Monday’s live Celebrity Big Brother had more twists, turns, double crosses along with backstabs than you could even keep up with, nevertheless when the item came down to who would likely get eliminated via the game, Keshia Knight Pulliam ended up generating a very convincing case for herself to get sent home.
The former Cosby Show star, who was nominated for eviction alongside Omarosa Manigault, made a tearful plea to her fellow houseguests to vote for her to leave because of how badly she missed her 1-year-old daughter, Ella, along with how she needed to return home to nurse her.
“I was ready to stay along with fight nevertheless my breast milk supply has kind of been getting a little less. They asked me honestly along with I was like, ‘You know, to tell you the truth, since you guys put me up on the block anyway, the item’s time for me to go home,” Pulliam told ET’s Brice Sander hours after the live eviction. “the item’s time for me to make sure in which Ella’s OK, ’cause she is usually my priority.”
Pulliam, 38, got deeply emotional while pleading with her fellow houseguests to vote for her, along with inside end every one of them unanimously heeded her request, which the actress said she made her feel “so grateful along with so appreciative.”
However, right now in which she’s going to get to reunite with her little girl, Pulliam says the first thing she she’s going to do is usually “give her the biggest hug along with kiss imaginable.”
“I just can’t wait to hold her in my arms all night along with she can have as many booby snacks as long along with as often as she desires,” Pulliam said, laughing.
While she was generating a convincing case for the houseguests to vote for her, Pulliam didn’t miss an opportunity to make a few last-minute plays in which could change the way the game continues inside coming days.
Speaking with James Maslow, Pulliam revealed in which the item was Shannon Elizabeth — whom Maslow has formed a strong alliance with — who was trying to get him kicked out. The remarks served as a warning to the house about just how manipulative Elizabeth has been since the start of the season.
“I made in which statement because Shannon is usually actually wreaking havoc inside house,” Pulliam explained to ET. “She is usually telling so many lies to so many different people. along with I get the item’s Big Brother, nevertheless I feel like you also have to be accountable for what you do along with I had nothing to lose… I had no advantage to giving him in which information. So I expect in which he heeds the warning because he’s kind of teamed up with her along with he has no clue what’s in [store] for him.”
While Elizabeth has been pulling a lot of the strings thus far This kind of season, her machinations have slowly begun to come to light along with there was a plan being put in place by some houseguests to put Elizabeth on the chopping block, however the item didn’t come to fruition.
“I wanted to give them the ammunition in which they need to get Shannon out,” Pulliam shared. “Because, if they don’t, Shannon is usually going to bulldoze over every last one of them along with they won’t even see the item coming.”
One aspect of her time on the show in which drew the most attention was her friendship with Manigault. After an uneasy confrontation — in which Pulliam along with Manigault argued over their respective friendships with Bill Cosby along with President Donald Trump — the two bonded along with formed an alliance they called Black Girl Magic. along with while she’s no longer on the show, Pulliam says their friendship will never be broken up.
“I was actually excited to be able to meet someone who I had such a very different perspective of along with get to know her heart along with get to see a very different side of her,” she reflected. “She’s a tough woman along with she’s accomplished a whole lot in her life, along with I’m actually grateful along with I’m happy to see the journey along with the transition in which she has made.”
“We’re always evolving we’re always growing, we’re always changing along with she seems to have actually learned a lot along with its helped kind of set her moral compass along with just her compass in terms of things outside her along with her greater responsibility as a woman on This kind of planet,” Pulliam added. “So I’m happy for her for in which.”
inside end, Pulliam said she had no regrets about her time on the show, explaining, “I’m actually proud of myself for getting in there. I’m very proud of myself for maintaining my integrity.”
“I wanted to be impeccable with my word, I wanted to always do my best. I did not want to make assumptions along with I wanted to not take anything personally,” she said, explaining her dedication to spiritual philosopher Don Miguel Ruiz’s The Four Agreements. “I actually felt in which I stuck with in which along with didn’t allow the chaos along with the changing dynamics along with all of the personalities along with the paranoia to take me via my center. I trusted my intuition.”
Celebrity Big Brother returns on Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.