Big Brother’s Kyland Young On Being Neurodivergent

Kyland Young was a part of the six-person Cookout alliance on “Big Brother 23.”

He was a formidable competitor all through the sport, profitable Head of Household 3 times and the Power of Veto twice. He additionally ruffled some feathers throughout his time within the “Big Brother” home. Most notably, when he implied that Xavier Prather had let down his nephew by breaking their ultimate two deal.

30-year-old Young additionally irritated his alliance members when he requested Power of Veto holder Hannah Chaddha to take him off the block in week 8 despite the fact that The Cookout had all agreed he ought to sit subsequent to Sarah Beth Steagall on eviction evening. After Steagall’s eviction, she stated in exit interviews that she felt Young had instructed her pointless lies in the course of the sport.

In a December 27 Instagram publish, Young opened up about his expertise as a neurodivergent particular person and stated that as he learns extra about how his mind works, he is needed to “re-examine each single tough interplay I’ve had in my complete life with household, mates, academics, girlfriends, coworkers, and so forth.”

Young Said The Ways in Which He Is Different Have ‘Bothered or Even Hurt’ Some People

Young opened his Instagram publish with a quote he had just lately come throughout — “When you do not transfer like everybody else, it bothers folks.” He defined that though he knew the quote in all probability wasn’t particularly speaking about neurodivergent folks, that is what it made him consider.

“I’ve all the time been completely different, but it surely’s solely in these most up-to-date years of my maturity that I’ve actually began to see how being as completely different as I’m can confuse folks I work together with to the purpose of them feeling bothered and even damage,” Young wrote.

He added that “One of the (MANY) blessings of being completely different, is that I’m comparatively unbothered once I see others who’re neurodivergent – whether or not in the identical or other ways I’m. My thoughts tends to default to them not being improper or lesser, nor assuming any ill-intent, however as an alternative provides the good thing about the doubt.”

Young closed the publish by saying he was not making an attempt to remove accountability “from anybody, particularly myself” and apologized to anybody he has wronged. “To anybody I could have bothered or worse, know I’m sorry for the way I could have damage you,” Young wrote.

According to WebMD, neurodiversity typically refers to folks with ADHD, autism spectrum dysfunction, dyslexia, dyspraxia, and different studying disabilities.

‘Big Brother 23’ Alums Supported Young within the Comments

Brent Champagne, who Tiffany Mitchell has acquired criticism for staying mates with, commented on Young’s publish. “The worst factor in life, is being similar to everybody else. Stay true to who you’re my good friend. I admire you,” Champagne commented.

“I like you !!!” wrote Derek Frazier. Tiffany Mitchell commented two coronary heart emojis. She and Young have maintained a really shut friendship exterior the home. On December 18, she shared an Instagram picture of Young together with her grandmother who raised her, Mama Pat.

Mitchell additionally shared a photograph of a Tiffany & Co. necklace formed like a crown. “Only a King would present a Queen such a crown 👑 🤍,” she captioned the picture.

Although some “Big Brother 23” followers speculated that the necklace was a present from Young, it appears extra probably that it was from Xavier Prather. Not solely does Prather have some more money to burn because the winner of “Big Brother 23,” however he was additionally a member of the Kings crew, which is what Mitchell’s caption appears to allude to.


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