Big Brother fans were left less than impressed when the new season premiered last night, with many taking to social media to complain that the new format was a try-hard attempt at dating show Love Island.
The new season has introduced us to a bunch of sexy singles who are ready to mingle, compete in challenges, and avoid eviction, but fans aren't all that happy with the premise.
With a lot of good-looking twenty-somethings put under one roof, it's almost guaranteed there'll be some spicy romances and dramatic breakups, but with so many dating shows existing, Big Brother fans have called out the new format and begged for the show to bring 'regular people' back.
Many fans are complaining that they don't tune into Big Brother to watch people flirt with each other or fall in love — they enjoy seeing regular people with 'personalities' play the game.
'Try hard TikTok duds'
"I watch BB to see a diverse group of people get tormented and backstab each other," one person tweeted.
I don't watch big brother to see a bunch of try hard tiktok duds flirt with each other. I already watch love island. I watch BB to see a diverse group of people get tormented and backstab each other. #bbau #bigbrotherau
— KennyKennTV (@KennD92914226) November 6, 2023
Others complained about the new format being a Love Island 'wannabe'.
This is why I liked the original Big Brother and this is why the Originals were popular last season. They put people in the house with personalities. All these ppl look the same and are dull as bat shit.
— AngelaFloyd (@AngelFl52452538) November 6, 2023
Yeah I’m out. This is just Love Island with wannabe influencers. Bring back the days of regular people on here. Why would I want to vote for any of these people?!
— Alice in DownUnderLand (@DownUnderLandA) November 6, 2023
"I loved BB," one person said on Facebook. "I’m watching it now and not a fan so far."
"Agree!" one person replied. "Bring back the normal Aussies!"
"My kids love watching Big Brother," another said. "Very disappointed that it’s not family-friendly."
"Love Big Brother, but not watching this one," another person commented. "Can you axe it and bring back regular Big Brother?"
"I just want them to play the game," another fan complained. "I don't want to see all these showmances."
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