Shabby caused a massive fuss and threatened to quit today,
when Big Brother asked the housemates to trade some of their
personal items for ciggies.
Ife visited the Diary Room this morning to plead for some
fags, and was offered an amnesty deal whereby the housemates
– including non-smokers – would hand-over personal
items in return for cigs/ tobacco.
Among the items requested by Big Bro were Ife's woolly hat,
Corin's eyebrow pencil, Nathan's shorts, Caoimhe's and John's
hooded tops, one of Josie's dresses and Shabby's black hat.
But the last item on that list caused controversy, and then
For Shabby was adamant that she wouldn't give-up the headgear,
telling her peers: "I'm, sorry, I am not giving them
this hat," explaining that it belonged to her late Grandfather.
"This hat is my look, this hat is me," she added.
However, this caused friction within the group, with some
housemates questioning why they should give-up items when
they don't even smoke, if smoker Shabby wasn't prepared to.
And when Sunshine offered to hand-over a photograph of her
late Mum in a bid to try and match the sentimental value of
the hat, Shabby just spat: "That doesn’t make me
feel better, that makes me feel worse".
A furious Shabby also snapped at Caoimhe for suggesting that
her Mum would be okay with it if she handed-over the item
The gobby squatter then went into the wicker snug to be on
her own, but soon got upset and went into meltdown, throwing
the cushions around violently and smashing her fists down
in rage. “Take it then! Just take it!” she shouted
when Josie came in for a chat.
Later, after things had calmed down, Shabby threatened to
quit. At the time, she didn't even know that she'd become
a nominee again, so it remains to be seen if she carries-out