Andy looks like a kid himself.
  • Knight Templar: The most ruthless player left in the game.
  • Lack of Empathy: Shows zero remorse for backstabbing and lying to other house guests. It's scary how Andy can backstab and lie to others with such ease and without feeling any guilt.
  • Large Ham: When casting his vote to evict Amanda and Elissa.
  • The Leader: Of The Exterminators.
  • Light Is Not Good: Wears lighter clothing most of the time.
  • Limited Wardrobe: Andy doesn't seem to have a variety of clothing. For a gay guy, this is odd.
  • Lovable Nerd: Andy is witty, loveable and adorkable.
  • Manipulative Bastard -> Magnificent Bastard: Andy was running the show the whole time, but was content with letting Amanda think she had power in the game.
  • The Man Behind the Man: It's safe to say that Andy really is the puppet master of the game. Without Andy relaying info to them, Amanda and McCrae would have been completely in the dark for the entire game. In fact, it's because of Andy that McManda stayed in the game as long as they did.
  • Miles Gloriosus: Andy constantly said that he is all about making big moves, yet when the opportunity arises for Andy to make a big move out in the open, he immediately chickens out or resorts to sneakiness.
  • The Mole: Was basically this for McManda for the entire game. Andy was the one who constantly relayed conversations and info to them, making McManda all the more powerful in the house.
  • Motor Mouth: Andy is very much a conversationalist but once he gets going, he doesn't know when to stop, especially when he is excited or panicked about something.
  • Muscles Are Meaningless: Andy is not muscular or built like Howard or Jeremy, but he has shown that he can be a real competitor when he wants to be.
  • Nerd: One of the token nerds of the season along with McCrae. Part of the reason why he and McCrae get along so well.
  • Nervous Wreck: Andy gets easily nervous, anxious and paranoid. When that happens, he starts pacing and freaking out.
  • Nice Guy: Andy is generally kind, nice and polite to everyone.
  • The Nicknamer: Coined Aaryn's nickname "Poopy".
  • No Brows: It is very noticeable.
  • No-Damage Run: Obtained zero eviction votes.
  • Not Bad: Fans said that he played a great game, they just did not like his personality.
  • Obliviously Evil: Andy doesn't realize that he is the actual true villain.
  • Odd Friendship: With Judd, GinaMarie and Spencer.
  • Older Than They Look: Andy is 26 but he looks significantly younger than his age.
  • Platonic Life-Partners: With Helen, Jessie, Candice, Aaryn, Amanda, GinaMarie, and at one point, Elissa.
  • Orcus on His Throne: At least until Zingbot called him out on it, Andy sat back and floated his way through the game by doing little things to set off others and watching the fireworks erupt. Then he turned into a dirty rat who was actively knocking down even the strongest players by messing them over at the slightest provocation.
  • Playing Both Sides: Part of the reason why Andy has everybody trusting (and unintentionally working) for him.
  • Plucky Comic Relief: Andy is very funny, humorous and witty. Especially in his interactions with Judd and Elissa.
  • Pointy Ears: A rare non-fictional example, and unmistakable. Andy's ears are tilted very far away from his face and conical, resembling the kind one would find on a rat. He also happens to be the most fiendish player strategically. They're one of the biggest reasons he's called "Rat Boy" by fandom.
  • Poisonous Friend: Andy is loyal but he has done many bad things in the name of Helen, Elissa, Jessie and Candice.
  • The Pollyanna: Andy is very optimistic by nature.
  • Pragmatic Hero: Andy only saves people if it's for the betterment of his own game. He'll play the good guy when it suits him, but watch out if it doesn't, because then, you're on your own.
  • The Prankster: Often pulled a lot of pranks and jokes on other houseguests with Judd.
  • The Professor: Andy's profession is a professor.
  • Proud to Be a Geek: Andy seems to embrace the fact that he is a nerd or a geek.
  • Puppy-Dog Eyes: Andy is really good at putting on the sad eyes when he has to.
  • Redheads Are Uncool: Andy is on the nerdy and quirky side.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Andy is the Blue to Judd's Red.
  • The Reliable One: Most of the time, he's pretty reliable for his allies. But at the same time, he'll have no problem throwing people to the wolves if he feels that they won't benefit his game any longer.
