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First broadcast at 23:00 21 Jan 2013
Emma's guests include Lawson, who perform their new single Learn to Love Again.
Emma Willis hosts a round-up of Big Brother-related news.
Alice Levine presents a round-up of Big Brother-related news.
Alice Levine and Jamie East's guests include Martin Kemp and Gillian Taylforth.
11 months ago
Ryan the only honest fair person in there. Rylan is up for confronting the hated, would he confront his friends? Not. a. chance. He's very specific in his confrontations, Ryan was 100% right about the letters, everyone gave their letters up because Claire wasn't getting her's, then she's getting her's and because it's boys v girls it's ok for Ryan not to get his letter. Ryan too win, the fairest person in there. Rylan has proven he's corrupt but he'll almost certainly still win, corruption the the 'good' side is rarely overcome quickly if at all.
@Mick, a man or woman going out to work for the day is hardly abandoning your kids! I don't thnk anyone who is a parent to young children and who chooses to spend weeks or months on a reality show is then in a position to cry crocodile tears and claim they're missing their kids! No-one forced the housemates with kids to go on this series of Big Brother. They all knew they could potentially be away from their kids for three weeks. If their kids are so important to them they could have put their kids first and turned Big Brother down. The fact they chose Big Brother over their kids tells me how little their kids really mean to them.
Tricia couldnt apologise to ryan over him not getting his letter BUT can thank 'spenc' for his advice! WTF!
speidi bang out of order they can do stuff like bully n stuff but wen the shoes on the other foot they dont like it n say they want to speak to there lawer n they hav got extra security there the ones with the guns so wers other people security it all resolves around them i been watchin them for nearly 3 weeks n they are nasty since they went in they say its just a game well they cant do the tasks erm its just a game ya know n clappin at clair as disrespectful that was wen it went to far
spencer is allowed in the house after he was arrested in 2010 for a fire arms n hes allowed in the house hes a threat to the other house mates and razor got a ear full of big brother for standing up to them that he was using threatining beaviour but spencer n heidi havve been bullying since they got in the house
We are witnessing a watershed moment in reality shows. For the first time on British TV the celebritys are taking the show on at its own game. Instead of the focus being on the participants vain attempts to be ‘real’ or true and therefore must be seen to be essentially ‘good people’, Speidy have blown the cover out of the water and given creedance to the idea that it actually is a ‘show’ with contestants ( and it is contestants) vying for success, fame and adulation. Why on earth should they be paid the large amounts of money for doing it otherwise? We all know the format encourages disharmony and makes good watching. For the record, regarding ‘lettergate’ , why should anyone have sympathy for the likes of ‘Claire from Steps’ not receiving a letter from home. Apart from the rather unmissable fact that she has CHOSEN to go on cbb and will be getting paid a fortune for it , are we to believe that her children have been left to rack and ruin without her presence? I think not!
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Jonathon. So you would never go away to work leaving your kids in the care of the other parent? We don't know her reasons but usually it is to kick start a tired career, i.e. to bring in more work to support her family. Why is that wrong? You've not said that about Frankie or Ryan now why is that?
THE TOY TO BE PICKED UP AND PLAYED WITH.
Hello! I know who your all talking to on twitter, and remember that bullying and harrasment in the workplace and useing social networking to cause grief in the work place is a crime. BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU ALL.
well observed and well said Ryan! Speidi are playing their alter egos as they are reality stars.....that is their job. Game plan was formulated from the start. They do a great job at winding people up, not for one minute to I believe they are truly like that, I call it 'playing up' to the camera's. Simple. But this should not excuse that behaviour . However, Spencer appears to be the driving force.... But money talks, it knows no bounds :) Bloomin shame if ya ask me. Oh well, it makes interesting tv....I'm still watching only because I'm interested in others opinions on this subject.
@Mick, if I had young kids I certainly wouldn't abandon them indefinitely to go on a reality TV show! My kids would mean far more to me than being on a reality TV show. All Claire has done by going on CBB is prove that being on CBB is more important to her than her kids.
