Celebrity Big Brother: Meet The Housemates

by | Jan 3, 2014 | All, TV News

Tonight a new bunch of ‘famous faces’ entered the infamous house in Boreham Wood, here at The Custard TV we have presented a handy cut out and keep guide to all of the runners and riders.

Jim Davidson

Known For: Being an old-school comedian of the mysgonistic variety and for hosting several popular gameshows in the 1990s including The Generation Game and Big Break

Previous Reality Show Experience: Jim previously had a controversial appearance on Hell’s Kitchen in which he uttered a homophobic slur towards former Big Brother host Brian Dowling

Linda Nolan 

Known For: Being one of The Nolans and later a star of the West End stage

Previous Reality Show Experience: Not much, but she was part of a Celebrity Come Dine With Me special.


Known For: Being one third of N Dubz and a successful solo star in his own right already scoring two UK number one singles.

Previous Reality Show Experience: Aside from N Dubz’s own reality show, Dappy is a fairly new face to the celebrity TV show circuit.Li

Liz Jones

Known For: Being a Daily Mail journalist who has previously slated Rihanna for being a bad role model and has claimed to have stolen her former lovers’ sperm.

Previous Reality Show Experience: Apparently she’s ‘new to TV’

Sam Faiers 

Known For: Being one of the original cast members on The Only Way is Essex and for previously being engaged to I’m a Celebrity star Joey Essex 

Previous Reality Show Experience: None, aside from Towie which is sort of a reality show in its own right.

Jasmine Waltz 

Known For: Being an actress in such hits as Cheerleader Massacre 2 but is more famous for her alleged affair with David Arquette and her club fight with Lindsay Lohan

Previous Reality Show Experience: A quick glance at her imdb profile would suggest she has none.

Lee Ryan 

Known For: Being one quarter of bestselling boyband Blue who recently reformed for both the Eurovision Song Contest and The Big Reunion

Previous Reality Show Experience: Oddly appeared alongside Jim Davidson on the infamous series of Hell’s Kitchen and has also done Come Dine with Me

Casey Batchelor 

Known For: Being a glamour model and has dated Peter Andre

Previous Reality Show Experience: None and I’m sure up till now nobody really knew who she was.

Ollie Locke 

Known For: Being the long-haired bisexual one on Made in Chelsea, however he has since trimmed his once luxurious locks

Previous Reality Show Experience: Obviously Made in Chelsea and that’s about it

Lionel Blair 

Known For: Being a showbiz legend, a dance maestro and appearing on several famous game shows including Give Us a Clue and Name That Tune

Previous Reality Show Experience: He appeared on Channel Five’s The Farm and odder still actually appeared in a mocked-up version of Celebrity Big Brother during the last episode of Ricky Gervais’ Extras

Luisa Zissman 

Known For: Running three businesses and being the runner-up on the 2013 series of The Apprentice

Previous Reality Show Experience: Apart from The Apprentice, none to speak of, she is a serious businesswoman after all.

Evander Holyfield 

Known For: Being one of the world’s most famous boxers and the man who had his ear bitten off by Mike Tyson.

Previous Reality Show Experience: Appeared on the 2005 series of Dancing on the Stars where he finished fifth.

Celebrity Big Brother continues every night on Channel 5

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