PS: How did it feel to watch the episode back last night and see your allies like Marissa and Kieran feel like they needed to vote for you?
Angela: At first, it was disappointing, but then I brought myself back to the game, and I thought, I would have probably done the same thing. If they would have voted with me, that would have only been two votes against another six, so I would still have gone home anyway even if they tried to save me. It was actually very smart of them because then it doesn't put a target on their back. The other housemates can see, OK, maybe they're not on Angela's side. They get to live to see another day in the Big Brother house hopefully. But no grudges. I understand where they were coming from.
PS: It seemed like the kind of "alpha" group turned on you immediately. Almost as soon as you agreed to work with them, they sold you out and put you up for eviction. Did you feel used by them?
Angela: No, I didn't feel used because I was my own powerhouse. Don't forget, it was Angela versus the "alpha" group. It wasn't Angela and co — it was Angela versus the "alpha" group. Of course, they have to get me out, they have to fell me, because I was the big fish. And they did that. But I came out stronger, I guess, because for them to target one person, that's a compliment to me, so I'll take that.
PS: Did you apply lipgloss in challenges to psych the other contestants out?
Angela: No! That's just how I am. If I'm after something, I just block everything out and I focus on the main prize, the end goal. And that's why I would just block everybody [out], I wouldn't have conversations while the challenge was going on because I know my strongest tool is my brain. Once I engaged it, I knew I was gonna go for it.
PS: People accused Big Brother of potentially having a race problem as all the people of colour were voted out in the space of just four episodes. Was that an issue from your perspective?
Angela: No! I don't see any racism or race. SooBong, they voted him out, because as soon as he came out, he showed us that he's not there to mess around and he was twice our age. Of course, that's a threat. Laura was the first one to go and the reason why was because we didn't know each other very well and she didn't really mingle with a lot of us, so it was an easy vote.
I don't look at the world in colour. There was no racism in that house. Not at all.
PS: Did anyone ever realise that you were hoarding teabags?
Angela: [laughs] They did! Of course, Marissa did! She would help me. She used to help me hide a few teabags. It's only Marissa who actually knew about it. It was a dirty, dirty secret.
Towards the end, obviously, we would get our shopping budget and once Zoe was evicted, I was getting lots of tea. I didn't run out of tea so I didn't need to hoard any.
PS: Is there anything that you would do differently if you had your time over?
Angela: No, I wouldn't do anything differently. Maybe the only thing I would do differently would be not taking that teabag from the floor of the toilet [laughs]. But I was desperate, and when you're desperate, you do desperate things. That's the only thing. I'd probably have done it in the middle of the night, when I didn't suspect anyone would be watching. Because I didn't know that the cameras were recording me.
PS: Who do you hope wins, and who do you think will win?
Angela: I would hope that Marissa or Kieran, who are obviously my besties, would go all the way. So I hope they win.
But Dan, game-wise, I think Dan plays a game. I can speak about his game, I know what his game is. I can't speak for everybody else, but Dan works it. I've always said, You've got to work hard for a paycheck, and he's worked hard. He's put himself out there. It's not my kind of game, but he's actually played the game. So I would hand it to him. I want to hand a cheque to people who have actually worked hard, and he's done it. So why not?
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