Why do speidi fans have such short memories?? Spencer sulked at the start about being sent to the basement. Why were they sent there? Because they called all the others weirdos even before they had met them. Did they go up and speak to the others, no. Did they speak to Frankie when he went to the basement, no. Did Heidie not say in the blog interview that what annoyed her about the others were that they breathed. Oh how lovely, how classy. And to not kiss each other because it's inappropriate but give spencer a hand job on national tv, very classy
Speidi are certainly touched with something. Definitely not class. You certainly don't have kids then Jonathon
If Claire misses her kids so much why did she agree to do CBB in the first place? It happens every year. There's always someone who tries to make out they're missing their kids so much that they can't live without their letter from home. It's absolute nonsense. These people don't really miss their kids at all. They go in the house for a break from their kids. I can't believe the amount of people accusing Speidi of bullying. The way the other housemates ganged up on Speidi by refusing to read their letter was bullying. Speidi have been bullied right from the start. Not one of the other housemates has made them welcome. The other housemates make me ashamed to be British. They're all common and uneducated. Speidi have a touch of class that the other housemates can only dream of having. Speidi to win!
SPEIDY TO WIN!! Theyre the best on there and you know it!
The way I see it is Trish put her friends before Speidy to get their letters in her task and Speidy put themselves before the group.
Heidy was clapping for her self not laughing in the face of a crying woman.
Rylans been clutching at straws for ways to demonize speidy since he went in the house and now CBB 2013 has officially been the Spiedy Show. Thats karma for ya.
Speidy are Great TV
its only a game show people, speidi are playing it like a game,love them or hate them, they still manage to get emotions out of you. just imagine the show without them it will be dead boring. how come rylan told tricia not to bother telling off speidi cos it will give them the air time they seek. how did he know this if he is not playing the game himself. Being the only one standing up to speidi is equally gaining him his air time. He's just a drama queen over reacting at the possibility of speidi getting all the limelight.
Speidi have gone way too far this time. They may be playing a panto game but we now see their true spitefulness coming out. Speidi have prevented any other housemate from being good viewing, which I think they would have been otherwise. (apart from RYLAN... FABULOUS) THIS series has changed Celeb Big Brother's remit for the WORSE. Get rid before you lose future viewers !!!
It must be so difficult living in that house at the moment. Everyone, with the exception of Rylan and Speidi seem like the victims of bullying if you look at their body language, I think BB needs to be very very careful. From day one Speidi have manipulated BB and turned the show around to suit themselves. They are without doubt control freaks and cannot cope when they are not in control. The interview the other night was a great opportunity for them to actually show they were decent human beings, so was the letter task last night. Unfortunately, what happened was they showed their true colours. If it wasn't for them being in the BB house I reckon we would have seen a much better show with all the contestants having a fair share of the limelight. I bet Razor woulda been the life and soul of the house and him, Rylan, Ryan and Frankies antics woulda been amazing. Double this up with the girl characters it could have made a positive show. But alas it was not mean't to be as BB and Speidi has made this into a very destructive situation for all those inside the house! Good for Rylan for standing up for himself and the others and good job no one else is telling them as it is either because I'm sure at a moments notice Speidi would definately go into victim mode..... It must be said both of Speidi's have the emotional inteligent of a nine year old child...def not a compliment!
Maybe the viewers are taking it a bit too seriously.
The housemates are bound to get emotional over matters that they would view differently and more calmly and rationally outside of the house because they away from their loved ones and their daily routines.
Speidi may well be, in house-speak 'A Big Brother mole' or working in some way in collusion with big brother from the outset and working with them to a script which is potentially being updated by the hour.
The other housemates would have done better to have said something to the effect to Speidi that they had gradually grown to like and admire them and now they are really disappointed in them, chipping away at them bit by bit to see if they would crack.
Speidi are very, very wary and adverse to being split up, why? - not just because of their love and devotion for each other, which is apparently not in doubt, but because they are nervous of their cover or shield or facade collapsing. I don't think they are particularly clever nor are most of the other housemates.
Heidi is vulnerable and insecure and Spencer is nervous that she may crack under pressure of guilt and conscience if she is allowed to be spoken to in depth without him being always around.
After all they are a money spinning unit making a professional career of being reality programme regulars.
The rest of the house should simply accept this and just tell themselves its only for a few days.
Emma and Jamie were chatting rubbish on BBOTS, other housemates have been entertaining and done stuff, but Rylan is made to be centre of attention, saying "I'm bored Big Brother" and "Drop me out" isn't riveting. He has been given most of the tasks so is up himself as he knows CBB is on his side. Speidi are being honest they go about things the wrong way at times, but at least they are not fake unlike Rylan. I don't believe the other housemates like him, they are just putting up with him as he's there. He argues a lot cause he knows that will give him more air time.
