So, what do you all think of the new Celeb housemates??? Personally we think it’s going to be a corker – what a great mix!
And just in case you missed the Celebrity Big Brother launch (shame on you), we’ve got the low-down on the latest batch of housemates below.
Ashley McKenzie is an Olympic Judo athlete who competed at the London Olympics. Ashley became involved in Judo at the age of 11, after his mum introduced him to the sport when he got involved in a fight over some Pokémon cards.
Cheryl Fergison is most notable for playing the lovable Heather Trott in BBC’s soap EastEnders. Cheryl’s character was known for her love of George Michael – who she named her on-screen son after. George Michael is said to be a big fan.
Coleen Nolan is a woman of many talents – including presenting, writing & singing in pop band, The Nolans (who supported Frank Sinatra on a UK tour and Rolf Harris in South Africa).Coleen has also worked alongside last year’s CBB winner Denise Welch on ITV’s Loose Women.
Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino is a television personality famous for his appearance on MTV’s reality show Jersey Shore. Mike was offered a “substantial” amount of money by fashion brand Abercrombie & Fitch not to wear the company’s clothes as they said he would “cause significant damage to our image.”
Danica Thrall is a model, businesswoman & star of TV show Sex Lies and Rinsing Guys. Danica has appeared on the covers of FHM, Loaded, Nuts & Maxim. Danica is also known from the Channel 4 documentary Sex Lies and Rinsing Guys – which focused on how she used her modelling to make money out of men.
MC Harvey (aka Michael Harvey Jr) is a former member of So Solid Crew & has appeared on several other reality TV shows. Harvey married Alesha Dixon in June 2005, but they later split after his affair with singer Javine Hylton in November of that year.
Julian Clary is a comedian & television personality.Julian studied Drama &English at Goldsmith’s College, University of London & then began working on the cabaret circuit in the early 80′s. Since then he’s become a household name & continues to tour the UK, Australia & New Zealand.
Julie Goodyear is a soap legend – famous for her character Bet Lynch in Coronation Street – & was awarded an M.B.E. in 1996 ‘For services to Television Drama.’ In 2007, Julie married her long-time boyfriend & ex-stalker Scott Brand. The wedding was attended by the Duchess of York, Charlotte Church, Clive Owen & Duran Duran.
Jasmine Lennard shot to fame in the TV show Make Me A Supermodel in 2005. Jasmine was voted off early but became a huge hit due to her outrageous behaviour! She went on to present the spin-off show but was soon fired after dubbing Rachel Hunter as “Rachel Munter.” She’s allegedly dated Simon Cowell & Christiano Ronaldo.
Prince Lorenzo Borghese is a member of the Italian noble family, a cosmetics entrepreneur, animal advocate & star the U.S. series of The Bachelor. Lorenzo admits ‘putting a title in front of your name makes you sound arrogant & a snob, & that is not how I want to be viewed.’
Martin John Kemp is an actor & musician, best known as the bassist in Spandau Ballet & playing Steve Owen in EastEnders. Martin went on to become popular for his & his character was involved in some of the highest rated storylines - such as the Saskia Duncan murder and ‘Who Shot Phil?’
Rhian Marie Sugden is glamour model & Page Three girl who has worked in the national press & with magazines such as Maxim, Loaded, Zoo and Nuts. Rhian hit headlines in 2010 when it was revealed she had sent & received saucy messages from Vernon Kay, behind his wife Tess Daly’s back.
Samantha Brick is an ex-television executive, TV consultant & journalist – who has worked for ITV, BBC, Channel 4 & the Daily Mail. Samantha is most famous for claiming ‘women hate me for being beautiful ‘in an article published early this year.