Ben insisted on having a chat with Shabby this afternoon in
the company of their mutual pals, to try and clear-up the
fact that he hasn't been game-playing.
Although Shabby was reluctant to have the chat, and was very
blunt in making it clear that she didn't have much to say,
Ben challenged the gobby squatter over the fact that she seems
to have had a problem with him since the first round of nominations
"You think, just to put this straight, that I made a
special effort to befriend you yesterday in-order so that
you would not vote against me, and then I voted against you?"
re-iterated the posh boy. Shabby answered in the affirmative.
Ben wouldn't admit that he didn't nominate Shabby (er, that
implies you did mate!), but explained that he'd been
trying to get to know her for a few days now. "I've always
found you fascinating, you remind me of people I know. I like
your character, I like your theatricality, I like the fact
that you've got something about you," he added.
The bad feeling had stemmed from the fact that Ben started
giving her attention around the time the nominations took
place, which Shabby found highly suspicious and potentially
However, Ben denied having any such agenda, and also claimed
that he's not petty enough to vote for someone just because
they don't like him. "I'm not that shallow," he
The conversation concluded with the 30-year-old Reality TV
star admitting, in hindsight: "I feel I got both my nominations
wrong". Ben nominated Sunshine and, you guessed it, Shabby!