By EW Staff
Updated July 12, 2004 at 04:00 AM EDT
Big Brother
Credit: Karen O'Neil-Ganci: Tony Esparza

Meet ”Big Brother 5”’s Karen

AGE 30

FROM Saddle Brook, N.J.

OCCUPATION Portrait artist

WHAT SHE SAYS Gems like ”Don’t piss in my ear and tell me it’s raining” and ”Peanut butter constipates the hell out of me” are mere tastes of the sound bites viewers will be privy to from straight-shooter Karen this season.

WHAT WE SAY We love her spunk — but it could grate on housemates’ nerves after several weeks.