The jurors may have decided the fate of the final two houseguests of Big Brother 18, choosing who would earn the $500,000 prize, but viewers also got to join in on the finale fun. For the past week, audience members have been voting for America's Favorite Houseguest, a title that comes with a $25,000 prize. It might not be as high as the winning treasure, but it's certainly nothing to sneeze at. After a long summer, some houseguests seemed to have alienated viewers for good, like Frank and Paulie, who both ended up on the wrong side of some pretty huge house arguments this season. But what about Paul, James, Natalie, or Victor, who earned fans by playing clever, fun, or just extremely determined games? James, Natalie, and Victor were voted in the top three by America, but, in the end, the person who received the most votes was the one who made Big Brother history, as Victor won America's Favorite Houseguest on BB18.
It's not surprising that Victor took home the $25,000 prize. After being evicted from the BB18 house twice, he was able to fight his way back into the house both times, making it to the final five. A beast in competitions, Victor proved himself to be strong, loyal, and relatively drama-free — all qualities America likes to see in the Big Brother house.
Victor fought hard this season on Big Brother. No one can say he didn't deserve to win a little something for making Big Brother history by being the first houseguest to battle their way back into the house not once, but twice. Congrats, Victor! You might not have won Big Brother 18, but you certianly left your mark.
Images: Sonja Flemming/CBS; Giphy