Nikki Grahame reveals how Big Brother changed her life

Big Brother 2018

Nikki Grahame has reflected on eighteen years on Big Brother and how the show changed her life.

Nikki made her debut on Big Brother in series 7 in 2006. She later returned for the Ultimate Big Brother series on Channel 4 and then again as a 'Time Warp' housemate in 2015's sixteenth series on Channel 5.

After then competing on the Canadian series, Nikki made a final Big Brother comeback here in the UK last week as part of a final twist to the current series.

Big Brother is now set to wrap up on UK TV, with Channel 5 announcing that it will be dropping the show beyond 2018.

In an interview with the Metro about her time with the series, Nikki said: "I’ve so proud to have been a part of it, and it’s always a dream to have been on the show and to have been given that opportunity is a dream come true.

"I don’t regret a single thing. It was most definitely the best thing I ever did in life. From that, I was able to experience some of the most unimaginable things. The past 12 years have been a whirlwind."

Nikki credited the show with allowing her to buy her own house and says taking part "really grounded" her.

She added of Big Brother's end: "I am devastated, and this last series has been absolutely outstanding. I’m going to be so lost when this ends, I am obsessed with this series."

Also lamenting the end of Big Brother has been host Emma Willis.

Speaking ahead of Friday evening's last eviction, Emma said: "It's quite possibly the last ever eviction that I will host which is f**king horrible... This series goes up there, this is my favourite series on Channel 5, 100%. That's not saying the others aren't great but this cast has really delivered."

Emma concluded: "I've really enjoyed it and I don't want it to end."

Big Brother is back Sunday at 9PM on Channel 5 before the final on Monday, November 5 at 10PM.

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