  • The Resenter/The Rival: To Elissa. Before they became semi enemies (although it's more once sided considering that it was Andy who hated Elissa while Elissa was completely oblivious to it), they were close friends and allies of each other. However, once Elissa nominated Andy, Andy began to resent and hate Elissa and he never stopped bad mouthing her or targeting her.
  • Shipper on Deck: He seems to be supportive of Judd and Jessie being a couple along with Helen and Elissa.
  • Ship Tease: With Nick. Even though Nick's sexuality is unclear, it is clear that Andy and Nick had chemistry and that Nick sometimes flirted with Andy.He also has a good amount with Mc Crae later on.
  • Shorter Means Smarter: The shortest male contestant this season, but also one of the most intelligent both in-game and out.
  • Sissy Villain: Andy is the most dangerous threat in the game and becomes the Big Bad once Amanda leaves, but on the surface, he looks the least intimidating because of his physical appearance of being skinny and appearing friendly. He's also visibly Camp Gay and effeminate in his behavior, personality, and attitude.
  • The Smart Guy: Andy has a PH.D and he teaches for a living.
  • Smug Snake: Andy is incredibly manipulative and scheming but he's also very egotistical and arrogant about it. Whenever something in the game is going the way he wants it to, his arrogance tends to get the better of him. Fortunately for him, his arrogance ended up not being his downfall as he ended up getting to the end and becoming even more arrogant.
  • Smug Super: Downplayed. Although Andy is the biggest threat and the strongest player in the game, he doesn't go bragging about the fact that he's the biggest threat openly to everyone. But he will acknowledge and brag about the fact that he's backstabbing, outplaying and manipulating absolutely everyone in the DR.
  • The Snark Knight: Andy is always snarky, whether it's to his allies, enemies or to himself.
  • Snark-to-Snark Combat: With Elissa. They engage in funny, light hearted and snarky-filled banter until Elissa left
  • The Sociopath: Only game wise. He seems to enjoy manipulating others, lying to people's faces and backstabbing others without any guilt or remorse. He even mocked Elissa's son's artwork.
  • The Starscream: Has become one in regards to his former alliance, 3 A.M.
  • The Strategist: Andy is a very smart and strategic player.
  • Sugary Malice: Looks sweet, friendly, approachable and affable but he's actually the biggest liar, manipulator and schemer in the entire house.
  • Token Gay Houseguest: Andy is the sole gay houseguest this season.
  • Token Good Teammate: Considering his closest allies are Aaryn, Amanda, and McCrae, he fits this trope to a T. Subverted now that he has turned on his alliance and joined The Exteminators.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Once he was put on the block, he finally started playing his own game.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: After Amanda and Elissa are evicted, Andy becomes extremely ruthless, mean-spirited, cocky and resorts to trash talking everyone.
  • True Companions: With McCrae, GinaMarie, Spencer and Judd, The Exterminators.
  • Undying Loyalty: To the Goof Troupe (Amanda, McCrae and Judd). Subverted, since he has turned on Mc Manda. Andy is now loyal to his new alliance, The Exterminators (Spencer, Judd, and GinaMarie).
  • Villain with Good Publicity
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: Was this with Elissa before he turned on her later on in the game.
  • Worthy Opponent: To Judd, GinaMarie, Spencer, and McCrae. None of them think they can beat him.
  • Youthful Freckles: Comes with being a pale skinned redhead.

