Celebrity Big Brother 2016 line up: Page 3 icon Samantha Fox set for this summer's show

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Page 3 pin up Samantha Fox is being tipped to take part in Celebrity Big Brother 2016 this summer.

The model begun her career in the 80s when she appeared in The Sun aged just 16.

Samantha went on to become one of the most photographed British women ever before moving into music, hitting the top spot with single Touch Me (I Want Your Body).

More recently, the Brit nominated performer has appeared in a number of reality TV shows including Celebrity Wife Swap, Celebrity Come Dine With Me and I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here.

Could Celebrity Big Brother be next?

"Producers have wanted her to go into the house for years and they've finally convinced her to do it," a source said at the weekend.

Samantha's potential CBB stint would follow a tough twelve months for the 50-year-old who lost her long term partner of 16 years Myra Stratton to cancer last year.

"Sam has had a really hard year but she's a strong woman," the source explained.

They told the Daily Star on Sunday newspaper: "She knows Celebrity Big Brother is going to be tough mentally but she's ready to tackle it head on."

Other celebrities tipped to appear on the new line up include X Factor reject turned Playboy model Chloe Mafia, Mob Wives' Renee Graziano, Made In Chelsea's Spencer Matthews, Union J's Jaymi Hensley and former I'm A Celebrity camper Lady C.

Celebrity Big Brother returns to Channel 5 later this summer following the new series of Big Brother which begins on June 7.

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