The pairing dynamics have somewhat forced every keen follower of #bbnaija to look at the Housemates as units and discard the age long look of seeing them as individuals.
The pairings as made the #bbnaija housemates play as a ‘team’, but with the Eviction cycle in full swing, the Housemates were forced to bring out new stretegies tobensure they not only get enough votes from viewers but also remain in the #bbnaija house.
Why every single one of us enjoy a little bit of romance or a sizable one, it seems quite comforting to know that not everything in the #bbnaija house is scripted. That perhaps informs the reactions that are sometimes elicited when the romantic pairs act a certain way and how their sadness and happiness transcends to viewers.
The hardcore lovers find themselves drawn to other hard core loves; the broken hearted seem to gravitate towards tear worthy moments and empathise with the ‘victims’; while the players raise their hands and pay homage to other players, low key thanking them for the able representation.
So far, the The Big Brother Naija game has shown that it is not limited to the TV screens and social media posts, as it seems to incorporate viewers in the drama and melancholy of the house.
Infact, it wouldn’t be completely careless to assume that viewers are more invested, as they happen to know almost every move of the #bbnaija housemates and aptly follow every ttwist and plot.
Viewers tend to clap along when their favourite in house housemate beats the clock and comes out tops in a challenge, feel the butterflies when your favourite finally attracts the attention of their crush and cry when the Housemate you’re rooting for shares a sad story.
Just like the #bbnaija Housemates, you’re very aware of the fact that in some of your races, only one person will lift the trophy but you race anyway because along this path, there are victories far more valuable than the ultimate.
The friendships, the lessons and the self discovery is much more worth it than anything and that’s the lesson left for all to learn.