On the Sunday, September 25 finale of “Big Brother,” Monte Taylor made a $750,000 mistake when he selected to take Taylor Hale over Mathew “Turner” to the ultimate two. The Delaware native felt assured he had the votes to win over Taylor, the 27-year-old magnificence queen from Detroit however ultimately, just one jury member cast their vote for Monte.
Monte might not have walked away a winner however he did not go away the “Big Brother” home empty-handed. He was rewarded with $75,000 for making it to the ultimate two.
Heavy had the prospect to talk with Monte about his whirlwind of a season and the ultimate choice which will have price him the win.
Here’s what you must know:
Monte Reveals if He Regrets Bringing Taylor to Final Two
Heavy: You gained the ultimate HOH and also you selected to take Taylor to the ultimate two. How assured had been you that you simply had the votes to win if you made that call?
Monte: I felt fairly assured… There had been numerous superfans in that jury. [There were] lots of people [on the jury] that appreciated gameplayers previously [and] valued what’s in your resume, what huge threats you bought out, what number of occasions you have been on the block. That’s what I based mostly my entire choice [on]. I did really feel fairly assured going into [final two] however I utterly neglected the story and the trail that Taylor has endured all through this complete season and I’ve turn into much more conscious of that after getting out of the home.
Heavy: Looking again, do you remorse taking Taylor to closing two? Do you assume you possibly can’ve gained in opposition to Turner?
Monte:I do not remorse it as a result of the data that I had was all that I had. I am unable to return and say I’d’ve achieved one thing in another way until I’ve completely different info. I’ll say that folks have instructed me I’d’ve gained in opposition to Turner, in order that does make me assume if I knew that, in fact, I’d’ve picked him. There was simply no method of me understanding that on the time. I believed with Turner; folks would examine our video games very intently as a result of we [were in] the identical alliances. He [made] larger strikes within the sport than I had however I gained barely extra competitions, so I believed it might be a tougher argument.
Heavy:The vote on the finale night time was eight to at least one. How stunned had been you by the jury votes and whose vote stunned you probably the most?
Monte: I used to be positively stunned. I believed it was attention-grabbing that Turner was the one one who voted in my route and he clearly wasn’t part of these roundtables and no matter was being mentioned beforehand. The most shocking votes….positively Terrance. I understand how he is felt about Taylor your entire season…Joseph was one which I felt fairly stunned about. Kyle was additionally a reasonably shocking vote too [and] Indy as effectively. I feel most of them had been shocking, outdoors of perhaps Michael and Brittany.
Monte on Where He Stands With Taylor
Heavy: Your relationship with Taylor in the home was type of a rollercoaster this season. You needed her out to start with, and then you definately had been allies, after which the showmance in direction of the tip. Where does your relationship with Taylor stand now?
Monte: As of proper now, we’re buddies. I feel we’re each, her most likely greater than I’m, each getting extra perspective on what’s occurred all through the season. What’s been stated about us, about her, in order that’s one thing that we’re getting overwhelmed with for the time being…But as of proper now, we have had an preliminary dialog to only speak about what she has seen all through the season. And I’ve had a chance to apologize for no matter has rubbed her the flawed method or no matter I stated that was offensive.
Heavy:You made just a few feedback all through the season about Taylor being chilly. At one level, you referred to as her character unattractive. There was a fairly large disconnect between how the viewers noticed Taylor and the way the home noticed Taylor. Looking again, with what you realize now, do you assume your early opinion of Taylor was formed by her actions or by the best way folks had been speaking about her in the home?
Monte: It’s nonetheless arduous to say as a result of I keep in mind what I felt at the moment. I’d additionally say that numerous what I used to be saying was jaded by a lie that was planted in my head… Unfortunately, in that second, me being emotional and me being upset, I most likely stated some issues that I should not have stated about Taylor. I nonetheless have not seen all of that but. I’m giving that my time. Seeing the distinction in how viewers felt, clearly, there [are] DR periods that I have not seen. There had been scenes in the home that I have not gotten an opportunity to witness… So yeah, I positively had the flawed impression initially and it was simply based mostly off of misinformation. You do the very best that you may whilst you’re in that home to ensure you can survive. But sadly, I feel I simply put belief within the flawed folks.
Monte Shares What Game Move He Is Most Proud Of?
Heavy: Looking again in your “Big Brother” sport, what sport transfer are you most pleased with?
Monte: I feel successful that Veto in opposition to Michael. My god. I believed there was no likelihood that we had been beating that man at something. He had [beaten] us in numerous competitions by an enormous margin…That can be my proudest transfer.
Heavy: If they ever did one other All-Stars season of “Big Brother,” would you contemplate taking part in the sport once more?
Monte:Man, that is robust. I feel being so contemporary out of the home, it is arduous for me to say completely sure however I’d by no means shut off any alternative… so I’d contemplate it.
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