Celebrity Big Brother 2016 line up: The rumoured housemates for summer's cast

Who's on Celebrity Big Brother 2016 this summer? Housemates and contestants rumours

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Who is on the summer Celebrity Big Brother 2016 cast this summer? We take a look at the rumoured housemates.

Celebrity Big Brother 2016 will be back on Channel 5 later this month for its second series of the year.

The confirmed cast of celebrities who will be heading into the house won't be revealed until launch night but as always there have been plenty of rumoured housemates!

Here we round up the latest gossip and look at the possible Celebrity Big Brother 2016 line up for the summer...

Marnie Simpson

Marnie Simpson
Can Geordie Shore’s Marnie Simpson become the THIRD star of the MTV reality series to WIN the show?

After Charlotte Corsby and Scotty T, sources say she could prove popular after reportedly signing a deal with CBB bosses.

An insider told The Sun newspaper: “Scotty T and Charlotte were both fan favourites on the show and Marnie really could emulate their success."

 

Lewis Bloor

Lewis Bloor.
The Only Way Is Essex hunk Lewis Bloor has reportedly signed up to the Celebrity Big Brother 2016 cast this summer.

Lewis is said to be the latest name from the ITVBe series to join CBB, following the likes of Amy Childs and Kirk Norcross.

A show insider told the Daily Star newspaper: “He’s great because he’s got the look but also the personality. He won’t be afraid to get involved in arguments.”

 

Beth Chapman

American reality star Beth Chapman, wife of 'Dog The Bounty Hunter' Duane Chapman, looks to be set to join the CBB house next week.

Her Official account seemed to leak the news, tweeting: "BETH WILL BE ENTERING THE BIG BROTHER HOUSE WHEN THE NEW SERIES LAUNCHES NEXT WEEK IN THE UK !!!"

Beth has appeared alongside husband Duane 'Dog' Chapman in a number of shows in the States, which also air here in the UK.

 

Stephen Bear

Stephen Bear
Stephen Bear previously appeared on MTV's Ex On The Beach and dated Geordie Shore's Vicky Pattison.

A source said: "Stephen going in to CBB is going to be an absolute nightmare for Vicky.

“She absolutely despises him – and he’s such a wind-up merchant he’ll probably delight in spilling the beans on their time together.”

 

Lil' Kim

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Rapper Lil' Kim has reportedly signed up for the Celebrity Big Brother 2016 cast after months of talks.

The US star is said to be getting one of the show's highest ever fees to appear on this summer's cast.

According to the Daily Star on Sunday newspaper, Lil' Kim - real name Kimberly Jones - will scoop around £500,000, a similar amount as given to David Gest and Katie Price.

 

Christopher Biggins

Christopher Biggins is set to scoop £150,000 for appearing on Celebrity Big Brother 2016 this summer..

The actor, best known for his roles in panto, has been a reality TV favourite over the years with appearances on shows including I'm a Celebrity...Me Out of Here, Celebrity Come Dine with Me and Celebrity Masterchef.

The uber Big Brother fan also been a regular on Big Brother spin-off show Bit On The Side and currently voices Channel 5's new panel show It's Not Me, It's You.

 

Katie Waissel

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X Factor's Katie Waissel was linked to the current series of 'civilian' Big Brother which always did seem unlikely.

Could wires have been crossed and she really be set for the Celebrity series later this summer?

 

Grant Bovey

Another name recently linked to CBB - which starts later this month - is Anthea Turner's ex husband Grant Bovey.

The businessman, who split from former Celebrity Big Brother housemate Anthea in 2013, has been tipped to earn £100,000 for taking part in the same show that she did back in 2011.

“He knows what the show is all about because Anthea went on it just after they got together," a source said.

 

Samantha Fox

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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).

"Producers have wanted her to go into the house for years and they've finally convinced her to do it," a source told the Daily Star on Sunday.

 

Ricky Norwood

Ricky Norwood
Ricky is best known for playing EastEnders' Arthur "Fatboy" Chubb, but was killed off at Christmas in a shock storyline. He's since been a regular on Big Brother's Big Brother's Bit on the Side, so an appearance on CBB seems like the next step.

