Big Brother 2017 race row as Deborah Agboola hits out at being branded "aggressive"

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The Big Brother house became embroiled in a row over race in tonight's show.

Deborah Agboola and Rebecca Jane had a nasty argument that got VERY personal.


It all started over something small as an argument kicked off in the house when Chanelle and Ellie sat down to eat their dinner before the rest of the housemates and Imran called them “selfish”.

Hannah and Lotan then came to blows over the dinner fall out.

That in turn prompted Deborah to stand up for her sister, which led to them both arguing with Rebecca and Lotan where she was branded "aggressive".

Deborah then told Rebecca: "I'm cool with everyone, I don't know about this aggressive stuff. You're the one who's going psycho for someone who doesn't even want you."

"Are you f**king for real?!" snapped Rebecca. "That's a low blow... F**k off. You're just nasty, nasty."


Lotan then got involved and told Deborah: "Don't get personal."

But she responded: "If someone tells me I'm being aggressive, what do you think I am? I will go personal, that's something I do, that's what I do."

Deborah explained: "If I took away my skin colour - and I'm going to take it there - no one would say I'm aggressive."

Rebecca insisted: "This has nothing to do with that."

But Deborah continued: "If you walked in my shoes every day and spoke the way I spoke and 10 million people told you you're aggressive... I take that [being called aggressive] personally."

Viewers were split over the disagreement with many backing Deborah.

Hannah, Deborah and Lotan.
Hannah, Deborah and Lotan.

"Chanelle kicks a shoe at someone, puts a bag over sukhvinder and spits and hits Kierans hat off yet Hannah and Deborah are aggressive😕 #BBUK" one pointed out.

However others accused Deborah of 'playing the race card'.


One viewer posted to Twitter: "Colour didn't come into the argument. Don't play the race card sweetie #BBUK"

Big Brother 2017 continues nightly on Channel 5 with the latest episode at 10PM on Thursday night.

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