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Celebrity Big Brother live: Louis Walsh calls Jedward ‘vile’ as Sharon Osbourne exits house

Lauren Simon was the second housemate to be evicted after Kate Middleton’s uncle Gary Goldsmith

Ellie Muir
Friday 15 March 2024 15:04 GMT
Gary Goldsmith becomes first Celebrity Big Brother housemate to be evicted

The Celebrity Big Brother housemates have now waved goodbye to three contestants after Lauren Simon was evicted during Tuesday night’s episode. She follows in the footsteps of the Princess of Wales’s uncle, Gary Goldsmith, who became the first contestant on this year’s series to be evicted.

Months after the reality series titan returned on ITV, the celebrity version has been resurrected in the hopes of emulating the success of the latest civilian series, which was won by Jordan Sangha in November.

Surviving contestants include X Factor judge Louis Walsh– who has already shocked viewers with an “incredibly rude” commentLove Island winner Ekin-Su and Strictly Come Dancing professional Nikita Kuzmin.

In the latest episode, Sharon Osbourne, who was in the series as a “celebrity lodger”, left the CBB house. She was only planned to be in the series for several days and was given a private en-suite bedroom separate from the rest of the housemates.

As for the eviction, it was between Fern Britton, Louis Walsh and Lauren Simon, but it was the Real Housewives of Cheshire star who was voted off.

Meanwhile, Louis launched a scathing attack on the pop duo Jedward, calling them “vile”, and he later made several comments about Ronan Keating.

Follow along with all the live updates as CBB airs on ITV


One star was allegedly dropped from CBB

Faryal Makhdoom has claimed she was dropped from Celebrity Big Brother, 10 days before the launch episode.

The content creator and wife of former boxing star Amir Khan shared a video to fans last month, in which she declared that she had been recruited for the forthcoming season of the reality show for its first run on ITV2.

However, Makhdoom alleged that she had been let go by producers due to her avid support of Palestine on her social media platforms.

More here:

CBB ‘housemate’ claims they’ve been ‘dropped’ from series 10 days before launch

Star has called their alleged exclusion a ‘violation of free speech

Jacob Stolworthy7 March 2024 10:00

ICYMI: Gary is nominated for eviction

After placing Zeze, David and Gary in danger of being nominated on night one, Sharon was told by Big Brother to nominated just one. To help her decision, she interviewed all three.

Ultimately, though, she chose Kate Middleton’s uncle, Gary Goldsmith, stating: “I don’t hin he’s that comfortable here – I think he’s awkward with himself being here, too. It’s very tough for him – I think he’s brave to have come in here. I somehow don’t think this is the place for him. He’s just the oddball out from everyone that’s in here.”

Jacob Stolworthy7 March 2024 10:30

Gary Goldsmith shares view on Harry and Meghan

Kate Middleton’s uncle has predicted Harry will return to the UK and the royal family in a series of fiery comments made about the Prince and his wife Meghan Markle.

Gary Goldsmith, who is the brother of the Princess of Wales’s mother Carole Middleton, also said he believed there was a “rewrite of history saying how unhappy” the Duke of Sussex was, as the businessman opened up to fellow housemates on this year’s rebooted Celebrity Big Brother.

Speaking to Sharon Osbourne on the reality show on Tuesday, the 58-year-old said of Harry: “I think it’s really sad. At some point, I think he’s going to come back and be part of the gang – he might need to. I think we’re a very forgiving nation, I think everyone would give him a chance.”

Tara Cobham reports:

Kate Middleton’s uncle predicts Prince Harry will return to UK and royal family

Gary Goldsmith says duke will ‘come back and be part of the gang’ as he opens up on Celebrity Big Brother

Jacob Stolworthy7 March 2024 11:30

The first ever series of Celebrity Big Brother aired on Channel 4 in 2003. It had seven series before moving to Channel 5 in 2011, where it remained until 2018.

Over the years, the show has had its fair share of controversial moments – and with the series now back, here’s a look at the show’s most shocking scenes.

Celebrity Big Brother: The most controversial moments

Celebrity edition of classic surveillance series has never been short of shocking moments

Jacob Stolworthy7 March 2024 13:00

SNEAK PEEK: Ekin-Su and Zeze have a tussle

Things seem to be getting heated in the CBB house ahead of nominations. This time it’s Ekin-Su and Zeze having an icy conversation.

