BBM Day 16: Sol's Isibaya surprise
Sol was in for quite a surprise on Day 16.

As the clock struck midnight, the Housemates welcomed the new day and a new year in Sol’s life by singing happy birthday to him. It’s clear he didn’t expect anything, as the Housemates were carrying only red candles to surprise him.

But while the Housemates were playing a game of basketball in the garden, Biggie asked Sol to go into the House. Everyone was confused because he wasn’t called to the Diary Room, but as always Biggie had a surprise up his sleeve.

Right there, sitting in the lounge was Isibaya actor Skhaleni, ready to present a birthday cake to Sol. And in true Biggie style, there was nothing small about this cake. It was in the shape of a chocolate guitar, a perfect fit for Sol’s passion for music.

Isibaya is Sol’s favourite TV drama but before the Housemates went completely crazy over their guest and got the party underway, Biggie ordered Skhaleni out of the house.

It’s clear this was a birthday surprise Sol will never forget.

The claws are really out. Iris must be careful!

Lexi has made her feelings about the latest Housemate very clear, saying she and Iris are not alike at all. Lola even mentioned that the guys think Lexi is jealous, something she says she obviously isn’t.

Watch this video of Lola, Lexi and Thando as Lexi shares her candid opinion of Iris:

The Housemates are getting active this week and they know it will be taxing on their minds and bodies.

Knowing that sport isn’t their strongest point, Mzamo, as Head of House, told Biggie the Housemates will only wager 50 percent of their shopping allowance this week. In addition to keeping fit and being active, the Housemates must also start their own soccer supporter clubs and learn a fun new skill along the way.

They were off to a great start with their first Task: planning their own fitness regime. With Mzamo as coach, the Housemates were happy with their 15-minute routine which saw them work together and get physical all at the same time.

This week Loko, MK, Vanessa, Kat and Lexi are up for Eviction. These Housemates need your votes to stay in the game.

Voting is open and closes at 6:00 on Sunday, 23 February – so vote now and stand a chance to win!

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