Small Town Gouverneur New York Gets National Attention Thanks to Big Brother Contestant Steve Moses [VIDEO + PHOTOS]
Most people haven't even heard of Gouverneur, New York never mind know where it is. Thanks to Steve Moses, the small upstate town is getting national attention. The college student is competing on Big Brother and he's become a local celebrity.
The town, located 106 miles northeast of Syracuse, was highlighted on the CBS summer reality show and it looked everyone came out to show their support.
The high school principal says Gouverneur has Steve fever. "Steve is a major personality in town. You see people from 90 to 2 wearing Steve shirts. I don't think there's too many people in town who don't know who Steve Moses is."
Gouverneur Mayor Ronald McDougall, wearing his #WeBelieve #TeamSteve shirt, declared August 12th Steve Moses day. "This is a big day. We have the local high school band. We're so proud of Steve."
— Julie Chen (@JulieChen) August 21, 2015
— Steve Moses-OFFICIAL (@geeksquadmcgee1) August 13, 2015
— Big Brother Buzz ™ (@BigBrotherBuzz) August 21, 2015
One Steve fan drove almost an hour to celebrate the Steve Moses party in Gouverneur. "That's what's so cool, that someone from this tiny town can actually win Big Brother and I'm so hoping that happens."
Steve is a genius that taught a Cornell class when he was only 18. He doesn’t drink. He doesn’t smoke. But he plans to win by playing the young and innocent card. It must be working. Steve has been nominated but he's still in house.
You can keep up to date with Steve on Big Brother, airing on CBS Wednesdays at 8pm, Thursdays at 9pm and Sundays at 8pm.