Danielle Alexander becomes second houseguest evicted from Big Brother Canada

Tom Plant Named New Head of Household

Next Episode of Big Brother Canada Airs Sunday Night at 9pm ET/PT on Slice TM

Additional photography from this episode will be available at 10am ET on the media site at: www.shawmediatv.ca

TORONTO, March 8, 2013 /CNW/ - In a vote of eight to three, Fort McMurray-native Danielle Alexander became the second houseguest to be evicted from the Big Brother Canada house in Thursday night's eviction episode on Slice TM.

The 20-year-old student and aspiring actress with a bubbly personality, lost out to Aneal Ramkissoon, a student from Richmond Hill, Ontario.

"I was shocked. I felt betrayed. I'm sorry I couldn't stay longer but I competed honestly, stayed loyal and true to myself," said Danielle Alexander.

This week, Jillian MacLaughlin became the second Head of Household (HOH) and nominated Aneal Ramkissoon and Gary Levy for eviction.  Gary prevailed in the Power of Veto (POV) challenge, removing himself from the chopping block and requiring Jillian to nominate another houseguest for eviction at which point Danielle offered herself as a 'pawn' replacement nominee. Unfortunately for Danielle, this decision led to her demise.

Tonight's episode closed on the latest Head of Household challenge, called "Popular Vote", where the houseguests had to compete in a 'majority rules' style quiz. The season's third HOH, Tom, was crowned during the episode's final minutes. Tune in Sunday night at 9 pm ET/PT to find out who he nominates for eviction.

Produced by Shaw Media and Insight Productions, Big Brother Canada airs on SliceTM three nights a week, on Wednesdays at 9pm ET/PT, Thursdays at 10pm ET/PT and Sundays at 9pm ET/PT, with eviction episodes on Thursdays.  Big Brother Canada After Dark airs seven days a week from 2am-5am ET/ 11pm-2am PT. A 24-hour live feed from the Big Brother Canada house is available at www.BigBrotherCanada.ca.

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For further information:

or to book an interview with Danielle Alexander, please contact:

Alina Duviner
Unit Publicist for Big Brother Canada
Phone: (416) 574-1098

Julia Wilkinson
Publicist, Slice and Twist TV
Shaw Media

Jaclyn Atwood-Powell
Senior Publicity Manager, Lifestyle Channels
Shaw Media

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