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Ryan Thomas linked to new series of Celebrity Big Brother

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A new series of Celebrity Big Brother is on the horizon, so speculation on the line-up is due – and being put forward for consideration is Coronation Street star Ryan Thomas.

Ryan is reportedly joining the new series of Celebrity Big Brother (Credit: Flynet)

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According to The Sun, Ryan was inspired to look at reality TV options after watching his brother Adam’s success on I’m A Celebrity and brother Scott’s time in Love Island.

A source claimed: “His brother Adam was on I’m A Celebrity and his other brother [Scott] was on Love Island, so he knows exactly how lucrative it can be to get a spot on one of those kind of shows.

“There’s talk of a £500,000 as an appearance fee.”

Ryan’s brothers, Adam and Scott, have both made reaily TV appearances (Credit: Instagram)

It wouldn’t be Ryan’s first foray into reality TV – he appeared on the second series of Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls.

In fact, he met his girlfriend on the show – TOWIE’s Lucy Mecklenburgh.

After leaving Corrie, Ryan headed to the Southern Hemisphere for a while, doing a brief stint in Australian soap Neighbours.

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Ryan and Lucy met on Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls (Credit: Instagram)

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So far there’s no official word on whether the rumours surrounding Ryan – or anyone else – are true, and the start date for the new series hasn’t been confirmed.

Other stars rumoured to take part include Ex On The Beach star Charlotte Dawson and TOWIE’s Bobby Norris.

Entertainment Daily has reached out to reps for Ryan, and Celebrity Big Brother for comment.

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