 

James Whale

Broadcaster James Whale has been hosting talk shows over the radio for over 30 years, most famously on TalkSport. He was sacked in 2008 after encouraging listeners to vote for Boris Johnson as London Mayor. The station was fined £20,000 by Ofcom for breaching impartiality rules.

 

Saira Khan

Saira Khan
Saira is set to be another of the Loose Women to enter the house. Having originally appeared on the very first series of The Apprentice in 2015 - where she finished runner up - Saira has since become a TV presenter, last year joining the panel of ITV day time show.

 

Colin Newell

Who? We had no idea at first. Turns out he often appears in the British version of Storage Hunters over on Dave.

 

Sarah Harding

Sarah Harding - Girls Aloud singer
Channel 5 bosses are reportedly "desperate" for Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding to enter Celebrity Big Brother summer 2016.

"Big Brother producers are desperate for Sarah to go into the house," a source said. "She could provide amazing gossip on lots of showbiz types, including her former Girls Aloud bandmates.

 

Lady C

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Could the outrageous I'm A Celebrity camper take on CBB?

"I never say never. I am very happy to entertain any offers that come through my agent. Between now and then I don't think of anything," the TV personality and author said. "Life is very simple if you cross the bridge when you come to it."

 

Helen Lederer

Helen Lederer
Absolutely Fabulous star Helen Lederer has been tipped to join the Celebrity Big Brother line up this summer.

According to The Sun newspaper, one of those secret celebrity housemates could be Helen, who is a fan of the show that's regularly appeared on Bit On The Side.

Apparently she almost joined the house back in 2009, revealing: “They did ask me once before but I was doing Calendar Girls and I was quite pleased they wouldn’t let me out."

 

Chris Steed and Stephen Webb

Chris Steed and Stephen Webb
Gogglebox's Chris Steed and Stephen Webb have been tipped to join the Celebrity Big Brother 2016 line up this summer.

The pair, who began starring on Gogglebox as a couple but later split, could apparently enjoy £250,000 each to join the cast.

“Everyone’s really excited at the prospect because they are so dynamic and they already know they make great TV," a source told The Sun newspaper. "They're fan favourites and their dry humour is bound to be hilarious in the house.”

 

Renee Graziano

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Mob Wives star Renee Graziano could appear on Celebrity Big Brother this summer after another of the show's stars, Angela "Big Ang" Raiola, was rumoured to join the line up in 2015.

Big Ang had to pull out of the series after being diagnosed with cancer, which tragically led to her passing earlier this year.

Now the co-star of the late American TV personality is set to end up on CBB instead, according to The Sun newspaper.

 

Chloe Mafia

Chloe Mafia
X Factor reject Chloe Mafia is reportedly set to sign up for Celebrity Big Brother this summer.

The controversial singer appeared on The X Factor back in 2010 and made it through to bootcamp before getting the axe.

Since then she's been a regular in the tabloids for her new life in America as a model under the name Chloe Khan, even appearing on the front page of Playboy.

 

Lauren Murray

The Girls: Lauren Murray
Could Lauren Murray be the latest X Factor star to appear on Celebrity Big Brother?

"Never say never," Lauren teased recently. "You never know what's around the corner. There are two sides to every story and I think, with reality television, it's hard to know what side people are going to see.

"But its definitely an experience."

 

Jaymi Hensley

Jaymi Hensley
Union J singer Jaymi Hensley has been tipped to join Celebrity Big Brother.

And if the performer doesn't appear in the line up this summer, he could well end up in the house in next January's series.

The Bit On The Side regular is a big fan of the show and his manager has teased there has been a "mention" of him joining the Channel 5 series in the near future.

"I know he likes the show," they told the Radio Times magazine. "If they [CBB] were interested, I'm sure he'd do it."

 

Helen Flanagan

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Corrie star Helen Flanagan has been rumoured for CBB a few times and the Big Brother fan previously declared she'd love to become a housemate.

“I’ve loved Celebrity Big Brother this year. It’s been really entertaining viewing. I’d go into the Big Brother house," she said back in 2014.

 

Celebrity Big Brother 2016 starts on July 28 on Channel 5.

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