Lol all the over reactions are ridiculous! Claire choose to go into the show and leave her kids behind, They are not in danger and there are 5 days left not 5 months...It's a letter....big deal Big Brother is a game and its about time the contestants started playing it, its not a holiday camp! If it weren't for Speidi the show would be absolute cack! As for Rylan totally fake plus his been out tut tut
I actually hate speidi. They are disgusting people who clearly think highly of themselves. Their behaviour was vile; game or no game. They have taken the game too far and fail to see the experience of the social experiment behind it. And they wonder why they only have each other....................
For hell's sake! Why are BB allowing Speidi to bully the housemates, and in fact, the whole Britain, constantly?? It's absolutely disgusting! Razor did the littlest thing wrong the day he got a warning, But for almost 3 weeks, Speidi have bullied the other housemates and had BB wrapped around their little finger, almost holding them to ransom, and they've gotten away with it. When they said they wanted to speak to their lawyers or they wouldn't "play the game" anymore, it was clear who was in charge from that moment on. And all this because they got sent to the basement. THEY WEREN'T THE ONLY ONES! But no one else is behaving like them. Come on BB, do something before you lose what little credibility you have left!
Look at all you creatures getting mad over Speidi, get a grip... it's a reality show.
Heidi ....lol....the words search fee and scan spring to mind ,brainless , I hate to say..woman ! It's time we backlashed the yanks..lull them into a sense of false security ..then kick em back to Santa Barbara...no interviews..rien ! They are a waste of air and a wonderful ad for the Christian churchgoers !!
I agree with all the strong reactions on here. Absolutely disgusting. I've watched BB from the start but now no more. I want to be entertained, not left horrified and upset. Claire was not going for the sympathy votes, anyone with kids would react the way she did. I switched over to BOTS to maybe get some kind of perspective to be greeted with Emma laughing her head off, so I switched off. You've gone too far. I will not be watching again
does the editor of this show and CBB use a plastic knife and fork?? its all over the place
Spiedi need a hiding mate yes they make good tv yes they were entertaining but tonights malicious behaviour was a step to far. Wish I was in the house me and Rylan would go in on them. The other housemates need to man up especially Claire it obviously wasn't OK was it so be real and say that, 2 nice get a backbone its embarssing a younger like Rylan has to back the whole house single handedly. I would never let my child see me get mugged off like that on TV. Everyone in there is too damn old to get bullied and its a controlled environment so it's even easier to speak up without feeling threatened they are just worried about how they will look to us. Spiedi are disgusting but people can only do what you allow them to and the housemates let them mug it from the start bar Rylan so they have kinda got themselves to blame.
Rylan to win all the way he keeps it 100.
I am so annoyed and upset with the way Speidi are behaving in the house. It's so obnoxious and feels bullying. It is coming across as though they don't like us brits at all and are only in BB for media attention. Poor Claire and her family especially her children if they have written to her. I cannot believe BB is allowing this form of bullying an racism towards us brits to continue and be televised. It's torturous to watch and offensive everytime they take they pooh pooh us brits! Please BB if the other housemates kept putting down Americans you would do something about it. I am furious and offended that Speidi are allowed to get away with accusing us brits not even having half a heart!!!! GET THEM OUT! and RYLAN to win x
I am appalled at the behavior of spiedy. They say they are proud to be Americans, but i bet America are ashamed of them. If any Britains vote for them then they too should be ashamed. Let them leave Britain in shame. Come on Brits we always say nothing, lets make a statement
Rylan is involved in every tasks and that's why he's seen to be so entertaining. If the other housemates were made the centre of more tasks we would get to see more of them. Even when otherhousemates get tasks rylan is somehow involved as well. I'm bored of the rylan and speidi show I would have liked to have seen more of the other housematests. BB has the power to get thh other HM's doing more
SHUT UP EMMA ! you are at it again taking sides. Your voice is really squeaky and annoying. BB gives them the task to create this atmsophere so what are you moaning about?
What BB has effectively done is make a mockery of the BB by loading the show with professional housemates, Speidi, to run rings round the ordinary HM. It's a travesty of the spirit of the show to put these pantomime villians in the show and pass them off as an ordinary couple - when nothing could be further from the truth.
And why has no one on BB made any comment about Frankie being frightened of these two people? he's barely said a word since they had their hissy fit after coming out of the basement yet when they said they were scared they were treated with kid gloves - this double standard is not right.
