Big Brother has been rocked by its very first romance for 2023, with two housemates’ steamy kiss caught on camera.
The iconic reality show is back on Channel 7 for its 16th season, with 15 singles piling into the house to battle it out for the $100,000 grand prize.
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During Monday night’s first episode, 28-year-old Josh and Tay, 20, formed an instant connection and confessed their attraction to one another early on.
Just hours after meeting for the first time, Josh told Big Brother that Tay got him “hot under the collar”.
“Myself and Tay? One hundred per cent,” he said.
A steamy first between two housemates has been caught on camera. Credit: Seven
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Tay also told Big Brother that she was excited to hear that Josh was interested in her.
“I was glad, because I think Josh is the one for sure – out of everyone in the house, 100 per cent for sure,” she said.
During the episode, Josh also admitted that Tay was exactly what he was looking for in a woman.
“I do have a type, I like girls who are really lads-y, like tomboy-ish,” Josh said. “I love it.”
Josh and Tay share a steamy kiss in the King and Queen Suite. Credit: Seven
In response, Tay said of herself and sister Ari, who’s also in the Big Brother house: “We looked so much like boys when we were younger.
“We were so tomboy-ish, it was insane. And I reckon in the last two, three years we’ve gone girly vibes – we’re still tomboy, but super girly as well.”
In front of the other housemates, Josh said: “Nah, I like that.”
On the end of the second night in the Big Brother house, all the housemates were asked to select two people to enter the “King and Queen Suite”.
The intimate moment was captured on camera. Credit: Seven
The room includes a large bed and a luxurious bath, along with sweets and champagne, making it the perfect space for a new couple to get to know each other.
And it was no surprise that the Big Brother contestants nominated Josh and Tay to spend the first night in the suite.
“It’s a privilege to be the first king of the house and I couldn’t ask for a better queen,” Josh said.
“I only met her yesterday, but Tay … she’s an unbelievable girl and great looking too, very beautiful.”
Josh and Tay admitted they shared an instant connection. Credit: Seven
Tay added: “I love being the queen of the house, it’s the best. I’ve got a cute tiara, a cute bedroom and a cute boy. Stoked.”
After enjoying the room for a while, it wasn’t long before Josh and Tay cuddled up in bed.
Shortly after Big Brother dimmed the lights in the King and Queen Room, Josh removed his shirt and made his move on Tay.
Their steamy kiss was caught on night-vision video camera, and there’s no doubt more footage will be aired on Big Brother Uncut this Thursday night.
Josh and Tay in the King and Queen Suite. Credit: Seven
So far, the new romance has received the tick of approval from the other housemates.
“I’m happy for them,” 24-year-old personal assistant Gracie May told Big Brother.
“They were the only two that have formed a real connection in the house. And I wonder if they’ll get up to anything really fricking naughty …”
Big Brother: House of Love will return on Tuesday night on Channel 7 and 7plus.