The Runner-Up

     Gina Marie "GM" Zimmerman (The Runner-Up) 

GinaMarie "GM" Zimmerman (The Runner-Up)

D.O.B.: Aug 22nd, 1980
Age: 33 (age at time of competition)
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Current Residence: Staten Island, NY
Occupation: Pageant Coordinator (formerly) note 
Number Of HOH Wins: 2 HOH's
Number Of POV Wins: 0 POV's
Number Of Times Nominated: 4 NOM's
Number Of Times As Have-Not: 3 HN's
Prizes/Punishments Won: Friendship Bracelet Punishment note ; Cone Of Shame Punishment note 
Finished: 2nd Place (RUNNER-UP)
Prize Money Won: $50,000
Number of Votes Received (From Jury): LOST 7-2 (2/9 VOTES)
Juror Votes Earned: Judd (Jury Member #7) and Aaryn (Jury Member #4)

  • 0% Approval Rating: Narrowly averted. GinaMarie was easily the most vocal houseguest and the source of some incredibly bigoted comments during the season and was constantly bullying Candace, but in hindsight, not entirely disliked. This is because she is mostly just obnoxious and has no filter, and uses unrefined words like like "retarded" without any real malice. Also, she recognized Amanda as the worst thing that happened to the house since Amanda was just plain carcinogenic, and the audience began to root for her the lesser of two evils. Her epic tiebreaker comment, "Amanda, get to steppin'." was the moment she saved herself from total vilification because she got rid of the one person the audience royally despised and dreaded most of all. Regrettably, she had been so hostile and offensive all season long that her occupation outside of the house was screwed. Ironically, her profession was similar to Aaryn's, who also had to deal with having to find new work (which she did, fortunately). A lot of people also notice that GinaMarie is a firestorm of moods and emotions that make it really hard to tell if she's being mean-spirited or just really dealing with a lot of internal strife, and while she has been hated for a lot of her activity in the house, she has also been loved for a lot of her genuinely kind-hearted attributes and struggle to keep her sanity from splintering all to pieces. All in all, GinaMarie is not an awful human being, but her emotions are incredibly hard to handle in large doses, and being kept in the house 24/7 provides no release valve.
  • Abhorrent Admirer: For Nick. It's clear that Gina's obsession with him made Nick feel rather uncomfortable.
  • Action Girl: She has won two HOH competitions, the second one being essential to ensure her new alliance stays in power.
  • Action Fashionista: Seems to like fashion and clothing.
  • All Love Is Unrequited: Gina was crazy about Nick but Nick didn't feel the same way about her in regards to romantic interest. Subverted in that Nick treated her to a date of sorts after the season came to an end.
  • All Women Love Shoes: GinaMarie seems to have an attachment to shoes, especially stilettos and high heels.
  • Anti-Villain -> Anti-Hero: GinaMarie was in anti-villain territory earlier on in the game. Type I and Type II.
  • Arch-Enemy: Amanda. Gina Marie can't stand her.
    • Candice. She is probably GinaMarie's main enemy.
    • Jessie. Gina didn't like Jessie at all and clashed with her early on in the game over Nick.
  • Attention Whore: GinaMarie is loud, boisterous and extroverted and she seems to love being the centre of attention.
  • Backstabbing the Alpha Bitch: Evicted Aaryn, who was her main ally
  • Badass Boast: GinaMarie has a huge ego and constantly brags.
  • Bad Liar: GinaMarie is really bad at lying, probably because of her loud and boisterous personality.
  • Balloon Belly: After she consumes so much frozen yogurt during a Have/Have Not food competition, GinaMarie's stomach becomes huge.
  • The Berserker: GinaMarie is definitely the most fearless female houseguest of the season and she does not shy away from a fight or a competition.
  • Berserk Button: DO NOT personally attack her or her allies under any circumstances. She will own you. Nick was also a major berserk button for her as it set her off for 48 hours and she never got over it.
  • Beta Bitch: Seems to be one for Alpha Bitch, Aaryn.
  • Beware the Silly Ones: GinaMarie may be a loud and crazy, but do not mess with her. She means business.
  • Big Applesauce: GinaMarie is from Staten Island.
  • Big Bad Duumvirate: With Aaryn and Kaitlin early in the game.
  • Big Breast Pride: GinaMarie seems to be proud of her "assets".
  • Big Damn Heroes: For putting up Amanda and McCrae, the most powerful alliance of the season. She is also the one who sent Amanda home by her own hand after a tie vote during the live eviction.
  • Big Eater: GinaMarie is often seen eating quite a bit, especially the food for the Have Nots.
  • The Big Girl: Gina is one of the larger framed female houseguests of the season next to Candice.
  • Big Sister Instinct: Towards Aaryn, Judd, Spencer, Andy and Kaitlin.
  • Birds of a Feather: With Aaryn and Kaitlin. She develops a lot of this with Judd later on.
  • Bitch Alert: GinaMarie makes it known to everyone that she is a bitch and she is NOT to be messed with.
  • Blood Knight: Has proven that when you cross her, Gina will be very competitive and come from blood.