I'm sorry...but Speidi are dispicable! I though BB didn't tolerate bullying...however INCITEMENT seems to be ok?? They should be reprimanded for their 'Christian' behaviour tonight...because...it left me shaking 'MY' head tonight!! Not good to watch BB! Am glad the other housemates stuck together, however! Showed real 'British' spirit! :-) x
Mai Hi, I love watching both shows, main and On The Side, but I'm finding this year particularly difficult. I'm starting to wonder if this season should have been titled "Speidi Special"... Everyone keeps moaning about the other members of the house not doing much, but that's probably because "Speidi" are constantly overshadowing them. The thing is, I wouldn't mind if it was just their (Spencer & Heidi) characters alone that were the cause, but it's not because Big Brother are helping them along, making everything about them. It's unfair, and I'm beginning to wonder if "Big Brother" are intimidated by them? They need to explain why they are being given the limelight this season, because I can't remember this ever happening as much with any other season?? Xx
I have just finished watching tonight's episode of Big Brother and I am ashamed that big brother is allowing Speidi to get away with there antics. To clap and laugh at Claire not getting her letter from home is like a form of emotional torture. Come on big brother get them in the diary room and reprimand them for there behaviour, after all you were quick enough to pull Razor up for his behaviour, play fair - what they done was despicable. Did Big Brother have an inkling that they would refuse, I certainly thought this was a foregone conclusion. To proceed on this basis firmly lays some of the blame on big brother. Is this all to boost ratings? if so, it could well backfire on you!. Shame......
Just seen the latest CBB episode on 5 and i'm shocked by what i witnessed! How come Spheidi read their own letter!!I'm proud of the other housemates sticking together and not reading their own letters but those 2 were disgusting laughing at poor Claire.When that happened I felt for her family and kids who wrote the letter for her! My family have watched BB from the beginning but are now having second thoughts about watching future series because of what we've just seen. I think Spheidi should have been repremanded in some way......surely, what they did, as Razor said, was just NASTY!!!!!!!!!!!!
Not pleased about the letter from home result and the way it came about.. British Christians don't behave that way Rylan. I am your greatest supporter but your comment was very out of order. You have upset me with your lack of thought. I dont think the American couple are doing much to represent Americans in a good way I wish they were not in the house, we could then get to know you all.
OMG get a life people. It is really a show. Don't take it so seriously. How come you guys were not screaming about two faced Ryan and Razor back stabbinh the girls?
LOVE SPIEDI !. the show would have been really boring without them.
I have just watched tonight's episode and I am disgusted with the way the 2 americans are behaving (will not even deem to give them a name they don't deserve it after clapping and laughing about Claire not getting her letter) heartless to say the least. Big Brother was quick to call Razor to the diary room for his unacceptable behaviour, the same warning should be applied to the 2) although not an agressive act it was emotional torture to gloat over Claire being upset. If they are not reprimanded then I for one will not be watching Big Brother again as they will be condoning their actions. Disgusted viewer.
Claire is aframa queen. OK she does miss her children but to say spiedi were alughing because she did not receive her letter was totally tactical. Spiedi were not laughing at that but at Rylan and rather a nervous laugh.
Speidi are now taking the p..s out of the British public as well as the rest of the house and if kept in on Wednesday I for one will have lost faith in British public once and for all as I though we were a proud nation.
OMG Rylan is total psycho. Claire looking for symapathy vote and dramatic. and Spiedi you are FANTASTIC and BB you are even more fantasitc to recognise such a tallented pair. Imagine BB without these two!!
please if any has a heart at all get those idiottttts spieidi out. how can you let two idiots (speidi) decatate how big brother should run the show dont like the game dont go in it. if its only a game why be in it.
heya is speidi encharge of the show or are you, because it seem your to frighten and givin what they want, i would like to see if they can be apart in a task that they cant afford. love rylan u gooo hunni i lovin ur well hearted soul.
Hello! I am an American watching the show through the magic of the Internet. I would love to speak to Jamie on BOTS and apologize to the British people for Speidi. But if they love them, we can keep Piers Morgan and Simon Cowell and you guys can keep Heidi and Spencer. We'll even throw in Kim Kardashian for Ricky Gervais (but I like Ricky). You guys are 6 hours ahead of me where I am in the states, so it would be 5 or 5:30 pm here. Could we set something up? I have an American perspective on them and am a big Anglophile and fan of the show. So please can someone contact me and talk about me calling into the show? Thanks!
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