Celebrity Big Brother 2018: 'Wayne Rooney girl' tipped to enter house

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The woman who was with Wayne Rooney when he was caught drink driving has been tipped for Celebrity Big Brother.

Laura Simpson made showbiz headlines earlier this year when Wayne was arrested for drink driving her car, while his pregnant wife Coleen was at home.

And apparently that's enough to merit a spot in the Celebrity Big Brother house next month.

The Sun reports that Laura is in talks with show bosses but is demanding at least £75,000 to spill all about her night with the footballer.

"Laura has been in talks for a while with producers, but she's holding out for bigger money," a source said.

They explained: "She's been offered £55k, but she's demanding £75k. Laura has a really good job and a lot of work throughout January, so to sacrifice all of that £55k wouldn't be beneficial to her.

"She's offered the producers a detailed step by step run through of everything that happened between her and Rooney in the house. It's definitely going to be something that is brought up in conversation."

Channel 5 confirmed this month that Celebrity Big Brother 2018 will begin with an all female cast with male celebrities joining later.

Show bosses say that the women led special series will help mark 100 years since women won the right to vote for the very first time.

Names rumoured include Tattoo Fixers star Paisley Billings and newsreader India Willoughby.

Other names rumoured include The Apprentice's Elizabeth McKenna, former MP Charlotte Leslie, former MP for Bristol North West and Goggleboxer Sandra Martin.

Meanwhile, the men rumoured - who don't appear to yet feature in the show's adverts - include Love Island's Jonny Mitchell and US R&B star and Pony hitmaker Ginuwine

Celebrity Big Brother 2018 launches on Tuesday January 2 on Channel 5.

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