‘Celebrity Big Brother’ spoiler: Head of Household for round 3 is …

The “Celebrity Big Brother” houseguests were kept busy on Monday. Soon after the end of the live show on Jan. 28 that saw Ryan Lochte bounced from the house by a 6-1 eviction vote, the nine remaining contestants were pitted against each other in a timed race. The winner will be the third Head of Household. While the results won’t air till Wednesday’s episode of “CBB,” we’ve been watching the feeds and have the spoiler as to who is the next HOH. Spoilers ahead.

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With the eviction of Ryan, the number of women in the hunt for the cool quarter of a million dollar prize now exceeds that of the men. This made it even more important for one of the four fellows still standing — Tom GreenKato Kaelin, Joey Lawrence and Ricky Williams — to win HOH. Looking to stop them were the five women who have yet to lose one from their ranks: Tamar BraxtonKandi BurrussLolo JonesDina Lohan and Natalie Eva Marie.

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All nine houseguests took part in an individual timed test that lasted almost six hours. In the end, it was Tom who prevailed and he now reigns as the round 3 HOH. He and his alliance mate, Kato, have dominated the first third of the competition.

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We’ll keep watching the live feeds and report back as to who Tom does nominate for eviction. Wednesday’s episode will include some of this drama with the eviction vote set for Saturday’s installment of “CBB.”

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