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Season 12: Episode 4 - The First HG is Evicted and the Saboteur is Revealed

The First HG is Evicted and the Saboteur is Revealed: Annie is none too happy about being nominated, and puts all the blame on Britney. Annie thinks Britney has been telling people she is aligned with Rachel and Brendon, but Britney feels that Annie has lost her mind in a haze of paranoia. Rachel is sad about Annie’s nomination, but is more relieved that she and her house showmance, Brendon, are no longer facing one another on the block. Annie lashes out at Britney, but is soon teary-eyed with Brendon about her nomination. Meanwhile, Enzo and Matt celebrate the Brigade’s apparent dominance over the rest of the unsuspecting house.

Rachel is all excited for some romantic time with Brendon in the Cabana Room, but in the middle of a make out session, the sensitive Brendon has to cool things off to talk about how sad he is about Annie’s eviction nomination. Rachel is incredulous and can’t believe that Brendon is getting weepy over Annie when she is also on the block. Talk about a buzz kill!

And the Saboteur is…
So who is it? The HouseGuests have suggested almost everyone in the house as a possibility, but now the truth is out. The Saboteur walks into the Diary Room, and it is…Annie!  “I bet you didn’t see that one coming,” she says, noting that she had a blast all week. Her sabotages went fairly smoothly, but during the blackout, Annie almost got caught by Andrew on the way back from putting a padlock on the storage room door!

Her latest Sabotage is her pick from a viewer’s suggestion—can she hide electronic beepers in the bedrooms? She sure can! Andrew hears one of the buzzers in his bedroom while praying, and is subsequently bothered by it all night. Ragan hears a buzz and wonders if the time between the chirps means something. Enzo fumes that the cricket noises in the palm bedroom have him “ready to choke someone.” Annie loves the havoc she is causing: “I’m good,” she says.

Annie may be down on her luck as one of the two eviction nominees, but she is not out yet. The house quickly gathers in the living room for another message from the disguised Saboteur. “Nice try,” the message says. “I escaped the block this week. Better luck next time.” Ragan thinks this means for certain the Saboteur is not on the block, while Britney thinks this means Brendon, who literally escaped the block this week with the Power of Veto, is more likely to be the Saboteur. Andrew suggests to  Hayden the need for Rachel to go home, while Annie makes a convincing case that Brendon has been lying to them about his occupation and is a genius who is currently playing all them. Kathy points out that Brendon can’t go home, but his strong ally Rachel can. So can Annie save herself?

Host Julie Chen checks in with the HouseGuests and asks Enzo about slop, embarrasses Brendon with footage from the first Have-Have Not competition (where his shorts kept falling off) and touches base with Andrew about his opinion of the Saboteur. But the pleasant chat ends quickly when it is time for the eviction nominees’ final plea to their fellow HouseGuests. Annie warns everyone that Brendon will take Rachel all the way to the end and then calls her former friend Brendon a liar. Rachel keeps her plea light and says she knows that they will make the right decision.

Unfortunately for Annie, her pointed final plea falls on deaf ears. By a unanimous vote, Annie is the first evicted HouseGuest. Outside the house, Julie informs Annie that America has just been told she was the Saboteur. Annie says she believes she played too hard, which explains her early elimination, and warns Brendon is the one to beat. Annie is surprised to hear America thought that Kathy was the Saboteur, but is happy to know she herself was among the bottom vote getters. Annie likes Ragan and Hayden’s goodbye messages, and is surprised by Britney’s catty suggestion to get rid of her silver eyeliner. Annie’s biggest laugh comes from Rachel’s claim that Brendon was hers first. Annie informs Julie that she rejected Brendon’s advances 24 hours before this season’s showmance became official, and notes Rachel should be proud of herself because “she got my sloppy seconds.”

And the New HoH is…
The remaining HouseGuests hustle outside for the HoH competition, the BIG BROTHER classic “Majority Rules,” where players must guess how the majority of the house would answer specific questions. Brendon is eliminated early with Kathy and Kristen, while the entire Brigade Alliance is voted out on one question.  Andrew and Ragan are eliminated, leaving Rachel, Monet and Britney the final players. A three-way tiebreaker makes Rachel the new Head of Household!

So who will Rachel nominate for eviction? And how will the HouseGuests react when Annie is revealed as the Saboteur? And just what is Annie’s parting sabotage? Find out Sunday, July 18 at 8pm ET/PT on BIG BROTHER on CBS!