Janelle Pierzina and Dan Gheesling got here into The Traitors season 2 with historical past from Big Brother. During season 14, which aired in 2012, Dan, 40, voted Janelle, 44, out early within the recreation though they have been shut allies. Over ten years later, they’re each again on actuality tv on the hit Peacock sequence, which pits 21 actuality stars/celebrities towards one another within the final recreation of deception.
In an unique interview with Hollywood Life, Janelle revealed that she went into The Traitors with no sick will in the direction of Dan. In reality, she stated she wished to type an alliance with him immediately in Scotland.
“I never have any hard feelings of anyone on any show that has voted me out of any game,” Janelle stated. “That’s just how I play any game on TV. So when I saw him, I was actually super excited because I was like, oh my god, maybe we can have a new historic moment where I could be part of some sort of funeral with him.”
“So I was actually pretty stoked to see him and I really wanted to work with him,” she added.
Dan infamously dominated each Big Brother 10, which he gained, and Big Brother 14, the place he misplaced within the remaining jury vote to Ian Terry. Despite his popularity as a strategic mastermind on competitors actuality exhibits, Dan informed Hollywood Life in his interview with Janelle that didn’t really feel like an instantaneous goal on The Traitors.
“I think I’ve been out of it for so long, for a decade, that all of these people on the cast with me, which was an incredible cast, no one really knew who I was, I felt, besides Janelle and Sandra [Diaz-Twine],” he defined. “So, I didn’t go in there with some delusion of grandeur that people are gonna know who I am and be afraid.”
“It was kind of a big benefit to not having played a lot,” Dan added. “But I used to be involved that the few folks that did know me within the recreation have been gonna unfold and actually let the others in on the key about what I’ve finished up to now and the way it may very well be harmful to their recreation in ‘The Traitors.’
The first three episodes of The Traitors season 2 premiered Friday, January 12 on Peacock. New episodes drop Thursdays.