Celebrity Big Brother 2014: Gary Busey to join show but Helen Flanagan says no!

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Hollywood actor Gary Busey has reportedly signed up for Celebrity Big Brother 2014.

However Helen Flanagan has turned down an offer to become a housemate this summer.

70-year-old Gary is set to be one of the oldest ever Celebrity Big Brother contestants when the new series kicks off next month.

The American star has a list of both film and TV credits to his name, as well as an appearing in reality show Celebrity Rehab, where the name pretty much explains all.

According to The Sun newspaper, Gogglebox's George Gilbey will also be entering.

A number of stars from the Channel 4 series have been linked to the series but George is the favourite.

With the last series of CBB back in January the highest rating on Channel 5 to date, show chiefs are keen to get the casting right again.

“The pressure is on for producers to match the last series of CBB but it’s going to be tough," a source said. “Bosses always like a Hollywood star in the mix and Gary ticks that box.

“Producers hope George will be a cheeky chappie but are gutted Helen turned them down.”

Celebrity Big Brother 2014 will start in August, straight after the current series concludes.

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