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Christopher Biggins: 'Celebrity Big Brother Bosses Wanted Me Out From The Start'

That's not quite how we remember it, to be honest.

06/09/2016 14:58

Ejected ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ housemate Christopher Biggins has spoken out about his departure from the house, suggesting that show bosses “wanted him out from the start”.

Biggins was infamously given the boot from the most recent series, via the back door, after repeated offensive comments, including the suggestion that AIDS is a “bisexual disease” and a joke about the Holocaust to Katie Waissel.

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Christopher Biggins attends the 'Bridget Jones's Baby' premiere

Speaking about accusations that the show was “fixed” for Stephen Bear to win, he told The Mirror: Everyone has said it. They wanted Bear or Marnie to win. And look what happened.

“I’ve had nothing but positive comments on Twitter since I left the house. I feel bosses wanted me out from the beginning.”

Hmmm… that’s not the impression we got, Biggins, given that you were given the honour of being the first housemate to enter the house this summer.

And that you were immune from nominations on day one.

And that producers didn’t even give you a warning when you said bisexuals were the “worst kind” of people.

And that Channel 5 didn’t even show your comment to Katie Waissel when it happened.

Oh, and that you were allegedly the highest-paid housemate this summer.

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Biggins at the 'CBB' launch

While we’re on the subject of his ‘CBB’ fee, the panto star also confirmed to The Mirror that he was paid for his appearance, despite not eventually being axed due to his unacceptable behaviour.

Although he didn’t disclose any exact figures, he clarified: “I was told I would get a certain amount when I was kicked out and it was half of that.”

Biggins was eventually the only one of this year’s ‘CBB’ housemates absent from the live final, which Channel 5 later clarified was because he had not been invited back.

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