In Big Brother 4, she came in 4th place and became the sixth member of the jury when Alison Irwin cast the sole vote to evict her. Her ex-boyfriend Robert Roman was also in the house, as part of the X-Factor twist.
Erika was one of the twenty former houseguests given the chance to compete in All-Stars, and was selected by the public to enter the house. Erika was known for her showmance with Mike Malin, and exposing Will Kirby's lies to Janelle Pierzina which resulted in Will's eviction at the final 4. Erika ultimately lost to Mike in a 6 to 1 vote, only receiving one vote to win.
Janelle, Erika and Will are the first, second and third houseguests respectively to accomplish this, as well as the first houseguests to accomplish this on the same season together, followed by Nicole, Cody, Enzo and Christmas.
Erika holds 3rd place for the best placement amongst all returning players, averaging out 3rd on her respective seasons
Erika originally won the HOH competition during Week 6 in Big Brother 7 (US), however, due to technical difficulties during the competition, she was dethroned as HOH, with Janelle Pierzina winning the redo.
Due to this, Erika became the first dethroned HOH in Big Brother history.
Erika and Mike Malin are the only houseguests to improve their placement in Big Brother 7.