Ariana Grande’s brother Frankie will be appearing on Big Brother Season 16. She is well known as Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon sitcom Victorious and the spin-off Sam & Cat and her sibling will be part of the cast. Thirty one year old YouTube personality and fifteen other housemates will be in a battle this Summer to won the grand prize of five hundred thousand dollars.
“Congrats to my big brother on being cast in season 16 of big brother,” Ariana tweeted about her half-brother shortly after the news. “So proud of u / I’m a nervous wreck #bb16 you’re gonna kill it.”
On Thursday, June 19, 2014 fans of the reality competition got introductions online via their cast photos, Grande was wearing a pink hair and a colorful striped shirt for his big debut, smiling with his hands on his hips.
Grand better prepare himself for some mental and physical challenges. Earlier this week, host Julie Chen revealed there would be many more twists this season
. “This year, not one, but two houseguests will win Head of Household every week,” she said on The Talk. “Every week a total of four houseguests will be on the chopping block.” Even crazier? A new competition called Battle of the Block will mean that even players who are HoH are still in jeopardy to go home.
Big Brother season 16 will premiere Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 8 p.m. EST on CBS.