  • Book Dumb: GinaMarie is not book smart and she seems to be bad at spelling and grammar.
  • Brainless Beauty: See Book Dumb.
  • Broken Tears: GinaMarie cried for 48 hours after Nick was evicted.
  • Brutal Honesty: GinaMarie is highly opinionated and says exactly what is on her mind.
  • The Bully: Showed spades of this earlier on in the game, especially towards Candice.
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: She is highly eccentric but she also proved that she has a strong competitive side.
  • Butt-Monkey: Was often made fun of by the other houseguests because of her over the top behaviour and personality.
  • Buxom Is Better: GinaMarie takes pride in her large breasts.
  • Cannot Keep a Secret: Part of the reason for this is because she has a loud personality and a Motor Mouth.
  • Cannot Tell a Lie: GinaMarie is much to honest to lie. and even when she does lie, she is really bad at it.
  • Can't Hold Her Liquor: Gina seems to get easily drunk and intoxicated.
  • Can't Take Criticism: Doesn't take it lightly when other house guests, especially Aaryn, tell GinaMarie to get over Nick and stop her over the top behaviour regarding him.
  • Cat Fight: She has been in a fight with Candice, Amanda, and Jessie.
  • The Chew Toy: See Butt-Monkey.
  • Clingy Jealous Girl: In regards to Nick. To extreme levels.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: The majority of the house guests find GinaMarie to be highly zany and out there.
  • Cluster F-Bomb: The F word seems to be GinaMarie's favourite word with the amount of times that it comes out of her mouth. She doesn't even need to be upset or angry for her to say it. Only she will say the F-word much louder when she is actually upset or angry.
  • Crazy Awesome: GinaMarie may be crazy but she is also humorous at the same time which makes for good entertainment.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: She's a bit on the crazy side but she is really good at Endurance Competitions. She even won an HOH against McCrae.
  • Deadpan Snarker: GinaMarie is very snarky and sarcastic.
  • Desperately Craves Affection: How about "Desperately Craves Nick's Affection"?
  • The Determinator: GinaMarie is not the type to ever quit or give up. She is one of the most determined houseguests this season.
  • Did I Just Say That Out Loud?: GinaMarie has a tendency to not keep things to herself and think aloud.
  • Did You Just Flip Off Cthulhu?: When nominating McCranda.
  • Distaff Counterpart: To Enzo from Big Brother 12.
  • The Ditz: Doesn't come off as particularly brainy or smart. One word: Revengeful.
  • Dogged Nice Girl: Towards Nick to extreme levels.
  • The Dragon: To Aaryn, who's the Big Bad or main villain of the season (that is until Amanda takes over and becomes Bigger Bad).
    • Co-Dragons: Shared the position with Kaitlin early in the game.
    • Dragon Ascendant: After Aaryn is evicted, GinaMarie manages to make it all the way to the Final 2.
  • Drama Queen: She is very dramatic and overreacts to everything.
  • Dumb Blonde: She's ditzy and seems to be lacking in the intelligence department. She seems to be there for a showmance.
  • Entitled Bitch: GinaMarie came off very spoiled and bratty at times.
  • Everyone Loves Blondes: Subverted. America doesn't seem to be the biggest fan of GinaMarie.
  • Fag Hag: Has become one for Andy as of recently.
  • The Fashionista: GinaMarie is highly into fashion and trendy clothing.
  • Fire-Forged Friends: With Elissa. They join forces briefly in order to take out Amanda and McCrae
  • Foil: To Candice and Elissa. Both Candice and Elissa are very different from GinaMarie and have different personalities and outlooks.
  • Fearless Fool: Doesn't seem to be particular scared of anything.
  • The Fool: GinaMarie seemed to be very happy go lucky by nature, but she was not the sharpest tool in the shed.
  • Freak Out!: GinaMarie had a major one when Nick was evicted, to the point where she ended up crying for almost 48 hours.
  • Gasshole: GinaMarie constantly burps and farts a lot. Considering that she's The Lad-ette who also curses like a sailor, this isn't surprising.
  • Genki Girl: GinaMarie is very high energy and extroverted.
  • Girl Posse: With Aaryn and Kaitlin.
  • Girly Bruiser: Likes makeup, shoes and clothing but is a very strong competitor.
