X Factor's Katie Waissel tipped for Celebrity Big Brother 2016 line up

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X Factor's Katie Waissel has been linked to the Celebrity Big Brother 2016 line up.

It follows the singer originally been tipped to enter the current Big Brother house as part of the 'civilian' series.

Katie appeared on The X Factor back in 2010, mentored by Cheryl Cole. eventually finishing the series in seventh place.

"Getting Katie in the show is bound to ruffle some feathers - she might be one of the biggest egos the house has ever featured," a source told The Sun newspaper this week. "It means the house has a ready-made baddie, but who knows, she might win people over.

"People still remember Katie from the X Factor, and to give where credit's due, there's not many also-rans you can say that about."

Another name recently linked to CBB - which starts later this month - is Anthea Turner's ex husband Grant Bovey.

The businessman, who split from former Celebrity Big Brother housemate Anthea in 2013, has been tipped to earn £100,000 for taking part in the same show that she did back in 2011.

“He knows what the show is all about because Anthea went on it just after they got together," a source said.

Other recent reports have linked the likes of rapper Lil' Kim to the show, supposedly scooping the series' biggest fee ever.

More rumoured celebrity housemates right now include radio presenter Lizzie Cundy, Absolutely Fabulous star Helen Lederer and Ex On The Beach's Ashleigh Defty.

Celebrity Big Brother will launch on Thursday, July 28 on Channel 5.

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