CELEBRITY Big Brother: ONE DOWN; GREER WE GO; Germaine Walks off Show
Byline: NICOLA METHVEN, TV Editor
GERMAINE Greer quit Celebrity Big Brother yesterday - because she was fed-up with the other housemates.
She told producers she had made a "mistake" in even taking part.
The feminist writer said: "I was a little naive. I didn't realise agendas.
"Caprice is here to raise awareness of her lingerie, Brigitte is a professional reality TV person, Kenzie wants to raise the profile of his band, John probably needs the money. It's wrong for me to present myself in the same context.
"I'm 65 and you can't teach an old dog new tricks."
Germaine refused to tell the others what was on her mind. Packing her suitcase, she said: "I'm leaving over specific issues, but it's best for everyone if I don't discuss them." When Kenzie pleaded, she said: "It's quitting time - that's all you need to know."
Earlier in the morning she was enraged when the bedroom was filled with sunshine after Big Brother refused to leave the blinds down.
She roared: "I will give you Big Brother's balls for breakfast."
Last night show producers postponed nominations and were unsure about whether Friday's eviction will go ahead.
They were also undecided on any replacement for …
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Publication information: Article title: CELEBRITY Big Brother: ONE DOWN; GREER WE GO; Germaine Walks off Show. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Mirror (London, England). Publication date: January 12, 2005. Page number: 15. © 2009 MGN LTD. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group.
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