But as the fan-favorite returner explained in a CBS All Access-exclusive HOH video, power can be a fleeting thing—not just inside the BB house, but in the real world too.
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"Being HOH is super cool," the Cali-based fashion designer said. "Everybody just swarms up and starts kissing your butt, pretty much. But the next week it goes away, so it's [like] anything with power: it's another lesson in life."
Paul continued, "I think this experience just makes you a stronger person. Sometimes it makes you better; sometimes it makes you worse, but that's all dependent on how you look at [the game]."
Will Paul's time as HOH prove advantageous to his game?
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