The stars have come out tonight on Channel 5 to enter the Celebrity Big Brother house, ATV Today takes a look who has ventured inside.
The show returned at 9pm tonight with Emma Willis at the helm once more. The Elstree Studios’ have given the house a high class upgrade featuring chandeliers, a grand fireplace and opulent surroundings.
Despite its glamour, the place will of course play host to some unpleasant surprises. The house may look inviting but once in Big Brother’s grasp, housemates will learn the hard way that Big Brother is the boss.
As usual the show will be packed full of twists and turns, starting from the get-go, when on launch night Big Brother will be unleashing his most controversial and cruellest twist yet… – Channel 5
Viewers will be able to watch the stars’ every move as they are to be filmed constantly by the 45 cameras situated around the complex.
Star Hall of Fame
Pictured Top: Ollie Lock, Casey Bachelor, Evander Holyfield, Second Row: Lee Ryan, Sam Faiers, Jasmine Waltz, Third Row: Luisa Zissman, Lionel Blair, Linda Nolan, Pictured Bottom: Dappy, Liz Jones, Jim Davidson.
Celebrity Fact File
Ollie is best known for being a regular on E4’s Made in Chelsea. The reality star came out as bisexual in Series one of the show, dating mainly women including Chloe Green, daughter of Sir Phillip Green and the heir to the Topshop fortune.
Casey is a British Glamour Model most known for her huge tits. Yes those mammas are 34GG’s. Casey has been in most men’s magazines including Zoo and Nuts. She was also named Miss Maxim in April 2006.
Often referred to as ‘The Real Deal’ Evander is known for being a four-time world heavyweight boxing champion. On 28th June 1997, Mike Tyson bit off part of Evander’s ear during the famous ‘Bite Fight’ at the MGM Grand Las Vegas. Evander has been boxing since the age of eight and has made over $230 million in the ring, giving millions away to charity.
Lee is best known for being a member of the British boy band Blue which consisted of Lee along with Simon Webbe, Duncan James and Antony Costa. The band have sold over 14million records worldwide. In April 2013, Blue joined ITV’s The Big Reunion alongside Atomic Kitten, 5ive, The Honeyz, Liberty X and 911. Lee also lists being an actor to his credit.
Sam shot to fame as one of the original stars of reality ITV2 show The Only Way Is Essex, memorably getting a vajazzle and having an on/off relationship with Joey Essex. Sam has over 1 million Twitter followers and runs Millie’s Boutique in Brentwood with her sister Billie.
Jasmine was born in Las Vegas, Nevada. She has appeared in films and TV shows such as Pledge This alongside Paris Hilton and Rules of Engagement; but is best known for being a fixture on the celebrity dating circuit. Her exes include Ryan Seacrest, Jesse McCartney, Chris Pine and David Arquette.
Business woman Luisa is best known for being the runner up on BBC One series The Apprentice. She describes herself as having the energy of a Duracell bunny, sex appeal of Jessica Rabbit and a brain like Einstein. The saucy mother-of-one speaks openly about being a regular at sex parties run by the company Killing Kittens.
Lionel Blair was born in Canada and came to Britain when he was two years old. He is best known for being a team captain on ITV game show Give Us A Clue and as a dancer. He’s appeared as a dancer over the years on many productions including many early ATV shows such as Sunday Night at the London Palladium. He’s also turned toacting with many roles in theatre and occasional television parts in shows such as Crossroads.
Nicknamed the ‘Naughty Nolan’ due to her risqué photo shoots Linda has been singing since the age of four when she hit stardom with her sisters in the family act, The Nolans, who in 1974 made their television debut on Cliff Richards’ television series. In recent years, after chart success with her sisters, Linda turned to acting.
Costadinos Contostavlos, known as Dappy, is a British rapper of Greek descent. Dappy formed NDubz with friend, Fazer, and his cousin Tulisa when they were 13. Dappy met Richard ‘Fazer’ Rowson at a karate class aged 9 and they started writing songs together. Recruiting his cousin Tulisa to share vocals, N-Dubz was formed in 2000, playing gigs round pubs and clubs in Camden.
Liz Jones is a British journalist. A former editor of Marie Claire, she has been on the staff of The Sunday Times and the Evening Standard. Jones currently writes columns for the Daily Mail and The Mail on Sunday.
Controversial comedian, Jim Davidson has been in showbiz since getting his big break on ATV’s New Faces in 1976. As well as gigging around the UK doing stand-up, he dominated the small screen throughout the 1980s and 90s, with his own sitcom Up The Elephant regular guest spots on children’s series Tiswas and hosting prime time BBC One game shows such as Big Break and The Generation Game.
Celebrity Big Brother airs nightly on Channel 5