In a candid interview with Punch Saturday Beats, recently evicted BBNaija housemate Doyin shared her thoughts on why she believed her personality was not suited for winning the popular reality TV show, Big Brother.
Doyin admitted, “I won’t lie. A personality like mine cannot win Big Brother. I did not go on the show thinking I was going to win the prize money. I knew that I did not stand a chance because my personality is ‘a lot,’ and people tell me that every day. I just wanted to go there, be myself and show who I am. I felt I would be able to stay long enough on the show. Actually, my goal was to get to the finals.”
She further explained that she anticipated criticism from the outside world due to her choice of words, given her outspoken nature.
Contrary to viewers’ perceptions, Doyin clarified that she never engaged in gossip while in the house. She stated, “We had nothing to talk about except one another. There was no television or social media. The other housemates were our ‘sources’ of entertainment. I never gossiped about anybody.”
Doyin also addressed her relationship with fellow housemate Ilebaye, saying, “We were on the same season (Level Up) in 2022, but we never lived together. Even after the season ended, we were not close. Meeting her in the house for the current season, getting close to her was a no-brainer because we were both from the same season. I saw her like my younger sister. However, certain things happened that affected our relationship. In that house, it is very easy to misunderstand a lot of things. I hope that when she comes out, we can sit down and resolve the issues. But, if that does not happen, I still love her regardless.”
Doyin emphasized that she has no regrets about her interactions with the other housemates, even though the house often witnessed conflicts. She noted, “Everybody was feeling special; even those that were not that important. Some people felt that they were being disrespected because of the way they were spoken to. But, the irony is that they also were not respectful. That felt crazy to me, because if they did not want things like that, they should have stayed in their houses and not come for the show.”