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15 items from 2015


Big Brother Harry Amelia Martin interview: 'I get pissed off at people who bulls**t'

11 July 2015 6:04 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Big Brother said farewell to Harry Amelia Martin last night, after the glamour model from Loughborough lost out in this week's public vote. This morning, Harry spoke to reporters about her time in the house, and discussed her future with Nick, what she thinks of Nikki and why she thinks Chloe isn't a hypocrite for taking the five grand.

Hi Harry, how does it feel to be out of the house?

"Relieved partly. I got to see my sister, who wrote me the lovely letter, and I also got to see all my friends and family... But I do miss the house. I do miss the environment because in there, you don't have to worry about anything happening outside. You get up in the morning and do whatever. It would have been nice to make the final, but I thought I don't mind going as I thought I had a »

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Big Brother: Did the housemates pass the hotel shopping task?

2 July 2015 4:21 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The Big Brother housemates must live on basic rations for the next week, after failing the latest shopping task.

The house had been transformed into a hotel for the past few days, with several of the housemates required to serve as part of the staff.

In order to pass the task, the hotel must retain its five-star rating by providing satisfactory service to all of the VIP guests - including John McCririck, Charley Uchea, Dexter Koh, Jasmine Lennard and James Jordan.

However, Big Brother revealed that two of the staff housemates broke the rules.

Harry Amelia Martin deserted the concierge desk at one point, leaving it unattended. Jack McDermott also helped himself to the guests' pastries, in retaliation after getting frustrated with Joel Williams.

Some of the contestants - particularly Jack - reacted badly to the result.

Big Brother continues tonight (July 3) on Channel 5 with a live eviction. One of Jack, »

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Big Brother Day 50: Who had a good day, and who had a bad day?

2 July 2015 3:27 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Remind us never to check into Hotel Bb. The latest Big Brother task has set most of the housemates to work and it's fair to say that their customer service often leaves something to be desired.

Last night's show saw the exit of guests Charley Uchea and John McCririck and the arrival of Dexter Koh and Jasmine Lennard. But as always, some of the housemates came out of it all looking good while others didn't, so read on for our daily verdict:

Good Day

Cristian Mjc

One way to win our heart and earn a place in Good Day is to make us laugh, and boy, did Cristian do that in last night's show.

It began with yet more of his fascinating rapping as he 'entertained' the hotel guests - goodness, goodness me - but of course the main entertainment came when Jasmine took a liking to him all of a sudden. »

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Big Brother's James Jordan: 'I can't wait to stir s**t up in there'

1 July 2015 4:01 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The Big Brother hotel has got a new guest! James Jordan has become the latest famous face to go into the house, and speaking before his grand entrance he promised Digital Spy that he wants to "stir s**t up in there a little bit".

James also defended Marc, didn't have many kind words for Jack, suggested that the house romances aren't so real and explained why he would never go into the house with his wife Ola, so read on for all of that and much more!

So James, you're going to stir things up in there?

"Well, that's what I've been told I've got to do! Hotel from Hell, isn't it? So yeah, I'm going to try and make sure they fail. I want them to fail the task. It's better TV! So if they pass it, fair play to them. But I'm going to make it quite difficult for them. »

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Big Brother Day 49: Who had a good day, and who had a bad day?

1 July 2015 3:44 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Hotel Bb opened for business in last night's highlights, as the housemates welcomed two special guests in Charley Uchea and John McCririck - both of whom had quite a few things to say about the contestants.

As usual, we take a look at who gave a good account of themselves and who struggled. Read on for our daily verdict on all the action.

Good Day

Harry Amelia Martin

No-one had a particularly amazing day, but we're going to give the edge to Harry.

John McCririck coming in led to the Brian incident being brought up again, and Marc was blamed by nearly everyone for his involvement. We're not saying Marc was innocent at all, but it felt like the housemates were very quick to pile on him because Helen wasn't there to attack.

Harry showed a bit more independent thinking, and this is despite her and Marc's uneasy relationship. It »

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Big Brother: John McCririck dubs Marc O'Neill a "virus in the house"

30 June 2015 12:35 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Big Brother's Marc O'Neill has been dubbed a "virus" by John McCririck.

