BIG BROTHER 2011: news, spoilers, clips and gossip
It’s been revealed today that the £1million that tragic Big Brother star Jade Goody left in trust for her sons Bobby and Jack has been claimed by the taxman, leaving the boys with nothing.
Jade had left the money for the boys to ensure that they had a private education, however, the Inland Revenue “hammered her estate with a crippling bill” which trustees have branded as “heartless”. Read more & comment »
It’s been reported today that Big Brother star Josie Gibson’s grandmother – who was once dubbed “Britain’s most wanted granny” – Diane Gibson has been arrested after a 12 year-long hunt for her.
Diane, who’s 72, allegedly went on the run in 2000 after being convicted of drugs charges. She disappeared after she was found guilty of possessing with intent to supply 3kg of cocaine that was worth £240,000. Read more & comment »
A few weeks ago, we reported that Emma Willis is set to replace Big Brother star Brian Dowling as host of the show on Channel 5, and at the time of the announcement, it wasn’t known what would happen with spin-off show, Big Brother’s Bit on the Side…
However, it’s been revealed today that in addition to hosting the main show, Emma will continue to present BBBOTS, which usually airs directly after the regular show.
But it’s also been reported that BBBOTS guest hosts Jamie East and Alice Levine won’t be back on the show in the new series which airs this summer. Read more & comment »
Former Big Brother star Chanelle Hayes has reportedly vented her frustration on Twitter over a remark her boyfriend Jack Tweed made about his ex-wife, tragic cancer victim Jade Goody…
The drama began when Jack – who fans will recall went into the Celebrity Big Brother house with Jade in 2007, the year of the racism debacle – said of Jade, who died on Mother’s Day in 2009, “No-one could ever replace her.”
Chanelle then took to Twitter to remark, “No-one could replace her. Of course. Thanks.” Read more & comment »
Fans of former Big Brother winner Josie Gibson will most likely know that she writes a regular column in new! magazine…
And this week, Josie’s used the column to explain what happened between her fiancé Luke Sanwo – who may not actually still be her fiancé given they’re “on a break” – and The Only Way Is Essex star, Tom Pearce after a row between the two erupted on Twitter.
The drama began when Josie was spotted with Tom during a night out recently, and of him, Josie tweeted, “fittest guy on TOWIE.” Read more & comment »
Channel 5 bosses have – as we reported last week – replaced Big Brother host Brian Dowling with Big Brother’s Bit on the Side presenter Emma Willis, and it had been assumed that she would now end her role on BBBOTS…
However, it seems she may in fact continue to host the show in addition to fronting the main Big Brother editions.
While appearing on Loose Women yesterday, Emma said, “I’m overjoyed and so thankful to them for offering it to me. I’m so excited… Read more & comment »
Big Brother star Imogen Thomas takes to Twitter to say Grand National should be banned, Coleen Rooney tweets she’ll miss Ladies’ Day this year!
Today is of course Ladies’ Day at Aintree, and the great and good – and the not so great or good – ladies of the land have turned out in hats and posh frocks…
However, for the first time in a decade, WAG Coleen Rooney isn’t among them! Read more & comment »
Narinder Kaur has blasted Emma Willis, after it was announced that she would be the new presenter of Big Brother this year.
The Newcastle born wannabe appeared on the second series of the reality TV show, alongside Irish star Brian Dowling who went on to win. Ten years later and he was presenting the reality TV series when it moved to Channel 5, however yesterday it was confirmed that Brian would not be back for the 2013 run, as he had been replaced by his pal Emma.
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Brian Dowling is said to be livid with Channel 5 bosses, after they replaced him as host of the summer series of Big Brother.
Producers were looking for ways to change the reality TV show which will return to our screens this May and it was confirmed this week that they sacked the Irish star and replaced him with sidekick and ‘Bit On The Side’ presenter Emma Willis.
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It’s been reported today that former X Factor finalist and this year’s Celebrity Big Brother winner Rylan Clark is in pole position to take over from Emma Willis on Big Brother’s Bit on the Side…
Emma has of course been announced as a replacement for BB presenter Brian Dowling – and as we reported earlier, Brian’s long-term friend Narinder Kaur isn’t happy about it – so of course that leaves her hosting spot on BBBOTS vacant.
And yesterday, The Applause Store, who supply tickets to TV studios where shows are being recorded, rather much implied that Rylan would indeed be taking on the job by tweeting, “#BB13 @bbuk with @Emma_Willis + @RylanClark” Read more & comment »