Big Brother Brasil 8

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Big Brother Brasil
 
 
Season 8 (2008)

Big Brother Brasil 8 was the eighth season of Big Brother Brasil which premiered January 8, 2008 with the season finale airing March 25, 2008 on the Rede Globo television network.

The show is produced by Endemol Globo and presented by news reporter Pedro Bial. The season was officially confirmed since 2001 as part of the original contract between international Endemol and Rede Globo that provided seasons until 2008.

The grand prize was R$1 million with tax allowances, with a R$100.000 prize offered to the runner up and a R$50.000 prize offered to the 3rd place. In the end, 26 year-old musician Rafinha Ribeiro from Campinas, SP, won the competition over student Gyselle Soares with 50.15% of the final vote. There were 75 million votes cast on the season finale, the show's record at the time.[1]

Natalia Casassola returned to compete as a veteran in Big Brother Brasil 13.

Overview[edit]

There were fourteen housemates competing for the grand prize, a decrease over the previous season. The season introduced the Big Phone and the Have and Have-Nots concept. It lasted 78 days, a decrease of one week over the previous season.

Controversy[edit]

On week 7, journalism student and housemate Juliana Góes fainted inside a glass chamber during a HoH endurance competition. Newspapers and websites proclaimed Big Brother Brasil to be inhumane. However, the show was unaffected by the negative press.[2]

Housemates[edit]

The cast list was unveiled on January 3, 2008.

(ages stated at time of contest)

Name Age Occupation Hometown
Alexandre Scaquette 24 Model Limeira
Bianca Jahara 28 Fashion Producer Rio de Janeiro
Felipe Basílio 21 Student São Paulo
Fernando Mesquita 25 Account Manager Rio de Janeiro
Gyselle Soares 24 Student Teresina
Jaqueline Khury 23 Model São Paulo
Juliana Góes 22 Journalism Student Santos
Marcelo Arantes 31 Doctor Uberlândia
Marcos Parmagnani 26 Student Vitória
Natalia Casassola 22 Model Passo Fundo
Rafael Memória 24 Medical Student Fortaleza
Rafinha Ribeiro 26 Musician Campinas
Thalita Lippi 29 Actress Rio de Janeiro
Thatiana Bione 21 English Teacher Brasília

Voting history[edit]

Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10 Week 11 Nominations
received
Day 74 Day 75 Finale
Head of
Household
Juliana Bianca Thalita Gyselle Thatiana Marcelo Marcelo Rafinha Thatiana Rafinha Natalia Rafinha (none)
Power of
Immunity
Gyselle Fernando Marcos Thatiana Bianca Juliana Thatiana Juliana Rafinha (none) (none)
Saved Rafinha Natalia Rafinha Juliana Fernando Felipe Juliana Thatiana Gyselle
Big Phone (none) Rafael Bianca Marcelo Felipe Thatiana Marcos Marcelo Gyselle
Nomination
(Twist)
Gyselle Bianca Marcelo Thatiana Thatiana Marcelo (none)
Nomination
(HoH)
Gyselle Rafael Alexandre Fernando Bianca Natalia Natalia Juliana Marcelo Thatiana Gyselle Gyselle
Natalia
(none)
Nomination
(Housemates)
Jaqueline Rafinha Thatiana Thalita Felipe Fernando Felipe Gyselle Rafinha Gyselle Marcos
Rafinha Marcelo Thalita Thatiana Thalita Juliana Marcos Marcos Head of
Household
Marcos Head of
Household
Not
Eligible
Head of
Household
Winner
(Day 78)
9
Gyselle Felipe Felipe Fernando Thalita Natalia Fernando Felipe Marcos Natalia Marcos Marcos Nominated Runner-Up
(Day 78)
17
Natalia Jaqueline Juliana Juliana Marcelo Rafinha Gyselle Gyselle Gyselle Rafinha Gysell Head of
Household
Nominated Evicted
(Day 76)
7
Marcos Jaqueline Thalita Bianca Thalita Felipe Fernando Felipe Gyselle Rafinha Gyselle Not Eligible Evicted
(Day 75)
15
Thatiana Jaqueline Rafinha Fernando Rafinha Felipe Fernando Felipe Gyselle Rafinha Gyselle Evicted
(Day 71)
4
Marcelo Fernando Rafinha Thatiana Thalita Natalia Head of
Household
Head of
Household
Marcos Natalia Evicted
(Day 64)
8
Juliana Head of
Household
Gyselle Marcelo Thalita Felipe Fernando Gyselle Gyselle Evicted
(Day 57)
5
Felipe Marcos Gyselle Marcos Natalia Gyselle Marcos Marcos Evicted
(Day 50)
10
Fernando Jaqueline Felipe Marcos Marcelo Gyselle Juliana Evicted
(Day 43)
8
Bianca Rafael Rafinha Thatiana Marcelo Marcos Evicted
(Day 36)
2
Thalita Alexandre Marcos Head of
Household
Marcelo Evicted
(Day 29)
8
Alexandre Marcelo Gyselle Felipe Evicted
(Day 22)
1
Rafael Thalita Rafinha Evicted
(Day 15)
2
Jaqueline Marcos Evicted
(Day 8)
4
Notes 1 2 3 4, 5 6, 7 8 9, 10 11 12, 13 14 15 16 (none)
Nominated
for Eviction
Gyselle
Jaqueline
Rafael
Rafinha
Alexandre
Gyselle
Thatiana
Bianca
Fernando
Thalita
Bianca
Felipe
Marcelo
Fernando
Natalia
Thatiana
Felipe
Natalia
Thatiana
Gyselle
Juliana
Marcelo
Marcelo
Rafinha
Gyselle
Thatiana
Gyselle
Marcos
Gyselle
Natalia
Gyselle
Rafinha
Evicted Jaqueline
87%
to evict
Rafael
63%
to evict
Alexandre
45%
to evict
Thalita
65%
to evict
Bianca
60%
to evict
Fernando
62%
to evict
Felipe
44%
to evict
Juliana
50%
to evict
Marcelo
71%
to evict
Thatiana
70%
to evict
Marcos
54%
to evict
Natalia
54%
to evict
Gyselle
49.85%
to win
Rafinha
50.15%
to win
Survived Gyselle
13%
to evict
Rafinha
37%
to evict
Gyselle
32%
to evict
Bianca
18%
to evict
Marcelo
29%
to evict
Thatiana
25%
to evict
Thatiana
29%
to evict
Marcelo
47%
to evict
Rafinha
29%
to evict
Gyselle
30%
to evict
Gyselle
46%
to evict
Gyselle
46%
to evict
(none)
Thatiana
23%
to evict
Fernando
17%
to evict
Felipe
11%
to evict
Natalia
13%
to evict
Natalia
27%
to evict
Gyselle
3%
to evict

Notes[edit]

