X Factor's Amelia Lily rumoured for Celebrity Big Brother summer line up

X Factor 2012 live tour o2 Amelia lily

Amelia Lily has been rumoured to join Celebrity Big Brother 2017's summer line up.

Amelia made it to the final of The X Factor in 2011 where she finished third and released a number of singles.

The performer then moved into musical theatre with a successful West End debut in Green Day musical American Idiot.

A source told The Sun newspaper about Amelia's supposed signing: "Amelia was a big hit on the X Factor with viewers falling in love with her big voice and personality.

“She’s sure to make an impression in the house and fans of the show will no doubt enjoy watching her day in day out.”

Amelia Lily on The X Factor
Amelia Lily on The X Factor

Over the years The X Factor has become a regular source of Celebrity Big Brother housemates.

Other X Factor acts who have appeared in the Big Brother house include Rylan Clark, Jedward, Samantha Kay, Katie Waissel, Ryan Ruckledge, Stevi Ritchie, Chloe Jasmine and Chloe Khan.

Meanwhile, a number of celebs have been linked to the Celebrity Big Brother 2017 cast including TV psychic Derek Acorah, Girls Aloud's Sarah Harding, and telly presenter John Leslie.

Plus there's Britain's Next Top Model contestant Talulah-Eve Brown, X Factor's Sam Callahan, TOWIE's Pete Wicks and Real Housewives of Cheshire star Ester Dee.

Yet more potential Celebrity Big Brother 2017 summer housemates are Former MP Simon Danczuk, Absolutely Fabulous star Helen Lederer and Gogglebox's Sandi Bogle.


And more recent rumours have included So Macho hitmaker Sinitta and Ex On The Beach's Jordan Davies.

Of course, housemates are only ever officially confirmed when they step through the doors on launch night.

Celebrity Big Brother's summer run is rumoured to begin on August 3.

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