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Shahbaz and DawnFirst Shahbaz went nuts, and now Dawn’s done a Nick and been thrown out for rule breaking. Tomorrow, another’s going to be thrown out because, hell, we don’t like them.

So we’ve already got fourteen housemates, one more’s going in through a Kit Kat promotion, and there’s two more to go in to replace the two that’ve been kicked out. After one week, we’re up to sixteen housemates. Then there’s eleven housemates from series one, eleven from series two, fourteen from series three, thirteen from series four, thirteen from series five, sixteen from series six, plus thirty-three ‘celebrity’ contestants. That’s 127 Big Brother Housemates. Another eight from Teen Big Brother takes the total to 135.

Surely there can’t be that many more people who want to go in? Everyone knows that the majority of the contestants are treated cruelly on the show, and then ridiculed by the press, before fading to obscurity. We have the experience of 135 people to tell us that. I wouldn’t know Tania Do-Nascimento, Herjender Gosal or Lynne Moncrieff if I fell over them in the street. Why would anyone put themselves through all that?

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Comments and responses

Comment from spamdot


by spamdot

Comment posted at 15:14 on 10th February 2007.

Hello
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Comment from Daniel


by Daniel

Comment posted at 10:59 on 31st May 2007.

I would like to go on big brother


Comment from sjhoward (author of the post)


by sjhoward

Comment posted at 22:34 on 4th June 2007.

Why?


Comment from david brazier


by david brazier

Comment posted at 19:30 on 19th September 2007.

hi bb
love david brazier


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