Watch Celebrity Big Brother's Frankie Grande past on Big Brother USA

Here's a look at Frankie Gande before he was considered famous enough for Big Brother.

The Broadway singer and YouTube personality, who is really most known for sharing his surname with a popstar, appeared on the US version of Big Brother back in 2014.

Frankie finished fifth in Big Brother 16 Stateside, making it through 88 days.

This Thursday he popped up on our Celebrity series as one of 15 all star housemates, holed up in Big Brother's British house for the next month.

"What I'm looking forward to the most is having some fun with my peers," Frankie said of joining CBB. "The world has turned into such a terrible place of late. I'm looking forward to escaping it and just having fun in the house!"

Frankie confessed he will find it hard sharing the house with anyone who didn't approve of the gay lifestyle.

"I have difficulty living with people who are homophobic and can't see past that in order to get to know me," he explained. "Ignorance I can deal with, but when someone is fundamentally against it, it is hard to be around.

"I have been known to convert a hater with those beliefs into a follower, so you never know what may happen in the house!"

You can watch some highlights of Frankie's time in the BBUSA house in the video above.

You can catch Frankie and the rest of the CBB housemates nightly on Channel 5 at 9PM.

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