In as much as the Housemates are playing it cool around the BBMzansi House, we can’t help but notice some love interests that are slowly blossoming amongst them. However, our biggest question is: will they follow through with their apparent interests or stall on their advances and end up in a messy love triangle?
Sometimes, two weeks can feel like a long time when you think about the way the Housemates must spend a lot of time with each other. As expected, Cupid is working overtime in Biggie’s House but are the Housemates ready to ship?
Who knew we would need the Pythagoras theorem to solve these #BBMzansi love triangles. Either way, it’s about to get interesting. Here’s what we have noticed.
Venus x B.U x Yoli x Acacia
The charming B.U. hit it off with Yoli since day one of the season and their chemistry is undeniable, from their interest in music to their random bonding moments. Be it friendship or that other kind of ship we think their connection is exciting and refreshing but could easily fall apart and as we know the friendzone is the pits! On the other hand, B.U. has been showing interest in Venus – from the small talk to to spending more time with her in the House. However, Venus has been a little ambivalent towards, but she's made it known that she is interested in B.U. She's just worried that he will play with her heart. She says she is a sapiosexual and finds his conversations intriguing but she worries about the way he carries himself around other girls.
Mpho x Libo x Nale
Libo seems to be stuck between a rock and a hard place. In the past few weeks, he has been getting closer to Mphowabadimo with each passing day. It all started with the impromptu reading she gave him by connecting to his ancestors. The connection between them has not stopped as they seem to have found some sort of comfort in each other. From sharing the hottest gossip in the Garden to having their own moments in the House, the pair seems to be making strides in their shipping affairs, but hold on, there's someone else in the picture. Libo told Biggie in one of his Diary Sessions that he has his eyes set on Nale.
On the flip side, Libo says "I'd like to ruffle a few feathers. I see that B.U is interested in Venus. I want to see if he can handle a little competition... I know I will come out on top!" Look out B.U.because Libo is ready to scatter whatever he has going on especially now he's aware that B.U. made unsuccessful advances on Mphowabadimo. Is it just a game to him or is he out to scatter ships? Libo may have a number of ladies on his radar but one thing we are rooting for is his confidence. Who will fall for it? Mphowabadimo has shown she's interested in him and even shared a passionate kiss with Libo. It seems like the beginning of a budding ship here, but our key takeaway is, it’s one thing to be interested in someone and another to be expressive about how you feel for them. That said, Libo has been struggling to be vulnerable with both these ladies – given his past heartbreak we think there’s a lot at stake for him if he chooses to fall in love with one of these ladies. Whatever the case is for him, we hope he chooses wisely and finally settles.
Nale x Tulz x Thato
What's going on in Nale's head? Does she like Tulz or nah, or is it all just mind games? We have reason to think that Nale is interested in Tulz but her game is stronger than it seems. After being selected to be the DHoH, Nale would spend most of her time with Tulz and as it happens, she has been visibly fond of him. From the quirky way she would mimic his behaviour to their deep meaningful conversations, we've seen them grow closer to one another. However, when Tulz confessed to not being able to be alone with her in the dark she quickly interjected and insisted on leaving the HoH Bedroom for the sake of establishing healthy boundaries. On the other hand, we think she could have been playing him at his own game to make sure he makes the first move while she still holds the power to accept his advances. Or is there a bigger power play at hand?
Nale may simply be aligning with whoever she thinks is the strongest guy in the House – either way, she is in the game and she is playing her part. Although Tulz appears to be primarily occupied by Nale, he has had his fair share of encounters with Thato – who has expressed her unwavering crush on him and even stated that she would date him outside the House. Thato has slowly been moving on Tulz and unfortunately for her, we think Tulz had a plan to use her to make Nale jealous. Tulz is aware of Thato’s feelings and plays very cautiously around her while still leading her on enough to keep her thinking about him. After the Saturday Night Party, she expressed her frustration to Tulz, as she feels like she has been third-wheeling for Nale and Tulz. However, Thato is aware that Nale and Tulz are quite fond of each other.
Terry x Vyno
It's a fascinating dynamic that Terry is very sexually liberated but, by her own admission, emotionally closed off, while at the same time being open to Vyno’s advances. On Thursday night, the two had very heartfelt discussions, and could not keep their hands off each other – they came close to sealing it with a kiss. Vyno has expressed that the possibility of shipping in the House with Terry is his number one priority but she says her eyes are set on the game right now. Although social media is rooting for them and has dubbed the pair the Valentine’s special. We hope that these two find their way through these murky waters. Who knows, they might set sail; but the possibility of being in a relationship is uncertain. We hope they come to an understanding of their own – maybe it could be on the table outside the House.
See it wasn’t so bad, there’s a lot of math’ing to do but the love bug is here and fingers crossed, we will see some ships soon.
Big Brother Mzansi season 3 is broadcast live 24/7 on DStv Channel 198, you can stream it here. There is a daily highlight show on Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161), Tuesdays to Fridays starting 25 January 2022 at 22.30. Sunday Eviction Shows begin on 30 January at 18:00 and will be broadcast on Mzansi Magic. This season will also see the return of fan favourite Shower Hour (22:00, Mondays to Thursdays on channel 161), Saturday Night Parties with Channel O and Friday night games. To join the conversation on social media platforms, use the hashtag #BBMzansi and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok!