Celebrity Big Brother 2024: Everything we know so far

Celebrity Big Brother (Image via ITV)
Celebrity Big Brother (Image via ITV)

Celebrity Big Brother, a reality TV show that is being relaunched in 2024 after seven years, has left fans excited. Season 1 premiered back in 2001, with the show originating from the popular international reality TV series franchise, Big Brother.

The series gives viewers insight into the lives of celebrity contestants, who stay in a house together for a specific amount of time without any connection to the outside world. Based on each participant's performance, viewers vote to eliminate a contestant every week.

While the release date for the new installment of the show has not been announced yet, a rumored cast list for Celebrity Big Brother 2024 has been doing the rounds online.

Celebrity Big Brother 2024: Rumored cast list explored

ITV confirmed the release of Celebrity Big Brother in 2024 via their official Instagram account, as they shared a reel with the caption:

"Celebrities… Big Brother is coming to get you 👁️ Coming 2024 to ITV1 and ITVX #CBBUK."

2011 Celebrity Big Brother twin stars, Edward and John Grimes took to the comments section of the post and wrote, "Ok, we're down," making fans speculate about the possibility of them joining the 2024 season of the hit reality TV show.

As per a report by Entertainment Daily, leaks suggest that Celebrity Big Brother 2024 contestants will allegedly include American actor John Barrowman, drag queen Baga Chipz, and television presenter Linda Robson. Apart from this, Gary Lucy, Joey Essex, and Scarlett Moffatt are also reportedly set to be part of the show.

The Mirror also reported that the house members in the new season of the show will allegedly include Love Island star Curtis Pritchard.

Moreover, Richard Blackwood, Nicola Adams, and the well-renowned X-Factor judge Louis Walsh along with Matthew Wolfenden, Tinchy Stryder, Ade Adepitan, Miriam Margolyes, and Chelsee Healey are also reportedly set to appear on the show.

Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York, was earlier rumored to be part of the show. However, she denied all rumors about her alleged involvement in Celebrity Big Brother 2024. Her representatives spoke to Entertainment Daily and shared a statement mentioning that the Duchess will not join the cast of the reality TV show.

“This story is complete nonsense. The Duchess will not be appearing on this show. As is widely known, she does not consider reality TV formats,” they said.

It is important to note that ITV has not yet released a list of contestants set to enter the house in the 2024 installment of the show. In a statement shared with Entertainment Daily, a Big Brother spokesperson clarified that the alleged list of housemates that has surfaced online is based on "pure speculation."

“Any housemate suggestions for Celebrity Big Brother are pure speculation,” the statement read.

Fans are now waiting for a trailer for the new season of Celebrity Big Brother.

As confirmed by ITV, the show will be live-streamed on ITVX and STV player and official information about the cast and the release date of the upcoming installment of the show are currently awaited.

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Edited by Adelle Fernandes
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