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Gillian Taylforth surprised viewers of Channel 5's The Wright Stuff today (January 21) when she revealed that Rylan Clark had been regularly exiting the Celebrity Big Brother house to rehearse for the X Factor live tour. The ex-contestant, who was evicted from the show on Friday (January 18), seemed unaware that Clark's jaunts were against a major principle of the closed-house reality competition. Channel 5 has since confirmed that Clark has been leaving the house for rehearsals. Digital Spy readers, our forum users and Twitter followers have been vocal since the news broke of what is seen as a deception. Former contestant and Reveal Big Brother columnist Nicola McLean said: "I am furious - this defeats the entire point of the show. No exceptions have ever been made before. This is Rylan Clark, not Michael Jackson." Journalist (more) »

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