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Get Charley Out: The Big Brother Fix

by | 5th, July 2007

charley-uchea.jpg“DAVINA IN BIG BROTHER FIX,” screams the Star’s front page.

What many have suspected to be true is now given form as Davina McCall screeches to the crowd: “Let’s change the chant to Keep Charley in.”

The chant in Elstree is “Get Charley Out”. And Big Brother viewers have heard the people who stand outside the house chants it every day since Charley and her pet hair strutted into the compound.

Since then Charley has remained in situ. Even when she was up for eviction – and a shoo-in to go – she survived when Billi’s votes were discounted in a spot of vote rigging Robert Mugabe would have found embarrassing and heavy handed.

But presenter Davina McCall’s joking doesn’t work. A few do as instructed, specifically the runners looking for a career in telly. But before long the universal chant returns to “Get Charley Out”.

Davina needs to repeat her message in sterner tones. “Charley’s not up for eviction and if you keep chanting her name you will be giving her the attention she wants,” she says.

So we should ignore Charley, the show’s only character of interest, and keep her in. “She’s a streetfighter,” says Jonathan. And out in the street, Davina is fighting for her…

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