Big Brother's Paul has come under fire from viewers, who have accused him of bullying fellow housemate Noky. The incident occurred during a shopping task when tensions flared between the two contestants. Paul became irritated with Noky's enthusiastic behavior and snapped at her, calling her 'fake'. He then proceeded to discuss her behind her back with other housemates. Noky was seen in tears in the Diary Room, expressing her frustration with Paul's behavior. Viewers quickly took to social media to express their displeasure, branding Paul a bully for his treatment of Noky. Many viewers jumped to Noky's defense, with one person stating, "Paul is a nasty bully, he needs to leave Noky alone." Others questioned Paul's attitude towards Noky and accused him of spreading negativity. The incident sparked a debate about the authenticity of Noky's behavior during the task, with viewers defending her actions as simply getting into character. Some viewers called for Paul's eviction, claiming that he purposely made Noky cry.
This altercation comes amidst the backdrop of a shopping task that turned the Big Brother house into an ant kingdom. The housemates were split into two colonies and competed in three challenges to win the shopping budget. Tensions ran high as they debated the seriousness of following the task rules. Paul's foul mood and refusal to participate fully in the ant-themed challenge led to heated exchanges with other housemates. Noky confronted Paul about his attitude, and things quickly escalated, resulting in tears and accusations of bullying.
As viewers continue to voice their opinions on social media, it remains to be seen how this incident will impact the dynamics inside the Big Brother house. Big Brother 2023 airs on ITV2 and ITVX, and the fallout from this altercation is expected to continue in the coming episodes.