  • Good Bad Girl: GinaMarie is very much The Hedonist but that doesn't mean that she's a bad person by any means.
  • Gossipy Hens: Along with Aaryn, GinaMarie is the biggest gossip in the house. She is normally gossiping with Aaryn.
  • Graceful Loser: Took losing to Andy in the Final 2 very well.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: Has a very jealous and envious side.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: She has a fiery temper and can get easily angered.
  • Hard-Drinking Party Girl: GinaMarie is a party girl and seems to love her alcohol.
  • The Hecate Sisters: GinaMarie is the Matron to Aaryn's Maiden and Kaitlin's Crone.
  • The Hedonist: Along with Amanda. She seems like she enjoys a fast lifestyle which consists of partying, drinking and sleeping around.
  • Heel–Face Turn: GinaMarie became significantly nicer after Aaryn was evicted.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Aaryn. They had a very strong bond in the house.
  • Hot-Blooded: GinaMarie is extremely emotional, hot headed and impulsive.
  • Hysterical Woman: GinaMarie IS this trope. She is probably the most emotionally and mentally unstable out of all the female house guests this season.
  • Iconic Item: Nick's blue hat which Gina wore around the house all season.
  • Inelegant Blubbering: After Nick is evicted, GinaMarie loses it and cries hysterically and loudly for almost 48 hours. Let's not forget that GinaMarie is an ugly crier and also blubbers a lot when she is crying.
  • Inferiority Superiority Complex: GinaMarie uses her loud and extroverted personality to mask her insecurities.
  • Innocent Bigot: GinaMarie makes many comments which are deemed highly inappropriate and prejudiced but that could be because Gina is not very smart and is ignorant and uneducated.
  • Irrational Hatred: Had this towards Candice and Amanda. Gina made it her mission to make Candice's life a living hell when she GinaMarie was HOH. She is also not a fan of Amanda either and even got her evicted by her own hand under her HOH.
  • It's All About Me: GinaMarie can be really self-centred and selfish.
  • In Love with Love: She is a little bit idealistic in regards to love and romance.
  • I Did What I Had to Do: Nominating McCranda and evicting Amanda by her own hand.
  • Jerkass: She is a mean girl and loves to trash talk many of the other houseguests.
  • Job Ending Misdemeanor: Lost her job as pageant coordinator due to her making racial and prejudiced comments in the house.
  • The Klutz: GinaMarie is not the most graceful and is rather clumsy.
  • Knight Templar: Can be rather tough and ruthless when she wants to be.
  • The Lad-ette: She curses like a sailor, drinks heavily, is loud and aggressive and burps and farts without caring.
  • Large Ham: Everything about GinaMarie is very over the top.
  • Last of Her Kind: The last woman left and the sole woman of the Final 5.
  • Life of the Party: GinaMarie is very extroverted and loves to be the centre of attention.
  • Love Hungry: GinaMarie was so desperate to be in a showmance with Nick, even though Nick did not feel the same way about her.
  • Love Makes You Crazy: A mild version. She literally spent almost 48 hours crying over Nick's eviction.
  • Loving a Shadow: Literally. GinaMarie is basically acting as if Nick is still in the house with the way she constantly discusses and talks about him, even though he's been evicted from the game.
  • The Mad Hatter: GinaMarie openly admits that she owns her craziness.
  • Mama Bear: In regards to Nick. She is extremely overprotective of him but most of all, Nick's stuff.
  • Malaproper: She had a tendency to mispronounce words quite frequently.
  • Masculine Girl, Feminine Boy: GinaMarie is significantly more aggressive, dominating and edgier than Nick, who is much more laid back, passive and sensitive.
  • Meganekko: Sometimes wears glasses as a fashion statement like her fellow house guests Aaryn, Jessie, and Candice.
  • Mood-Swinger: GinaMarie has rather unpredictable moods and is a bit of a wild card in regards to her emotionally stability.
  • Motor Mouth: Once GinaMarie gets talking, she can't stop. And she also gets louder the more she talks.
  • Ms. Fanservice: GinaMarie is often seen showing off her assets.
  • No-Damage Run: Obtain zero eviction votes, unexpected for someone like her.
  • Nobody Calls Me "Chicken"!: Gina never backs down from a fight, an argument or a competition.
