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Celebrity Big Brother Is Back

by | 25th, December 2006

CELEBRITY Big Brother is back.

The show that reduced Vanessa Feltz to meltdown, reunited Jackie Stallone with her former daughter-in-law Brigitte Nielson and made a C-list star of Chantelle Houghton is here again.

How we warmed to Preston. How Michael Barrymore looked almost normal, less than demonic when stripped of his mania and cigarettes.

How we saluted MP George Galloway’s courage, strength and indefatigability as he made like a puffed-up cat to lap imaginary milk from actress Rula Lenska’s open hand.

Big Brother 2007. And the great and good aim to show the world their truer selves as they take part in elaborate tasks and nominate each other for eviction.

Separated from their agents, removed from their make-up artistes, stylists and bathed in unfavourable lighting, the beautiful people will be in the raw.

Stripped of the panoply of their cosseted, airbrushed and pampered lives the celebrities locked in the Big Brother compound run the risk of looking too much like the rest of us. Could they look worse than us? Cripes! Is that possible?

But let us not be too hard on these vain, posturing, self-agrandising celebrities. Big Brother is first and foremost about entertainment, not some modern

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