By Tim Kenneally
“The Bold and the Beautiful” is going to get real in the next couple of weeks.
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“Big Brother” houseguests Howard Overby, Jeff Schroeder, Rachel Reilly, Brendon Villegas and Elissa Slater will appear on “The Bold and the Beautiful” Oct. 24 -25, making an appearance on the show’s Bikini Bar set with series regulars Kim Matula and Darin Brooks. Reilly and Slater will also appear on the show Oct. 30-31, in the Forrester Boutique. (In addition to appearing on “Big Brother,” Villegas, Reilly and Schroeder also competed on “The Amazing Race.”)
“Survivor” contestant Malcolm Freberg will also appear on the soap.
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This isn’t the first time that CBS has staged a “B&B”/reality mashup; Villegas, Freberg and Reilly have previously appeared on the soap, which celebrated its 26th anniversary in March.
Curiously, this year’s stand-out contestant Aaryn Gries is being left out of the festivities, but that might be because she’s probably busy shopping for her winter wardrobe at Linens n Things.
Watch a snippet of the convergence below: