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Tamar Braxton Wins Celebrity Big Brother

Yesterday, R&B singer Tamar Braxton won Celebrity Big Brother, garnering herself $250,000, and making the star the first African-American to win the series.

The "Blind" singer shared a video of her being announced as the winner of Celebrity Big Brother on her Instagram account. Wearing a royal blue jumpsuit with a flower crown on her head, she gasped in awe and ran out on stage with her cast-mate Ricky. The two were showered with gold confetti before the singer ran to embrace her son Logan, who ran on stage to give his mother a hug.

 

And now I get to buy my baby a house. Thank you all!

118k Likes, 6,731 Comments - Tamar Braxton ❤️ (@tamarbraxton) on Instagram: "And now I get to buy my baby a house. Thank you all!"

Prior to sharing the video of her win being announced, she shared a photo of her and her sisters Toni Braxton, Traci Braxton, Trina Braxton, and Towanda Braxton on Instagram. "I want to say thank you to my wonderful beautiful sisters for holding me down," she shared in a caption."I really appreciate all of the help everyone has been while I have been gone. I can't wait to see you all tonight!"

I want to say thank you to my wonderful beautiful sisters for holding me down! I really appreciate all of the help everyone has been while I have been gone. I can't wait to see you all tonight!

128k Likes, 3,125 Comments - Tamar Braxton ❤️ (@tamarbraxton) on Instagram: "I want to say thank you to my wonderful beautiful sisters for holding me down! I really appreciate..."

 

The singer also posted a slew of support messages on her Instagram story that people shared on the social media platform.

Watch her first post-game interview below where talks about how it feels to win with a unanimous vote. She also shares that if she could have one of her sisters with her on the series she would choose Towanda.

Tamar Braxton Wins Celebrity Big Brother | Post-Interview

Tamar Braxton won the second season of Celebrity Big Brother. Here she is in her first post-game interview where she gives insight into her gameplay and everything that happened in the season finale. Tamar Braxton is the first African-American winner of Big Brother U.S. and won in an unanimous vote.

 

Glennisha Morgan is a Detroit-bred multimedia journalist and writer. She writes about intersectionality, hip-hop, pop culture, queer issues, race, feminism, and her truth.