I'm going to let you guys in on a new and major Big Brother 18 development: we officially have a power-friendship brewing in the house. It's been revealed to us viewers (happily, gloriously, et al.) that Paulie and Paul are becoming the BFFs we never knew we needed. It was a little confusing at first, having two guys with similar names running around the Big Brother house. Paul was the loudmouthed rocker dude, sporting a huge beard and even bigger personality. Paulie was the low-key sporty hunk, often going shirtless and flaunting his All-American swagger whenever he had the chance. But now that some time has passed, it is almost inevitable that these two dudes would start becoming best friends —especially considering they've been allies from Day One.
Paulie caught our attention recently when he started sporting a radically different haircut, more akin to Paul's mohawk. Were you wondering what the deal was? I definitely had some concerns. It seems our suspicions were confirmed that either Paul and Paulie were turning into the same person...or maybe they were just becoming BFFs. In an adorable montage, we watched as Paul explained how Paulie has begun to not only use the same slang as Paul (calling pizza "za" or often saying "pissed" for whatever reason), wearing the same kind of sleeveless hoodie and, yes, even getting Paul to cut his hair in the exact style as Paul's. Watching these twinsies playing chess sealed the deal for me that they are actually an amazing power friendship couple and provide the kind of levity the Big Brother house needs as alliances become strained.
Twitter reacted accordingly with a ton of hilarious hot takes on the new friendship. Some were hot, some were cold, all were heart-warming. Check it out:
And of course, the one tweet that matters: the seal of approval.
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