John entered the house yesterday as part of this week's Hotel From Hell task and told Digital Spy today that the 24-hour stay - which will be shown on tonight's highlights - had brought back memories of his previous stints on the show.

Big Brother: Charley Uchea on her return to the house, flirting with Marc and condoms

"It was so different this time because I was in with hateful people [before]," he said. "They're nice people [in the house now], aren't they? Except for Marc, they are really nice people. And that's what Bruv doesn't want. They don't want harmony and peace and people all being happy. And as viewers, we want the conflict and them arguing with each other and hating and backstabbing and all that, but they are decent people. Except for Marc, they're decent people in there. »

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Big Brother's Danny: 'Jack is really sensitive - he needs to win the series'

30 June 2015 8:47 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Big Brother's Danny Wisker believes Jack McDermott "needs" to win this series, after seeing him react poorly to being nominated.

In highlights airing tonight (June 30), Danny and Aisleyne Horgan-Wallace talk about who will be evicted out of Jack, Marc O'Neill, Harry Amelia Martin and Sam Kay.

"Maybe Jack," Aisleyne guesses. "I don't get why people don't like him."

Danny responds: "He was coming across as really moody."

Discussing how sensitive Jack is following the latest round of nominations, Danny says: "I personally think he needs to win the show."

He adds that Jack's reaction to Sam Kay the day before was over-the-top.

Later, Jack receives some advice from John McCririck - who is staying in Hotel Bb as part of this week's shopping task.

John reveals to Jack that he has taken a hit in popularity, encouraging him to get back to the old Jack. "You weren't the Jack you were to start with, »

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Big Brother: John McCririck enters Hotel Bb - and calls Marc a "nasty piece of work"

30 June 2015 6:58 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

John McCririck has entered Hotel Bb as part of this week's Big Brother shopping task.

For the task, Aisleyne Horgan-Wallace, Danny Wisker, Chloe Wilburn and Joel Williams are VIP guests at the hotel, with the other housemates forming the staff.

Big Brother Day 48: Who had a good day, and who had a bad day?

In highlights airing tonight (June 30), John walks into the hotel as a guest and has some words for Marc O'Neill.

When Marc tries to find out about the perception of him on the outside, John tells him: "Helen [Wood] is so revolting and you sided with her.

"What she did to Brian [Belo] was so nasty. Saying those words to anyone... awful. I'm disappointed that he walked, but he was driven to it. You played a fair bit in it. You sided with Helen."

John later gives Marc some advice, commenting: "You don't need to swear because you're so intelligent. »

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John McCririck going into the Big Brother house

28 June 2015 4:00 AM, PDT | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

John McCririck is re-entering the 'Big Brother' house tomorrow (29.06.15). The 75-year-old horse-racing pundit took part in the 2005 series of 'Celebrity Big Brother', and is making a return to the show as part of the latest 'Time Bomb' twist, as the Borehamwood house is set to be transformed into the 'Hotel From Hell', in which a number of former 'Celebrity Big Brother' housemates will be popping in over the next week. John originally lasted 12 days in the house, and is best remembered for walking around in his underwear, picking his nose, and staging a protest over not getting any Diet »

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Big Brother: John McCririck is going back in as the house gets transformed into Hotel from Hell

26 June 2015 4:17 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The Big Brother house will host some famous faces as part of the latest Timebomb twist.

For one week, the house will be turned into the Hotel from Hell, with notorious celebrities joining the housemates in the compound.

During tonight's show (June 26), Emma Willis revealed that the first guest that the remaining contestants will need to endure is horse-racing commentator (and former Celebrity Big Brother villain) John McCririck.

McCririck's opinionated ways – and unashamed nose-picking habits – made him a controversial character following the third series of the celebrity spin-off show in 2005.

The 75-year-old will join the house on Monday (June 29), with further celebrities to follow.

Tonight, Simon Gross became the ninth housemate to be evicted via public vote.

Legendary housemates Nikki Grahame and Helen Wood were also removed from the group as their Timebomb adventure came to an end.

