Big Brother will be adding some men into the house tomorrow evening. Here are the confirmed and rumoured names that are entering.
John Barnes – Confirmed
Former footballer John Barnes was the first male housemate officially confirmed by Channel 5.
Making the announcement on spin-off show Big Brother’s Bit on the Side, Rylan said: “Tonight, I can reveal that one of those very men, will be Liverpool legend and rap superstar John Barnes is going in the house!” Rylan said.
British ballet dancer Wayne Sleep OBE is set to enter the house tomorrow.
Wayne, 69, was a Principal Dancer with the Royal Ballet and was previously a judge on ITV series Stepping Out.
Dapper Laughs, a comedian from Clapham in London, retreated from the spotlight after his show – On The Pull – was dropped by ITV in 2014.
He caused controversy after he joked that a female audience member was “gagging for a rape” during one of his stand-up routines and more than 50,000 people signed a petition calling for his show to be axed.
Boyzone’s Shane Lynch has been rumoured to be entering the Celebrity Big Brother house for a while, however it now looks certain he will enter the house tomorrow evening.
Ronan Keating also tweeted his support of Shane’s appearance, before swiftly deleting the tweet.
The Sun revealed that the Love Island star Jonny Mitchell would be entering the house following his split from Stephanie Pratt.
“His split from Stephanie was a major factor in Channel 5 booking him for the new series.
RuPaul’s Drag Race star Courtney Act will reportedly be sashaying her way into the Celebrity Big Brother house on Friday night.
Courtney, real name Shane Gilberto Jenek, is currently in the UK after performing at G-A-Y on New Year’s Eve.
The music legend – real name Elgin Baylor Lumpkin – may have been one of the top-selling R&B artists in the 1990s, but he’s also known for his big family.
The musician, 47, has fathered nine children with five women, and now Channel 5 producers are said to be hoping his appearance in the house will spark more romance.
According to The Sun, show bosses hope that Andrew could start a romance with one of the female housemates after allegedly having a one-night stand with The Apprentice’s engaged candidate Anisa Topan, 36, whilst on the show.
The businessman gained a reputation for “laddish” behaviour on The Apprentice and was eventually fired after swearing in front of a client during a task.
Celebrity Big Brother continues nightly on Channel 5.