How are you?
Honestly... I have Gone through some major changes in my life lately and it has been kind of a rough time for me but I am counting my blessings everyday and hoping that the saying "what doesn't kill you makes you stronger" is true.

What have you been up to?
I have been working like crazy!!! I just finished two casting jobs and I'm still teaching Pilates.

Where are you living?
I am still living in Los Angeles.

Are you dating anyone special?
I am currently not dating anyone. Josh and I just broke up recently and I am in no rush to start dating again.

Are you still recognized?
Strangely enough I still get recognized but mostly people think that they just know me somehow.

Has the publicity of being on the show opened any doors for you?
I think that being on Big Brother has definitely changed the path of my life. Some doors have been opened that I did not even know existed! lol!

Are you glad you did Big Brother?
I am happy that I got to experience something that only a handful of people can say they have done.

How did you end up auditioning in the first place?
Josh From BB1(my ex) suggested that I audition. So I applied just like anyone else who applies to a reality show. I made a video, filled out the application. And the rest is history!

Did you ever watch the show prior to being on it?
Both Josh and I were HUGE fans of BB2 and continued to watch all of the seasons after that. Last year was definitely my favorite.

Do you have any regrets?
I regret anything that I said that hurt anyone. I also regret letting the X factor rattle my emotions to a point of complete shut-down. I was definitely not myself. They (producers) GOT me good.

If you could do it all over again, what would you have done differently?
I would definitely change the fact that I lost. lol!

What is your favorite memory of being in the house?
My favorite memory was the week Michelle was evicted instead of me..the look on Robert's face made my whole summer!!

What's your least favorite memory?
My least favorite memory was watching Jack get evicted..

What was it like getting back to 'normal' life after the show?
For me my 'normal' life was at the time a great one.. so it was an easy adjustment.

Have you been approached to do any other shows?
I actually did a game-show called "Street Smarts" for charity...but no other reality shows.

What do you think about this season being All Stars?
I think that it's a great idea.. I can't wait to see how it plays out!

Will you be watching this season if not on the show?
Are you kidding...hell yeah!!! I already have my favorites picked out in my head!

How's Jack? Are you guys still close?
Jack is great and we remain very close and talk to each other at least twice a month.

How was the reality convention? Is there going to another one next year?
I had a blast at the convention!!! It was so much fun hanging out with the Sovs. I haven't heard if they are going to be doing it next year, but I would definitely love to go again!

Is there anything you'd like to say to your fans and/or critics?
I am forever grateful and appreciative to the people that support me. Thanks!!

Thank you Erika for this wonderful interview!

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