Emma Willis has 'never heard of' some of the Celebrity Big Brother housemates

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Emma Willis has confessed she's never heard of some of the Celebrity Big Brother 2016 housemates on this summer's line up.

Chatting ahead of tonight's live launch on Channel 5, Emma has pre-empted the usual complaints about Z-listers and nobodies, but says it doesn't matter.

"I'm so very excited," Emma enthused in her video diary on the official Channel 5 website this evening. "It's time for the big boys to play.

"Four weeks of celebrities, we've 15 of them going in this evening.

"There are a good mixed bag of personalities, there will be some you very much know and some you don't but that doesn't matter because it's what they do and what they give us that matters"

Emma continued: "I have a few I'm intrigued with, a couple I'm really excited to see in there and there are a few I've never heard of and it's interesting."

And the evening's master of ceremonies went on to reveal: "I think it's a fun line up and we're going to put a live task in a the end of the launch show.

"I can tell you it involves all of them and you get to pick one person to do something, with the Big Brother app."

Celebrity Big Brother 2016 launches LIVE at 9PM on Channel 5 tonight.

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