Celebrity Big Brother 2013 housemates: Alicia Douvall, Helen Flanagan for new series?

Helen Flanagan

Former glamour model Alicia Douvall and ex-soap actress Helen Flanagan have been tipped for the new series of Celebrity Big Brother 2013.

The show launches later this month on Channel 5, straight after the current 'civilian' series.

And bookies have been taking bets on the line up as the rumours begin, with The Only Way Is Essex's Joey Essex also heavily backed.

Simon Cowell's ex Alicia and I'm A Celebrity drama queen Helen have also both seen bets put on them to enter the house in a few week's time.

A spokesperson for Ladbrokes said: "Punter interest in Joey and Alicia has really sparked recently."

Bookies are also taking bets on singer Peter Andre (10/1), together with his current girlfriend and mum to be Emily MacDonagh (10/1), former X Factor judge Tulisa (12/1) as well as socialite Tamara Ecclestone (25/1).

Meanwhile, agents for already rumoured stars have responded to reports, with Loose Women Carol McGiffin's spokesperson insisting: “Carol hasn’t signed up for CBB."

And a rep for football pundit Ron Atkinson told the Daily Mirror: "I know nothing about it, neither does Ron!"

Of course, Frankie Dettori's agent said similar earlier this year...

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