By Dalton Ross
August 25, 2017 at 07:21 AM EDT
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Each week, host Julie Chen will answer a few questions about the latest events in the Big Brother house.

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: Mark pitched to people that they should keep him because he would work with them, remain a bigger target in the house, and because it was a chance to take a shot at the one of the other couples. Do you think it would have been a better game move for them to have taken him up on the offer, or did they do right thing in getting rid of him?
JULIE CHEN: They should have left Mark in the house and targeted Matt. Break up duos first and then you weaken all players who have a ride or die partner. Mark was not a threat to anyone. But then again, neither is Matt. He is kind of harmless. And his partner Raven isn’t exactly a competition beast.

Who’s the strongest duo left: Christmas and Josh, Alex and Jason, or Matt and Raven?
Alex and Jason are the strongest duo left. Both can and do win competitions and no one hates them. They are the ones to beat right now!

The Zingbot was particularly ruthless this year. Which was your favorite Zing and why?
I thought the clown makeup Zing was particularly harsh. And yet what made it almost okay was that Raven wasn’t offended… because she had no idea what the Zing was! But seeing everyone else’s horrified laughter is what made it so good. And by good, I mean a real ZING! Harsh!

Be honest: How much fun is it to watch the contestants have things like ketchup and mustard sprayed all over them, and should I feel bad for enjoying it so much?
I love the “perils” we unleash on the Houseguests. The water was only the beginning. Even my 7-year-old son was like, “Water?!?!? Where’s the ketchup!?! “ And then when the mustard and ketchup was sprayed, that’s when he was overjoyed. As was I. The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree!

Make sure to see the results of the fan rankings for every Big Brother winner, from first to worst. And for more Big Brother interviews, follow Dalton on Twitter @DaltonRoss.

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Julie Chen hosts as the houseguests battle it out.
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