Here’s a sneak peek at tonight’s episode...

Ellie Muir7 March 2024 13:03

Sharon Osbourne issues candid James Corden complaint on Celebrity Big Brother: ‘He does it constantly’

Former X Factor judge, Sharon Osbourne, set her straight-shooting sights on James Corden, Ellen DeGeneres and Anna Wintour while appearing on Celebrity Big Brother.

Osbourne, who recently named the “rudest celebrity” she’s ever met, did not hold back when discussing the subject of Corden with her friend Louis Walsh, who is ruffling feathers among viewers after being revealed as a housemate on this year’s series.

In scenes shown on Celebrity Big Brother after show Late & Live, Osbourne waded in: “I tell you who does that: James Corden – he does that all the time.”

Jacob Stolworthy reports:

Sharon Osbourne issues candid James Corden complaint on Celebrity Big Brother

Osbourne didn’t hold back when discussing Corden, Ellen DeGeneres and ‘C-word’ Anna Wintour

Maira Butt7 March 2024 14:04

Fern Britton takes swipe at ex-This Morning co-host Phillip Schofield

Fern Britton has alluded to her rivalry with former This Morning colleague Phillip Schofield on Celebrity Big Brother.

The reality show has returned for its first all-star run since ITV rebooted the series, and Britton is one of the housemates alongside X Factor judge Louis Walsh – who has already shocked viewers with an “incredibly rude” comment, Love Island winner Ekin-Su and Kate Middleton’s uncle, Gary Goldsmith.

Britton, who hosted ITV daytime series This Morning from 1999 to 2009, followed suit after saying that she “might have to leave” the house if Schofield entered the house as a surprise housemate.

Jacob Stolworthy reports:

Fern Britton takes swipe at Phillip Schofield on Celebrity Big Brother

Britton hinted at rivalry with former co-host on latest episode of ITV reality series

Maira Butt7 March 2024 15:02

Ekin-Su asks Princess of Wales’ uncle: ‘Where’s Kate?'

During Wednesday’s episode, Love Island winner Ekin-Su Culculoglu asked Gary Goldsmith: “Where’s Kate?”

The Princess of Wales’s uncle said his niece is getting the “best care in the world” but he cannot talk more about her wellbeing due to a “code of etiquette”.

There has been huge speculation on social media about the state of Kate’s health after she underwent abdominal surgery earlier this year.

“I spoke to her mum, my sister, she’s getting the best care in the world,” he said. “And all the family’s done is put the wagons round and look after family first before anything else. They put a statement out and just said, ‘She’s taking some time to (recuperate) and will see you in Easter’.”

Maira Butt7 March 2024 16:04

Celebrity Big Brother viewers call out Louis Walsh for ‘incredibly rude’ comment

Celebrity Big Brother viewers are predicting Louis Walsh will be the “villain” of this year’s series after a series of “rude” comments.

After entering the house, he was sent into a secret lair with Osbourne, who was tasked with “judging” which three housemates gave the worst first impressions.

Here, Walsh and Obsourne, who are proving to be outspoken housemates, could be seen commenting on each new arrival, with Walsh in particular paying attention to people’s appearance. At one stage, he wondered if Real Housewives of Cheshire star Lauren Simon “has had a bit of work”, and said that “forgetful” Coronation Street actor Colson Smith had “big ears”.

Jacob Stolworthy reports:

Celebrity Big Brother viewers call out Louis Walsh for ‘incredibly rude’ comment

‘I was startled by his attitude,’ one person said of his abrupt remarks

Maira Butt7 March 2024 17:00

Watch: Louis Walsh claims Britney Spears ‘wasn’t really there’ during US X Factor shows

Louis Walsh opened up on his experience working with Britney Spears on the US version of The X Factor during Wednesday’s (6 March) episode of Celebrity Big Brother.

The music manager, 71, worked with the singer, 42, for two days as a guest judge alongside Simon Cowell.

Describing what it was like being with Spears, Walsh told the housemates: “She was there, but she wasn’t really there. She had earplugs in.”

He added: “I love her, I love her music.”

X Factor Louis Walsh claims Britney Spears ‘wasn’t really there’ during US show
Maira Butt7 March 2024 17:30

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