Celebrity Big Brother bosses to investigate Tila Tequila over 'Nazi comments'

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Celebrity Big Brother 2015 is already facing its first controversy and we've not even been on air 24 hours.

Although this news actually has nothing to do with what's been going on inside the house, rather comments made by new housemate Tila Tequila long before she entered.

The US reality star and model was one of thirteen celebs who joined the show's UK v USA themed cast in last night's live launch show but the Independant newspaper reports that Channel 5 has come under attack for including Tila in the line up following comments she previously made about the Nazis and Adolf Hitler.

The alleged remarks date from years back in 2012 but as we all know, when it comes to appearing on reality telly all of your skeletons will be dragged out of the closet.

Tila - who has strongly denied being anti-semitic - supposedly described Hitler as a "good man" in a series of now deleted blog posts, claiming he had "stood up for his country" and "[tried] his best to help his country."

The Campaign Against Antisemitism have complained to Channel 5 with Jonathan Sacerdoti, director of communications, quoted as saying: “The British public has little time for attention-seeking Nazi sympathisers like Tila Tequila. Channel 5 and Endemol Shine UK ought to be ashamed of themselves for promoting such a deeply offensive person on prime time television."

A spokesperson for Channel 5 said: “These comments did not come to the attention of either Channel 5 or Endemol prior to this housemate’s entry into the Big Brother house. We are currently investigating these comments.”

For now, CBB continues tonight on Channel 5.

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