Viewers brand Big Brother a “fix” after housemates let slip how they landed part

Two contestants have already claimed producers approached them

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The first day in Big Brother hasn’t got off to a good start as it’s already been accused of being fixed.

Two contestants have revealed that they didn’t actually audition for the Channel 5 show.


Tom Barber and Lotan Carter shocked viewers with details of how they got a place on the show (Credit: Channel 5)

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Emma Willis said herself after Celebrity Big Brother that auditions were open for the regular series.

During a conversation last night, Tom Barber asked Lotan Carter whether he’d “applied for this”, but Louis Spence’s nephew and stripper responded with a “no”.

Lotan has been in the show Dreamboys and is related to Louis Spence (Credit: Wenn)

Tom then said: “I was in Marbella, mate, and I had a message on Facebook.”

So the producers are now approaching them?

Several of the housemates are also former reality stars who have appeared on Ex On The Beach and The Ibiza Weekender.

When the two lads had the conversation, viewers at home took to Twitter to share their shock, and branded the show a “fix”

Some viewers said that they missed the “good old days” of the show.

Another said: “I think we were deep down thinking the producers would go back to old school basics which made the shows a big success in early days…”

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According to The Sun, holiday rep Ellie Young declined offers to appear on Love Island so she could do into the BB house. The Ibiza Weekender star was set to appear with co-star Hayley Fanshaw

An insider said: “She was supposed to be going into Big Brother in a pair with Hayley, but was then given the choice to go in on her own.

“She has ditched Hayley and there has been a big a fall out. Hayley is staying in Magaluf doing promo work, but she is on standby for Big Brother.”