Big Brother 2018 unveils 'Survival Of The Richest' twist for the first eviction

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Big Brother has revealed its big twist for what is the final ever series of the show.

Tonight saw the Big Brother housemates for this year’s last series of BBUK unveiled.


In the live launch, host Emma introduced us to the cast made up of 26-year-old Training Consultant from Rhondda Valley, Akeem Griffiths, 31-year-old Spiritual Advisor from London, Anamélia Silva, 21-year-old Freelance Graphic Designer from London, Brooke Berry, 18-year-old Vlogger from Norwich, Cameron Cole and 23-year-old Customer Service Agent from Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, Cian Carrigan.

Joining them are 23-year-old Footballer / Club Promoter from Birmingham, Isaac Jagroop, 32-year-old Artist from London, Kay Lovelle, 24-year-old Call Centre Worker from Nottingham, Kenaley Amos-Sissons, 27-year-old Bartender from Stockton-on-tees, Lewis Flanagan, 26-year-old Bricklayer from London, Lewis Gregory and 25-year-old Waitress from Barnsley, Sîan Hamshaw.

Completing the cast are 19-year-old Fast Food Restaurant Worker from Glasgow, Ellis Hillon, 31-year-old Cleaner from London, Tomasz Wania and 31-year-old Carer from Halifax, Zoe Jones.

After the housemates were all in, Emma handed over to Big Brother who called Sian to the Diary Room.

Big Brother revealed she had been voted by viewers to be given an advantage in the game, following the poll earlier this week.

Big Brother announced a new twist called the ‘Bank of Big Brother’, involving Big Brother’s new currency ‘Big Coin’, which would play a “very important” role in the series.


As she topped the public vote, Sian was given a pot of 100 Big Coins to start things off.

Big Brother then explained that throughout the series, housemates would have the opportunity to win, earn or discover Big Coins.

These could buy privileges, luxuries, and experiences, as well as being used to change the fate of the game.

For the first week, Big Brother announced that there would be no nominations and instead the three poorest housemates with the fewest Big Coins will face eviction.


“It’s Survival Of The Richest,” they said.

Big Brother airs Saturday-Friday nights on Channel 5.

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