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The Crying Game

The ''Big Brother'' cry baby -- We break down the stats on contestant Amber Siyavus' flood of tears

Big Brother contestant Amber Siyavus will go down in reality TV history for two things: her off-the-cuff anti-Semitic comments, and the unbelievable amount of crying she did on the show. Siyavus (nicknamed Waaamber by fans) wept in 20 of the 25 episodes she appeared in, for a grand total of 15 minutes and 57.44 seconds of on-camera crying time. (Yes, we counted.) As she told host Julie Chen during a live episode in July, ''I'm just a crier, and that's that.''

Originally posted Sep 14, 2007 Published in issue #955 Sep 21, 2007 Order article reprints