ICYMI Most Watercooler-Worthy Moments From BB17, Ep. 21

James confronts Clay before sending him packing.

James confronts Clay before sending him packing.

Tensions ran high as the Houseguests prepared to make a huge eviction decision that would ultimately separate one of the summer's hottest showmances. But things quickly escalated in the house.

Knowing that Clay would probably be leaving the house, Johnny Mac decided to make a few waves by telling the potential evictee that Vanessa has been in Shelli's head and is directly tied to the majority of the house drama. After a few rounds of "he said, she said," James decided to go straight to Clay to sort things out, telling the fellow Texan to keep his name out of his mouth.

Thankfully, the two came to their senses before things got too heated. 
 
Becky dominates the HoH competition.

Becky dominates the HoH competition.

This Colorado girl is out for blood, and she's not stopping until she gets it. 

After a long day of slipping and sliding around the "Midway Mayhem" competition, Becky nabbed her place as HoH for the week. But power wasn't the only thing this fearless fighter took home. In addition to her safety, Becky won $5,000 and the Never Not title, ensuring that she'll never again have to eat slop with the Have Nots again.

 
Shelli copes with Clay's absence.

Shelli copes with Clay's absence.

Shelli had a long week. She lost her man, participated in a grueling endurance competition, and came to the realization that she has some serious relationship building to do if she wants to stay in the game.

Can the interior decorator survive in the BB17 house without her main squeeze, or has she burned too many bridges to move forward? 
Steve shows off his quirky side.

Steve shows off his quirky side.

From busting out his zaniest dance moves to holding intimate conversations with himself, there's never a dull moment with Steve. This outsider may not have many strong friendships in the house, but that doesn't stop him from living life to the fullest. Perhaps the best alliances are the ones we make with ourselves. 



 
Becky refuses Vanessa's olive branch.

Becky refuses Vanessa's olive branch.

For weeks, Vanessa and the Sixth Sense alliance have been running the show, and were primarily responsible for sending Jeff, Audrey, and Jason packing. But, this week, the power is in Becky's hands, which made Vanessa start to realize the potential consequences for her past actions. With one alliance member out the door, the Vegas-based DJ knew she had to mend some fences if she wanted to stay safe. 

Unfortunately for her, #BasicBecky wasn't looking to make new friends. In fact, the HoH was completely done with making deals and forming alliances, proclaiming that she's "organic" and wants things to unfold naturally. Little did Vanessa know that Becky had some pretty processed plans in the works and had just sealed a deal with Shelli. Boy, how the tables have turned!

 
Becky puts her plan in motion.

Becky puts her plan in motion.

Becky said she was out for a big fish, and it looks like she finally cast her net. With Shelli and Steve as her bait, the nature-loving gal set her plan in motion to reel in her true target: Vanessa. 

Will Shelli honor her conversation with Becky and keep her lips sealed about the backdoor plan? Who will win the POV competition, and will that person vote to change up the nominations or elect to keep them the same?

Find out Wednesday on Big Brother!