Big Brother’s Rachel Reilly Talks ‘The Traitors,’ Kate Chastain Feud

A bit actuality TV drama by no means damage anybody, proper? Former Large Brother winner Rachel Reilly is not any stranger to battle or competitors as she tried her hand on Peacock’s newest collection, The Traitors.

The CBS character, who was a “devoted” within the recreation, didn’t find yourself taking dwelling the massive prize – spoiler alert! Survivor alum Cirie Fields gained – however she did make for some memorable actuality TV moments, particularly with Beneath Deck’s Kate Chastain, identified for her fast wit, as the 2 butted heads on the present.

“I do not know the place we bought off on the mistaken foot,” Rachel solely tells Us Weekly in our interview, which you’ll watch above. “I’m guessing I simply have that character.” She says there was a second during which she shut down Kate and Brandi Glanville’s accusations that Michael Davidson was a traitor and she or he thinks “which may have rubbed them the mistaken approach the place I used to be identical to, ‘I’m not gonna do it. Shut it down.’”


However, the fact TV personalities seemingly made amends whereas doing press for the present earlier this month. “We talked in New York and we had been identical to, ‘Oh, it’s a recreation, you already know, no matter. It’s completely no huge deal,’” Rachel says. “It was humorous. She’s humorous. I’ll must say, like, she bought me good.”

As for her allies, Rachel aligned herself with eventual winner Cirie and Stephenie LaGrossa Kendrick, one other Survivor alum, all of whom had simply filmed a USA collection collectively. “I knew immediately that Stephenie, Cirie and I with Snake within the Grass, we had been simply so shut from that present,” Rachel explains, including that it wasn’t the case for her and fellow Large Brother winner Cody Calafiore: “I used to be by no means actually comfy with Cody. And I believe one of many earliest offers for me that Cody was appearing totally different round me. And I believe that that was one of many largest issues the place I used to be identical to, ‘OK, he’s a traitor.’ You’ll be able to learn folks’s vibes, you already know?”

The Wonderful Race alum goes on to say, “I felt like as quickly as I walked into the fort and Cody was like, ‘Oh, hey Rach.’ Like, all cool and calm. After which we bought picked for traitors and he began appearing in another way. Cody is that this man – he’s charismatic, he’s tremendous charming. You speak to Cody for 5 minutes and you’re like, ‘Oh, I like this man. Let’s go have some beers.’ In actual life, he’s only a man that you just need to be pals with. To start with of the present, he was so excited I used to be there. After which after traitors stuff occurred, he began appearing so in another way. Particularly, I felt like he acted in another way towards me. And that, to me, was simply he both doesn’t like me or he needs to be a traitor as a result of this isn’t how he usually acts.”

'Big Brother' Winner Rachel Reilly Talks 'The Traitors' Feud With Kate Chastain and More

Whereas Rachel didn’t win as a devoted, she did get fairly far by taking part in a extra social recreation than she has earlier than. “My technique getting in was I wished to be a traitor, but when I wasn’t gonna be a traitor, and I used to be a devoted, I believed I might go in and be extra of a social gamer,” she tells Us. “I used to be gonna actually attempt to play a recreation that was extra, you already know, observing issues and attending to know folks. And I actually wished a great social recreation. I’ve actually not had nice social video games prior to now on my reveals. I wished to offer folks a cause to maintain me round. And I believed being good at competitions on this present actually helps. After which when you’ve got a great social recreation, you already know, in the event you type these actual honest relationships, I believe it’s actually necessary for this type of recreation.”

As for her pal Cirie’s victory as a traitor, Rachel says, “I used to be so excited for Cirie. I knew she was gonna win. She was flawless. She performed that recreation masterfully. Folks will actually be speaking about Cirie taking part in this recreation for years to come back. They’ll be on season 10 and speaking about, ‘I wanna play a Cirie recreation.’”

The Traitors is streaming now on Peacock.