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Love Island’s Jonny Mitchell reported as the first male guest of Celebrity Big Brother

The love rat is sure to bring some drama to the house

Love Island dirtbag Jonny Mitchell is reported to be the first male contestant to join the Celebrity Big Brother house in January.

Love Island star Jonny is reportedly set to join the CBB house in January (Credit: Flynet)

The new series of the reality show marks the first time the CBB house has launched with an all-female line up.

The show will be celebrating 100 years since women in the UK won the right to vote, by starting out with only women in the house.

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As the show progresses, men will be slowly introduced – starting with Jonny.

The starting line up is yet to be confirmed, but rumoured stars include India Willoughby, Louise Thompson, Baroness Michelle Mone, Laura Simpson and Sinitta.

Jonny’s behaviour on Love Island drew criticism from viewers (Credit: ITV)

The Sun Online‘s TV insider claimed that the show’s bosses are hopeful that Jonny’s loverat antics will spice up the CBB house.

“Jonny is going to be a big hit on the show,” the source said. “Viewers really enjoyed watching him on Love Island this summer – and clearly there’s still more to see from Jonny.

“His split from Stephanie [Pratt] was a major factor in Channel 5 booking him for the new series. He is guaranteed to bring some drama to the house and romance one of the female contestants.”

Jonny and Stephanie – who was a CBB housemate herself, back in 2014 – split recently, after Stephanie accused him of having a secret double life.

The for The Hills star took to twitter with a rant against her ex, saying “I can’t tell if I’m numb or in absolute shock,” and accusing Jonny of being a serial cheater.

Jonny and Stephanie split after three months of dating (Credit: Flynet)

The accusations are just part of the Love Island star’s badboy reputation – his appearance on the reality dating show was marked by accusations that he showed signs of controlling and possessive behaviour towards the women he dated.

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After he claimed fellow Love Island star Theo Campbell could pry his then-girlfriend Tyla Carr from his “cold, dead hands” Women’s Aid CEO Polly Neate expressed concern over his attitude, saying it “carries the underlying sentiment that this man believes he owns this woman.”