Is it too late to say sorry? Big BrotherSeason 24 star Daniel DurstonHe tested that theory after he was evicted and revealed his regrets for his actions in the home.
“Hello world!” the reality star, 35, shared via Instagram on Tuesday, August 16 in his first social media post since exiting the series. “I have many memories to share about my time in the Big Brother house, but first and foremost, I’d like to apologize to anyone I may have offended or triggered by my words and actions.”
Durston — along with other BB24 contestants — encountered plenty of backlash due to his treatment of costar Taylor HaleMany believe she was unfairly treated for being a woman from color. The California native was criticized for his yelling at Hale, 27, after he was upset about her mistreatment of houseguests. Nicole LayogFormer contestant Paloma Aguilar. Durston’s expletive-filled outburst left Hale in tears.
The Elvis impersonator addressed his feud in a Tuesday tweet.
“I’m very much looking forward to having a private one-on-one conversation with Taylor once the season is over,” he ended the post.
Durston only spoke Friday, August 12, just one day after his expulsion. Use Weekly his thoughts about how he lashed out at Hale.
“Those all sound terrible,” the CBS alum revealed to UsWhen he reflected on his actions towards his fellow houseguests, he seemed to have just discovered the details after leaving the house. “And I understand why people would be upset. I don’t have any reason to believe it. It is important for me to watch it back. I take notes and look forward to speaking with Taylor. And if I offended anyone on the outside world, I will approach that as well.”
The performer explained that he plans to speak with Hale one day about the show. Us about why he didn’t apologize while the two were in the house together.
“When I give my loyalty to someone, I trust them 100 percent,” Durston said, seemingly referring to his decision to side with Layog, who believed that Hale was treating her passive-aggressively during the “Bestie Twist” challenge.
“That is my flaw. Maybe in real life as well,” he continued. “So, hearing from certain people that I trusted, I believed it. I didn’t even go about the route to speak with her because I felt like it would get worse for me. You might think I might say or do something worse. And so I wanted to keep that space to remain as healthy as possible.”
He concluded, “Ultimately Taylor and I, at least in the house, didn’t really connect on a personal level or a game level. It was difficult to want these sit downs. Although, now looking back, those are important.”