In 2001 she was charged with and pleaded guilty to misdemeanor theft from Macy's, for which she was fined.In 2005, Pierzina was one of fourteen contestants on Big Brother 6.James Rhine won the "High and Dry" Veto competition and was awarded with the POV. Kaysar later nominated James Rhine and Maggie Ausburn for eviction.Pierzina came in third, being evicted on September 16, 2005, Day 76.Popular with fans, Pierzina won every America's Choice award during Big Brother 6.In September, 2007, Pierzina returned to host the Power Of Veto competition in the Big Brother 8 house.On August 9, 2008, in the Big Brother 10 house, Pierzina again returned to participate in the week's food competition.Along with other BB alumni, including Mike "Boogie" Malin and Danielle Reyes, Janelle returned to Big Brother in September 2009 for a roundtable discussion of Season 11.
Eric nominated Michael Donnellan and Janelle Pierzina in the house, who had formed a romantic relationship in the house. Following Michael Donnellan's eviction, Kaysar Ridha won the "Majority Rules" HOH competition.
Her secret partner was former roommate, Ashlea Evans.
Pierzina was eventually evicted on Day 67, again taking third place and becoming a member of the seven-contestant jury.
April became a target of Janelle and Howie's attacks after April's alliance backdoored Kaysar, with Howie calling her "busto", in reference to her breast augmentation, and Janelle calling her a "golddigger".
Big Brother 6 was the sixth season of the American reality television series Big Brother (U. It began on July 7, 2005 and aired on CBS for 76 days, concluding on September 20, 2005 when Maggie Ausburn was crowned the winner with four out of seven votes from the jury.
On September 12, 2006, the final day of Big Brother 7: All-Stars, Pierzina was named the winner of the final America's Choice vote, a $25,000 prize to a jury member.