Big Brother continues tomorrow at 9pm on Channel 5. »

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Carol Smillie suffers from incontinence

25 June 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

John McCririck is re-entering the 'Big Brother' house tomorrow (29.06.15). The 75-year-old horse-racing pundit took part in the 2005 series of 'Celebrity Big Brother', and is making a return to the show as part of the latest 'Time Bomb' twist, as the Borehamwood house is set to be transformed into the 'Hotel From Hell', in which a number of former 'Celebrity Big Brother' housemates will be popping in over the next week. John originally lasted 12 days in the house, and is best remembered for walking around in his underwear, picking his nose, and staging a protest over not getting any Diet »

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Big Brother: Your guide to Brian Belo, Helen Wood and Nikki Grahame after their big return

12 June 2015 2:01 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

They're back! Brian Belo, Helen Wood and Nikki Grahame just couldn't stay away from the Big Brother house, so they returned tonight as part of this week's big Time Warp twist.

But what did they say before they went into the house tonight? Who are they loving and who are they loathing? You can find out right here by checking out our guide to the tricksy trio:

Brian Belo

Original series: Big Brother 8

Favourite housemates this series: "Jade, because she's sparky. She speaks up. And I do like Marc. He just makes me laugh. He's like a cartoon character. That's what you need in a good housemate... I think I'll be friends with Marc and Danny."

Who will he not get on with? "I don't know how the other boys are going to take to me... Jack, Joel."

Make love not war: "I'm not going to cause any rows. It's »

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She's back! Big Brother's Nikki Grahame on her comeback - and her blistering take on the housemates

11 June 2015 4:01 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

We'd all guessed it, hadn't we? When Big Brother announced that three former housemates would be returning as part of the special Time Warp twist, everyone instantly started talking about BB7's iconic Nikki Grahame - and sure enough, she will be heading in tonight.

"I'm so excited," Nikki told Digital Spy on Thursday. "I cannot wait. I'm literally obsessed with this series."

And it doesn't look like Nikki will be holding back, either. Read on to find out what she had to say about the housemates (it's not all flattering), how she'll spend her time in the house and much, much more...

If we're counting correctly, this is going to be the fifth time you've entered the house. Are you not bored of it?

"Never bored of it! I'd take up residency if they'd give it to me. Each experience is totally different. I'm at an advantage in this »

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"I don't wear dirty underwear, Big Brother": See 5 angry stars who've quit

20 January 2015 5:00 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Alexander O'Neal has revealed his reasoning for quitting Celebrity Big Brother following his dramatic departure over the weekend.

The singer became embroiled in two unpleasant confrontations with showbiz blogger Perez Hilton, which resulted in a formal warning from Big Brother over O'Neal's use of an offensive term.

Speaking to CBB host Emma Willis on Celebrity Big Brother's Bit On The Side, Alexander revealed why he walked, saying: "I did it for myself and for my housemates."

He added that "the stress became unbearable" prior to his exit, and was subsequently forced to accept that the 'Perez problem' was not going to go away.

But Alexander is not the only disgruntled celebrity housemate to voluntarily leave, and we doubt he'll be the last.

Some, like Claire King, withdrew from the show due to illness, while others have been removed by producers.

But can you remember some of the former CBB stars »

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CBB 2015: Was Ken Morley the most repugnant housemate of all time?

12 January 2015 11:32 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Ken Morley has been removed from the Celebrity Big Brother house and frankly, it's something of a relief.

The former Coronation Street actor - who almost makes Nigel Farage look liberal and former CBB star John McCririck the voice of reason - might well have been the most offensive and unrepentantly repugnant celebrity to ever set foot in the Elstree compound.

Ken's behaviour on Saturday night's programme turned the stomach from start to finish. He responded to Perez Hilton's "good morning" with "I hope you washed those fingers" before declaring: "I don't really want a shower but I do realise it's the best place to look at other women's arses... So I'll just wander over" - language which would later get him into big trouble with Big Brother.

He then went into the bathroom to repeat what he had just said to the girls in person, who looked visibly »

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