Celebrity Big Brother 2014 contestants enter the house in pairs

Jim Davidson (Celebrity Big Brother 2014)

The Celebrity Big Brother 2014 housemates entered tonight in pairs as part of a special twist.

The twelve stars were handcuffed into twos as they moved into the Big Brother house for the start of their three week stay.

And they'll stay chained together until Big Brother says otherwise.

While the twist is in place, the tied housemates will have to stick together for every minute of their time in the house, only being allowed to split from one another to use the shower and bathroom.

The pairs are:

Linda Nolan and Jim Davidson

Dappy and Liz Jones

Sam Faiers and Jasmine Waltz

Lee Ryan and Casey Batchelor

Ollie Locke and Lionel Blair

Luisa Zissman and Evander Holyfield

But there was a twist: As the first pair to enter the house, Jim and Linda had a big decision to make. After all housemates entered, they could release one pair of housemates from their shackles, or release their own handcuffs.

In the Diary Room - in a chat with BB watched by the remaining housemates outside from the sofas - Jim and Linda decided to release Dappy and Liz.

Jim explained: "They both [already] look a bit stressed, and I think Liz isn't so used to showbiz as Dappy."

Linda added: "I think it will make it all a bit easier for them both."

The pair then left the Diary Room with a key to release Dappy and Liz from their handcuffs.

Celebrity Big Brother 2014 line up continues nightly on Channel 5.

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