Superfan Wins 'Big Brother'
Ian Terry edges out Dan Gheesling for $500,000 grand prize
Ian Terry has been crowned the winner of "Big Brother," winning the $500,000 grand prize on Wednesday's Season 14 finale. After 75 days and 31 competitions, the 21-year-old engineering student was voted the champion by his ex-housemates, edging out former "Big Brother 10" winner, Dan Gheesling.
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The season finale started with three contenders left in the house, but after Ian won the final Head of Household challenge, he decided to vote off third-place finisher, Danielle Murphree. Down to the final two, their fate was left in the hands of their former competitors. With mischievous mastermind Dan scheming and practically running the house for the past few weeks, the jury decided to hand over the crown to Ian, who won six out of the seven houseguests' votes in the showdown.
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Ian, a self-proclaimed superfan of the reality show who has watching "Big Brother" since he was 10 years old, gushed about his win as he exclaimed, "This is easily the best moment of my entire life. I don't know how the hell I pulled it off." Dan did not leave completely empty handed as he received the runner-up reward of $50,000. Another $25,000 prize was handed out to Frank Eudy, who was voted America's Favorite Houseguest by viewers. CBS execs also announced on Wednesday that "Big Brother" will return for a 15th season next summer.
Absofrigginlutely loved this season! The best ever. Dan played one hell of a game. And to those ranting about how "I'd never watch again if he won." and "He's a devil swearing on the Bible and his wife." are idiots. It's a friggin' game people. How many here would not lie through their teeth to win 1/2 a million dollars? If you say no you wouldn't then you are either a liar or a moron. Ian played a decent game but Dan was brilliant. Those that voted for Ian either were whiners like crybaby Frank that Dan got booted or I think they figured Dan already won once - give it to a new kid. If you looked at the show as a game that people do most anything to win at, they would have to agree that is what Dan did. Janelle said it best. If Dan didn't win it would be a travesty. And she was right. I'll still watch it again and again just in hopes of seeing another excellent season!
This season of "BB" was one of the best yet! I'm a bit pissed at Dan, I believe he dropped the last challenge to Ian, perhaps he felt his odd's were better going up against Ian instead of Danielle, Danielle "Sweetheart of BB"...you should have never taken Dan off the block -- would have been a different game! However, it is what it is "A Game"!!! Frank you should have stayed with your original feelings toward Dan, you too would of had a different game! Boogie tried controlling Frank the entire time he was on the show... Boogy's an ****! I do hope Shane & Danielle can have a relationship in the future -- they do make a cute couple! Ian? He'll make good use of his half-ah-million dollars! Until next season...? Now it's time for Survivor.
Dan really played a dirty game. He also played poor Danielle. I thought she was a sweetheart, and she stayed true to Dan right up until the end. She would have been my lst choice to win, however Ian played a great game.
Sure glad Danielle did'nt win. That girl will believe anything - what a piehole she's got. She gives new meaning to the term "jawdropping"
Swearing on the Bible, a crucifix and his wife. Hm...What part of that says Dan should win anything? The man has no integrity, or soul, and I feel sorry for the woman who watched that show, and discovered she was married to the devil.
I didn't want either to win, but at least Ian was the lesser of 3 evils.
I would never have voted for Dan he was the worst person in the house. How does his wife believe anything he says as he is such a good liar? I know it’s a game, but who do you trust if they all stoop low enough to lie about everything . You couldn't even read his face that he was lying! I am glad Ian won he deserved it. I thought he played a good game and he was a key player in getting rid of top players.Frank also played a good game and he was always working hard to win HOH or the Veto. Danielle I have no clue how you could take Dan off the block when you did and replace him with Shane. Earlier on Dan told you he wanted Shane out. I think that the game of Big Brother is rigged, but I am glad Ian WON! Good job Ian no matter how you won.