Katie Waissel's nan is back in the news thanks to Celebrity Big Brother

Celebrity Big Brother 2016

Poor Katie Waissel can't seem to catch a break now she's back on our TV screens in Celebrity Big Brother.

The X Factor finalist had a rough time of it back when she was on The X Factor in 2010 when reports about her grandmother's work as an escort became tabloid news.

Sheila Vogel-Coupe's unusual job for an OAP ripped Katie's family apart, with the performer saying at the time: "We were completely shocked and devastated to hear the news that my grandmother has been conducting immoral activities, including prostitution and pornography.

“We, as a family, disassociate ourselves wholly from these activities and from any future stories that arise from them."

However Sheila hit back at granddaughter Katie: "She ruined my career. I’m not a prostitute, I’m an escort. I go out with gentlemen and I charge them for my time.

"We may just sit and talk, we may go out for dinner, we may go to the cinema, and we might do other things."

Having since moved to the US, Katie returned to the UK his week for Celebrity Big Brother and her nan is now back in the news.

The Sun, Daily Mail and Daily Mirror amongst others are reporting on Sheila, who ended up starring in her own show My Granny the Escort, still working her job aged 87.

At least unlike in The X Factor, Katie is locked away from it all in Celebrity Big Brother.

But let's just hope they don't decide to have one of those newspaper headline tasks any time soon...

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