‘Big Brother’: Cliff Hogg Organized BB Tribute to Victims and First Responders of 9/11

Big Brother 21‘s remaining five contestants honored victims and first responders of 9/11 this morning. Everyone pushed aside current drama in order to pay tribute to those we lost and those who worked endlessly throughout the tragedy. Cliff Hogg III came up with the idea and it resulted in a beautiful moment in an otherwise intense atmosphere. The group had a moment of silence and even sang the National Anthem.

Big Brother: Cliff Hogg Arranges 9/11 Tribute

Cliff Hogg has been behind a lot of the special things the cast has done while inside the BB21 house. He was also responsible for celebrating the moon landing and made his own tin foil space helmet. But his best idea by far was to publicly pay respect to the victims of 9/11 and get the rest of the Big Brother cast involved.

Cliff Hogg started planning several days before September 11 and they had all agreed on starting when the first plane hit at 8:46 am EST, but missed it because they don’t have access to alarm clocks. So, they actually began at 9:11 am EST by coincidence. Although we’ll see the Big Brother veto ceremony tonight, game pay wasn’t foremost on their minds today.

‘BB21’ Cast Remember 9/11 With National Anthem

The Big Brother 21 cast began by giving a moment of silence for the victims of 9/11. Then they proceeded to sing the National Anthem while facing the American flag. Someone had spelled out “9-11 We Remember” on the coffee table set next to a small flag.

Big Brother Houseguests in Tribute for 9/11

Nicole Anthony led the group in prayer and they all discussed where they had been when the attack happened. It was a touching moment where the BB21 houseguests put aside everything happening in the game to show they care.

The last time the Big Brother 21 group got together for an activity, it was the dance routine Tommy Bracco taught them all. This time it was for a much more somber occasion. But it’s nice to see the final five together paying tribute on this sad day of remembrance. BB21 airs tonight at 8 pm on CBS.

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