  • Not a Morning Person: GinaMarie openly admits she hates mornings and is not a morning person whatsoever.
  • No Indoor Voice: She's essentially a female Joe who doesn't confine her loud voice to the Diary Room.
  • Obliviously Evil: GinaMarie doesn't really believe that what she was saying and doing was in any way wrong.
  • Odd Couple: With Nick.
  • Odd Friendship: With Judd.
  • One of the Boys: GinaMarie seems to prefer the company of men over other women.
  • Open Mouth, Insert Foot: GinaMarie has a habit of speaking when she shouldn't and saying things at a time when she shouldn't.
  • Passionate Sports Girl: GinaMarie says that when she was younger, she played a lot of sports.
  • Platonic Life-Partners: With Judd. It is apparent that other than Nick, Judd is the male houseguest that she is closest to.
  • Politically Incorrect Villain: Not as much as Aaryn, but it's there.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: Gave one to Amanda in her goodbye video.
  • Rescued from the Scrappy Heap: Apart from the first impressions, GinaMarie and Jeremy pretty much threw "Most Hated HG" title back and forth due to their bullying of other houseguests and comments (yes, even more than Aaryn and Amanda for awhile - that's saying something!) As of week ten, she's one of the more liked houseguests because she nominated Amanda and McCrae, stood up to Amanda's bullying, was nice to the Creator's Pet Elissa, and successfully eliminated Amanda.
  • The Resenter: Is this towards Candice. For some reason, Gina really had an Irrational Hatred for Candice that was not game related.
  • The Rival: To Amanda and Candice.
  • Romantic Two-Girl Friendship: With Aaryn.
  • Savvy Guy, Energetic Girl: The Energetic Girl to Nick's Savvy Guy. Also this to Judd.
  • She Cleans Up Nicely: When GinaMarie dresses up and wears makeup, she looks completely different than her lounging around the house, casual self.
  • Ship Tease: With Judd following Nick's Eviction.
  • Sir Swears-a-Lot: GinaMarie swears and curses considerably more than her fellow house guests. After every other word, she says the F-Bomb.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: GinaMarie's ego is off the charts. She constantly comments that she is "one of the beautiful or pretty people" while talking down about the other houseguests, primarily Candice.
  • The Smurfette Principle: GinaMarie is the only female member of The Exterminators and also the last female houseguest standing in the game.
  • The Snark Knight
  • So Unfunny, It's Funny: After Nick is voted off, she has a situation that can make people bipolar.
    • The Unfunny Part: You just really feel horrid for her crying for Nick, for hours! What's worse, people who watch the live feeds can see that Nick is willing to betray her if opportunity presents itself.
    • The Funny Part: But you just really have to laugh at her for crying for Nick, who she knew for less than a month, and she is in her thirties!
  • Stalker with a Crush: She is obsessed with Nick to scary proportions.
  • Staten Island Rage: Once Gina gets angry, she gets really angry and she becomes rather out of control and dramatic.
  • Take That, Scrappy!: GinaMarie told Amanda to "get to steppin'" when she cast the tiebreaker vote to evict her from the game.
  • Terrible Trio: With Aaryn and Kaitlin.
  • Those Two Bad Girls: With Aaryn.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: Arguably. She's obviously concerned about McCrae as she's stated at one point that Amanda will ruin his life. She's also apologized for any of the nasty things she's said and feels guilty. She also has Nick as a Morality Pet.
  • Tomboy: Admits to being one when she was younger.
  • Unfortunate Name: GinaMarie's last name is Zimmerman as in George Zimmerman, the dude who was accused of murdering Trayvon Martin.
  • Weight Woe: GinaMarie openly admitted that she suffered from bulimia.
  • Wild Hair: Some of her hairstyles tend to be rather out there.
  • Womanchild: Andy even lampshaded this in Diary Room, saying that she is a 32-year-old with the mind of a 15-year-old.
  • Yandere: OH SO MUCH for Nick. Her obsession with Nick was even compared to Fatal Attraction by the Zingbot. After he was evicted, GinaMarie sobbed for 72 hours and also carried his signature blue cap all around the house. The fans thought that she was a crazy stalker and that as soon as the game was over, Nick should get a restraining order!

Alternative Title(s): Big Brother 15 Runner Up, Big Brother 15 Winner


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