Friday, 10 July, 2020

Meghan Markle’s sister Samantha signs up for Celebrity Big Brother

Meghan Markle’s sister Samantha ‘confirms’ her Celebrity Big Brother: Eye of the Storm appearance.

Emma Willis
Emma Willis

Channel 5 revealed earlier this week that the next series of Celebrity Big Brother, launching in August, will have the theme: ‘Eye of the Storm’.

Meghan Markle’s sister has reporedly confirmed her CBB appeareance in an interview as she admitted she wanted to ‘cash in’.

Speaking to Inside Edition, Samantha confirmed her CBB stint by saying: “Why not. Life is about cashing in, you… take opportunities as they arise and hopefully you enjoy the ride.

“And you can make it as positive as you can, there’s nothing wrong with it. The purpose of that show would not be to discuss [Meghan].”

Channel 5 said that all of the celebrity names entering the house will have been caught up in ‘their own media storm’. And now, the celebrities are once again putting themselves in the public eye and this time they have a lot to prove.

CBB 2018 eye

Emma Willis will return as this year’s presenter and host the live launch to witness the highly anticipated housemates enter the iconic house.

Channel 5 added that ‘Celebrity Big Brother is all set with a whole new series of tasks, twists and surprises to bond, divide and entertain the celebrity housemates and viewers alike’.

Other celebrities linked to the new series of CBB are: Kirstie Alley, John Leslie, Dan Osborne, Ryan Thomas, Gabby Allen, Brendan Cole, Chloe Ayling, Paul Cattermole, Charlotte Dawson, Mehgan James, Bobby Norris, Andy Jordan, Katie Price and Sinitta.

The new series of Celebrity Big Brother launches on Friday August 17 on Channel 5.

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