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(Fwrd Axis) — For the second time in just over a week in the Big Brother house, houseguest Kyle Capener is in hot water with fans for seemingly trying to form an all-white alliance and divide his housemates based on race.
Sunday saw Capener attempt to form an alliance with Michael Bruner, Brittany Hoopes, Matthew Turner, and his showmance Alyssa Snider. Fans feel that Capener’s intention is to divide the house by race, targeting the housemates of color in Taylor Hale, Monte Taylor, or Joseph Abdin.
Sunday night saw Kyle and Alyssa have a conversation to bring in Michael and Brittany to form a new alliance. Kyle, who has been a part of the Leftovers alliance, looks to be breaking away from the group. In a conversation with Michael and Brittany, they appeared to agree to join Alyssa and Kyle in a new alliance to protect themselves moving forward.
“If you guys can stick up for me, I don’t use the veto, the Leftovers think everything is fine, they don’t think we are on to anything that they were doing,” Capener says.
FWRD AXIS News previously reported that the 30-year-old TikToker had first gone to Michael back on August 5 with concerns the POC housemates were forming an alliance, calling it a “Cookout 2.0” situation.
“That possibility of those six with that background, I mean, it looks very similar to the Cookout with a very diverse background,” he said. “They’ve all expressed why they’re in this game. Joseph, more Middle Eastern representation in TV. Indy, there’s never been a Brazilian contestant or winner.
Wow!!! KKKyle now explicitly saying that he wants to target all of the racial/ethnic minorities in the house and his biggest fear is them uniting against him. Wants to align with Michael, Brittany, Alyssa and himself.
— Actually Seething (@SEETHINGfrfr) August 5, 2022
Everyone has those strong ‘why’s’ that all coincide. I look at our alliance and it’s like, it was great because it was based out of necessity and our backs were against the wall and that’s what brought us together. Take away that necessity or the fear of a bigger alliance out there … I don’t know. That’s my biggest fear right now.”
As of Sunday night, Capener looks to have insinuated that Monte, Taylor, and Joseph all seem to be working together and are targeting him, Alyssa, Turner, and Indy as the game enters the final month.
“It’s just suspicious that Monte, Joseph, and Taylor are all on the same page. Joseph is amazing. He is such a good player,” he said.
Fans have expressed their anger and disappointment on social media with “Kyle” “KKKyle” and “Cookout” all trending topics in the United States in recent weeks. Sunday saw the return of the “KKKyle” hashtag as fans once again let their voices be heard on social media.
racisim, kyle has flat out said they pocs are all aligning, and he used some of trumps talking points, normally on other shows it takes more but considering its such an issue on big brother they need to start doing something
— len #bb24 (@tayIorsveto) August 15, 2022
— 🪐🗿Professor Loki🖖🏴☠️ (@ThatLokiDude) August 15, 2022
@CBSBigBrother showing Taylor say she doesn’t want to target another black woman but protecting Kyle and not doing him saying he wants to target all of the black people because of race reasons is infuriating and sickening! Wtf is wrong with y’all? #BB24 https://t.co/DGBM95aDOR
— Burna Bae (@wallyellermami) August 15, 2022
— Marianne (@marisdancing) August 15, 2022
The news is just the latest scandal to hit the Big Brother house this season. Last month, the show made headlines when fans called out the housemates for bullying Taylor Hale, an African American woman who had been ostracized from the house by her fellow housemates.
Hale, a former pageant queen, had been the target of Paloma Aguilar and other houseguests. Hale has been repeatedly referred to as “aggressive” and others have said they fear she will have a tantrum if she doesn’t get her away.
Host Julie Chen Moonves responded to the accusations in a series of interviews, calling out the toxicity of Big Brother fans.
“Microaggressions are real and they happen. I don’t think most people when they are committing it, that they are even aware of what they’re doing. I think that with the live feeds it is easy,” Chen said. “I think what we need to do is ask ourselves, ‘Who am I — who is anyone — to judge somebody else?’”
“We haven’t been in that pressure cooker situation. And a lot of times when someone is feeling insecure about themselves, or seeing another individual as a threat to their game, that’s when you see classic ‘Big Brother’ ‘I’m going to trash talk someone behind his or her back,’” she added.
Big Brother continues Wednesday at 8/7c on CBS and streams on Paramount+.