‘Big Brother’ 20 episode 29 recap: Was Haleigh or Faysal evicted on August 30? Who won Jury Battle Back? [UPDATING LIVE BLOG]

It’s been a disastrous three weeks in the “Big Brother” house for the showmance duo of Haleigh Broucher and Faysal Shafaat, and their time together came to an end during Thursday’s live eviction … or did it? After the house voted live to evict either Haleigh or Faysal, host Julie Chen announced that the evictee would join jury members Bayleigh Dayton, Rockstar Lantry and Scottie Salton in a Jury Battle Back competition in the backyard. So who was evicted and how did the challenge play out?

SEE ‘Big Brother’ spoilers: Who won Week 10 Head of Household competition on #BB20?

Below, check out our minute-by-minute “Big Brother” recap of Season 20, Episode 29 to find out what happened Thursday, August 30 at 9/8c. Then be sure to sound off in the comments section about your favorite houseguests on CBS’ reality TV show, who annoys you the most, and who you think will ultimately join the “Big Brother” winners list. Keep refreshing/reloading this live blog for the most recent updates.

SEE ‘Big Brother 20’ Week 9: Did you want Faysal or Haleigh evicted from #BB20 on August 30? [POLL]

9:00 p.m. – “Previously on ‘Big Brother’!” In Wednesday’s episode Haleigh and Faysal fought for their lives in the game but came up empty-handed when Kaycee Clark won the Veto competition. Kaycee of course chose to keep the nominations the same, thereby ending the Haleigh/Faysal showmance, at least for the time being. How did Haleigh and Faysal spend their last days together? And how will the houseguests react to the Battle Back twist? Let’s find out!

SEE ‘Big Brother 20’ spoilers: Who is Week 10 Head of Household considering for eviction nominations?

9:08 p.m. – At the top of the episode Julie hints that Tyler Crispin may be in over his head. Can there be too many Final Two’s? We cut back into the house where Fessy and Haleigh are upset that they are still on the block awaiting eviction. They get in an argument in the bathroom when Haleigh confronts Fessy’s attitude problem. Fessy tells her he wishes they had more time together. They begin to wonder what life for them will be like outside of the house. Will their relationship survive? Fessy is adamant his feelings are real. Haleigh says hers are too, but she has a naturally abrasive way of speaking. In the Diary Room, Haleigh says that hanging out with everyone and acting like everything is fine is just her playing the game. Her feelings for Fessy is real. Fessy then tells Haleigh he has an EPIC eviction speech planned that should propel Haleigh to win. We’ll see. Fessy is full of unfulfilled promises.

SEE ‘Big Brother 20’ spoilers: Week 10 Power of Veto competition plans

9:12 p.m. – Up in the HOH Room, Brett Robinson is trying to solidify a Final Two with Tyler. At this point, Brett feels like he’s fourth on the totem pole in Level 6. He’s convinced Angela Rummans and Kaycee have a Final Two deal and JC Mounduix probably has a Final Two with everyone. Tyler agrees and now Tyler officially has FInal Two deals with JC, Kaycee, Sam and Brett. Interestingly, the only person in his alliance he doesn’t have a Final Two deal with is his showmance partner Angela. Tyler says he likes Angela a lot, but he’s there for one reason: to win $500,000.

9:20 p.m. – Out in the backyard JC is plotting how he can make it to the end of the game. His brainless puppet (Fessy) is on his way out of the house, so naturally JC heads into the kitchen to talk game with…you guessed it…Tyler. JC tells Tyler that he wants Angela or Kaycee out after Fessy. Tyler disagrees, but JC is adamant. They eventually agree to disagree, but JC looks determined to make a move. Since Tyler didn’t listen, JC decides to go find a new puppet…Brett. The duo chat it up on the hammock and Brett agrees with JC. They know Angela and Kaycee will be coming for them next. They must strike first. Brett and JC decide to keep their mouths shut, because Brett doesn’t want to rattle and feathers if there’s a battle back. He knows that NOBODY who could come back is good for his game and he doesn’t need enemies currently in the house. JC is gaming! I’d love to see JC and Brett flip this game on its head.

9:30 p.m. – It’s time for the live eviction! Let’s hear Fessy’s epic speech! He calls Haleigh beautiful is. Then he attacks Angela by telling her she’s not “all that” and spilled all her secrets. He tells Sam that Angela was going to make her the replacement nominee. He then tells Brett that Angela claimed she could threaten him to do whatever she wants and that Fessy already saw what she made Tyler do with his Veto. Okay Fessy! Okay! Angela is over on the couch biting her bottom lip. He then tells them all their families are watching and he doesn’t want them to “go out like that” and Angela is acting like she’s got them all on leashes. Well, I give Fessy an “A” for effort. Haleigh can’t follow that up so she just sucks up to everyone. Angela still looks like she’s fuming on the couch HA HA! Now it’s time to vote. In a vote of 4-1, Fessy has been evicted from the “Big Brother” house. Sam was the lone vote to evict Haleigh.

9:35 p.m. – After a nice chat with Julie, she reveals to Fessy that tonight is his lucky night! It’s time for the Jury Battle Back! Fessy looks emotional and is excited to compete.

9:50 p.m. – Julie breaks the news to the houseguests that they are in for a Jury Battle Back competition! Everyone but Angela and Tyler look slightly amused. They will not be allowed to watch the Battle Back. Whoever wins will just show up at the door. We then get our first glimpse in the jury house. I LOVE watching these segments. Bayleigh is shown first and she can’t believe that Rockstar was the next juror to walk through the door. When watching the OTEV competition where Rockstar told Tyler the answer and lost, Rockstar started crying and Bayleigh was less than consoling and could not believe the stupidity of it all! Ha Ha. Scottie was the next to shock the jury. Bayleigh and Rockstar can’t believe he went home on Fessy’s HOH. When they find out they will get to participate in the Battle Back they are thrilled. Let’s go! Bayleigh is on a mission to destroy Tyler if she gets back in that house. I would love to see that drama unfold!

9:51 p.m. – Fessy emerges as the fourth juror and the others can’t believe it. He immediately apologizes to Scottie and then tells everyone, “I’m so stupid!” The others weren’t excited to have a competition beast join them in the Battle Back. Let’s find out who’s getting back in the house!

SEE ‘Big Brother’ spoilers: Who won Week 10 Head of Household competition on #BB20?

9:59 p.m. – On Julie’s go, the jurors will race to retrieve balls corresponding to their colors. The first to retrieve four and drop them into their tube will be back in the game. Fessy and Bayleigh take an early lead with two each. Scottie then catches and surpasses them. Scottie wins and is heading back into the house! What drama will unfold? Who will he side with? Bayleigh and Rockstar say, “You know the plan Scottie!” Perhaps they convinced him to go after Tyler. STUPIDLY, before going into the house, Scottie tells Julie he hopes to team up with Tyler! Tyler has a spell on everyone. Wow! Scottie emerges back in the house and everyone looks thrilled. Especially Level 6. Find out who wins the new HOH contest on Sunday!

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