It came as a major shock for viewers watching Bigg Boss Tamil season 4 on Thursday when Gabriella Charlton opted to walk out of the show taking a cash prize of Rs 5 lakhs. Fans of Bigg Boss 4 will have seen that Rio Raj had made attempts to stop Gaby from leaving by telling her that he too would walk out of the show, despite a chance to win the title. Later, when Gabriella was speaking to Som Shekhar, she revealed that she arrived at the decision to walk out from Bigg Boss Tamil 4 as she did not want Rio to quit the show. She added that there would have been an instance that Rio might have left the show had she hesitated for some more time. Gaby stated that she wished to see Rio in the finals. 

Soon after Gabriella's shock exit, many praised her, while a section of fans criticized her stating that she made the decision out of haste and that Rio was never going to walk away as the title was in his hindsight. Having said that, Rio's wife Sruthi Ravi shared a video of her daughter Rithi on her Instagram page which has the little bundle of joy wearing a yellow dress stitched by Gaby herself. Posting the video, Sruthi wrote, "By the way this cute little dress Gabi stitched for Rithi. Iam happy Rio earned such a cute sis". Check out the screenshot of Sruti's message to Gabriella below:

As for Bigg Boss Tamil season 4, we are only three days away from the grand finale scheduled to take place on January 17. The Bigg Boss 4 finale is expected to witness a record viewership and ratings on Vijay TV and Hotstar similar to the previous seasons, with 'Ulaganayagan' Kamal Haasan set to announce the new winner. With Gabriella exiting the show, the five finalists battling it out now include Aari, Rio Raj, Balaji Murugadoss, Som Shekhar and Ramya Pandian. Velmurugan, Suchithra, Suresh Chakravarthy, Samyuktha Karthik, Rekha Harris, Sanam Shetty, Aajeedh, Aranthangi Nisha, Jithan Ramesh, VJ Archana, Shivani Narayanan and Anitha Sampath have been evicted so far from the show in its more than three-month run.