Dermot O'Leary complains about Big Brother's fame hungry housemates

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Former Big Brother's Little Brother host Dermot O'Leary reckons Big Brother's housemates just aren't the same nowadays.

Dermot hosted the then E4 spin-off to the main show back when Big Brother was still on Channel 4, before he moved to ITV for The X Factor.

Chatting while hosting judges' houses for this year's X Factor in Ibiza with Louis Walsh, Dermot took aim at BBUK's latest batch of fame hungry housemates.

"It’s kinda weird really," Dermot said of the show. "I still enjoy it. The casting process is kind of odd now.

"There’s a group of people who tend to do those. When we first started it, especially for the first few, before it went quite dark, we all really enjoyed it.

“But now I think the world has changed so much, the people who are on it are almost all people who have been on other shows."

Dermot added: "That said, I still think it ticks the same box it always has.”

Speaking to The Sun newspaper, Dermot also revealed how he watched Strictly Come Dancing for the very first time last autumn in his 'year off' from The X Factor.

"I’ve never seen it before. I’ve always been on telly so I’ve never had a chance to watch before. I knew it was a show about dancing but I didn’t know much else about it," he said.

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