For 18 seasons, Big Brother has been one of the most popular summer reality series on TV. Although the premise is simple, a dozen or so people are stuck in a house together and completely cut off from the outside world, while almost every move they make is videoed, it has everything it needs to be entertaining TV…hot contestants, controversy, backstabbing, and lying.
Despite the fact that any and everything that goes on in the house is taped, you might be surprised by just how many secrets the show has. In fact, there is probably plenty you don’t know about the riveting reality show. From what houseguests can and cannot have inside the house to which houseguest used his winnings to fund an illegal business, here are 20 things you didn’t know about Big Brother.