Big Brother's Lewis Flanagan says he's 'lost everything' after "stupid impression"

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Big Brother 2018 housemate Lewis Flanagan has spoken out after 'missing out on £100,000'.

Lewis was removed from the house on Friday with "immediate effect" after using "unacceptable language".


Channel 5 said simply in a statement: "Lewis has been removed from the Big Brother House for unacceptable language that contravenes the rules. Lewis has left the House with immediate effect."

While Big they did not reveal exactly what was said, Lewis himself recently revealed that a "stupid impression" got him the boot.

He said: “I was talking to Cameron about getting him some outfits and I said the word ‘Auschwitz’ instead of outfits by mistake. It was a slip of the tongue and and then I tried to mock Hitler and did an impression of him saying ‘Kill the Jews’.

“It was an impression not a statement of my beliefs at all - and has come out completely wrong and I’m devastated. I am not anti-Semitic, I am agnostic. I love all people."

Lewis went on to say he was "truly sorry" for anyone who may have been offended and insisted he was "not a bad person."

Lewis had been the favourite to win the series before his removal and learning that has left him "absolutely devastated".


"One stupid comment cost me the experience," he told The Sun. “I missed out on £100,000 – I was favourite to win it. I lost out on everything and the money that would have changed my life.

“Now I’m back home at my mum’s house sleeping in the spare bedroom because of one stupid sentence."

He added: “I’m not perfect, I made a mistake. I’m just trying to move on. I did so much good and the impact I made on people, it’s all over.

“One stupid comment and it’s kicked me in the face. It’s ruined everything I have done in the house. It’s soul destroying.”


Following Lewis' unplanned departure, Cameron Cole is now the favourite to win the last ever series in next Monday's final.

For now, Big Brother is back at 10PM tonight with a double eviction as two housemates head home.

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