Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Sisters Are Doing BB for Themselves

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Sisters Are Doing BB for Themselves

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Byline: By Liz Lamb

Big brother, channel 4

It's that time of the year again when the weird and not so wonderful are brought together like battery hens and caged in the Big Brother house.

And this time there's no sign of a man in sight.

As usual the Big Brother producers have put together the most unlikely of people, so expect cat fights galore, especially in a house with a dozen women.

I wonder how long it is before the bitching starts. The insecure ones are already relieving themselves of their clothes in a tragic attempt to win friends and influence voters.

Whatever you think of Big Brother, and it's not had a good Press of late what with the Shilpa race row, it is addictive because it's real people having relationships with strangers.

The blonde twins are already starting to grate on me.

Already labelled Barbie dolls (they love pink and their bedrooms are inspired by the doll), they are so chirpy and happy you wonder if anything bad has ever happened in their lives. Well, maybe they have had broken a nail or two.

Charley, Manchester United star Kieran Richardson's cousin, is already the most unpopular person in Big Brother history so far.

But she only has herself to blame. Confessing to being an ex-lapdancer, flashing her boobs and having only one ambition, to bag herself a footballer, is never going to endear her to others.

The oldest ever Big Brother contestant looks the most likely to crack first. Former Cambridge don Lesley, 60, is a Women's Institute member, and surely going to go crazy cooped up with pretty, young girls who just want to be famous.

Sexual health worker Carol looks like she will be a bit of a livewire. She loves getting involved in politics and welfare issues, so I reckon she'll be up for a few arguments, though not sure many of the others will be a challenge in the debate stakes. …

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