  • ^Note 1 :      During the launch night, the housemates competed in a surprise challenge. Bianca and Natalia were the winners and the public voted for of them to win an extra immunity. Bianca won the vote with 50.68%.
  • ^Note 2 : Gyselle and Rafinha received the most nominations with 3 each. Bianca, as current Head of Household, had the casting vote and chose Rafinha to be the second nominee.
  • ^Note 3 : Minutes before the second eviction result was announced, Rafael answered the Big Phone and won the Fulminat Nomination Power for week 3 eviction. He chose Gyselle, who could only remove herself from the block if she had won the week 3 HoH competition. Since she lost, she remained nominated for the rest of the week. After the live nominations on day 20, Alexandre (nominated by the HoH vote) and Thatiana (nominated by the House vote) joined Gyselle as this week's nominees, making this the first time 3 housemates were nominated at the same time (excluding the finals).
  • ^Note 4 : Bianca answered the Big Phone and therefore, was automatically nominated for eviction.
  • ^Note 5 : Marcello and Thalita received the most nominations with 4 each. Gyselle, as current Head of Household, had the casting vote and chose Thalita to be the second nominee.
  • ^Note 6 : Marcelo answered the Big Phone and was ordered to choose two housemates to stay handcuff with him until the vote. On Sunday, they would decided as a group who would become the first nominee. Marcelo chose Gyselle and Juliana. On Sunday, he volunteered himself to be the first nominee.
  • ^Note 7 : Felipe, Gyselle and Natalia received the most nominations with 2 each. Thatiana, as current Head of Household, had the casting vote and chose Felipe to be the second nominee.
  • ^Note 8 : Felipe answered the Big Phone and was ordered to choose two housemates to wear gloves until the vote. Then on Sunday, the current HoH Marcelo would decided who would become the first nominee. On Sunday, Marcelo chose Thatiana to be the first nominee.
  • ^Note 9 :      On day 45, host Pedro Bial revealed only to the public that the first housemate to eliminated in week 7's HoH endurance competition would be automatically nominated for eviction. Thatiana was the first person out of the challenge and become the first nominee. However, the housemantes were only informed about the twist during the live nominations on day 48.
  • ^Note 10 : Thatiana answered the Big Phone and won the Power of Veto. This power gave her two options: veto the HoH or PoI holder. Since Thatiana won the PoI, she could only veto the HoH Marcelo's choice. She was ordered to wear a red shirt until the vote. Then, on Sunday, Veto holder Thatiana had to use her power on the HoH's choice Felipe, forcing HoH Marcelo to nominate Natalia in his place.
  • ^Note 11 : Marcos answered the Big Phone and won the Fulminat Nomination Power for this week's eviction. He chose Marcelo to be automatically nominated.
  • ^Note 12 : Marcelo answered the Big Phone and won the Immunity Veto. He was ordered to choose one housemate to wear a yellow shirt until the vote. On Sunday, that housemate wouldn't be allow to receive immunity from the PoI holder. Marcelo chose Rafinha, who won the PoI competition the following day. Rafinha gave immunity to Gyselle.
  • ^Note 13 : Natalia and Rafinha received the most nominations with 2 each. Thatiana, as current Head of Household, had the casting vote and chose Rafinha to be the second nominee.
  • ^Note 14 : Gyselle answered the Big Phone and was ordered to antecipate her nomination. She should put a bracellet on the person she was nominating as way to keep this secret from her fellow her housemates. She nominated Marcos, who should wear the bracellet until the vote.
  • ^Note 15 : Natalia won the Head of Household and nominated Gyselle for eviction. Since Marcos and Rafinha's votes would cancel each other out, only Gyselle was elegible to nominate. She chose Marcos to be the second nominee.
  • ^Note 16 : Rafinha won the final Head of Household competition. Therefore, Gyselle and Natalia were automatically nominated for eviction by default.

Have and Have-Nots[edit]

Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10 Week 11
Rafinha Have Have Have-Not Have Have-Not Have-Not Have-Not Lost Lost Final
Week
Gyselle Have-Not Have-Not Have Have Have-Not Have Have Lost Won
Natalia Have-Not Have Have Have-Not Have-Not Have Have-Not Lost Won
Marcos Have Have Have Have Have Have Have-Not Lost Won
Thatiana Have Have Have Have Have Have Have Won Lost
Marcelo Have-Not Have-Not Have Have Have Have-Not Have Lost
Juliana Have Have Have-Not Have-Not Have Have-Not Have
Felipe Have-Not Have-Not Have-Not Have-Not Have-Not Have-Not
Fernando Have-Not Have-Not Have-Not Have-Not Have-Not
Bianca Have-Not Have-Not Have-Not Have-Not
Thalita Have-Not Have-Not Have-Not
Alexandre Have Have
Rafael Have

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rafinha vence o Big Brother Brasil 8" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2010-01-10. 
  2. ^ "Provas de resistência no BBB: Diversão ou tortura?" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2013-02-20. 

External links[edit]

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